The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 198 195 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.00% 17.11% 19.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.79% 17.89% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 141 87
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £495 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
739 1090 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.31% 95.61% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 741 385
Median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Cheshire region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Cheshire region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester 0 47 £400 +6.66% 24
Warrington +1 45 £350 -12.50% 9
Macclesfield +6 11 £316 -5.59% 7
Wilmslow +2 11 £308 - 7
Knutsford +2 2 £390 -2.50% 2
Northwich -1 2 £325 -5.10% 4
Congleton - 2 £275 -
Runcorn -1 1 £375 +7.14%
Widnes - 1 £413 -
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 169 (41.83%) Java
2 165 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (36.14%) JavaScript
4 132 (32.67%) SQL
5 116 (28.71%) HTML
6 107 (26.49%) CSS
7 100 (24.75%) TDD
8 90 (22.28%) .NET
9 89 (22.03%) SQL Server
10 82 (20.30%) C#
11 78 (19.31%) Web Services
12 69 (17.08%) Spring
13 66 (16.34%) XML
13 66 (16.34%) AngularJS
14 65 (16.09%) Oracle
15 64 (15.84%) HTML5
16 63 (15.59%) Finance
17 58 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (13.12%) MVC
19 50 (12.38%) ETL
19 50 (12.38%) Web Development
20 49 (12.13%) ASP.NET
21 48 (11.88%) E-Commerce
21 48 (11.88%) SOAP
22 47 (11.63%) CSS3
23 46 (11.39%) RESTful
24 45 (11.14%) jQuery
25 43 (10.64%) Scrum
25 43 (10.64%) JSON
26 42 (10.40%) CRM

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.22%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.97%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.72%) JBoss
4 10 (2.48%) CMS
4 10 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.98%) Apache
6 6 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.24%) SAS
8 4 (0.99%) WordPress
9 3 (0.74%) Drupal
9 3 (0.74%) IIS
9 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.50%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.25%) Kinematics
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.99%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.49%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.46%) HTTP
2 17 (4.21%) Network Security
3 5 (1.24%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.24%) Internet
3 5 (1.24%) LDAP
4 3 (0.74%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) AMQP
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.66%) Oracle Database
3 34 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (4.95%) OLAP
7 16 (3.96%) OLAP Cube
8 15 (3.71%) MySQL
9 13 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (2.48%) Big Data
10 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.98%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (1.73%) Data Mart
13 7 (1.73%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.49%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 35 (8.66%) Talend Open Studio
2 31 (7.67%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.43%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.46%) Selenium
5 16 (3.96%) JIRA
6 15 (3.71%) Grunt
6 15 (3.71%) gulp
7 14 (3.47%) Cucumber
7 14 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (3.22%) JUnit
8 13 (3.22%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.72%) Subversion
10 10 (2.48%) Maven
11 5 (1.24%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.24%) ERwin
11 5 (1.24%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.99%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.99%) Xcode
General
1 63 (15.59%) Finance
2 32 (7.92%) Banking
3 15 (3.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (2.97%) Publishing
5 11 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.48%) Retail
7 5 (1.24%) Advertising
7 5 (1.24%) Games
7 5 (1.24%) International Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (28.71%) HTML
2 107 (26.49%) CSS
3 90 (22.28%) .NET
4 78 (19.31%) Web Services
5 69 (17.08%) Spring
6 66 (16.34%) AngularJS
6 66 (16.34%) XML
7 64 (15.84%) HTML5
8 49 (12.13%) ASP.NET
9 48 (11.88%) SOAP
10 47 (11.63%) CSS3
11 46 (11.39%) RESTful
12 45 (11.14%) jQuery
13 43 (10.64%) JSON
14 39 (9.65%) J2EE
15 30 (7.43%) JDBC
16 24 (5.94%) JAX-WS
16 24 (5.94%) WSDL
17 23 (5.69%) REST
18 22 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.21%) Digital Media
1 17 (4.21%) User Experience
2 13 (3.22%) Data Integration
3 8 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.73%) iPad
5 6 (1.49%) Replication
6 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.24%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.99%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.74%) NHS
9 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.50%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.50%) RIA
9 2 (0.50%) Robotics
9 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.50%) Wiki
10 1 (0.25%) Animation
10 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.18%) Linux
2 13 (3.22%) Windows
3 6 (1.49%) Android
3 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.25%) Unix
5 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (24.75%) TDD
3 58 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (13.12%) MVC
5 50 (12.38%) ETL
5 50 (12.38%) Web Development
6 48 (11.88%) E-Commerce
7 43 (10.64%) Scrum
8 42 (10.40%) CRM
9 36 (8.91%) Front End Development
10 35 (8.66%) Analytics
11 31 (7.67%) Software Engineering
12 29 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (6.93%) Kanban
14 27 (6.68%) BDD
15 23 (5.69%) Unit Testing
15 23 (5.69%) Waterfall
16 21 (5.20%) Integration Testing
16 21 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (4.95%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (41.83%) Java
2 146 (36.14%) JavaScript
3 132 (32.67%) SQL
4 82 (20.30%) C#
5 38 (9.41%) PL/SQL
6 30 (7.43%) PHP
7 27 (6.68%) T-SQL
8 19 (4.70%) C++
9 12 (2.97%) Python
10 8 (1.98%) VB
10 8 (1.98%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.49%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.24%) C
12 5 (1.24%) Lua
13 4 (0.99%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.74%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.50%) Ruby
15 2 (0.50%) VBA
16 1 (0.25%) Groovy
16 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (3.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.23%) Degree
3 8 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.74%) MISRA
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Docker
1 1 (0.25%) Firmware
1 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (1.49%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (16.09%) Oracle
2 35 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.66%) Talend
3 15 (3.71%) Vertica
4 13 (3.22%) IBM
5 12 (2.97%) hybris
6 9 (2.23%) ATG
7 7 (1.73%) Tableau
8 6 (1.49%) Adobe
8 6 (1.49%) Google
8 6 (1.49%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.24%) SAP
10 4 (0.99%) Perforce
11 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.74%) Sybase
11 3 (0.74%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.50%) Apple
12 2 (0.50%) Axway
12 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.50%) Zend
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