The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 26.76% 12.07% 12.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.16% 12.28% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
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£425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford 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
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
63 57 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 88.73% 98.28% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 36
Average daily rate £422 £337 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.22% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.72 £15.77 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% -3.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) Banking
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
5 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) jQuery
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle
6 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) J2EE
6 8 (25.81%) C++
7 7 (22.58%) C#
8 6 (19.35%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) ATM
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.13%) JAX-RS
9 5 (16.13%) Apache Camel
9 5 (16.13%) Apache CXF
9 5 (16.13%) Spring
9 5 (16.13%) Maven
9 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
9 5 (16.13%) OO
9 5 (16.13%) JBoss
10 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.90%) Linux
10 4 (12.90%) XML
10 4 (12.90%) .NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) ATM
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Maven
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 12 (38.71%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) J2EE
2 8 (25.81%) jQuery
3 6 (19.35%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 5 (16.13%) Spring
4 5 (16.13%) Apache CXF
4 5 (16.13%) JAX-RS
4 5 (16.13%) Apache Camel
5 4 (12.90%) XML
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 3 (9.68%) Java EE
6 3 (9.68%) LINQ
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.68%) HTML5
7 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.45%) JSON
7 2 (6.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) EMV
2 4 (12.90%) Chip Card
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
2 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) OO
2 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Web Development
3 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) OOP
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.45%) BDD
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) ERP
5 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) C++
4 7 (22.58%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) C
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Teradata
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) Siebel