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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 17 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 30.91% 7.27% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.69% 7.41% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
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£435 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £374
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
52 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 94.55% 98.18% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 41
Average daily rate £416 £392 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £120 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.72 £16.64 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% -4.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) Banking
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) C++
5 10 (32.26%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.81%) Web Services
8 7 (22.58%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) C#
9 6 (19.35%) J2EE
9 6 (19.35%) CSS
9 6 (19.35%) XML
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 6 (19.35%) ATM
10 5 (16.13%) JBoss
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 5 (16.13%) Subversion
10 5 (16.13%) Spring
10 5 (16.13%) Maven
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.13%) Java EE
10 5 (16.13%) Degree
10 5 (16.13%) Apache CXF
10 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
10 5 (16.13%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) ATM
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Subversion
1 5 (16.13%) Maven
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
3 1 (3.23%) PhpStorm
General
1 12 (38.71%) Banking
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) jQuery
3 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 6 (19.35%) J2EE
4 6 (19.35%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) Spring
5 5 (16.13%) Java EE
5 5 (16.13%) Apache CXF
5 5 (16.13%) HTML5
5 5 (16.13%) JAX-RS
5 5 (16.13%) Apache Camel
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) JSON
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) WSDL
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.68%) LINQ
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) EMV
2 4 (12.90%) Chip Card
3 1 (3.23%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) AIX
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.90%) BDD
4 4 (12.90%) Web Development
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) OOP
4 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) ERP
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) C++
4 7 (22.58%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
6 4 (12.90%) C
7 3 (9.68%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) PHP5
8 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Teradata
4 1 (3.23%) Siebel
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