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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 7 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.28% 8.33% 7.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.46% 9.09% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
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£325 £313 £628
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -50.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £540 £630
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 £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
52 143 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 91.23% 91.67% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 65 40
Average daily rate £425 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 October 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Sybase
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) EJB
5 2 (22.22%) JDBC
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Intranet
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Migration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
3 2 (22.22%) JDBC
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft