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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 13 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 22.41% 1.33% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.07% 1.45% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
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£375 £350 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +118.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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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
54 69 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 93.10% 92.00% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 56
Average daily rate £425 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £120 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 (59.38%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) Banking
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 11 (34.38%) C++
4 11 (34.38%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) J2EE
5 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (21.88%) jQuery
6 7 (21.88%) SDLC
6 7 (21.88%) OOP
6 7 (21.88%) TDD
7 6 (18.75%) Subversion
7 6 (18.75%) ATM
7 6 (18.75%) XML
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle
7 6 (18.75%) PHP
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.63%) Java EE
8 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 5 (15.63%) MySQL
8 5 (15.63%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) Spring
9 4 (12.50%) Maven
9 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.50%) Chip Card
9 4 (12.50%) EMV
9 4 (12.50%) Windows XP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) AquaLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) PhpStorm
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Lombardi
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 14 (43.75%) Banking
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) J2EE
3 7 (21.88%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) XML
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) Spring
5 5 (15.63%) Java EE
6 4 (12.50%) JSON
6 4 (12.50%) Web Services
6 4 (12.50%) WSDL
6 4 (12.50%) JAX-RS
6 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 4 (12.50%) Apache CXF
7 2 (6.25%) XHTML
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
8 1 (3.13%) JSP
8 1 (3.13%) Java SE
8 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Chip Card
1 4 (12.50%) EMV
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.13%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 4 (12.50%) Mac OS
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) TDD
2 7 (21.88%) OOP
2 7 (21.88%) SDLC
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) EAI
8 1 (3.13%) B2B
8 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) C++
4 6 (18.75%) PHP
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) C
5 4 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.25%) PHP5
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) Pega
3 1 (3.13%) IBM