The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Knutsford region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 11 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.49% 7.87% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 9.17% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
70 109 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 90.91% 85.83% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 46
Average daily rate £425 £398 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% +18.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 28 July 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (22.22%) Intranet
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) DOM

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) OpenID
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) DOM
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
1 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) VB6
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
3 1 (11.11%) Java
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle