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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 13 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 15.29% 2.47% 8.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.46% 2.78% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £342 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
79 72 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 92.94% 88.89% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 50
Average daily rate £419 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £239 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 15 (48.39%) Java
1 15 (48.39%) Banking
2 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (35.48%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) C++
6 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
7 8 (25.81%) jQuery
7 8 (25.81%) SDLC
7 8 (25.81%) OOP
7 8 (25.81%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) Subversion
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
8 7 (22.58%) XML
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (19.35%) Java EE
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) J2EE
9 6 (19.35%) PHP
9 6 (19.35%) OO
10 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
10 5 (16.13%) WSDL
10 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 5 (16.13%) C
10 5 (16.13%) MySQL
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) AquaLogic
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
3 3 (9.68%) PhpStorm
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Lombardi
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 15 (48.39%) Banking
2 13 (41.94%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) jQuery
3 7 (22.58%) XML
4 6 (19.35%) J2EE
4 6 (19.35%) Java EE
5 5 (16.13%) JSON
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) HTML5
5 5 (16.13%) WSDL
5 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) Spring
7 3 (9.68%) Apache CXF
7 3 (9.68%) Apache Camel
7 3 (9.68%) JAX-RS
8 2 (6.45%) XHTML
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
9 1 (3.23%) JSP
9 1 (3.23%) Java SE
9 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) EMV
1 3 (9.68%) Chip Card
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Vista
2 5 (16.13%) Mac OS
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) TDD
2 8 (25.81%) OOP
2 8 (25.81%) SDLC
3 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (19.35%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
5 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Web Development
9 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.23%) OWASP
9 1 (3.23%) Open Source
9 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) C++
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) PHP
6 5 (16.13%) C
6 5 (16.13%) Objective-C
7 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
8 3 (9.68%) C#
9 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (6.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) Pega
3 1 (3.23%) IBM