The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 9 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 9.76% 3.23% 20.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 3.33% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Average daily rate £290 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield 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
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 97.56% 96.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 33
Average daily rate £353 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Macclesfield region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Macclesfield

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Macclesfield region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (18.75%) DevExpress
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Telerik
6 2 (12.50%) Streaming Video
6 2 (12.50%) QlikView
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 2 (12.50%) Streaming Video
1 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Android Development
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
3 1 (6.25%) OOP
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) DevExpress
2 2 (12.50%) Telerik
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Talend