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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 15 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 36.59% 36.00% 19.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.46% 36.00% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £245 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -27.94%
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 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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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 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
39 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 95.12% 100.00% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 26
Average daily rate £325 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -19.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
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 2 September 2014, 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 14 (58.33%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 9 (37.50%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) VB
5 8 (33.33%) Back Office
5 8 (33.33%) WinForms
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
8 5 (20.83%) Umbraco
8 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
9 4 (16.67%) JSON
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) SOAP
9 4 (16.67%) HTTP
9 4 (16.67%) ITSM
10 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
11 2 (8.33%) MVC
12 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
12 1 (4.17%) XAML
12 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
12 1 (4.17%) Adobe

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Back Office
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (33.33%) WinForms
4 6 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) CSS
5 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) SOAP
6 4 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5
8 1 (4.17%) CSS3
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.17%) WinRT
8 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.17%) Dojo
8 1 (4.17%) WCF
8 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Coaching
3 1 (4.17%) OO
3 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) VB
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe