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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 10 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 7.94% 25.81% 28.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.47% 30.77% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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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
59 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 93.65% 83.87% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 10
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (16.67%) ThreadX
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) SVG
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) QlikView
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) PhpStorm
2 1 (16.67%) Bower
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) SVG
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) ThreadX
1 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) OOP
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Renesas