The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport 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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 70.00% 63.16% 57.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 70.00% 66.67% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Average daily rate
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£323 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £375 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stockport 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
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
30 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 100.00% 94.74% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 17
Average daily rate £320 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -56.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) T-SQL
3 9 (29.03%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) VBA
4 8 (25.81%) .NET
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
6 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
7 5 (16.13%) WPF
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) C++
8 4 (12.90%) MVC
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (9.68%) MVVM
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.68%) Apache
9 3 (9.68%) XHTML
9 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.68%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) QlikView
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.13%) WPF
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.68%) XHTML
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) jQuery
7 2 (6.45%) Ajax
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.23%) J2EE
8 1 (3.23%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Telematics
3 2 (6.45%) EMV
4 1 (3.23%) Chip Card
4 1 (3.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Scrum
2 6 (19.35%) TDD
2 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) MVVM
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) OOP
5 3 (9.68%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.23%) Campaign Management
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) T-SQL
3 9 (29.03%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) VBA
5 4 (12.90%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) COBOL
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
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