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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 47.06% 75.86% 61.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 48.48% 75.86% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
33 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 97.06% 100.00% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 8
Average daily rate £325 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £9.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+284.61% -39.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.55 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £9.95 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) CSS
5 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.21%) HTML5
6 7 (21.21%) .NET
7 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 6 (18.18%) TDD
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (18.18%) Ruby
7 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (15.15%) C#
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Apache
8 5 (15.15%) MVC
8 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
8 5 (15.15%) Capistrano
8 5 (15.15%) BDD
8 5 (15.15%) nginx
8 5 (15.15%) RSpec
8 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (15.15%) CSS3
8 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (9.09%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (15.15%) Apache
1 5 (15.15%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) RSpec
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) Gradle
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) CSS
3 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
4 7 (21.21%) HTML5
5 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (15.15%) CSS3
7 3 (9.09%) Backbone.js
7 3 (9.09%) React
7 3 (9.09%) Ember.js
8 2 (6.06%) OSGi
8 2 (6.06%) SVG
8 2 (6.06%) WPF
8 2 (6.06%) SWT
8 2 (6.06%) JSON
9 1 (3.03%) MDX
9 1 (3.03%) WCF
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.03%) Web Services
9 1 (3.03%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
3 5 (15.15%) BDD
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) Use Case
5 2 (6.06%) UX Design
6 1 (3.03%) Online Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) MVVM
6 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) Android Development
6 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.03%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby
4 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.15%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Capistrano
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Twitter
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