The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Stockport region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 67.86% 66.67% 32.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 67.86% 70.59% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Average daily rate
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£290 £320 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £375 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £29.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
28 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 100.00% 94.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 12
Average daily rate £280 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) VBA
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) WPF
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) OO
7 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 4 (14.81%) C++
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Telematics
8 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (11.11%) MVVM
8 3 (11.11%) MySQL
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BASE24
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) QlikView
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) WPF
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) XHTML
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) JSP
8 1 (3.70%) J2EE
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.70%) Laravel
8 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.70%) Spring
8 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Telematics
3 2 (7.41%) EMV
4 1 (3.70%) Chip Card
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) TDD
2 5 (18.52%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) OOP
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) MVVM
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Campaign Management
6 1 (3.70%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.70%) BDD
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) VBA
5 4 (14.81%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) COBOL
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss