The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stockport region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 26 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 43.33% 45.45% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.83% 45.45% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 6
Median daily rate £350 £330 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.06%
Developer
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
58 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 96.67% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 12
Median daily rate £353 £330 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £412 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £11.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Stockport region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 24 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stockport region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) CSS
3 18 (43.90%) Java
4 17 (41.46%) .NET
4 17 (41.46%) HTML
5 16 (39.02%) C#
6 15 (36.59%) Web Development
6 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
7 14 (34.15%) HTML5
7 14 (34.15%) MVC
8 13 (31.71%) Scrum
9 12 (29.27%) CSS3
9 12 (29.27%) Front End Development
10 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
11 10 (24.39%) Linux
11 10 (24.39%) CMS
11 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
11 10 (24.39%) EPiServer
11 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (21.95%) BDD
12 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
12 9 (21.95%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (21.95%) Sitecore
12 9 (21.95%) OWASP
12 9 (21.95%) Web Testing
12 9 (21.95%) WCAG
12 9 (21.95%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (21.95%) IBM
12 9 (21.95%) Oracle

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
2 10 (24.39%) CMS
3 9 (21.95%) JBoss
3 9 (21.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (17.07%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Drupal
5 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.44%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
2 5 (12.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.32%) DataStage
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
2 5 (12.20%) Maven
3 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.32%) JUnit
5 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) Hudson
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) CSS
2 17 (41.46%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) HTML
3 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
4 14 (34.15%) HTML5
5 12 (29.27%) CSS3
6 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
7 8 (19.51%) JSON
7 8 (19.51%) REST
7 8 (19.51%) XML
8 7 (17.07%) Middleware
9 6 (14.63%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (14.63%) Apache Camel
9 6 (14.63%) JDBC
9 6 (14.63%) SOAP
9 6 (14.63%) Spring
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
11 4 (9.76%) jQuery
12 3 (7.32%) Web Services
13 2 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.20%) Digital Media
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) iPad
4 2 (4.88%) NHS
4 2 (4.88%) SCADA
5 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Web Development
3 14 (34.15%) MVC
4 13 (31.71%) Scrum
5 12 (29.27%) Front End Development
6 9 (21.95%) BDD
6 9 (21.95%) OWASP
6 9 (21.95%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (21.95%) Web Testing
7 7 (17.07%) High Availability
7 7 (17.07%) TDD
8 6 (14.63%) Process Management
8 6 (14.63%) SOA
9 5 (12.20%) CRM
9 5 (12.20%) ERP
9 5 (12.20%) Microservices
9 5 (12.20%) Open Source
10 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.32%) ETL
10 3 (7.32%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 18 (43.90%) Java
3 16 (39.02%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) PHP
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) EPiServer
2 9 (21.95%) IBM
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) Sitecore
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) Capita
5 3 (7.32%) Google
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