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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 15 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 55.56% 35.71% 21.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 55.56% 37.50% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 3
Median daily rate £333 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.90% +12.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
27 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 100.00% 95.24% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 10
Median daily rate £300 £373 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 15 (33.33%) Node.js
4 12 (26.67%) MySQL
5 11 (24.44%) SQL
5 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
6 10 (22.22%) C#
6 10 (22.22%) CSS
6 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 9 (20.00%) Linux
7 9 (20.00%) MVC
7 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (17.78%) Finance
8 8 (17.78%) Scrum
8 8 (17.78%) Spring
8 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
8 8 (17.78%) .NET
8 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
8 8 (17.78%) Web Development
9 7 (15.56%) Kanban
9 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (15.56%) HTML
9 7 (15.56%) TDD
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (13.33%) Gradle
10 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
11 5 (11.11%) SDLC

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 3 (6.67%) Confluence
1 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.44%) Jetty
2 2 (4.44%) nginx
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Slack
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MySQL
2 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
5 6 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.44%) Power BI
7 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Gradle
2 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.11%) JIRA
4 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
4 4 (8.89%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.67%) Subversion
5 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.22%) Ant
7 1 (2.22%) gulp
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) Selenium
7 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Node.js
2 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
3 10 (22.22%) CSS
4 8 (17.78%) .NET
4 8 (17.78%) Spring
5 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.56%) HTML
6 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
6 4 (8.89%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) JSON
6 4 (8.89%) REST
6 4 (8.89%) XML
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.67%) CSS3
7 3 (6.67%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) MDX
8 2 (4.44%) JAX-RS
8 2 (4.44%) Spring Security
8 2 (4.44%) WPF
8 2 (4.44%) ZK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Clustering
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) MVC
3 8 (17.78%) Scrum
3 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.78%) Web Development
4 7 (15.56%) Kanban
4 7 (15.56%) TDD
5 5 (11.11%) BDD
5 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.11%) Open Source
5 5 (11.11%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) Prototyping
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) CRM
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps
7 3 (6.67%) SOLID
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) Groovy
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Perforce