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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 36.36% 39.39% 71.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.36% 39.39% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £280 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £357 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.07%
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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 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 100.00% 100.00% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 9
Average daily rate £313 £280 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £210 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 July 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 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
6 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (20.83%) Backbone.js
7 5 (20.83%) HTML5
7 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) User Experience
9 3 (12.50%) React
9 3 (12.50%) CSS3
9 3 (12.50%) Ember.js
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) C#
10 2 (8.33%) Linux
10 2 (8.33%) Apache
10 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (8.33%) Finance
10 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (8.33%) SVG
10 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) nginx
1 2 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.33%) RSpec
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (29.17%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) HTML5
4 5 (20.83%) Backbone.js
5 3 (12.50%) React
5 3 (12.50%) CSS3
5 3 (12.50%) Ember.js
6 2 (8.33%) Sass
6 2 (8.33%) SVG
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.17%) JSON
7 1 (4.17%) MDX
7 1 (4.17%) WCF
7 1 (4.17%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Use Case
4 2 (8.33%) UX Design
4 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) Android Development
5 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.17%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) Online Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) MVVM
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Capistrano
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Twitter
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