The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 14 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 5.00% - 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £334 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.59 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -5.88%
Software 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
38 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 95.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 20
Average daily rate £370 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +36.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Stockport region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the Stockport region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) OWASP
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Capita
1 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore