Period
to 22 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 30 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 17.34% 14.87% 19.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.52% 16.20% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 23
Knutsford median daily rate £425 £355 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -21.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £325 £309 £360
90th Percentile £500 £423 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £57.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year - +85.48% -4.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Knutsford
Contract vacancies in Knutsford with a recognized job title 162 179 134
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 91.79% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 83 97
Knutsford median daily rate £388 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -8.54% -3.53%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £313
90th Percentile £511 £445 £514
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Knutsford median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -9.09% +10.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Knutsford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Knutsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Knutsford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Knutsford over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Knutsford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Knutsford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (43.33%) React
4 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (40.00%) HTML
4 12 (40.00%) CSS
4 12 (40.00%) Spring
5 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
5 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
5 11 (36.67%) REST
6 10 (33.33%) Servlets
6 10 (33.33%) Web Services
7 9 (30.00%) Python
7 9 (30.00%) Banking
7 9 (30.00%) Spring Boot
8 8 (26.67%) Microservices
8 8 (26.67%) TDD
9 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (23.33%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (23.33%) CSS3
9 7 (23.33%) HTML5
9 7 (23.33%) Sass
9 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.00%) JSON
10 6 (20.00%) jQuery
10 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 5 (16.67%) JBoss
1 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) AWS CodePipeline
2 2 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
1 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) JUnit
3 4 (13.33%) JIRA
4 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (10.00%) Gradle
4 3 (10.00%) Mockito
5 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.33%) JMeter
6 1 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.33%) Mocha
6 1 (3.33%) Protractor
General
1 9 (30.00%) Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) French Language
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) React
2 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (40.00%) CSS
2 12 (40.00%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) Spring
3 11 (36.67%) REST
4 10 (33.33%) Servlets
4 10 (33.33%) Web Services
5 9 (30.00%) Spring Boot
6 7 (23.33%) CSS3
6 7 (23.33%) HTML5
6 7 (23.33%) Sass
6 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (20.00%) jQuery
7 6 (20.00%) JSON
8 5 (16.67%) JDBC
8 5 (16.67%) Node.js
9 3 (10.00%) Vue.js
9 3 (10.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Microservices
1 8 (26.67%) TDD
2 7 (23.33%) Deployment Automation
2 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) ITSM
7 1 (3.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) Groovy
6 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) ES7
7 1 (3.33%) ES8
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) Ansible
3 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.67%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.33%) Infragistics
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk