Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 54 45 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 28.27% 27.61% 9.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.51% 29.22% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 7
Knutsford median daily rate £365 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% +33.33% -25.00%
Cheshire median daily rate £378 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +0.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% +28.71%

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 177 154 63
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.67% 94.48% 86.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 87 44
Knutsford median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.35% -12.94%
10th Percentile £306 £261 £300
90th Percentile £460 £493 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Knutsford median hourly rate - £70.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +536.36% +22.22%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.23% -11.34%

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 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Knutsford

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 33 (61.11%) Java
2 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
2 31 (57.41%) HTML
3 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 24 (44.44%) Android
4 24 (44.44%) Android Development
5 23 (42.59%) Android SDK
5 23 (42.59%) CSS
6 22 (40.74%) C++
6 22 (40.74%) Jenkins
6 22 (40.74%) Unit Testing
7 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
7 21 (38.89%) Gradle
8 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 18 (33.33%) HTML5
9 18 (33.33%) CSS3
10 17 (31.48%) REST
10 17 (31.48%) Confluence
10 17 (31.48%) JIRA
10 17 (31.48%) C
10 17 (31.48%) Ionic Framework
11 16 (29.63%) Secure Coding
11 16 (29.63%) Cryptography
11 16 (29.63%) Android NDK
12 13 (24.07%) Web Services
13 12 (22.22%) XML
13 12 (22.22%) SOAP
13 12 (22.22%) Banking
13 12 (22.22%) JSON

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 17 (31.48%) Confluence
2 3 (5.56%) JBoss
2 3 (5.56%) Jetty
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.56%) Impala
2 3 (5.56%) QlikView
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) OLTP
4 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 22 (40.74%) Jenkins
3 21 (38.89%) Gradle
4 17 (31.48%) JIRA
5 9 (16.67%) Subversion
6 6 (11.11%) Xcode
7 4 (7.41%) Android Studio
7 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (7.41%) JUnit
8 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.56%) IntelliJ
8 3 (5.56%) Maven
8 3 (5.56%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 12 (22.22%) Banking
2 11 (20.37%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (57.41%) HTML
2 23 (42.59%) Android SDK
2 23 (42.59%) CSS
3 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 18 (33.33%) CSS3
3 18 (33.33%) HTML5
4 17 (31.48%) Ionic Framework
4 17 (31.48%) REST
5 16 (29.63%) Android NDK
6 13 (24.07%) Web Services
7 12 (22.22%) JSON
7 12 (22.22%) SOAP
7 12 (22.22%) XML
8 9 (16.67%) jQuery
9 8 (14.81%) JSP
10 5 (9.26%) Cocoa
10 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
10 5 (9.26%) React
10 5 (9.26%) Spring
10 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) User Experience
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Android
2 10 (18.52%) Windows
3 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
4 5 (9.26%) Mac OS X
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.41%) Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Android Development
2 22 (40.74%) Unit Testing
3 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (29.63%) Cryptography
5 16 (29.63%) Secure Coding
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.67%) Scrum
7 7 (12.96%) iOS Development
8 6 (11.11%) Mobile Development
9 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.41%) MVC
10 4 (7.41%) OOD
10 4 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (7.41%) SOA
10 4 (7.41%) UX Design
10 4 (7.41%) Wealth Management
11 3 (5.56%) Pair Programming
11 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
11 3 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) Java
2 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.74%) C++
4 17 (31.48%) C
5 10 (18.52%) SQL
6 7 (12.96%) Apple Swift
6 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
7 6 (11.11%) C#
8 5 (9.26%) Kotlin
9 4 (7.41%) Java 8
10 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.85%) PHP
11 1 (1.85%) Python
11 1 (1.85%) Ruby
11 1 (1.85%) Scala
11 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Apple
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Ab Initio
3 3 (5.56%) Actuate
3 3 (5.56%) Cognos
3 3 (5.56%) Tableau
3 3 (5.56%) Teradata
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter