Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 46 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 26.90% 12.64% 11.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 15.07% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 23
Knutsford median daily rate £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.94% +27.05%
10th Percentile £326 £300 £313
90th Percentile £475 £450 £474
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.99% -2.90%

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 161 73 220
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.15% 83.91% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 51 170
Knutsford median daily rate £388 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.33% +2.99%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £279
90th Percentile £488 £463 £490
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +1.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Knutsford median hourly rate £70.00 £9.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +677.78% -42.93% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.84
% change year-on-year -12.52% -11.76% +4.21%

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Knutsford

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Knutsford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 29 (63.04%) Git (software)
2 27 (58.70%) Java
3 24 (52.17%) TDD
4 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (50.00%) Spring
4 23 (50.00%) HTML
4 23 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 22 (47.83%) Test Automation
6 21 (45.65%) Web Services
7 20 (43.48%) Perforce
8 19 (41.30%) OO
9 17 (36.96%) Banking
10 16 (34.78%) Finance
10 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
11 15 (32.61%) REST
12 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
12 14 (30.43%) SQL
12 14 (30.43%) Oracle
12 14 (30.43%) SonarQube
12 14 (30.43%) Spring Boot
13 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
13 13 (28.26%) CSS
13 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
13 13 (28.26%) SOAP
13 13 (28.26%) Gradle
13 13 (28.26%) HTML5
14 12 (26.09%) JPA
14 12 (26.09%) CSS3
14 12 (26.09%) Data Modelling
14 12 (26.09%) RDBMS

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 3 (6.52%) Mule
2 2 (4.35%) Anypoint
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) npm
2 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
2 12 (26.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 29 (63.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (30.43%) SonarQube
3 13 (28.26%) Gradle
4 12 (26.09%) JUnit
5 10 (21.74%) Maven
6 8 (17.39%) Grunt
6 8 (17.39%) gulp
7 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
7 5 (10.87%) JProfiler
8 4 (8.70%) IntelliJ
8 4 (8.70%) JIRA
9 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.17%) AppScan
10 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
10 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.17%) JSHint
10 1 (2.17%) Mocha
10 1 (2.17%) Subversion
10 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 17 (36.96%) Banking
2 16 (34.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) HTML
1 23 (50.00%) Spring
2 21 (45.65%) Web Services
3 16 (34.78%) Hibernate
4 15 (32.61%) REST
5 14 (30.43%) Spring Boot
6 13 (28.26%) CSS
6 13 (28.26%) HTML5
6 13 (28.26%) SOAP
7 12 (26.09%) CSS3
7 12 (26.09%) JPA
8 11 (23.91%) Java EE
8 11 (23.91%) JSON
9 10 (21.74%) Node.js
9 10 (21.74%) RESTful
10 9 (19.57%) Ajax
11 8 (17.39%) React
11 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (15.22%) Redux
12 7 (15.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Animation
3 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) TDD
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 22 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 19 (41.30%) OO
5 12 (26.09%) Data Modelling
6 10 (21.74%) OOP
7 9 (19.57%) BDD
7 9 (19.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (19.57%) Scrum
8 8 (17.39%) Microservices
8 8 (17.39%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (15.22%) Data Protection
10 5 (10.87%) RAD
11 4 (8.70%) DevOps
11 4 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (8.70%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
12 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (6.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) ES6
5 2 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.17%) R
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Perforce
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) Capita
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow