Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 55 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 25.11% 16.77% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.50% 18.00% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 12
Knutsford median daily rate £350 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £312 £346 £300
90th Percentile £413 £479 £450
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -7.69% -1.52%

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 200 150 93
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.32% 93.17% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 96 56
Knutsford median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £311 £271 £302
90th Percentile £459 £500 £479
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Knutsford median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% -9.09%

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 October 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 21 October 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 32 (58.18%) Java
2 27 (49.09%) Git (software)
3 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 26 (47.27%) HTML
4 23 (41.82%) Android
5 22 (40.00%) Android SDK
5 22 (40.00%) Android Development
6 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
7 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 20 (36.36%) Jenkins
8 19 (34.55%) CSS
9 17 (30.91%) C++
9 17 (30.91%) Gradle
10 16 (29.09%) JIRA
10 16 (29.09%) Confluence
11 15 (27.27%) AngularJS
12 14 (25.45%) CSS3
12 14 (25.45%) HTML5
12 14 (25.45%) REST
13 13 (23.64%) Web Services
13 13 (23.64%) Ionic Framework
14 12 (21.82%) Secure Coding
14 12 (21.82%) Android NDK
14 12 (21.82%) C
14 12 (21.82%) Cryptography
15 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (18.18%) JSON
16 10 (18.18%) XML
17 9 (16.36%) SQL

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 16 (29.09%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) Jetty
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Impala
1 3 (5.45%) QlikView
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) OLTP
3 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (49.09%) Git (software)
2 20 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 17 (30.91%) Gradle
4 16 (29.09%) JIRA
5 8 (14.55%) Subversion
6 4 (7.27%) Android Studio
6 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.27%) JUnit
6 4 (7.27%) Xcode
7 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.64%) Selenium
8 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.82%) Maven
8 1 (1.82%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) HTML
2 22 (40.00%) Android SDK
3 19 (34.55%) CSS
4 15 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 14 (25.45%) CSS3
5 14 (25.45%) HTML5
5 14 (25.45%) REST
6 13 (23.64%) Ionic Framework
6 13 (23.64%) Web Services
7 12 (21.82%) Android NDK
8 10 (18.18%) JSON
8 10 (18.18%) XML
9 9 (16.36%) jQuery
9 9 (16.36%) SOAP
10 7 (12.73%) JSP
11 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 5 (9.09%) React
11 5 (9.09%) Spring
11 5 (9.09%) Spring Boot
12 4 (7.27%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Android
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.09%) Unix
4 4 (7.27%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Android Development
2 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
3 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 12 (21.82%) Cryptography
4 12 (21.82%) Secure Coding
5 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.55%) Scrum
7 5 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 5 (9.09%) Mobile Development
7 5 (9.09%) MVC
7 5 (9.09%) OOD
8 4 (7.27%) OO
8 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.27%) SOA
9 3 (5.45%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.45%) SDLC
9 3 (5.45%) Service Management
9 3 (5.45%) UX Design
10 2 (3.64%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) Java
2 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.91%) C++
4 12 (21.82%) C
5 9 (16.36%) SQL
6 8 (14.55%) C#
7 5 (9.09%) Apple Swift
7 5 (9.09%) Objective-C
8 4 (7.27%) Java 8
8 4 (7.27%) Kotlin
9 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) PHP
10 1 (1.82%) Python
10 1 (1.82%) Tcl
10 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Apple
3 3 (5.45%) Ab Initio
3 3 (5.45%) Actuate
3 3 (5.45%) Cognos
3 3 (5.45%) Tableau
3 3 (5.45%) Teradata
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Sybase
5 1 (1.82%) Twitter