The median contractor rate for a Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 7 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 18.92% 17.24% 27.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.44% 19.05% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 4
Median daily rate £475 £388 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -21.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £458 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 36 105 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 97.30% 90.52% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 81 26
Median daily rate £406 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Knutsford

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Knutsford

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) Spring
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Struts
6 5 (38.46%) JSP
6 5 (38.46%) Servlets
6 5 (38.46%) SOAP
6 5 (38.46%) EJB
6 5 (38.46%) J2EE
6 5 (38.46%) Scrum
6 5 (38.46%) Banking
6 5 (38.46%) Ajax
6 5 (38.46%) JSON
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
7 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
7 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) JIRA
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) IntelliJ
8 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) Docker
8 3 (23.08%) Angular 2
8 3 (23.08%) Docker Swarm

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) IntelliJ
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Gradle
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) Struts
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
3 5 (38.46%) EJB
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) JSP
3 5 (38.46%) Servlets
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) Angular 2
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (15.38%) JPA
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) JMS
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware
6 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Data Lineage
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) AOP
5 1 (7.69%) BPEL
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Go
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) TypeScript
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (15.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
2 2 (15.38%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Kony
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Yahoo!