Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Macclesfield during the 6 months to 20 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 > Macclesfield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 13 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 20.63% 29.41% 17.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.03% 31.25% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 10
Macclesfield median daily rate £425 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +13.82% -5.38%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £224
90th Percentile £513 £500 £344
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield. 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
Macclesfield
Contract vacancies in Macclesfield with a recognized job title 59 80 105
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.65% 94.12% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 40
Macclesfield median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £259
90th Percentile £500 £514 £476
Cheshire median daily rate £406 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +1.56% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 1
Macclesfield median hourly rate £13.00 £19.64 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.82% -21.43% +78.57%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.92
% change year-on-year -12.52% -12.17% +4.70%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Macclesfield

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Macclesfield

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Macclesfield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Macclesfield over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Macclesfield

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Macclesfield

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Macclesfield region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (23.08%) WordPress
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) Drupal
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) MySQL
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) React
5 2 (15.38%) Angular 2
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) Redux
6 1 (7.69%) HTC Vive
6 1 (7.69%) Fintech

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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 (23.08%) WordPress
2 2 (15.38%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JProfiler
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 5 (38.46%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) Angular 2
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) React
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
5 1 (7.69%) Redux
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
5 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Fintech
1 1 (7.69%) HTC Vive
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Game Development
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) ES6
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Perforce