Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oldham during the 6 months to 24 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
Manchester > Oldham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oldham 10.53% 36.84% 19.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.76% 38.89% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 4
Oldham median daily rate £438 £450 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +47.54% -24.92%
10th Percentile £296 £331 £286
90th Percentile £569 £475 £319
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oldham median hourly rate - - £35.00
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £29.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +35.48% -26.19% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham. 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
Oldham
Contract vacancies in Oldham with a recognized job title 17 18 29
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.47% 94.74% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 19
Oldham median daily rate £238 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.68% +8.08% +9.65%
10th Percentile £103 £299 £261
90th Percentile £634 £475 £381
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Oldham median hourly rate - - £10.15
Manchester median hourly rate £17.22 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.72% -9.38% +8.47%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Oldham

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oldham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Oldham

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oldham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Oldham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Oldham

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oldham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Oldham

Developer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oldham region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) TypeScript

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oldham 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 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) TypeScript