The median contractor rate for a Developer was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oldham during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Manchester / Oldham
Rank 1 1 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oldham 28.57% 37.50% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 37.50% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £360 £283 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.43% -  
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 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oldham. 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
Oldham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7 8 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 100.00% 100.00% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 18
Median daily rate £320 £283 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.27% -5.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oldham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Oldham

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oldham region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) API Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDET
2 1 (16.67%) Guerrilla Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) PEAR
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) PEAR
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) API Testing
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Guerrilla Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SDET