Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Runcorn during the 6 months to 17 July 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 > Runcorn
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Runcorn 38.46% 11.76% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.46% 11.76% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Runcorn median daily rate £330 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £244 £363 £338
90th Percentile £403 £388 £413
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Runcorn median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £57.50 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +85.48% -4.62% -1.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Runcorn. 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
Runcorn
Contract vacancies in Runcorn with a recognized job title 13 17 27
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 14
Runcorn median daily rate £330 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -20.00% +0.67%
10th Percentile £259 £124 £154
90th Percentile £459 £331 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Runcorn median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -7.18%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Runcorn

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Runcorn

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Runcorn

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Runcorn

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Runcorn over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Runcorn

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Runcorn

Developer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Runcorn region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Runcorn 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP