Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 6 months to 23 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 > Stockport
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 53 63 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 48.62% 35.20% 38.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 49.53% 39.13% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 18
Stockport median daily rate £410 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £356 £255 £275
90th Percentile £438 £513 £439
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 9
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport. 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
Stockport
Contract vacancies in Stockport with a recognized job title 107 161 74
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.17% 89.94% 98.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 123 34
Stockport median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% +0.78%
10th Percentile £177 £257 £204
90th Percentile £488 £544 £434
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 27
Stockport median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -29.58% +173.08%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.80 £12.75
90th Percentile £82.13 £38.13 £40.00
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +17.24% -7.94% +6.78%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Stockport

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Stockport

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Stockport over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Stockport

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Stockport

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

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

1 39 (73.58%) Java
2 31 (58.49%) Apache CXF
2 31 (58.49%) Apache Camel
3 30 (56.60%) Web Services
4 29 (54.72%) JUnit
5 15 (28.30%) C#
6 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
6 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
6 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
7 10 (18.87%) MVC
7 10 (18.87%) CSS
8 9 (16.98%) HTML
8 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.98%) Node.js
9 8 (15.09%) SQL
9 8 (15.09%) .NET
10 7 (13.21%) C++
10 7 (13.21%) Web Development
10 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
10 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
10 7 (13.21%) React
11 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (11.32%) DevOps
11 6 (11.32%) OWASP
11 6 (11.32%) REST
11 6 (11.32%) Visualisation
11 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
11 6 (11.32%) WPF
11 6 (11.32%) VB
11 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 6 (11.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Drupal
2 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
1 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) JUnit
2 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
4 1 (1.89%) Mocha
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 1 (1.89%) Games
1 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (58.49%) Apache Camel
1 31 (58.49%) Apache CXF
2 30 (56.60%) Web Services
3 10 (18.87%) CSS
4 9 (16.98%) HTML
4 9 (16.98%) Node.js
5 8 (15.09%) .NET
6 7 (13.21%) React
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.32%) REST
7 6 (11.32%) WPF
7 6 (11.32%) WSDL
8 3 (5.66%) RESTful
9 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.77%) HTML5
9 2 (3.77%) jQuery
10 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Core
10 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.89%) CSS3
10 1 (1.89%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Smart Home
2 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) AIX
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) MVC
2 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) Web Development
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps
4 6 (11.32%) OWASP
4 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
4 6 (11.32%) Visualisation
5 5 (9.43%) Open Source
6 3 (5.66%) Coaching
7 2 (3.77%) Fraud Detection
7 2 (3.77%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.77%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.77%) Scrum
7 2 (3.77%) TDD
8 1 (1.89%) B2B
8 1 (1.89%) Case Management
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.89%) OO
8 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) C#
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) C++
6 6 (11.32%) VB
7 2 (3.77%) Lua
8 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) Pega
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat