The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 64.71% 38.10% 44.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 64.71% 39.02% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 15
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport. 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
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34 82 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 100.00% 97.62% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 69 27
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +140.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £32.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

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 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 25 June 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 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Java
3 20 (46.51%) CSS
4 18 (41.86%) HTML
5 16 (37.21%) HTML5
6 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
7 12 (27.91%) jQuery
8 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
8 11 (25.58%) C#
9 10 (23.26%) Scrum
9 10 (23.26%) MVC
10 9 (20.93%) .NET
10 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
10 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (20.93%) CSS3
11 8 (18.60%) Web Development
11 8 (18.60%) JIRA
11 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (18.60%) SQL
12 7 (16.28%) JUnit
12 7 (16.28%) XML
12 7 (16.28%) QA
12 7 (16.28%) TDD
12 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
12 7 (16.28%) User Experience
13 6 (13.95%) DevOps
13 6 (13.95%) SMACSS
13 6 (13.95%) Wireframes

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 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Power BI
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) JIRA
2 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.28%) JUnit
3 6 (13.95%) Maven
4 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.30%) Axure RP
5 4 (9.30%) Gradle
5 4 (9.30%) gulp
6 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.98%) Selenium
7 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) CSS
2 18 (41.86%) HTML
3 16 (37.21%) HTML5
4 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
5 12 (27.91%) jQuery
6 9 (20.93%) .NET
6 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (20.93%) CSS3
7 7 (16.28%) XML
8 5 (11.63%) SVG
9 4 (9.30%) .NET Core
9 4 (9.30%) Apache Camel
9 4 (9.30%) Apache CXF
9 4 (9.30%) MDX
9 4 (9.30%) RESTful
9 4 (9.30%) Sass
9 4 (9.30%) Swing
9 4 (9.30%) Web Services
10 3 (6.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.65%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) AIX
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
3 10 (23.26%) MVC
3 10 (23.26%) Scrum
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Web Development
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) DevOps
6 6 (13.95%) Prototyping
6 6 (13.95%) SMACSS
6 6 (13.95%) Wireframes
7 5 (11.63%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (11.63%) Use Case
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) OO
8 4 (9.30%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
9 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.65%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (46.51%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) C++
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Pega
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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