The median contractor rate for a Developer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 63.64% 35.56% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 65.63% 38.10% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 4
Median daily rate £288 £370 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +12.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £440 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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 32 42 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 96.97% 93.33% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 12
Median daily rate £275 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.10% +17.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Stockport.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Stockport

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 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 Stockport region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 22 (47.83%) Java
4 15 (32.61%) Scrum
4 15 (32.61%) CSS
5 14 (30.43%) HTML
6 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 12 (26.09%) Node.js
6 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 11 (23.91%) MySQL
8 10 (21.74%) HTML5
8 10 (21.74%) JIRA
8 10 (21.74%) Web Development
9 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
9 9 (19.57%) Finance
9 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
10 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (17.39%) Linux
10 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 7 (15.22%) Kanban
11 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
11 7 (15.22%) CSS3
11 7 (15.22%) XML
11 7 (15.22%) JUnit
11 7 (15.22%) TDD
11 7 (15.22%) User Experience
11 7 (15.22%) Prototyping
12 6 (13.04%) Wireframes
12 6 (13.04%) DevOps
12 6 (13.04%) Spring

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.52%) Confluence
1 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) Jetty
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Slack
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) AMQP
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) MySQL
2 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
5 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.52%) Power BI
8 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.22%) JUnit
4 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.87%) Gradle
5 4 (8.70%) Axure RP
5 4 (8.70%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.70%) Maven
5 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.35%) Subversion
8 1 (2.17%) gulp
8 1 (2.17%) Selenium
8 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) CSS
2 14 (30.43%) HTML
3 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
3 12 (26.09%) Node.js
4 10 (21.74%) HTML5
5 7 (15.22%) CSS3
5 7 (15.22%) XML
6 6 (13.04%) .NET
6 6 (13.04%) jQuery
6 6 (13.04%) Spring
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.87%) REST
7 5 (10.87%) SVG
8 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.70%) JSON
8 4 (8.70%) MDX
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.52%) Swing
9 3 (6.52%) XSLT
10 2 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Scrum
3 10 (21.74%) Web Development
4 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.22%) Kanban
5 7 (15.22%) Prototyping
5 7 (15.22%) TDD
6 6 (13.04%) DevOps
6 6 (13.04%) MVC
6 6 (13.04%) Wireframes
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.87%) OO
7 5 (10.87%) Open Source
7 5 (10.87%) SDLC
7 5 (10.87%) Use Case
8 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.52%) ETL
9 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 22 (47.83%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) Groovy
5 3 (6.52%) Ruby
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
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