Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 20 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 72 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 13.04% 16.14% 15.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.74% 16.86% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 53 87
Warrington median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £253 £305
90th Percentile £538 £575 £516
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Warrington median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.99% -2.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington. 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
Warrington
Contract vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 262 427 600
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.74% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 312 470
Warrington median daily rate £380 £450 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% -4.00% +17.19%
10th Percentile £148 £225 £300
90th Percentile £619 £688 £700
Cheshire median daily rate £406 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +1.56% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 12
Warrington median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £9.68 £9.00 £8.43
90th Percentile £33.00 £33.75 £18.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.92
% change year-on-year -12.52% -12.17% +4.70%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Warrington

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Warrington

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Warrington over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Warrington

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Warrington

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Warrington region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) C#
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 12 (33.33%) SQL
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 11 (30.56%) TDD
6 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (27.78%) MVC
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 9 (25.00%) jQuery
9 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
10 7 (19.44%) Web Services
10 7 (19.44%) CRM
10 7 (19.44%) CSS
10 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
11 6 (16.67%) HTML
11 6 (16.67%) Java
11 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 6 (16.67%) Scrum
11 6 (16.67%) BDD
11 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (16.67%) RESTful
11 6 (16.67%) JSON
11 6 (16.67%) WCF
11 6 (16.67%) DevOps

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (13.89%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) Kinematics
3 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) G Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) tcpdump
1 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) QlikView
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) BigQuery
6 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.78%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.33%) GitLab
3 3 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.56%) gulp
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Ant
5 1 (2.78%) Gradle
5 1 (2.78%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (25.00%) jQuery
5 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 7 (19.44%) CSS
6 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
6 7 (19.44%) Web Services
7 6 (16.67%) HTML
7 6 (16.67%) JSON
7 6 (16.67%) RESTful
7 6 (16.67%) WCF
8 5 (13.89%) .NET Core
8 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.11%) REST
10 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
10 3 (8.33%) Middleware
11 2 (5.56%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) MVC
4 7 (19.44%) CRM
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.67%) DevOps
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.89%) Content Management
7 4 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) User Stories
8 3 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) ERP
8 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (8.33%) Microservices
8 3 (8.33%) SOLID
8 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) C#
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 6 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) ABAP
7 1 (2.78%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
7 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Grafana
1 1 (2.78%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) DevExpress
3 3 (8.33%) Cognos
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) NVIDIA
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) SAP