Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 21 October 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 > Warrington
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 15.98% 16.47% 14.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.07% 17.23% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 52
Warrington median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14% -7.28%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £251
90th Percentile £490 £526 £573
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Warrington median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -7.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £42.50 £30.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.00 £33.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -7.69% -1.52%

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 205 238 464
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.61% 95.58% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 153 337
Warrington median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% -2.17%
10th Percentile £195 £150 £225
90th Percentile £591 £575 £688
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 16
Warrington median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +100.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.25 £9.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £65.00 £33.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% -9.09%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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 Warrington region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) .NET
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 10 (28.57%) CSS
5 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 9 (25.71%) HTML
7 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (20.00%) Web Services
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (17.14%) QlikView
9 6 (17.14%) ERP
9 6 (17.14%) ETL
9 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (17.14%) Node.js
9 6 (17.14%) Power BI
9 6 (17.14%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (14.29%) Cognitive Psychology
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
10 5 (14.29%) Quantitative Research
10 5 (14.29%) Analytics

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 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (8.57%) CMS
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (8.57%) Boomi
4 2 (5.71%) AtomSphere
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.86%) GitHub
5 1 (2.86%) npm
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.14%) Power BI
3 6 (17.14%) QlikView
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
3 3 (8.57%) gulp
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.86%) Babel
5 1 (2.86%) Plastic SCM
5 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 2 (5.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) CSS
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) Web Services
5 6 (17.14%) Node.js
6 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (11.43%) SOAP
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.71%) Express
8 2 (5.71%) hapi
8 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 2 (5.71%) React
8 2 (5.71%) REST
8 2 (5.71%) WinForms
8 2 (5.71%) XHTML
8 2 (5.71%) XML
9 1 (2.86%) CSS3
9 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Blog
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.14%) ERP
4 6 (17.14%) ETL
5 5 (14.29%) Analytics
5 5 (14.29%) Cognitive Psychology
5 5 (14.29%) CRM
5 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 5 (14.29%) Market Research
5 5 (14.29%) Psychology
5 5 (14.29%) Qualitative Research
5 5 (14.29%) Quantitative Research
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) C#
1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) PHP
3 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) ES6
5 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Tableau
3 3 (8.57%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Xamarin