Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 1 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 55 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 15.65% 23.81% 16.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.44% 25.00% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 84
Warrington median daily rate £425 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.36% +13.21%
10th Percentile £285 £315 £310
90th Percentile £535 £500 £523
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -11.59% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Warrington median hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% +44.44%
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% +33.33%

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 219 220 649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.24% 90.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 142 426
Warrington median daily rate £455 £375 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.33% -19.79% +10.00%
10th Percentile £150 £130 £310
90th Percentile £588 £536 £638
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 16
Warrington median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £65.00 £48.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.84 £15.00
% change year-on-year -23.04% +25.60% -13.04%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 13 (36.11%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) CSS
4 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (33.33%) .NET
5 10 (27.78%) Web Services
5 10 (27.78%) Finance
6 9 (25.00%) CMS
7 8 (22.22%) Content Management
7 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 8 (22.22%) CRM
7 8 (22.22%) ERP
7 8 (22.22%) Middleware
7 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 8 (22.22%) Business Transformation
7 8 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
7 8 (22.22%) Node.js
7 8 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 6 (16.67%) IBM
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.89%) Cognos
9 5 (13.89%) MySQL
9 5 (13.89%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (13.89%) Apache CXF
9 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (13.89%) Test Automation

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 9 (25.00%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Mongoose
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.78%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) JUnit
3 2 (5.56%) GitLab
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) SonarQube
3 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) MSTest
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
2 1 (2.78%) Military
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 13 (36.11%) CSS
3 12 (33.33%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) Web Services
5 8 (22.22%) Middleware
5 8 (22.22%) Node.js
6 5 (13.89%) Apache Camel
6 5 (13.89%) Apache CXF
6 5 (13.89%) Express
6 5 (13.89%) hapi
7 4 (11.11%) RESTful
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.33%) CSS3
8 3 (8.33%) HTML5
9 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.56%) FreeMarker
9 2 (5.56%) jQuery
9 2 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) Fintech
2 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Business Transformation
2 8 (22.22%) Content Management
2 8 (22.22%) CRM
2 8 (22.22%) ERP
2 8 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
2 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 5 (13.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) BDD
6 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) IBM
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) Lotus