Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wigan during the 6 months to 28 July 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 > Wigan
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wigan 8.33% 21.43% 38.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 23.08% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Wigan median daily rate - £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +94.44% -30.77%
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wigan median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -28.75% +33.33%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wigan. 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
Wigan
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 11 13 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 91.67% 92.86% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Wigan median daily rate £173 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.92% +14.04% -24.00%
10th Percentile £103 £198 £135
90th Percentile £475 £479 £438
Manchester median daily rate £375 £395 £363
% change year-on-year -5.06% +8.97% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Wigan median hourly rate £11.00 £187.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -94.13% +1462.50% -20.00%
Manchester median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +8.62% +1.75% -5.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Wigan

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wigan

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Wigan

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wigan

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Wigan

Developer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Wigan region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript