Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £270 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wigan during the 6 months to 17 January 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
Manchester > Wigan
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wigan 27.78% 14.81% 20.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 14.81% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Wigan median daily rate £270 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +6.25% +9.09%
10th Percentile £176 £303 £275
90th Percentile £295 £339 £325
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +11.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wigan median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan. 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
Wigan
Contract vacancies in Wigan with a recognized job title 15 27 13
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 83.33% 100.00% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 6
Wigan median daily rate £266 £313 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.80% -24.24% +26.92%
10th Percentile £124 £105 £248
90th Percentile £431 £438 £500
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Wigan median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% - -
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +18.17% -13.24% +21.43%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wigan

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Wigan over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) NHS
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) QlikView
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Magento

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) QlikView
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PHP