The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stafford region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 76.92% 21.43% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 76.92% 25.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £348 £250 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% -42.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £410 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stafford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Stafford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
13 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 100.00% 85.71% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Median daily rate £325 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Stafford region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Stafford region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Stafford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) PHP
2 6 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
2 6 (40.00%) RESTful
2 6 (40.00%) Laravel
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (20.00%) WordPress
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) ColdFusion
6 2 (13.33%) Apple
6 2 (13.33%) Apache
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) CMS
6 2 (13.33%) LAMP
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Android
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford 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 (20.00%) ColdFusion
1 3 (20.00%) WordPress
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) OLAP
3 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Android Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Gradle
3 1 (6.67%) CocoaPods
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
1 6 (40.00%) Laravel
1 6 (40.00%) RESTful
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Core Data
4 2 (13.33%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Material Design
5 1 (6.67%) MDX
5 1 (6.67%) React
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Android Development
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) ABAP
5 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.67%) Pascal
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Apple
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Zend