The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Stafford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 6.67% 8.33% 12.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 10.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Stafford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 80.00% 83.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £261 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.54% +30.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £9.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.71 £21.29 £31.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Developer
Staffordshire

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stafford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stafford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript