The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 36.36% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 40.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £318 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
Developer
Staffordshire

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
10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 90.91% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate £425 £325 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -22.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £274 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) User Experience
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft