The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 77 52 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.49% 38.24% 25.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.12% 42.28% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 20
Median daily rate £346 £340 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £416 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%
Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 123 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.73% 90.44% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 80 65
Median daily rate £325 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.61 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.62% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent 0 32 £325 -7.14% 10
Stafford +2 8 £260 -37.72% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -1 2 £413 +50.00% 4
Lichfield -2 2 - - 4
Tamworth -2 2 £300 - 6
Leek - 1 £325 -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Staffordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 53 (43.44%) HTML
2 49 (40.16%) .NET
3 47 (38.52%) C#
4 46 (37.70%) SQL Server
5 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
6 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (25.41%) MVC
8 27 (22.13%) SQL
8 27 (22.13%) CSS
8 27 (22.13%) Web Development
9 26 (21.31%) AngularJS
10 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
11 21 (17.21%) MySQL
12 20 (16.39%) jQuery
13 18 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (13.93%) HTML5
14 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (13.93%) PHP
15 16 (13.11%) Java
16 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET
16 15 (12.30%) Scrum
17 14 (11.48%) T-SQL
17 14 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (11.48%) RESTful
18 13 (10.66%) E-Commerce
19 12 (9.84%) TDD
19 12 (9.84%) Retail
20 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
20 11 (9.02%) User Experience
21 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 6 (4.92%) WordPress
2 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.28%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
2 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.82%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.21%) MySQL
3 18 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.28%) Data Mart
7 4 (3.28%) QlikView
8 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.64%) OLAP
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.64%) Power BI
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.10%) Gradle
4 4 (3.28%) Android Studio
4 4 (3.28%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.28%) Grunt
4 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.46%) Selenium
5 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.46%) Subversion
6 2 (1.64%) Ant
6 2 (1.64%) Appium
6 2 (1.64%) CocoaPods
6 2 (1.64%) gulp
6 2 (1.64%) Maven
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.64%) Xcode
7 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.84%) Retail
2 10 (8.20%) Games
3 3 (2.46%) Publishing
3 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.82%) Finance
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (43.44%) HTML
2 49 (40.16%) .NET
3 27 (22.13%) CSS
4 26 (21.31%) AngularJS
5 20 (16.39%) jQuery
6 17 (13.93%) HTML5
7 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET
8 14 (11.48%) RESTful
9 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (8.20%) Angular 2
10 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (8.20%) XML
11 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (7.38%) Node.js
12 8 (6.56%) React
12 8 (6.56%) WCF
12 8 (6.56%) Web Services
12 8 (6.56%) WPF
13 5 (4.10%) Ajax
14 4 (3.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) User Experience
2 5 (4.10%) e-Learning
2 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.46%) Replication
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.64%) iPad
4 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) iPhone
5 1 (0.82%) Online Games
5 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.92%) Android
2 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.46%) Linux
2 3 (2.46%) VxWorks
2 3 (2.46%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.41%) MVC
3 27 (22.13%) Web Development
4 15 (12.30%) Scrum
5 14 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (10.66%) E-Commerce
7 12 (9.84%) TDD
8 10 (8.20%) OOP
8 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.38%) OO
9 9 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.74%) CRM
10 7 (5.74%) Microservices
11 6 (4.92%) BDD
11 6 (4.92%) ETL
11 6 (4.92%) SDLC
12 5 (4.10%) Android Development
12 5 (4.10%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 5 (4.10%) Front End Development
12 5 (4.10%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.52%) C#
2 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
3 27 (22.13%) SQL
4 17 (13.93%) PHP
5 16 (13.11%) Java
6 14 (11.48%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.10%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.10%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.28%) C
9 3 (2.46%) C++
10 2 (1.64%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.64%) XPath
11 1 (0.82%) ABAP
11 1 (0.82%) ES6
11 1 (0.82%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.82%) Ruby
11 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) ISEB
2 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
1 2 (1.64%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) Canon
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle
3 2 (1.64%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.82%) Apple
4 1 (0.82%) Citrix
4 1 (0.82%) Epicor
4 1 (0.82%) RedGate
4 1 (0.82%) SAP
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago