The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 71 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.02% 34.59% 35.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.22% 37.40% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 20
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£336 £323 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
196 123 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.16% 92.48% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 67 47
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.26 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +6.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £8.50 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £20.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent 0 14 £325 - 12
Stafford +4 9 £388 +13.97% 10
Burton-upon-Trent -3 5 £300 - 4
Tamworth - 4 £238 - 9
Lichfield - 3 £363 - 4
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 59 (64.13%) .NET
2 51 (55.43%) C#
3 42 (45.65%) SQL
4 31 (33.70%) CSS
5 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
6 28 (30.43%) HTML
7 27 (29.35%) SQL Server
7 27 (29.35%) MVC
8 21 (22.83%) jQuery
9 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (21.74%) ASP.NET
10 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
11 18 (19.57%) SC Cleared
11 18 (19.57%) XML
11 18 (19.57%) SOA
12 16 (17.39%) HTML5
13 14 (15.22%) IBM
14 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
15 11 (11.96%) Web Services
16 10 (10.87%) .NET Framework
16 10 (10.87%) Razor View Engine
16 10 (10.87%) Java
16 10 (10.87%) TDD
17 9 (9.78%) WinForms
17 9 (9.78%) OO
17 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
17 9 (9.78%) WCF
17 9 (9.78%) WPF
17 9 (9.78%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (6.52%) Node.js
2 4 (4.35%) JBoss
3 3 (3.26%) CMS
3 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.09%) Drupal
5 1 (1.09%) WordPress
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Intranet
1 2 (2.17%) Internet
1 2 (2.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.52%) MySQL
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.17%) MS Access
8 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.09%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.09%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.09%) Xcode
3 1 (1.09%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (4.35%) Back Office
1 4 (4.35%) Law
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Local Government
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (64.13%) .NET
2 31 (33.70%) CSS
3 28 (30.43%) HTML
4 21 (22.83%) jQuery
5 20 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 18 (19.57%) XML
7 16 (17.39%) HTML5
8 11 (11.96%) Web Services
9 10 (10.87%) .NET Framework
9 10 (10.87%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (9.78%) CSS3
10 9 (9.78%) WCF
10 9 (9.78%) WPF
10 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (9.78%) WinForms
11 8 (8.70%) Entity Framework
12 5 (5.43%) LINQ
13 4 (4.35%) SOAP
13 4 (4.35%) J2EE
13 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Replication
3 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.17%) NHS
3 2 (2.17%) Open Source
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) MVC
2 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.57%) SOA
4 10 (10.87%) TDD
5 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.78%) OO
6 8 (8.70%) Web Design
6 8 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.61%) Scrum
8 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.52%) Web Development
9 4 (4.35%) Workflow
9 4 (4.35%) Migration
9 4 (4.35%) CRM
10 3 (3.26%) OOP
10 3 (3.26%) RAD
10 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) C#
2 42 (45.65%) SQL
3 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.87%) Java
6 6 (6.52%) VB
6 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.52%) PHP
7 4 (4.35%) VBScript
8 3 (3.26%) VB6
9 2 (2.17%) XQuery
9 2 (2.17%) XAML
9 2 (2.17%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) Perl
10 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.09%) PHP5
10 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) IBM
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Adobe
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle
5 2 (2.17%) i2
5 2 (2.17%) Sage
6 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.09%) Zend
6 1 (1.09%) Facebook
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
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