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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 63 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.37% 30.00% 36.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 49.22% 31.03% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 32
Average daily rate £320 £328 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
128 87 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 90.14% 96.67% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 53 72
Average daily rate £325 £305 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.05 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 22 £320 +1.58% 16
Tamworth 0 5 £288 -14.17% 6
Stafford +1 4 £318 +22.11% 7
Lichfield +3 2 £504 - 11
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 52 (46.85%) SQL
2 47 (42.34%) .NET
3 45 (40.54%) C#
4 37 (33.33%) HTML
4 37 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 37 (33.33%) CSS
5 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
6 30 (27.03%) N-Tier
7 27 (24.32%) E-Commerce
7 27 (24.32%) VB.NET
8 26 (23.42%) T-SQL
9 25 (22.52%) Finance
10 24 (21.62%) High Availability
11 22 (19.82%) WinForms
12 21 (18.92%) CSS3
12 21 (18.92%) HTML5
12 21 (18.92%) TypeScript
13 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (14.41%) ActionScript
14 16 (14.41%) Windows
15 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET
15 15 (13.51%) SOA
16 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (11.71%) Performance Testing
18 10 (9.01%) Web Development
18 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (9.01%) OO
19 9 (8.11%) Flash
19 9 (8.11%) C

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (3.60%) WordPress
2 1 (0.90%) CMS
2 1 (0.90%) Node.js
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.60%) Power BI
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.70%) DataStage
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.80%) QlikView
7 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.60%) Grunt
4 2 (1.80%) gulp
5 1 (0.90%) Appium
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) Selenium
5 1 (0.90%) Subversion
5 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (22.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Marketing
3 4 (3.60%) Back Office
4 3 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (42.34%) .NET
2 37 (33.33%) CSS
2 37 (33.33%) HTML
3 22 (19.82%) WinForms
4 21 (18.92%) CSS3
4 21 (18.92%) HTML5
5 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET
6 9 (8.11%) Flash
7 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
7 8 (7.21%) XML
8 6 (5.41%) Apache Flex
8 6 (5.41%) Middleware
8 6 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (5.41%) REST
8 6 (5.41%) WebCenter
9 5 (4.50%) Entity Framework
9 5 (4.50%) JSON
10 4 (3.60%) Android SDK
10 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.21%) NHS
3 5 (4.50%) Replication
4 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.60%) Streaming Video
4 4 (3.60%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.41%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (1.80%) Unix
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.32%) E-Commerce
2 24 (21.62%) High Availability
3 15 (13.51%) SOA
4 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.71%) Performance Testing
6 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.01%) OO
6 10 (9.01%) Web Development
7 9 (8.11%) Front End Development
8 7 (6.31%) Low Latency
9 6 (5.41%) SDLC
10 5 (4.50%) Android Development
10 5 (4.50%) Content Management
10 5 (4.50%) Migration
10 5 (4.50%) MVC
10 5 (4.50%) OOP
10 5 (4.50%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.60%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.60%) ETL
11 4 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.85%) SQL
2 45 (40.54%) C#
3 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
4 27 (24.32%) VB.NET
5 26 (23.42%) T-SQL
6 21 (18.92%) TypeScript
7 16 (14.41%) ActionScript
8 9 (8.11%) C
8 9 (8.11%) C++
8 9 (8.11%) VB
9 8 (7.21%) PHP
10 7 (6.31%) ActionScript 3.0
11 6 (5.41%) Java
12 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.90%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.90%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.90%) ES6
13 1 (0.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 3 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe
4 2 (1.80%) Cognos
4 2 (1.80%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.90%) Nintex
5 1 (0.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) Teradata
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