The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Staffordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 46 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 35.94% 36.84% 21.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.98% 39.77% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 23
Average daily rate £318 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.41 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.28% -45.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
118 88 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.19% 92.63% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 85
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 20
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.79 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.13 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -1 18 £325 -1.51% 28
Burton-upon-Trent +3 8 £300 +20.00% 5
Cannock - 2 - -
Stafford -4 1 £340 +94.28% 1
Burntwood - - - -
Tamworth - - - - 2
Lichfield - - - -
Rugeley - - - - 2
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (52.53%) SQL Server
2 48 (48.48%) .NET
3 44 (44.44%) C#
4 39 (39.39%) SQL
5 35 (35.35%) HTML
6 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
7 29 (29.29%) Microsoft
8 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET
9 27 (27.27%) CSS
10 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (21.21%) XML
12 20 (20.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (16.16%) VB.NET
13 16 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
14 15 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (14.14%) WinForms
15 14 (14.14%) MVC
15 14 (14.14%) TDD
16 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
16 13 (13.13%) Windows
16 13 (13.13%) VB
16 13 (13.13%) T-SQL
17 12 (12.12%) Ajax
18 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (11.11%) ActionScript
18 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
18 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 11 (11.11%) Apache Flex
18 11 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.04%) MS Project Server
4 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.07%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) HTTP
2 7 (7.07%) Intranet
3 6 (6.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.01%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (52.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.05%) OLAP
8 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.02%) MySQL
8 2 (2.02%) OLTP
8 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.01%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.01%) SQLite
9 1 (1.01%) QlikView
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.02%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Subversion
6 1 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Games
3 2 (2.02%) Automotive
3 2 (2.02%) Advertising
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.48%) .NET
2 35 (35.35%) HTML
3 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET
4 27 (27.27%) CSS
5 21 (21.21%) XML
6 14 (14.14%) WinForms
7 12 (12.12%) Ajax
8 11 (11.11%) Apache Flex
9 10 (10.10%) HTML5
9 10 (10.10%) WCF
9 10 (10.10%) Flash
10 9 (9.09%) SOAP
11 7 (7.07%) CSS3
11 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.07%) JSF
11 7 (7.07%) XHTML
11 7 (7.07%) DHTML
12 6 (6.06%) NHibernate
12 6 (6.06%) .NET Framework
12 6 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.05%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.02%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.01%) iPhone
4 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.01%) WURFL
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) EPoS
4 1 (1.01%) W3C
4 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.02%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (14.14%) MVC
3 14 (14.14%) TDD
4 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.10%) SOA
5 10 (10.10%) OOP
6 8 (8.08%) OO
7 6 (6.06%) Workflow
7 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.06%) Web Development
7 6 (6.06%) Web Application Development
8 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.05%) ERP
9 4 (4.04%) OOD
9 4 (4.04%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.03%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.02%) SEO
11 2 (2.02%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.44%) C#
2 39 (39.39%) SQL
3 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.16%) VB.NET
5 13 (13.13%) VB
5 13 (13.13%) T-SQL
6 11 (11.11%) ActionScript
6 11 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
7 10 (10.10%) PHP
8 8 (8.08%) Java
9 7 (7.07%) VB6
10 4 (4.04%) VBScript
11 2 (2.02%) VBA
11 2 (2.02%) LotusScript
12 1 (1.01%) X++
12 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.01%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) Sage
3 3 (3.03%) Lotus
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.02%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.01%) Zend
5 1 (1.01%) Cognos
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe
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