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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.81% 24.87% 24.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.69% 26.37% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 25
Median daily rate £305 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £280 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £431 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +14.06%
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
153 182 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.44% 94.30% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 107 79
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £20.50 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -5 8 £281 -15.09% 15
Tamworth +2 5 £300 -23.32% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +1 2 £225 -25.00% 4
Stafford 0 2 £355 +18.33% 6
Lichfield -1 1 - - 3
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (39.51%) HTML
2 31 (38.27%) .NET
3 30 (37.04%) C#
3 30 (37.04%) CSS
4 29 (35.80%) SQL
5 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
6 19 (23.46%) N-Tier
7 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 16 (19.75%) Web Development
8 16 (19.75%) HTML5
9 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
10 14 (17.28%) SOA
10 14 (17.28%) WinForms
11 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (16.05%) VB.NET
11 13 (16.05%) T-SQL
11 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET
11 13 (16.05%) High Availability
11 13 (16.05%) CSS3
12 11 (13.58%) Performance Testing
12 11 (13.58%) TypeScript
12 11 (13.58%) Windows
12 11 (13.58%) Finance
13 10 (12.35%) ActionScript
14 9 (11.11%) PHP
15 8 (9.88%) Photoshop
15 8 (9.88%) Flash
15 8 (9.88%) HTTP
15 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (9.88%) Apache Flex

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 2 (2.47%) WordPress
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.70%) MySQL
5 3 (3.70%) Power BI
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) OLTP
6 1 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.47%) Appium
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) NUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.23%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.23%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) HTML
2 31 (38.27%) .NET
3 30 (37.04%) CSS
4 16 (19.75%) HTML5
5 14 (17.28%) WinForms
6 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET
6 13 (16.05%) CSS3
7 8 (9.88%) Apache Flex
7 8 (9.88%) Flash
8 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
8 7 (8.64%) Entity Framework
9 6 (7.41%) Middleware
9 6 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (7.41%) WebCenter
10 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.17%) XML
11 4 (4.94%) LINQ
11 4 (4.94%) REST
12 3 (3.70%) Ajax
12 3 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.41%) NHS
3 4 (4.94%) User Experience
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.47%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Life Science
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Web Development
2 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 14 (17.28%) SOA
4 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.05%) High Availability
5 11 (13.58%) Performance Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.17%) Content Management
7 5 (6.17%) CRM
7 5 (6.17%) Front End Development
7 5 (6.17%) MVC
7 5 (6.17%) OO
7 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.94%) ERP
8 4 (4.94%) Migration
8 4 (4.94%) SDLC
9 3 (3.70%) Analytics
9 3 (3.70%) OOD
9 3 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) C#
2 29 (35.80%) SQL
3 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.05%) T-SQL
4 13 (16.05%) VB.NET
5 11 (13.58%) TypeScript
6 10 (12.35%) ActionScript
7 9 (11.11%) PHP
8 8 (9.88%) ActionScript 3.0
9 7 (8.64%) Java
10 5 (6.17%) VB
11 3 (3.70%) C++
12 2 (2.47%) C
12 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.23%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.23%) Go
13 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.23%) Python
13 1 (1.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Oracle
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Adobe
3 3 (3.70%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.47%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) webMethods
5 1 (1.23%) WSO2
5 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
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