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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 60 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.67% 33.11% 27.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.27% 36.23% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 27
Median daily rate £325 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £425 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +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
220 138 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.78% 91.39% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 92 73
Median daily rate £325 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £420 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £8.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 September 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 September 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 +3 23 £308 -12.14% 18
Stafford - 6 £325 - 4
Tamworth +1 4 £300 -7.69% 2
Burton-upon-Trent 0 4 £413 +37.50% 3
Rugeley - 4 - -
Cannock - 1 £290 - 2
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 44 (47.83%) C#
2 41 (44.57%) HTML
2 41 (44.57%) .NET
3 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 34 (36.96%) SQL Server
5 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (26.09%) SQL
7 23 (25.00%) CSS
7 23 (25.00%) MVC
8 21 (22.83%) Web Development
9 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
10 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET
10 16 (17.39%) AngularJS
11 15 (16.30%) jQuery
12 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
13 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (13.04%) Visual Studio
14 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (11.96%) CRM
15 11 (11.96%) PHP
15 11 (11.96%) MySQL
16 10 (10.87%) Scrum
17 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
17 9 (9.78%) OOP
17 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (9.78%) HTML5
17 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
17 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
18 8 (8.70%) XML

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 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.35%) ColdFusion
3 3 (3.26%) WordPress
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (11.96%) MySQL
5 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.35%) QlikView
9 2 (2.17%) Data Mart
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.09%) OLAP
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.09%) Power BI
10 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.09%) SAP BI
10 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.17%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.17%) Appium
5 2 (2.17%) Grunt
5 2 (2.17%) Selenium
5 2 (2.17%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.17%) Subversion
5 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.09%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.09%) Gradle
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) NUnit
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 7 (7.61%) Retail
2 4 (4.35%) Games
3 2 (2.17%) Back Office
3 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.17%) Publishing
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (44.57%) .NET
1 41 (44.57%) HTML
2 23 (25.00%) CSS
3 16 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 15 (16.30%) jQuery
5 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (9.78%) HTML5
6 8 (8.70%) XML
7 7 (7.61%) WCF
8 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (6.52%) Entity Framework
8 6 (6.52%) RESTful
9 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.43%) EDI
9 5 (5.43%) Node.js
9 5 (5.43%) Web Services
10 4 (4.35%) Ajax
10 4 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) e-Learning
2 4 (4.35%) User Experience
3 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) iPad
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) Replication
4 2 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) Life Science
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Linux
2 4 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (4.35%) VxWorks
2 4 (4.35%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) MVC
3 21 (22.83%) Web Development
4 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.96%) CRM
6 10 (10.87%) Scrum
7 9 (9.78%) OOP
7 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.70%) ERP
9 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.61%) SDLC
10 6 (6.52%) ETL
11 5 (5.43%) BDD
11 5 (5.43%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.43%) TDD
11 5 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.35%) Front End Development
12 4 (4.35%) Logistics
12 4 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) C#
2 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 24 (26.09%) SQL
4 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.96%) PHP
6 8 (8.70%) Java
7 4 (4.35%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.26%) C
8 3 (3.26%) C++
9 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.17%) XPath
10 1 (1.09%) ABAP
10 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.09%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) Ruby
10 1 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (1.09%) VBA
10 1 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) ISEB
2 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SDET
2 1 (1.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Canon
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle
3 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.09%) Apple
4 1 (1.09%) Citrix
4 1 (1.09%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.09%) Epicor
4 1 (1.09%) RedGate
4 1 (1.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) webMethods
4 1 (1.09%) WSO2
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