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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 43 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.75% 42.07% 37.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.89% 46.21% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 30
Median daily rate £350 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +13.71%

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
180 132 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.24% 91.03% 97.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 95 74
Median daily rate £338 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £10.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £17.00 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -2 17 £346 +8.20% 5
Stafford +1 10 £348 +9.44% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +1 2 - - 2
Tamworth -6 1 £300 +4.34% 4
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 51 (42.86%) .NET
2 50 (42.02%) SQL Server
2 50 (42.02%) HTML
3 46 (38.66%) C#
4 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (34.45%) JavaScript
6 35 (29.41%) MVC
7 30 (25.21%) AngularJS
8 28 (23.53%) HTML5
8 28 (23.53%) SQL
9 27 (22.69%) CSS
10 25 (21.01%) MySQL
11 23 (19.33%) Web Development
11 23 (19.33%) jQuery
12 22 (18.49%) Java
12 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
13 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET
14 17 (14.29%) TDD
15 16 (13.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (13.45%) Scrum
15 16 (13.45%) T-SQL
15 16 (13.45%) RESTful
16 15 (12.61%) React
16 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (11.76%) PHP
17 14 (11.76%) Web Services
17 14 (11.76%) XML
17 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
18 13 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (10.92%) User Experience

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 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.36%) WordPress
2 3 (2.52%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.68%) Apache
3 2 (1.68%) CMS
3 2 (1.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.84%) Drupal
4 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
2 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.84%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
1 2 (1.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (42.02%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.01%) MySQL
3 16 (13.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.36%) Data Mart
9 4 (3.36%) QlikView
10 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.52%) OLAP
10 3 (2.52%) Power BI
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.36%) Gradle
4 4 (3.36%) Grunt
4 4 (3.36%) Selenium
4 4 (3.36%) Subversion
4 4 (3.36%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.68%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.68%) Ant
5 2 (1.68%) Appium
5 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.68%) gulp
5 2 (1.68%) Maven
5 2 (1.68%) NUnit
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.84%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (9.24%) Retail
2 7 (5.88%) Games
3 3 (2.52%) Advertising
3 3 (2.52%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Finance
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (42.86%) .NET
2 50 (42.02%) HTML
3 30 (25.21%) AngularJS
4 28 (23.53%) HTML5
5 27 (22.69%) CSS
6 23 (19.33%) jQuery
7 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET
8 16 (13.45%) RESTful
9 15 (12.61%) React
10 14 (11.76%) Web Services
10 14 (11.76%) XML
11 13 (10.92%) Angular 2
11 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (8.40%) WCF
13 10 (8.40%) WPF
14 7 (5.88%) Ajax
15 6 (5.04%) Node.js
15 6 (5.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) User Experience
2 4 (3.36%) e-Learning
3 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.84%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.84%) iPad
5 1 (0.84%) NHS
5 1 (0.84%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Android
2 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.68%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.84%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.41%) MVC
3 23 (19.33%) Web Development
4 17 (14.29%) TDD
5 16 (13.45%) Scrum
6 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 13 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.08%) OO
9 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.56%) OOP
9 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.72%) B2B
10 8 (6.72%) BDD
11 7 (5.88%) Microservices
11 7 (5.88%) SOLID
12 6 (5.04%) ETL
12 6 (5.04%) Front End Development
12 6 (5.04%) Kanban
12 6 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.20%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.66%) C#
2 41 (34.45%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.53%) SQL
4 22 (18.49%) Java
5 16 (13.45%) T-SQL
6 14 (11.76%) PHP
7 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.52%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.68%) C
8 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.68%) XPath
9 1 (0.84%) ABAP
9 1 (0.84%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.84%) C++
9 1 (0.84%) ES6
9 1 (0.84%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.84%) Ruby
9 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.68%) ISEB
1 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Canon
3 2 (1.68%) Apple
3 2 (1.68%) Google
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.84%) Citrix
4 1 (0.84%) SAP
4 1 (0.84%) Zend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago