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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 58 64 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.52% 44.14% 22.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 48.48% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 12
Median daily rate £350 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
174 132 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.57% 91.03% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 88 54
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £10.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £20.00 £14.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -1 18 £340 +6.25% 12
Stafford 0 10 £370 +16.53% 6
Lichfield +2 2 - - 2
Tamworth -6 1 £300 +4.34% 3
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 53 (42.40%) .NET
2 52 (41.60%) HTML
3 49 (39.20%) SQL Server
4 47 (37.60%) C#
5 44 (35.20%) JavaScript
6 41 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (28.00%) MVC
8 28 (22.40%) MySQL
8 28 (22.40%) SQL
8 28 (22.40%) AngularJS
9 27 (21.60%) CSS
10 25 (20.00%) Web Development
11 24 (19.20%) HTML5
12 22 (17.60%) Java
12 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
13 21 (16.80%) jQuery
14 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET
15 17 (13.60%) PHP
15 17 (13.60%) TDD
15 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (13.60%) RESTful
16 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (12.80%) Scrum
16 16 (12.80%) T-SQL
17 15 (12.00%) User Experience
18 14 (11.20%) Git (software)
18 14 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (11.20%) E-Commerce
18 14 (11.20%) Retail
19 13 (10.40%) Angular 2

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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.00%) WordPress
2 4 (3.20%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.60%) Apache
3 2 (1.60%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) IIS
3 2 (1.60%) JBoss
4 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.80%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.80%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.20%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.40%) MySQL
3 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.20%) Data Mart
9 4 (3.20%) QlikView
10 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.60%) OLAP
11 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.60%) Power BI
11 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.40%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.00%) Gradle
5 4 (3.20%) Android Studio
5 4 (3.20%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.20%) Grunt
5 4 (3.20%) Selenium
5 4 (3.20%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.20%) Subversion
5 4 (3.20%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.60%) Ant
6 2 (1.60%) Appium
6 2 (1.60%) CocoaPods
6 2 (1.60%) gulp
6 2 (1.60%) Maven
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.60%) Xcode
7 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.80%) NUnit
General
1 14 (11.20%) Retail
2 9 (7.20%) Games
3 3 (2.40%) Marketing
3 3 (2.40%) Publishing
4 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Finance
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.40%) .NET
2 52 (41.60%) HTML
3 28 (22.40%) AngularJS
4 27 (21.60%) CSS
5 24 (19.20%) HTML5
6 21 (16.80%) jQuery
7 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET
8 17 (13.60%) RESTful
9 13 (10.40%) Angular 2
9 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (10.40%) React
9 13 (10.40%) Web Services
9 13 (10.40%) XML
10 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (8.00%) WCF
11 10 (8.00%) WPF
12 7 (5.60%) Node.js
13 6 (4.80%) CodeIgniter
13 6 (4.80%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) User Experience
2 5 (4.00%) e-Learning
2 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.60%) iPad
4 2 (1.60%) Replication
5 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.80%) iPhone
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Android
2 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.40%) Linux
3 1 (0.80%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.80%) Windows
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.00%) MVC
3 25 (20.00%) Web Development
4 17 (13.60%) TDD
5 16 (12.80%) Scrum
6 14 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (11.20%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.80%) OO
8 10 (8.00%) OOP
9 9 (7.20%) BDD
9 9 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.20%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.60%) B2B
10 7 (5.60%) Microservices
10 7 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.60%) SOLID
11 6 (4.80%) CRM
11 6 (4.80%) Front End Development
12 5 (4.00%) ETL
12 5 (4.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.60%) C#
2 44 (35.20%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.40%) SQL
4 22 (17.60%) Java
5 17 (13.60%) PHP
6 16 (12.80%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.40%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.60%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.60%) C
9 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.60%) XPath
10 1 (0.80%) ABAP
10 1 (0.80%) C++
10 1 (0.80%) ES6
10 1 (0.80%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.60%) Degree
1 2 (1.60%) ISEB
1 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) QA
1 2 (1.60%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.00%) Canon
3 3 (2.40%) Apple
4 2 (1.60%) Google
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle
4 2 (1.60%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.80%) Citrix
5 1 (0.80%) SAP
5 1 (0.80%) Zend
Stoke on Trent
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
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