The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 36 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.69% 34.29% 50.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.27% 34.62% 52.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 64
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£325 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £356 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
123 104 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.62% 99.05% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 116
Average daily rate £325 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £201 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.69 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.10% +51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £25.70 £19.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent 0 20 £325 +3.17% 15
Burton-upon-Trent 0 3 £315 - 10
Cannock -2 1 - - 1
Lichfield -2 1 - - 4
Rugeley - - - - 1
Stafford - - - - 3
Tamworth - - - - 2
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 42 (60.87%) .NET
2 37 (53.62%) SQL Server
3 33 (47.83%) C#
4 28 (40.58%) SQL
5 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
5 25 (36.23%) Web Services
6 24 (34.78%) HTML
7 23 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 22 (31.88%) CSS
9 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET
10 17 (24.64%) WinForms
10 17 (24.64%) jQuery
11 16 (23.19%) Windows
12 14 (20.29%) HTML5
13 13 (18.84%) XML
14 12 (17.39%) VB
14 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (15.94%) Ajax
15 11 (15.94%) CSS3
16 10 (14.49%) Back Office
17 9 (13.04%) OO
17 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
18 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
18 8 (11.59%) N-Tier
18 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
19 7 (10.14%) OOP
19 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
19 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
19 7 (10.14%) Java
19 7 (10.14%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (5.80%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 2 (2.90%) WordPress
3 2 (2.90%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Liferay
4 1 (1.45%) Drupal
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.90%) Magento
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.45%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) HTTP
1 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (53.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) MySQL
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.90%) OLAP
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.45%) MS Access
7 1 (1.45%) DataStage
7 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.45%) QlikView
7 1 (1.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) JIRA
2 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (4.35%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.45%) Xcode
5 1 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.45%) Grunt
5 1 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.45%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.45%) Bower
General
1 10 (14.49%) Back Office
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Games
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.87%) .NET
2 25 (36.23%) Web Services
3 24 (34.78%) HTML
4 22 (31.88%) CSS
5 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET
6 17 (24.64%) WinForms
6 17 (24.64%) jQuery
7 14 (20.29%) HTML5
8 13 (18.84%) XML
9 11 (15.94%) CSS3
9 11 (15.94%) Ajax
10 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
11 7 (10.14%) WCF
12 4 (5.80%) Apache Flex
12 4 (5.80%) JSON
13 3 (4.35%) SOAP
13 3 (4.35%) JSF
13 3 (4.35%) XSLT
13 3 (4.35%) Flash
13 3 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Open Source
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) BBC
4 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) Blog
4 1 (1.45%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.45%) iPhone
4 1 (1.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) Kindle
4 1 (1.45%) WURFL
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Android
2 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.45%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.04%) OO
2 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 7 (10.14%) OOP
3 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.70%) Web Development
4 6 (8.70%) Web Application Development
5 5 (7.25%) SOA
6 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.80%) TDD
6 4 (5.80%) MVC
6 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) CRM
8 2 (2.90%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.45%) Coaching
9 1 (1.45%) Time Management
9 1 (1.45%) MVVM
9 1 (1.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) C#
2 28 (40.58%) SQL
3 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
4 23 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 12 (17.39%) VB
6 7 (10.14%) Java
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
8 4 (5.80%) ActionScript
8 4 (5.80%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (4.35%) VB6
9 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.45%) PHP5
11 1 (1.45%) VBScript
11 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) AAT
2 1 (1.45%) CIMA
2 1 (1.45%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) AccuRev
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) Apple
4 1 (1.45%) Sage
4 1 (1.45%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter
Burton-On-Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 19 days ago