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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 53 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.76% 25.00% 40.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.33% 27.13% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £276 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -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
150 129 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.54% 92.14% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 51
Average daily rate £360 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 15
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.44 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.23% -7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 14 £325 - 6
Lichfield +3 7 £338 - 7
Burton-upon-Trent 0 6 £300 - 2
Tamworth - 6 £391 - 3
Stafford - 3 £260 - 9
Cannock - 2 - -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 70 (57.38%) .NET
2 59 (48.36%) C#
3 45 (36.89%) SQL
3 45 (36.89%) CSS
4 42 (34.43%) HTML
5 41 (33.61%) JavaScript
6 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET
7 28 (22.95%) SQL Server
7 28 (22.95%) jQuery
8 27 (22.13%) MVC
9 26 (21.31%) HTML5
10 23 (18.85%) SOA
11 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
12 20 (16.39%) CSS3
13 18 (14.75%) SC Cleared
13 18 (14.75%) XML
14 16 (13.11%) IBM
15 14 (11.48%) T-SQL
15 14 (11.48%) TDD
16 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (9.84%) .NET Framework
17 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
17 12 (9.84%) E-Commerce
18 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (9.02%) Web Services
18 11 (9.02%) WinForms
18 11 (9.02%) WPF
18 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (4.92%) CMS
1 6 (4.92%) Node.js
2 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.46%) JBoss
3 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.64%) WordPress
3 2 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.82%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.82%) Drupal
4 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.82%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.82%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.82%) Odoo
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) HTTP
2 3 (2.46%) Intranet
2 3 (2.46%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.56%) MySQL
5 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.92%) QlikView
6 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.64%) MS Access
10 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.82%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.82%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.10%) Subversion
2 4 (3.28%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.82%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.82%) Xcode
4 1 (0.82%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.82%) NUnit
4 1 (0.82%) MorphX
4 1 (0.82%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 7 (5.74%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Back Office
2 5 (4.10%) Retail
3 4 (3.28%) Law
3 4 (3.28%) Games
4 2 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.82%) Local Government
5 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (57.38%) .NET
2 45 (36.89%) CSS
3 42 (34.43%) HTML
4 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET
5 28 (22.95%) jQuery
6 26 (21.31%) HTML5
7 20 (16.39%) CSS3
8 18 (14.75%) XML
9 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.84%) .NET Framework
11 11 (9.02%) WinForms
11 11 (9.02%) WPF
11 11 (9.02%) Web Services
12 10 (8.20%) Entity Framework
13 9 (7.38%) Razor View Engine
13 9 (7.38%) WCF
14 8 (6.56%) Flash
15 6 (4.92%) LINQ
15 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 4 (3.28%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.46%) Replication
3 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) User Experience
5 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.10%) Windows
2 2 (1.64%) Linux
2 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) MVC
2 23 (18.85%) SOA
3 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.48%) TDD
5 12 (9.84%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (8.20%) OO
8 8 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.56%) Web Development
8 8 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.74%) Scrum
10 6 (4.92%) Web Design
10 6 (4.92%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.92%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.10%) Performance Testing
11 5 (4.10%) Content Management
11 5 (4.10%) CRM
12 4 (3.28%) Workflow
12 4 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (48.36%) C#
2 45 (36.89%) SQL
3 41 (33.61%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.56%) ActionScript
6 8 (6.56%) Java
6 8 (6.56%) ActionScript 3.0
7 7 (5.74%) VB
7 7 (5.74%) PHP
8 5 (4.10%) VBScript
9 3 (2.46%) VB6
10 2 (1.64%) Python
10 2 (1.64%) XQuery
10 2 (1.64%) XAML
10 2 (1.64%) C++
11 1 (0.82%) Perl
11 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) IBM
2 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.28%) Adobe
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle
5 2 (1.64%) i2
5 2 (1.64%) Sage
5 2 (1.64%) Netezza
6 1 (0.82%) Zend
6 1 (0.82%) Facebook
6 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
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