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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 38 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.76% 36.48% 23.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.45% 37.66% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 18
Median daily rate £300 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.04 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.02% +7.36%
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
206 154 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.26% 96.86% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 90 70
Median daily rate £340 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £223 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £19.80 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -1 14 £250 -28.57% 13
Stafford +3 4 - - 4
Burton-upon-Trent -6 3 £350 +16.66% 5
Tamworth -2 2 - - 5
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (49.25%) HTML
2 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.81%) C#
3 26 (38.81%) CSS
4 23 (34.33%) .NET
5 15 (22.39%) SQL
6 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
6 14 (20.90%) Web Development
7 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.42%) PHP
7 11 (16.42%) CRM
8 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
9 9 (13.43%) HTML5
9 9 (13.43%) ERP
9 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.43%) MySQL
9 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
10 8 (11.94%) Java
11 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.45%) TypeScript
12 6 (8.96%) SDLC
12 6 (8.96%) High Availability
12 6 (8.96%) CSS3
12 6 (8.96%) jQuery
12 6 (8.96%) MVC
12 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
12 6 (8.96%) WinForms
13 5 (7.46%) Scrum

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 3 (4.48%) ColdFusion
1 3 (4.48%) WordPress
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) Magento
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) HTTP
1 3 (4.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) OLTP
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.99%) Appium
3 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) NUnit
3 2 (2.99%) Selenium
3 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
1 3 (4.48%) Games
1 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Back Office
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (49.25%) HTML
2 26 (38.81%) CSS
3 23 (34.33%) .NET
4 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
5 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
5 9 (13.43%) HTML5
6 6 (8.96%) CSS3
6 6 (8.96%) jQuery
6 6 (8.96%) WinForms
7 5 (7.46%) EDI
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.48%) Apache Flex
8 3 (4.48%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.48%) Flash
8 3 (4.48%) Middleware
8 3 (4.48%) Node.js
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (4.48%) WebCenter
9 2 (2.99%) JSON
9 2 (2.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Replication
3 2 (2.99%) Statistics
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
4 1 (1.49%) Life Science
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (5.97%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Web Development
2 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.42%) CRM
3 9 (13.43%) ERP
4 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.96%) High Availability
5 6 (8.96%) MVC
5 6 (8.96%) SDLC
6 5 (7.46%) Scrum
7 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.97%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.97%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.97%) SOA
8 3 (4.48%) OO
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.48%) TDD
8 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
2 26 (38.81%) C#
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 11 (16.42%) PHP
5 8 (11.94%) Java
6 7 (10.45%) TypeScript
7 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.97%) C++
8 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.48%) ActionScript
9 3 (4.48%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (4.48%) C
9 3 (4.48%) VB
10 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.49%) Python
10 1 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.49%) Epicor
4 1 (1.49%) RedGate
4 1 (1.49%) webMethods
4 1 (1.49%) WSO2
4 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
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