The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 27 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.69% 41.53% 23.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.11% 42.98% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 30
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 114 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.12% 96.61% 98.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 65 102
Average daily rate £325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 11
Average hourly rate £13.47 £15.95 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
West Midlands

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -2 13 £320 -2.29% 8
Burton-upon-Trent +1 2 £275 +15.78% 6
Lichfield -3 1 - - 5
Cannock - 1 £300 - 2
Rugeley - - - - 1
Stafford - - - -
Tamworth - - - - 1
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 44 (61.97%) SQL Server
2 43 (60.56%) .NET
3 36 (50.70%) C#
4 27 (38.03%) SQL
5 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET
6 21 (29.58%) HTML
6 21 (29.58%) VB.NET
7 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
8 19 (26.76%) CSS
9 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (22.54%) Ajax
10 16 (22.54%) XML
11 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
12 13 (18.31%) Web Services
13 12 (16.90%) Windows
13 12 (16.90%) CSS3
14 10 (14.08%) jQuery
14 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (14.08%) HTML5
14 10 (14.08%) VB
14 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (14.08%) WinForms
15 9 (12.68%) Finance
15 9 (12.68%) Web Development
15 9 (12.68%) OO
16 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (11.27%) WCF
16 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (9.86%) Dynamics AX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (4.23%) Node.js
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) WordPress
3 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.41%) Tridion
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (61.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (7.04%) OLAP
7 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.41%) SQLite
9 1 (1.41%) QlikView
9 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.41%) MS Access
9 1 (1.41%) DataStage
9 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Bower
4 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.41%) Grunt
4 1 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.41%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.41%) Xcode
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Advertising
3 2 (2.82%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (60.56%) .NET
2 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET
3 21 (29.58%) HTML
4 19 (26.76%) CSS
5 16 (22.54%) Ajax
5 16 (22.54%) XML
6 13 (18.31%) Web Services
7 12 (16.90%) CSS3
8 10 (14.08%) jQuery
8 10 (14.08%) HTML5
8 10 (14.08%) WinForms
9 8 (11.27%) WCF
10 6 (8.45%) XHTML
10 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (4.23%) Sass
12 3 (4.23%) WPF
12 3 (4.23%) JSON
12 3 (4.23%) XSLT
13 2 (2.82%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.82%) WURFL
2 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) iPhone
3 1 (1.41%) iPad
3 1 (1.41%) BBC
3 1 (1.41%) EPoS
3 1 (1.41%) NHS
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.82%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (12.68%) Web Development
2 9 (12.68%) OO
3 6 (8.45%) SOA
3 6 (8.45%) MVC
4 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.63%) ERP
5 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.23%) TDD
6 3 (4.23%) OOP
7 2 (2.82%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.82%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.82%) Document Management
7 2 (2.82%) Migration
7 2 (2.82%) SEO
7 2 (2.82%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.82%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) C#
2 27 (38.03%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) VB.NET
4 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.08%) VB
6 7 (9.86%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.23%) PHP
7 3 (4.23%) Java
8 2 (2.82%) VBScript
8 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.82%) VB6
8 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.82%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.41%) X++
9 1 (1.41%) VBA
9 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) AAT
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) ICAEW
2 1 (1.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) AccuRev
2 3 (4.23%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.82%) JBoss
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Twitter
4 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.41%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe
4 1 (1.41%) Lotus
4 1 (1.41%) Apple
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