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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 72 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.01% 32.00% 32.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.52% 34.12% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 34
Median daily rate £313 £343 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
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
135 211 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.84% 93.78% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 132 74
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.40 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £20.50 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -2 8 £425 +30.76% 22
Tamworth +1 5 £300 -7.69% 9
Burton-upon-Trent +3 4 £225 -25.00%
Lichfield 0 2 £575 +44.20% 3
Stafford -4 2 £355 -8.38% 2
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 37 (40.66%) SQL
2 36 (39.56%) .NET
3 34 (37.36%) C#
3 34 (37.36%) HTML
4 32 (35.16%) CSS
5 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 25 (27.47%) SQL Server
7 24 (26.37%) N-Tier
8 20 (21.98%) E-Commerce
9 18 (19.78%) Web Development
9 18 (19.78%) T-SQL
9 18 (19.78%) High Availability
10 17 (18.68%) HTML5
10 17 (18.68%) VB.NET
11 16 (17.58%) WinForms
11 16 (17.58%) SOA
12 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (16.48%) CSS3
12 15 (16.48%) TypeScript
13 14 (15.38%) Performance Testing
14 13 (14.29%) Finance
15 12 (13.19%) Windows
16 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
16 11 (12.09%) ActionScript
16 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (9.89%) HTTP
18 9 (9.89%) Photoshop
18 9 (9.89%) Flash

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 2 (2.20%) WordPress
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.40%) Power BI
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.30%) MySQL
6 2 (2.20%) QlikView
7 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.10%) OLTP
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.20%) Appium
2 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Selenium
3 1 (1.10%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) NUnit
3 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
3 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Back Office
2 3 (3.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Advertising
3 1 (1.10%) Games
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (39.56%) .NET
2 34 (37.36%) HTML
3 32 (35.16%) CSS
4 17 (18.68%) HTML5
5 16 (17.58%) WinForms
6 15 (16.48%) CSS3
7 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
8 9 (9.89%) Apache Flex
8 9 (9.89%) Flash
9 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.49%) Entity Framework
10 5 (5.49%) Middleware
10 5 (5.49%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (5.49%) WebCenter
10 5 (5.49%) XML
11 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (3.30%) AutoMapper
11 3 (3.30%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) N-Tier
2 8 (8.79%) NHS
3 5 (5.49%) User Experience
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.20%) Replication
4 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) iPad
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Statistics
5 1 (1.10%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Android
2 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) E-Commerce
2 18 (19.78%) High Availability
2 18 (19.78%) Web Development
3 16 (17.58%) SOA
4 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.59%) OO
7 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.49%) Front End Development
8 5 (5.49%) MVC
9 4 (4.40%) Analytics
9 4 (4.40%) Content Management
9 4 (4.40%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.40%) Low Latency
9 4 (4.40%) SDLC
10 3 (3.30%) CQRS
10 3 (3.30%) Migration
10 3 (3.30%) Workflow
11 2 (2.20%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.66%) SQL
2 34 (37.36%) C#
3 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.78%) T-SQL
5 17 (18.68%) VB.NET
6 15 (16.48%) TypeScript
7 11 (12.09%) ActionScript
8 9 (9.89%) ActionScript 3.0
9 7 (7.69%) Java
9 7 (7.69%) PHP
10 6 (6.59%) VB
11 4 (4.40%) C++
12 3 (3.30%) C
13 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.10%) Apex Code
14 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
14 1 (1.10%) Go
14 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.30%) Adobe
3 3 (3.30%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.20%) Cognos
4 2 (2.20%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.10%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.10%) Nintex
5 1 (1.10%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Teradata
5 1 (1.10%) webMethods
5 1 (1.10%) WSO2
5 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
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