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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 58 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.49% 36.25% 41.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.37% 37.18% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 59
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£323 £278 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £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 £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
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
91 156 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.86% 97.50% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 91 115
Average daily rate £320 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £228 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £429 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.15 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +1 15 £325 -0.76% 12
Burton-upon-Trent -2 2 £300 +20.00%
Stafford -2 1 £260 -18.75% 1
Cannock -4 1 - - 1
Lichfield -4 1 - - 2
Tamworth - - - - 1
Uttoxeter - - - -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (56.90%) .NET
2 32 (55.17%) C#
3 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
4 24 (41.38%) SQL
5 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
5 21 (36.21%) Web Services
6 18 (31.03%) CSS
7 17 (29.31%) HTML
8 15 (25.86%) jQuery
9 13 (22.41%) VB.NET
9 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
10 12 (20.69%) WinForms
11 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.97%) Windows
11 11 (18.97%) HTML5
12 10 (17.24%) OOP
12 10 (17.24%) XML
13 9 (15.52%) OO
14 8 (13.79%) VB
14 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
15 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
15 7 (12.07%) MVC
15 7 (12.07%) Finance
15 7 (12.07%) Java
15 7 (12.07%) CSS3
16 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (10.34%) Web Application Development
16 6 (10.34%) PHP
16 6 (10.34%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (8.62%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Drupal
3 1 (1.72%) WordPress
3 1 (1.72%) Liferay
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Magento
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (10.34%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.45%) DataStage
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.72%) SQLite
6 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (6.90%) Subversion
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.90%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
2 1 (1.72%) Xcode
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (56.90%) .NET
2 21 (36.21%) Web Services
3 18 (31.03%) CSS
4 17 (29.31%) HTML
5 15 (25.86%) jQuery
6 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
7 12 (20.69%) WinForms
8 11 (18.97%) HTML5
9 10 (17.24%) XML
10 7 (12.07%) CSS3
11 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
12 5 (8.62%) Ajax
13 4 (6.90%) JSF
14 3 (5.17%) Flash
14 3 (5.17%) JSON
14 3 (5.17%) Apache Flex
14 3 (5.17%) WCF
14 3 (5.17%) Laravel
14 3 (5.17%) Razor View Engine
14 3 (5.17%) li3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Open Source
3 2 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) BBC
4 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Blog
4 1 (1.72%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Android
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.24%) OOP
3 9 (15.52%) OO
4 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.07%) MVC
6 6 (10.34%) Web Application Development
7 5 (8.62%) SOA
7 5 (8.62%) Web Development
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.17%) TDD
9 3 (5.17%) CRM
9 3 (5.17%) Project Management
9 3 (5.17%) Web Design
10 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.72%) Time Management
11 1 (1.72%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) C#
2 24 (41.38%) SQL
3 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.41%) VB.NET
5 8 (13.79%) VB
6 7 (12.07%) Java
7 6 (10.34%) PHP
8 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.17%) ActionScript
8 3 (5.17%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (3.45%) VB6
10 1 (1.72%) PHP5
10 1 (1.72%) XAML
10 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) AccuRev
3 2 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.72%) Sage
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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