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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 58 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 42.96% 37.50% 39.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.62% 39.23% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 42
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£335 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £240 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
130 130 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.30% 95.59% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 70 80
Average daily rate £333 £303 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.91% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £8.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -1 13 £325 +6.55% 24
Stafford 0 7 £431 +26.83% 7
Tamworth - 4 £318 - 9
Burton-upon-Trent -1 3 £300 +22.44% 4
Lichfield - 2 £363 - 2
Cannock - - - -
Uttoxeter - - - -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 48 (55.17%) .NET
2 47 (54.02%) C#
3 40 (45.98%) SQL
4 31 (35.63%) CSS
5 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 26 (29.89%) JavaScript
6 26 (29.89%) HTML
7 23 (26.44%) jQuery
8 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (24.14%) MVC
10 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
10 18 (20.69%) Web Services
10 18 (20.69%) SOA
11 16 (18.39%) XML
12 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
12 15 (17.24%) HTML5
13 14 (16.09%) SC Cleared
14 13 (14.94%) IBM
15 12 (13.79%) T-SQL
16 11 (12.64%) OO
16 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
17 10 (11.49%) Java
18 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce
18 9 (10.34%) TDD
18 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
18 9 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
19 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
19 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 8 (9.20%) Web Design

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (5.75%) Apache
2 3 (3.45%) CMS
2 3 (3.45%) Node.js
2 3 (3.45%) JBoss
3 2 (2.30%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) Drupal
4 1 (1.15%) WordPress
4 1 (1.15%) Liferay
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Intranet
1 2 (2.30%) Extranet
2 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.05%) MySQL
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.30%) DataStage
8 2 (2.30%) MS Access
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Subversion
2 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.60%) PHPUnit
3 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Law
3 2 (2.30%) Games
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (55.17%) .NET
2 31 (35.63%) CSS
3 26 (29.89%) HTML
4 23 (26.44%) jQuery
5 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 18 (20.69%) Web Services
6 16 (18.39%) XML
7 15 (17.24%) HTML5
8 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (8.05%) WCF
9 7 (8.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (8.05%) CSS3
9 7 (8.05%) WinForms
10 6 (6.90%) WPF
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.60%) LINQ
12 4 (4.60%) JSON
12 4 (4.60%) SOAP
13 3 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.45%) Replication
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Blog
5 1 (1.15%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.15%) Open Source
5 1 (1.15%) Social Media
5 1 (1.15%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.14%) MVC
3 18 (20.69%) SOA
4 11 (12.64%) OO
5 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.34%) TDD
6 8 (9.20%) Web Design
7 7 (8.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (8.05%) OOP
8 5 (5.75%) Web Application Development
8 5 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.75%) Web Development
8 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.60%) CRM
9 4 (4.60%) Project Management
9 4 (4.60%) Scrum
10 3 (3.45%) Workflow
10 3 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.02%) C#
2 40 (45.98%) SQL
3 26 (29.89%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.49%) Java
6 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.05%) PHP
8 5 (5.75%) VB
9 3 (3.45%) VBScript
9 3 (3.45%) ActionScript
9 3 (3.45%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (2.30%) VB6
11 1 (1.15%) PHP5
11 1 (1.15%) XAML
11 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) VCP4
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) IBM
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) Adobe
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) i2
4 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Neg. Good chance of Extension
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke on Trent
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg.
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