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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 55 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 35.03% 22.88% 43.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.16% 24.32% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 36
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £330 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
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
148 111 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.27% 94.07% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 62 65
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.47 £15.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.37% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £23.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 0 14 £350 +9.37% 12
Burton-upon-Trent +2 7 £300 +9.09% 3
Lichfield +3 6 £338 - 6
Tamworth - 3 £325 - 1
Cannock 0 2 - - 1
Stafford - 2 £249 - 8
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (55.47%) .NET
2 59 (46.09%) C#
3 51 (39.84%) SQL
4 45 (35.16%) CSS
5 44 (34.38%) HTML
6 43 (33.59%) JavaScript
7 32 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 28 (21.88%) ASP.NET
9 27 (21.09%) jQuery
9 27 (21.09%) HTML5
10 25 (19.53%) SOA
11 22 (17.19%) MVC
11 22 (17.19%) CSS3
12 20 (15.63%) Security Cleared
12 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (14.06%) SC Cleared
13 18 (14.06%) XML
14 16 (12.50%) IBM
14 16 (12.50%) WinForms
15 15 (11.72%) T-SQL
15 15 (11.72%) TDD
16 14 (10.94%) E-Commerce
17 13 (10.16%) Microsoft
17 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (10.16%) VB.NET
17 13 (10.16%) .NET Framework
18 12 (9.38%) WPF
18 12 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (9.38%) ActionScript

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (4.69%) CMS
2 4 (3.13%) Node.js
3 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 3 (2.34%) JBoss
4 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.56%) WordPress
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.78%) Drupal
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.78%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.78%) Odoo
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) Intranet
2 3 (2.34%) Internet
3 2 (1.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.25%) MySQL
5 7 (5.47%) QlikView
5 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.56%) MS Access
8 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.78%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.78%) OLTP
9 1 (0.78%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
1 5 (3.91%) Subversion
2 4 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.78%) Xcode
4 1 (0.78%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.78%) NUnit
4 1 (0.78%) MorphX
4 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 12 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Back Office
2 5 (3.91%) Games
2 5 (3.91%) Retail
3 4 (3.13%) Law
4 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (55.47%) .NET
2 45 (35.16%) CSS
3 44 (34.38%) HTML
4 28 (21.88%) ASP.NET
5 27 (21.09%) jQuery
5 27 (21.09%) HTML5
6 22 (17.19%) CSS3
7 18 (14.06%) XML
8 16 (12.50%) WinForms
9 13 (10.16%) .NET Framework
10 12 (9.38%) WPF
10 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.38%) Flash
11 11 (8.59%) Entity Framework
11 11 (8.59%) Web Services
12 10 (7.81%) WCF
13 7 (5.47%) LINQ
14 6 (4.69%) Razor View Engine
15 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 4 (3.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.81%) Windows
2 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.56%) Linux
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) SOA
2 22 (17.19%) MVC
3 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.72%) TDD
5 14 (10.94%) E-Commerce
6 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.81%) OO
7 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (7.03%) Web Development
9 8 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.47%) Performance Testing
11 6 (4.69%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.91%) Scrum
12 5 (3.91%) Content Management
12 5 (3.91%) CRM
13 4 (3.13%) ETL
13 4 (3.13%) Project Management
13 4 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.09%) C#
2 51 (39.84%) SQL
3 43 (33.59%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.72%) T-SQL
5 13 (10.16%) VB.NET
6 12 (9.38%) ActionScript
7 11 (8.59%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (5.47%) Java
8 7 (5.47%) PHP
9 6 (4.69%) VBScript
9 6 (4.69%) VB
10 2 (1.56%) C++
10 2 (1.56%) Python
10 2 (1.56%) XQuery
10 2 (1.56%) XAML
10 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.56%) VB6
11 1 (0.78%) X++
11 1 (0.78%) PHP5
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (12.50%) IBM
2 13 (10.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.13%) Oracle
4 3 (2.34%) Adobe
5 2 (1.56%) i2
5 2 (1.56%) Sage
5 2 (1.56%) Netezza
6 1 (0.78%) Zend
6 1 (0.78%) Facebook
6 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) Cognos
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £365 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
NES IT
Rate: Good rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago