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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 46 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.26% 36.97% 27.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.91% 38.85% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 24
Median daily rate £300 £329 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.74% +6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.76% +6.41%
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
220 157 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.92% 95.15% 98.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 94 66
Median daily rate £325 £333 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +9.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £420 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £22.40 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -1 12 £300 -11.11% 6
Stafford +2 9 £325 +36.84%
Tamworth 0 3 £313 - 3
Burton-upon-Trent -7 2 £350 +16.66% 2
Rugeley - 2 - -
Cannock 0 1 £290 -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 36 (51.43%) HTML
2 31 (44.29%) C#
3 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
4 28 (40.00%) .NET
5 22 (31.43%) CSS
6 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
7 15 (21.43%) Web Development
8 14 (20.00%) SQL
8 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.57%) PHP
10 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (15.71%) CRM
11 11 (15.71%) MVC
11 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
12 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 9 (12.86%) MySQL
13 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (12.86%) jQuery
14 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
14 8 (11.43%) ERP
15 7 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (10.00%) Java
15 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
16 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (8.57%) SDLC
17 5 (7.14%) TypeScript
17 5 (7.14%) HTML5
17 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
17 5 (7.14%) EDI

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 4 (5.71%) ColdFusion
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) WordPress
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) MySQL
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.43%) OLTP
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Android Studio
3 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.86%) NUnit
3 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) Appium
4 1 (1.43%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.43%) Gradle
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.43%) Selenium
4 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 5 (7.14%) Retail
2 3 (4.29%) Games
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Publishing
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (51.43%) HTML
2 28 (40.00%) .NET
3 22 (31.43%) CSS
4 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
5 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 9 (12.86%) jQuery
7 5 (7.14%) EDI
7 5 (7.14%) HTML5
7 5 (7.14%) WinForms
7 5 (7.14%) XML
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.29%) CSS3
8 3 (4.29%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.29%) Node.js
9 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.86%) Ajax
9 2 (2.86%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.86%) JSON
9 2 (2.86%) REST
9 2 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) User Experience
2 3 (4.29%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.29%) e-Learning
2 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) Life Science
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (5.71%) VxWorks
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Web Development
2 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.71%) CRM
3 11 (15.71%) MVC
4 8 (11.43%) ERP
5 7 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.57%) SDLC
7 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.14%) OOP
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum
7 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.29%) Front End Development
8 3 (4.29%) High Availability
8 3 (4.29%) Migration
8 3 (4.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.29%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.29%) TDD
8 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) C#
2 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.00%) SQL
4 13 (18.57%) PHP
5 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.00%) Java
7 5 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.29%) C
8 3 (4.29%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.43%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.43%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.43%) Python
10 1 (1.43%) VB
10 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SDET
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Canon
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Apple
4 1 (1.43%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.43%) Epicor
4 1 (1.43%) RedGate
4 1 (1.43%) webMethods
4 1 (1.43%) WSO2
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