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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 46 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.08% 24.68% 46.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.44% 27.27% 48.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 27
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -6.07%
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
174 143 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.10% 90.51% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 79 47
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -8.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.70 £21.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 11 £331 +1.92% 14
Lichfield +4 6 £338 - 4
Tamworth - 4 £391 - 4
Stafford - 3 £300 - 3
Burton-upon-Trent -1 2 £300 - 4
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 63 (60.58%) .NET
2 53 (50.96%) C#
3 45 (43.27%) SQL
4 35 (33.65%) CSS
5 34 (32.69%) JavaScript
6 32 (30.77%) HTML
7 29 (27.88%) SQL Server
8 27 (25.96%) MVC
8 27 (25.96%) jQuery
9 24 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (19.23%) Security Cleared
12 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
12 18 (17.31%) HTML5
12 18 (17.31%) XML
13 17 (16.35%) SOA
14 16 (15.38%) IBM
15 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 13 (12.50%) T-SQL
16 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (11.54%) CSS3
17 11 (10.58%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
17 11 (10.58%) Web Services
17 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (10.58%) E-Commerce
17 11 (10.58%) TDD
17 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (9.62%) WinForms
18 10 (9.62%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (5.77%) Node.js
2 5 (4.81%) CMS
3 3 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.88%) JBoss
4 2 (1.92%) Apache
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.96%) WordPress
5 1 (0.96%) Drupal
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.96%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.96%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Intranet
1 3 (2.88%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.73%) MySQL
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.77%) QlikView
6 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.92%) MS Access
9 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.96%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.96%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.85%) Subversion
2 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.96%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.96%) MorphX
4 1 (0.96%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.96%) Xcode
4 1 (0.96%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (4.81%) Back Office
2 4 (3.85%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Law
2 4 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (60.58%) .NET
2 35 (33.65%) CSS
3 32 (30.77%) HTML
4 27 (25.96%) jQuery
5 24 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 18 (17.31%) HTML5
6 18 (17.31%) XML
7 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (11.54%) CSS3
8 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
8 11 (10.58%) Web Services
9 10 (9.62%) WinForms
9 10 (9.62%) WPF
10 9 (8.65%) WCF
10 9 (8.65%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (8.65%) Entity Framework
11 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (4.81%) LINQ
13 4 (3.85%) SOAP
13 4 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.88%) Replication
3 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.96%) User Experience
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Linux
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) MVC
2 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.35%) SOA
4 11 (10.58%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (10.58%) E-Commerce
4 11 (10.58%) TDD
5 10 (9.62%) OO
6 8 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (7.69%) Web Development
7 7 (6.73%) Web Design
7 7 (6.73%) Scrum
8 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.81%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.81%) Content Management
10 4 (3.85%) Workflow
11 3 (2.88%) OOP
11 3 (2.88%) CRM
11 3 (2.88%) RAD
11 3 (2.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.96%) C#
2 45 (43.27%) SQL
3 34 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.65%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.65%) Java
6 7 (6.73%) PHP
7 6 (5.77%) VB
8 4 (3.85%) VBScript
9 3 (2.88%) VB6
9 3 (2.88%) XAML
10 2 (1.92%) XQuery
10 2 (1.92%) C++
11 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.96%) X++
11 1 (0.96%) PHP5
11 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.96%) Perl
11 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) IBM
2 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.81%) Adobe
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle
5 2 (1.92%) Sage
5 2 (1.92%) i2
5 2 (1.92%) Netezza
6 1 (0.96%) Facebook
6 1 (0.96%) Zend
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
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