The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.55% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£130 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -
Internet
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.02% 9.29% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 10
Average daily rate £400 £255 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% +45.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £127 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £259 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £13.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Staffordshire region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Staffordshire region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 7 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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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
Cannock - 1 £130 -
Internet
West Midlands

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Internet also 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 that cited Internet.

1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Software Distribution
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Internet also 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 that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
2 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) Sass
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Distribution
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM