The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 38.71% 39.13% 77.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.71% 41.86% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £282 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £373 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
31 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 100.00% 93.48% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 29
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 18 (56.25%) C#
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 11 (34.38%) CSS
5 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.00%) jQuery
7 8 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
8 7 (21.88%) OO
9 6 (18.75%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) OOP
9 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.75%) Web Design
9 6 (18.75%) HTML5
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.50%) MySQL
11 4 (12.50%) Java
11 4 (12.50%) PHP
11 4 (12.50%) SOA
11 4 (12.50%) XML
11 4 (12.50%) TDD
11 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
12 3 (9.38%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 3 (9.38%) JBoss
1 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) DataStage
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) CSS
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.00%) jQuery
4 8 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) JSF
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.38%) CSS3
8 2 (6.25%) Laravel
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (6.25%) li3
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.25%) Apache Flex
8 2 (6.25%) Flash
9 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
9 1 (3.13%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Online Gambling
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.75%) OOP
4 6 (18.75%) Web Design
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) SOA
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) Scrum
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 4 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) VB6
6 2 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) XAML
7 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
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