The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stoke-on-Trent region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 22.22% 52.50% 40.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.88% 60.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Median daily rate £350 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
67 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 93.06% 87.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 21
Median daily rate £350 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £290 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.17 - £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 - £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Stoke-on-Trent region that featured Developer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) C#
2 22 (48.89%) .NET
3 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (37.78%) MVC
5 15 (33.33%) HTML
6 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.11%) SQL
7 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 12 (26.67%) Scrum
8 11 (24.44%) Java
8 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (22.22%) HTML5
9 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 10 (22.22%) CSS
10 9 (20.00%) XML
10 9 (20.00%) WCF
10 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (17.78%) jQuery
11 8 (17.78%) Web Development
11 8 (17.78%) OO
11 8 (17.78%) MySQL
11 8 (17.78%) TDD
12 7 (15.56%) Web Services
12 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
12 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
12 7 (15.56%) SOLID
13 6 (13.33%) RESTful

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (4.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) Subversion
3 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.44%) Ant
5 2 (4.44%) Gradle
5 2 (4.44%) Maven
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.22%) Appium
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) Grunt
6 1 (2.22%) gulp
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) .NET
2 15 (33.33%) HTML
3 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (22.22%) CSS
5 10 (22.22%) HTML5
6 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (20.00%) WCF
6 9 (20.00%) XML
7 8 (17.78%) jQuery
8 7 (15.56%) Web Services
9 6 (13.33%) RESTful
10 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (8.89%) Ajax
11 4 (8.89%) Spring
12 3 (6.67%) Angular 2
12 3 (6.67%) React
12 3 (6.67%) REST
12 3 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) MVC
3 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 8 (17.78%) OO
4 8 (17.78%) TDD
4 8 (17.78%) Web Development
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.56%) SOLID
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.89%) Microservices
6 4 (8.89%) SOA
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps
7 3 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.67%) Logistics
7 3 (6.67%) OOP
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
8 2 (4.44%) API Design
8 2 (4.44%) Kanban
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.44%) XPath
7 1 (2.22%) ES6
7 1 (2.22%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix