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 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 15 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 44.12% 36.96% 69.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.12% 38.64% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 18
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £330 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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Staffordshire

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
34 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 100.00% 95.65% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 24
Average daily rate £325 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £319 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 July 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 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) C#
3 16 (57.14%) CSS
4 14 (50.00%) HTML
5 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 12 (42.86%) MVC
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
6 11 (39.29%) CSS3
7 10 (35.71%) HTML5
7 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) jQuery
8 6 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
9 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
10 4 (14.29%) OO
10 4 (14.29%) ActionScript
10 4 (14.29%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) Finance
10 4 (14.29%) Flash
10 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (10.71%) WPF
11 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (10.71%) Web Design
11 3 (10.71%) Web Development
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.71%) SOA
11 3 (10.71%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) CSS
3 14 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 11 (39.29%) CSS3
5 10 (35.71%) HTML5
6 6 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (14.29%) Flash
9 3 (10.71%) XML
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (10.71%) WPF
10 2 (7.14%) DirectX
10 2 (7.14%) Apache Flex
11 1 (3.57%) WCF
11 1 (3.57%) WinForms
11 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
11 1 (3.57%) OpenGL
11 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) MVC
2 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
3 4 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) SOA
4 3 (10.71%) Web Design
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) ActionScript
5 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (10.71%) VB
7 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.14%) XAML
7 2 (7.14%) VB6
8 1 (3.57%) PHP5
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) IBM
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.57%) Zend
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