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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 14 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 40.00% 43.24% 51.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.16% 43.24% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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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 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 88.57% 100.00% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 23
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 16 (64.00%) CSS
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (48.00%) .NET
4 12 (48.00%) CSS3
5 11 (44.00%) HTML5
6 9 (36.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) ActionScript
8 6 (24.00%) Flash
8 6 (24.00%) ActionScript 3.0
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
10 3 (12.00%) SOA
10 3 (12.00%) HTTP
10 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
10 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.00%) WPF
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (8.00%) Grunt
11 2 (8.00%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) WordPress
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Grunt
2 1 (4.00%) gulp
2 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) CSS
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) CSS3
4 11 (44.00%) HTML5
5 6 (24.00%) Flash
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.00%) WPF
8 2 (8.00%) DirectX
8 2 (8.00%) Apache Flex
8 2 (8.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (4.00%) Sass
9 1 (4.00%) OpenGL
9 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
9 1 (4.00%) Web Services
9 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.00%) SOA
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) TDD
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Web Development
3 2 (8.00%) OO
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) ActionScript
4 6 (24.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.00%) XAML
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) VB6
7 1 (4.00%) PHP5
7 1 (4.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.00%) Zend
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