The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 14 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 41.18% 70.00% 39.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.42% 73.68% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 18
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
33 38 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 97.06% 95.00% 97.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 39
Average daily rate £330 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £379 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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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 23 July 2014, 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 27 (72.97%) .NET
2 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
3 22 (59.46%) C#
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
6 14 (37.84%) VB.NET
7 13 (35.14%) HTML
7 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
7 13 (35.14%) Ajax
8 12 (32.43%) CSS
9 11 (29.73%) XML
10 9 (24.32%) Web Services
10 9 (24.32%) VB
11 8 (21.62%) Finance
12 7 (18.92%) WinForms
12 7 (18.92%) Windows
12 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (18.92%) HTML5
12 7 (18.92%) CSS3
13 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (16.22%) WCF
13 6 (16.22%) XHTML
13 6 (16.22%) SOA
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
14 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (13.51%) Web Development
15 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
15 4 (10.81%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (2.70%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.70%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.70%) MySQL
8 1 (2.70%) OLAP
8 1 (2.70%) DataStage
8 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
3 13 (35.14%) HTML
3 13 (35.14%) Ajax
4 12 (32.43%) CSS
5 11 (29.73%) XML
6 9 (24.32%) Web Services
7 7 (18.92%) WinForms
7 7 (18.92%) HTML5
7 7 (18.92%) CSS3
8 6 (16.22%) WCF
8 6 (16.22%) XHTML
9 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (8.11%) jQuery
10 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (5.41%) REST
11 2 (5.41%) WPF
11 2 (5.41%) XSLT
11 2 (5.41%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) WURFL
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) SOA
2 5 (13.51%) Web Development
3 4 (10.81%) OOP
3 4 (10.81%) OO
4 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.11%) TDD
5 2 (5.41%) Document Management
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.41%) SEO
5 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) VB.NET
4 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) VB
6 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.11%) PHP
7 3 (8.11%) Java
8 1 (2.70%) VBScript
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
8 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.70%) LotusScript
8 1 (2.70%) VB6
8 1 (2.70%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) AccuRev
3 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Lotus
4 1 (2.70%) Apple