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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 15 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 44.12% 54.55% 51.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.12% 58.06% 53.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Developer
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 31 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 100.00% 93.94% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 41
Average daily rate £325 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 32 (91.43%) .NET
2 28 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (71.43%) C#
4 16 (45.71%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 13 (37.14%) VB
6 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
7 12 (34.29%) Web Services
7 12 (34.29%) WinForms
8 11 (31.43%) HTML
8 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
8 11 (31.43%) CSS
8 11 (31.43%) Windows
8 11 (31.43%) Ajax
9 9 (25.71%) Back Office
10 7 (20.00%) XML
11 6 (17.14%) XHTML
11 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (17.14%) HTML5
11 6 (17.14%) CSS3
12 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.29%) Web Development
12 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 5 (14.29%) WCF
12 5 (14.29%) AccuRev
13 4 (11.43%) OO
13 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
13 4 (11.43%) Finance
13 4 (11.43%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (2.86%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) PowerBuilder
General
1 9 (25.71%) Back Office
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (91.43%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (34.29%) Web Services
3 12 (34.29%) WinForms
4 11 (31.43%) Ajax
4 11 (31.43%) HTML
4 11 (31.43%) CSS
5 7 (20.00%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) XHTML
6 6 (17.14%) HTML5
6 6 (17.14%) CSS3
7 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.29%) WCF
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (8.57%) jQuery
10 2 (5.71%) WPF
10 2 (5.71%) XSLT
11 1 (2.86%) SOAP
11 1 (2.86%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.86%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) WURFL
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (5.71%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.71%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Web Development
2 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
2 4 (11.43%) OO
2 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.57%) OOP
4 2 (5.71%) Document Management
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.71%) SOA
4 2 (5.71%) SEO
4 2 (5.71%) TDD
4 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) MVC
5 1 (2.86%) MVVM
5 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.86%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) C#
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 14 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 13 (37.14%) VB
5 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.86%) VB6
6 1 (2.86%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.29%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Apple