The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stoke-on-Trent region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 19 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.22% 3.33% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 3.70% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Software 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
80 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 97.56% 90.00% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 31
Median daily rate £325 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £420 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software 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 Software Developer across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID

Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Rundeck