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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +2.00%
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
83 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 96.51% 100.00% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 30
Median daily rate £410 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) DevExpress
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WF
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WF
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) DevExpress