The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.76% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£319 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Job Titles Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
33 38 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 97.06% 95.00% 97.06%
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 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Software Developer
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Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Back Office
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
1 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
1 1 (16.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft