The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank - 10 29
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 4.88% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 5.00% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £303 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.59 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-5.23% +0.68%
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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
27 40 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 90.00% 97.56% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 58
Average daily rate £300 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB