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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank - 13 14
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 2.70% 6.00%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.70% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
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
71 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 97.26% 100.00% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 34
Median daily rate £438 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSD
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WF
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) DevExpress
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WF
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) DevExpress