The median contractor rate for a Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Stafford during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Staffordshire / Stafford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 4 5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford - 18.18% 18.75%
As % of the Job Titles category - 23.53% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stafford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Stafford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5 17 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 100.00% 77.27% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Median daily rate £210 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Stafford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Stafford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Stafford

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Stafford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Stafford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Stafford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) CodeIgniter
1 4 (57.14%) Laravel
2 3 (42.86%) ColdFusion
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) ColdFusion
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CodeIgniter
1 4 (57.14%) Laravel
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) MDX
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Pascal
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Zend