Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stafford during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 20.69% 24.07% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.08% 26.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Stafford median daily rate £338 £293 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +23.16% -8.65%
10th Percentile £313 £261 £219
90th Percentile £425 £330 £263
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.26% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stafford median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Stafford
Contract vacancies in Stafford with a recognized job title 26 50 28
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.66% 92.59% 90.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 16
Stafford median daily rate £328 £350 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +17.15% +17.16%
10th Percentile £111 £172 £234
90th Percentile £441 £483 £404
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Stafford median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +126.42% +10.42%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £46.30 £46.70 £20.25
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -43.20% +81.82% +1.85%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stafford.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (100.00%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (50.00%) Laravel
4 3 (50.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Android Development
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
6 1 (16.67%) Gradle
6 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
6 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Publishing
6 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (16.67%) Core Data

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Gradle
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Laravel
3 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 1 (16.67%) Core Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C