Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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.

Application Developer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 31 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +37
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.68% 1.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +3.57% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +81.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 288 245 409
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 94.96% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 164 259
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £251 £228 £183
90th Percentile £460 £471 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 22
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.13 £14.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.64% -43.20% +78.57%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.30 £12.13
90th Percentile £58.79 £44.30 £45.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.12% +15.00% -11.76%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Staffordshire

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Staffordshire

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Applications Developer
West Midlands

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) Push Notifications
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin