The median contractor rate for a Developer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 37 31 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 31.90% 16.76% 32.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.64% 17.71% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 37
Median daily rate £335 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £181 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £372 £414
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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 110 175 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 94.83% 94.59% 97.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 343 665
Median daily rate £350 £330 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £150 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £499 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 56
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Staffordshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Staffordshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Staffordshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Staffordshire

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 Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +6 19 £335 +67.50% 12
Burton-upon-Trent +4 4 £338 - 7
Lichfield 0 1 - - 8
Tamworth -4 1 £350 +7.69% 5
Developer
West Midlands

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

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 Staffordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 40 (58.82%) C#
2 37 (54.41%) .NET
3 31 (45.59%) HTML
4 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
5 24 (35.29%) CSS
6 23 (33.82%) TDD
6 23 (33.82%) HTML5
7 20 (29.41%) AngularJS
8 19 (27.94%) MySQL
8 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (26.47%) MVC
10 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 16 (23.53%) SQL
11 15 (22.06%) WPF
12 12 (17.65%) jQuery
12 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (17.65%) Java
13 11 (16.18%) SOLID
13 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
14 10 (14.71%) Angular 2
14 10 (14.71%) VB.NET
15 9 (13.24%) Unit Testing
15 9 (13.24%) Line Management
15 9 (13.24%) Microservices
16 8 (11.76%) React
16 8 (11.76%) BDD
16 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
16 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
16 8 (11.76%) WinForms
17 7 (10.29%) Spring

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) Drupal
3 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.94%) MySQL
3 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) Blockchain
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) DTS
6 1 (1.47%) OLAP
6 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.47%) Power BI
6 1 (1.47%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.47%) QlikView
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.41%) NUnit
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
4 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
4 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 5 (7.35%) Back Office
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Publishing
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (54.41%) .NET
2 31 (45.59%) HTML
3 24 (35.29%) CSS
4 23 (33.82%) HTML5
5 20 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 15 (22.06%) WPF
7 12 (17.65%) jQuery
8 10 (14.71%) Angular 2
9 8 (11.76%) React
9 8 (11.76%) WinForms
10 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (10.29%) Spring
11 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.82%) Sass
11 6 (8.82%) XML
12 5 (7.35%) Web Services
13 4 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (5.88%) JPA
13 4 (5.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) TDD
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) MVC
4 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
4 11 (16.18%) SOLID
5 9 (13.24%) Line Management
5 9 (13.24%) Microservices
5 9 (13.24%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.76%) BDD
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 4 (5.88%) Kanban
8 4 (5.88%) OO
8 4 (5.88%) SOA
9 3 (4.41%) B2B
9 3 (4.41%) Cryptography
9 3 (4.41%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.41%) Open Source
9 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) C#
2 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 16 (23.53%) SQL
3 12 (17.65%) Java
4 10 (14.71%) VB.NET
5 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.29%) TypeScript
7 5 (7.35%) PHP
8 3 (4.41%) C++
8 3 (4.41%) VBA
9 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) ES6
10 1 (1.47%) Pascal
10 1 (1.47%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) Apple
2 2 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.47%) Zend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £325 Per Day
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