Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Internet
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 33 36
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Internet 26 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.42% 0.80% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 7.69% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 - £333
10th Percentile £310 - £327
90th Percentile £374 - £339
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £363 £400
% change year-on-year -11.72% -9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £46.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £36.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -38.89% +46.94% +100.00%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 52 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.84% 10.36% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 30
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £175 £205 £102
90th Percentile £431 £419 £491
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £25.24 £24.60 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.60% -45.33% +267.35%
10th Percentile £17.43 £15.94 £36.90
90th Percentile £33.05 £35.18 £47.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -1.41% -17.44% +19.44%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Staffordshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Staffordshire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Staffordshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 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 - 25 £325 - 9
Internet
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Internet.

1 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 22 (84.62%) C#
3 21 (80.77%) .NET
4 16 (61.54%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) Back Office
5 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
5 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) WinForms
6 10 (38.46%) MVC
6 10 (38.46%) TypeScript
7 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (34.62%) SpecFlow
7 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (34.62%) BDD
7 9 (34.62%) Castle Windsor
7 9 (34.62%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (34.62%) TDD
7 9 (34.62%) Web Development
7 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
8 4 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) Riak
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 4 (15.38%) High Availability
8 4 (15.38%) Change Data Capture

Internet
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (42.31%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 14 (53.85%) C# Developer
4 13 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (46.15%) Software Developer
6 10 (38.46%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (34.62%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Developer
9 7 (26.92%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (23.08%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 4 (15.38%) Administrator
11 4 (15.38%) DBA
11 4 (15.38%) Production DBA
11 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
11 4 (15.38%) WinForms Developer
12 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
13 1 (3.85%) .NET Applications Developer
13 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
13 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) WinForms
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 9 (34.62%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) BDD
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (34.62%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (34.62%) TDD
2 9 (34.62%) Web Development
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (15.38%) Change Data Capture
3 4 (15.38%) Database Security
3 4 (15.38%) High Availability
3 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
3 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
4 10 (38.46%) TypeScript
5 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle