Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 30 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 16 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.86% 1.27% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.00% 11.54% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £363 £450
% change year-on-year +2.07% -19.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £46.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -24.66% +28.07%

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 50 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.32% 10.97% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 25
Staffordshire median daily rate £359 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +7.69% -16.93%
10th Percentile £188 £178 £101
90th Percentile £409 £396 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £24.60 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.26% +200.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -17.50% -13.98% +32.86%

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 17 October 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 +6 12 £325 - 9
Tamworth - 3 £360 - 1
Internet
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (31.25%) WinForms
6 5 (31.25%) Back Office
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 4 (25.00%) TypeScript
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (18.75%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 3 (18.75%) BDD
8 3 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
8 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
8 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
8 3 (18.75%) Web Development
8 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) FMCG
8 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.25%) AccuRev
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Project Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Server Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) WinForms
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) FMCG
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) BDD
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
2 3 (18.75%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Application Discovery
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (12.50%) Database Security
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
5 4 (25.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
8 1 (6.25%) Java
8 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (6.25%) Python
8 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin