Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 43 42
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing Internet 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.83% 0.93% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.21% 13.33% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £229 - £161
10th Percentile £208 - £160
90th Percentile £246 - £161
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £456 £400
% change year-on-year -17.81% +14.06% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £46.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.41 £15.21 £33.55
% change year-on-year +1.27% -54.66% +31.47%

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 38 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.13% 6.99% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 22
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -11.72% +11.54%
10th Percentile £204 £129 £269
90th Percentile £400 £585 £471
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £29.60 £45.00 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.22% +236.45% +37.18%
10th Percentile £16.69 £20.90 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.43 £47.30 £16.92
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.16 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +101.03% -14.29% -12.50%

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 16 December 2017. 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 - 11 - - 5
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £229 -
Internet
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) Web Development
3 7 (53.85%) TypeScript
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 5 (38.46%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
6 4 (30.77%) Back Office
6 4 (30.77%) WinForms
6 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco

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 2 (15.38%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) C# Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) C# Software Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (15.38%) VB Developer
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (38.46%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Web Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
4 2 (15.38%) Proactive Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) TypeScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec
1 2 (15.38%) VMware