Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Developer
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 50 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 52.63% 27.10% 44.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 55.56% 28.19% 53.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 20
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £375 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -5.80% +6.15%
10th Percentile £294 £200 £284
90th Percentile £428 £413 £388
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £343 £338
% change year-on-year +2.19% +1.48% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent with a recognized job title 90 149 58
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 96.13% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 91 40
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £306 £163 £275
90th Percentile £441 £488 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +4.29% -2.78% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% +138.10% -20.75%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.27 £10.25
90th Percentile £17.50 £25.00 £10.75
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -32.56% +59.26% +10.20%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Stoke-on-Trent over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 36 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (56.00%) C#
3 25 (50.00%) SQL
4 23 (46.00%) .NET
5 17 (34.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (32.00%) ETL
7 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (30.00%) MVC
8 14 (28.00%) Internet
8 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
8 14 (28.00%) CSS
9 13 (26.00%) HTML
9 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (24.00%) TypeScript
10 12 (24.00%) VB.NET
10 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (22.00%) Web Development
12 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (18.00%) Back Office
13 9 (18.00%) WinForms
13 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
13 9 (18.00%) Tableau
14 8 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
14 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
15 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (14.00%) TDD
15 7 (14.00%) SpecFlow
15 7 (14.00%) BDD
15 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
16 6 (12.00%) WPF

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.00%) Power BI
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.00%) DTS
7 2 (4.00%) PowerPivot
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (2.00%) MySQL
8 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.00%) OLTP
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 4 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) .NET
2 14 (28.00%) CSS
3 13 (26.00%) HTML
4 9 (18.00%) WinForms
5 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (12.00%) WPF
7 5 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (10.00%) HTML5
7 5 (10.00%) jQuery
7 5 (10.00%) Middleware
7 5 (10.00%) Web Services
7 5 (10.00%) XML
8 4 (8.00%) JSF
9 3 (6.00%) CSS3
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.00%) Sass
11 1 (2.00%) Laravel
11 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.00%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
3 2 (4.00%) SCORM
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
1 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ETL
2 15 (30.00%) MVC
3 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (22.00%) Web Development
6 8 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (14.00%) BDD
7 7 (14.00%) TDD
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.00%) Complex ETL
10 4 (8.00%) Data Management
10 4 (8.00%) SOA
11 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (6.00%) Information Governance
11 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.00%) OO
11 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
12 2 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 25 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (24.00%) TypeScript
4 12 (24.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.00%) Java
7 4 (8.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.00%) Xamarin