The median contractor rate for a Developer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 3 months to 28 April 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
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 18 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 32.73% 15.07% 36.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.29% 15.49% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 9
Median daily rate £335 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £410 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 51 71 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 92.73% 97.26% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 25
Median daily rate £335 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 28 April 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 22 (64.71%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) .NET
3 18 (52.94%) HTML
4 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (44.12%) CSS
5 15 (44.12%) MySQL
5 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (41.18%) TDD
7 13 (38.24%) WPF
7 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
7 13 (38.24%) SOLID
8 12 (35.29%) HTML5
8 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (29.41%) Microservices
10 9 (26.47%) Line Management
10 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
10 9 (26.47%) SQL
11 8 (23.53%) Angular 2
12 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
12 7 (20.59%) XML
13 6 (17.65%) Java
13 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
14 5 (14.71%) jQuery
14 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
14 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
15 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
15 4 (11.76%) SOA
15 4 (11.76%) Back Office

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 2 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) MySQL
3 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.94%) QlikView
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 18 (52.94%) HTML
3 15 (44.12%) CSS
4 13 (38.24%) AngularJS
4 13 (38.24%) WPF
5 12 (35.29%) HTML5
6 8 (23.53%) Angular 2
7 7 (20.59%) XML
8 5 (14.71%) jQuery
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (8.82%) WCF
10 3 (8.82%) Web Services
10 3 (8.82%) WinForms
11 2 (5.88%) Ajax
11 2 (5.88%) Java EE
11 2 (5.88%) JSF
11 2 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) TDD
3 13 (38.24%) SOLID
4 10 (29.41%) Microservices
5 9 (26.47%) Line Management
5 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) SOA
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) SDLC
9 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.94%) Kanban
10 1 (2.94%) Migration
10 1 (2.94%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
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