Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Software Developer
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - +19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 7.92% - 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £315 - £395
10th Percentile £308 - £373
90th Percentile £323 - £418
Staffordshire median daily rate £315 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 96 139 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 95.05% 96.53% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 86 44
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £335 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +4.64% +6.06%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £263
90th Percentile £475 £525 £484
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £338 £361
% change year-on-year +3.70% -6.57% +12.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £10.30 - £16.50
10th Percentile £10.18 - £10.70
90th Percentile £13.86 - £18.90
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.33% -6.25% +16.36%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

Software 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 Software Developer in Stoke-on-Trent.

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

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) WinForms
3 4 (50.00%) Back Office
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) Sass
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) DTS
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) WinForms
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) BDD
1 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL