Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 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.

Software Developer
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 15.05% 0.66% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.91% 0.69% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £315 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +3.17% -3.08%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £308
90th Percentile £335 £338 £323
Staffordshire median daily rate £320 £325 £295
% change year-on-year -1.54% +10.17% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 88 145 59
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 96.03% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 91 41
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £302 £163 £275
90th Percentile £438 £488 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.44% +10.38%
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 £13.25
% change year-on-year -32.56% +62.26% +6.00%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
4 9 (64.29%) Internet
5 7 (50.00%) TypeScript
6 6 (42.86%) Back Office
6 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) WinForms
6 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
7 5 (35.71%) TDD
7 5 (35.71%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (35.71%) BDD
7 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
8 4 (28.57%) Web Development
9 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 3 (21.43%) jQuery
9 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (14.29%) Sass
10 2 (14.29%) HTML5
10 2 (14.29%) WPF
10 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DTS
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (42.86%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) WinForms
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) Sass
5 2 (14.29%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
2 5 (35.71%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 7 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft