The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - 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.

Software Developer
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 5.45% - 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +23.18%  

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%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) WPF

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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET