The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 62 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £303 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Applications Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
761 545 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.47% 89.79% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 317 261
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £186 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the Birmingham region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the Birmingham region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Mule
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Telerik
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Android

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik
2 1 (20.00%) Google