The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 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
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 173 154 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.02% 25.37% 30.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.73% 28.26% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 98 102
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.93 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.30% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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 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 Developer in their job title.

1 106 (41.57%) .NET
2 89 (34.90%) C#
3 86 (33.73%) JavaScript
4 78 (30.59%) HTML
5 71 (27.84%) CSS
6 66 (25.88%) SQL Server
7 56 (21.96%) SQL
8 55 (21.57%) ASP.NET
9 51 (20.00%) MVC
10 47 (18.43%) jQuery
11 39 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 33 (12.94%) HTML5
14 32 (12.55%) Web Services
15 30 (11.76%) PHP
15 30 (11.76%) Finance
16 29 (11.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (9.41%) .NET Framework
17 24 (9.41%) Java
18 21 (8.24%) XML
18 21 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (8.24%) CSS3
19 20 (7.84%) SharePoint
19 20 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (7.84%) WCF
20 19 (7.45%) MySQL
20 19 (7.45%) Oracle
21 18 (7.06%) CRM
21 18 (7.06%) AngularJS
22 17 (6.67%) Business Intelligence

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 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (4.71%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.75%) Node.js
4 7 (2.75%) CMS
5 6 (2.35%) Drupal
6 5 (1.96%) WordPress
7 4 (1.57%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.57%) Apache
7 4 (1.57%) SAS
7 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.18%) IIS
8 3 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.78%) Mule
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.39%) Kentico
10 1 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Photoshop
1 7 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.18%) MS Office
2 3 (1.18%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.10%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.96%) Magento
4 3 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.39%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.78%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (0.78%) PaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Heroku
4 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.18%) Intranet
2 2 (0.78%) FlexRay
2 2 (0.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (25.88%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (7.45%) MySQL
5 16 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.96%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.57%) OLAP
11 4 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (1.18%) QlikView
12 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (6.27%) Git (software)
1 16 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.49%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.53%) Subversion
4 4 (1.57%) Lombardi
5 3 (1.18%) PhpStorm
6 2 (0.78%) Moq
6 2 (0.78%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.78%) Xcode
7 1 (0.39%) NUnit
7 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.39%) Grunt
7 1 (0.39%) XMLUnit
7 1 (0.39%) NSubstitute
General
1 30 (11.76%) Finance
2 9 (3.53%) Banking
3 8 (3.14%) Advertising
4 5 (1.96%) Electronics
5 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.57%) Automotive
5 4 (1.57%) Retail
5 4 (1.57%) German Language
6 3 (1.18%) Marketing
6 3 (1.18%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (41.57%) .NET
2 78 (30.59%) HTML
3 71 (27.84%) CSS
4 55 (21.57%) ASP.NET
5 47 (18.43%) jQuery
6 33 (12.94%) HTML5
7 32 (12.55%) Web Services
8 24 (9.41%) .NET Framework
9 21 (8.24%) XML
9 21 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (8.24%) CSS3
10 20 (7.84%) WCF
11 18 (7.06%) AngularJS
12 14 (5.49%) Entity Framework
13 12 (4.71%) Ajax
14 11 (4.31%) JSON
14 11 (4.31%) Spring
15 10 (3.92%) WPF
16 8 (3.14%) WinForms
17 7 (2.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.75%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.57%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.18%) NHS
5 3 (1.18%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.78%) Health Informatics
6 2 (0.78%) Replication
6 2 (0.78%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.78%) Informatics
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) W3C
7 1 (0.39%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.39%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.39%) VLE
7 1 (0.39%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.10%) Linux
2 11 (4.31%) UNIX
3 9 (3.53%) Windows
4 6 (2.35%) Android
5 5 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.57%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.00%) MVC
2 39 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (7.06%) CRM
4 17 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (6.67%) OO
4 17 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 16 (6.27%) Migration
6 15 (5.88%) ETL
7 14 (5.49%) E-Commerce
7 14 (5.49%) OOP
7 14 (5.49%) TDD
8 13 (5.10%) SOA
9 11 (4.31%) Web Development
10 10 (3.92%) Scrum
10 10 (3.92%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.14%) Mobile Development
11 8 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (2.75%) Software Engineering
12 7 (2.75%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 89 (34.90%) C#
2 86 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 56 (21.96%) SQL
4 30 (11.76%) PHP
5 24 (9.41%) Java
6 17 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.71%) X++
9 7 (2.75%) PHP5
10 5 (1.96%) Python
11 4 (1.57%) C
11 4 (1.57%) VBA
12 3 (1.18%) Ruby
12 3 (1.18%) PHP4
12 3 (1.18%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.18%) C++
12 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.18%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.18%) VB
13 2 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.39%) MCTS
2 1 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.18%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.39%) HL7
Vendors
1 34 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.45%) Oracle
3 10 (3.92%) Adobe
4 7 (2.75%) Ab Initio
5 6 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.96%) Netezza
6 5 (1.96%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.57%) Zend
7 4 (1.57%) Google
8 3 (1.18%) IBM
8 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.18%) SAP
8 3 (1.18%) Tableau
9 2 (0.78%) Talend
9 2 (0.78%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.78%) Cognos
9 2 (0.78%) Cerner
9 2 (0.78%) Informatica
9 2 (0.78%) Apple
9 2 (0.78%) TIBCO
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