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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 189 152 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.20% 23.24% 28.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.03% 25.12% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 111 94
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £418 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £23.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
726 605 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.96% 92.51% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 403 337
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 24
Average hourly rate £19.25 £13.98 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.74% -20.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.80 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 152 (43.30%) JavaScript
2 126 (35.90%) HTML
2 126 (35.90%) CSS
3 122 (34.76%) .NET
4 115 (32.76%) C#
5 93 (26.50%) SQL Server
6 91 (25.93%) SQL
6 91 (25.93%) ASP.NET
7 75 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (21.08%) Microsoft
9 72 (20.51%) jQuery
10 71 (20.23%) MVC
11 58 (16.52%) WCF
12 55 (15.67%) HTML5
13 48 (13.68%) MySQL
14 46 (13.11%) PHP
15 43 (12.25%) Web Services
15 43 (12.25%) CRM
16 38 (10.83%) Java
17 37 (10.54%) Oracle
17 37 (10.54%) Visual Studio
17 37 (10.54%) SharePoint
17 37 (10.54%) Dynamics CRM
18 35 (9.97%) Finance
19 32 (9.12%) CSS3
19 32 (9.12%) E-Commerce
20 31 (8.83%) AngularJS
20 31 (8.83%) Web Development
21 30 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (8.55%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 37 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (3.99%) OpenEdge
4 10 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (2.85%) CMS
4 10 (2.85%) IIS
5 6 (1.71%) Apache
5 6 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.71%) Node.js
6 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.14%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.85%) WordPress
8 3 (0.85%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.85%) SAS
9 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.57%) Drupal
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.28%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (3.42%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.85%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.56%) MS Office
3 9 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.85%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 37 (10.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.42%) Magento
3 6 (1.71%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.28%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.14%) Office 365
2 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) Force.com
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.42%) FTP
2 4 (1.14%) Intranet
3 2 (0.57%) LTE
3 2 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 48 (13.68%) MySQL
3 27 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 17 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (3.99%) Relational Database
10 13 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.56%) Data Mart
12 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.99%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (1.71%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.71%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.42%) MongoDB
16 4 (1.14%) Couchbase
16 4 (1.14%) Oracle Discoverer
16 4 (1.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (10.54%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.98%) Subversion
3 13 (3.70%) JIRA
3 13 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.85%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.56%) Ant
5 9 (2.56%) Toad
6 7 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (1.71%) Maven
8 5 (1.42%) WebSpeed
8 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.85%) ProC
9 3 (0.85%) Xcode
10 2 (0.57%) JMeter
10 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.28%) FxCop
11 1 (0.28%) PVCS
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.28%) Visual LANSA
11 1 (0.28%) NUnit
General
1 35 (9.97%) Finance
2 11 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.85%) Advertising
4 5 (1.42%) Electronics
4 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.42%) Retail
5 4 (1.14%) Banking
5 4 (1.14%) Marketing
6 3 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (35.90%) HTML
1 126 (35.90%) CSS
2 122 (34.76%) .NET
3 91 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 72 (20.51%) jQuery
5 58 (16.52%) WCF
6 55 (15.67%) HTML5
7 43 (12.25%) Web Services
8 32 (9.12%) CSS3
9 31 (8.83%) AngularJS
10 30 (8.55%) XML
11 28 (7.98%) .NET Framework
12 25 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (5.98%) LINQ
14 20 (5.70%) Backbone.js
14 20 (5.70%) KnockoutJS
14 20 (5.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 17 (4.84%) Symfony
16 15 (4.27%) Ajax
17 14 (3.99%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 14 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.42%) User Experience
4 11 (3.13%) iPad
5 8 (2.28%) Pocket PC
6 6 (1.71%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.42%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.42%) W3C
8 4 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.14%) Social Media
9 3 (0.85%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.57%) iPhone
10 2 (0.57%) DTV
10 2 (0.57%) AS400
11 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.28%) GIS
11 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.12%) Windows
2 16 (4.56%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.42%) UNIX
4 11 (3.13%) Android
5 10 (2.85%) Windows Mobile
6 9 (2.56%) Windows Phone
7 8 (2.28%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (2.28%) Windows 8
7 8 (2.28%) Windows CE
7 8 (2.28%) Linux
8 3 (0.85%) Solaris
8 3 (0.85%) AIX
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.28%) HPUX
10 1 (0.28%) VMS
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (20.23%) MVC
3 43 (12.25%) CRM
4 32 (9.12%) E-Commerce
5 31 (8.83%) Web Development
6 30 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (5.70%) Scrum
8 18 (5.13%) Logistics
9 16 (4.56%) OO
10 15 (4.27%) OOP
10 15 (4.27%) Unit Testing
11 14 (3.99%) TDD
12 12 (3.42%) Workflow
12 12 (3.42%) SOA
13 11 (3.13%) ETL
13 11 (3.13%) iOS Development
14 10 (2.85%) Migration
14 10 (2.85%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (2.85%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 152 (43.30%) JavaScript
2 115 (32.76%) C#
3 91 (25.93%) SQL
4 46 (13.11%) PHP
5 38 (10.83%) Java
6 14 (3.99%) VBA
7 13 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.42%) C++
9 8 (2.28%) C
9 8 (2.28%) Embedded C++
10 6 (1.71%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.71%) PHP5
10 6 (1.71%) PHP4
10 6 (1.71%) Perl
10 6 (1.71%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.42%) ActionScript
11 5 (1.42%) Progress 4GL
12 4 (1.14%) VB
12 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 9 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.99%) Degree
3 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.42%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 74 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.54%) Oracle
3 17 (4.84%) Zend
4 13 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 10 (2.85%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (1.99%) Cognos
6 7 (1.99%) SAP
6 7 (1.99%) Adobe
7 6 (1.71%) Progress
8 5 (1.42%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.42%) Sencha
9 4 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.14%) JBoss
10 3 (0.85%) HP
10 3 (0.85%) webMethods
10 3 (0.85%) Nintex
10 3 (0.85%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.85%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.57%) Alterian
11 2 (0.57%) Google
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