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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 106 148 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.38% 23.99% 28.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.94% 26.86% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 73
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £230 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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
591 551 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.34% 89.30% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 309 219
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 133 (45.08%) JavaScript
2 113 (38.31%) HTML
3 109 (36.95%) .NET
4 107 (36.27%) CSS
5 95 (32.20%) C#
6 82 (27.80%) SQL Server
7 70 (23.73%) ASP.NET
7 70 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (23.05%) SQL
9 62 (21.02%) Microsoft
10 53 (17.97%) MVC
11 50 (16.95%) jQuery
12 45 (15.25%) CRM
13 42 (14.24%) HTML5
14 40 (13.56%) Finance
14 40 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
15 37 (12.54%) Web Services
16 36 (12.20%) SharePoint
16 36 (12.20%) PHP
17 35 (11.86%) WCF
17 35 (11.86%) AngularJS
18 33 (11.19%) MySQL
19 29 (9.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 27 (9.15%) Oracle
20 27 (9.15%) Java
21 25 (8.47%) OO
22 24 (8.14%) Visual Studio
23 23 (7.80%) OOP
23 23 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
24 22 (7.46%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.08%) OpenEdge
3 14 (4.75%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (4.07%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.39%) IIS
6 8 (2.71%) Node.js
7 7 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.69%) Apache
8 5 (1.69%) CMS
8 5 (1.69%) Drupal
9 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.68%) Magnolia
10 2 (0.68%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.68%) JBoss
10 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (2.71%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.37%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.02%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.34%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 40 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.02%) Magento
4 2 (0.68%) e-Work
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.34%) MoSes
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.36%) Office 365
2 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.69%) Intranet
1 5 (1.69%) FTP
2 2 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (27.80%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.19%) MySQL
3 29 (9.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (5.08%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.75%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (3.05%) Data Mart
11 7 (2.37%) BusinessObjects XI
12 6 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.36%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.02%) OLAP
14 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 24 (8.14%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.42%) Subversion
3 15 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (4.07%) JIRA
5 9 (3.05%) Toad
6 7 (2.37%) Ant
6 7 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.69%) WebSpeed
8 4 (1.36%) Lombardi
9 3 (1.02%) Maven
10 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.68%) NUnit
10 2 (0.68%) JMeter
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.34%) Xcode
11 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.34%) FxCop
General
1 40 (13.56%) Finance
2 10 (3.39%) Banking
2 10 (3.39%) Advertising
3 5 (1.69%) Retail
4 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.02%) Electronics
5 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.02%) Games
6 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (38.31%) HTML
2 109 (36.95%) .NET
3 107 (36.27%) CSS
4 70 (23.73%) ASP.NET
5 50 (16.95%) jQuery
6 42 (14.24%) HTML5
7 37 (12.54%) Web Services
8 35 (11.86%) WCF
8 35 (11.86%) AngularJS
9 22 (7.46%) CSS3
10 20 (6.78%) Backbone.js
10 20 (6.78%) XML
11 19 (6.44%) .NET Framework
12 18 (6.10%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (5.76%) Symfony
14 16 (5.42%) Ajax
15 14 (4.75%) Ember.js
16 13 (4.41%) Spring
17 12 (4.07%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.10%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.39%) iPad
4 8 (2.71%) User Experience
4 8 (2.71%) Pocket PC
5 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.69%) W3C
7 4 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.02%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.68%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) DTV
10 1 (0.34%) VLE
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.34%) iPhone
10 1 (0.34%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.46%) Windows
2 13 (4.41%) Linux
2 13 (4.41%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.73%) UNIX
4 9 (3.05%) Windows Mobile
4 9 (3.05%) Android
4 9 (3.05%) Windows Phone
5 8 (2.71%) Windows 8
5 8 (2.71%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (2.71%) Windows CE
6 5 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.34%) AIX
8 1 (0.34%) HPUX
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.97%) MVC
3 45 (15.25%) CRM
4 25 (8.47%) OO
5 23 (7.80%) OOP
6 21 (7.12%) Unit Testing
7 20 (6.78%) E-Commerce
7 20 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (6.78%) Web Development
8 15 (5.08%) TDD
9 13 (4.41%) Scrum
10 11 (3.73%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (3.73%) iOS Development
11 10 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (3.39%) Migration
11 10 (3.39%) SOA
12 9 (3.05%) System Testing
13 8 (2.71%) Android Development
13 8 (2.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (2.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 133 (45.08%) JavaScript
2 95 (32.20%) C#
3 68 (23.05%) SQL
4 36 (12.20%) PHP
5 27 (9.15%) Java
6 14 (4.75%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.41%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.07%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.71%) Embedded C++
9 8 (2.71%) C++
10 7 (2.37%) PHP5
11 6 (2.03%) VB
12 5 (1.69%) VBScript
12 5 (1.69%) Ruby
13 4 (1.36%) Progress 4GL
13 4 (1.36%) Python
13 4 (1.36%) VBA
14 3 (1.02%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.02%) Scala
14 3 (1.02%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 6 (2.03%) Degree
2 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.05%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.34%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 62 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.15%) Oracle
3 20 (6.78%) Business Objects
4 17 (5.76%) Zend
5 9 (3.05%) Adobe
6 7 (2.37%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (1.69%) Progress
7 5 (1.69%) Sencha
8 3 (1.02%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.02%) HP
8 3 (1.02%) Nintex
9 2 (0.68%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.68%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.68%) Apple
9 2 (0.68%) SAP
10 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.34%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.34%) Google
10 1 (0.34%) Thunderhead
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