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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 184 168 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.76% 24.89% 26.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.02% 27.01% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 117 81
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £106.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.05% +231.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
681 622 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.66% 92.15% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 392 348
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.40 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.00 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 143 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 121 (35.48%) .NET
3 119 (34.90%) C#
4 115 (33.72%) HTML
5 108 (31.67%) CSS
6 90 (26.39%) SQL Server
7 89 (26.10%) SQL
8 83 (24.34%) ASP.NET
9 74 (21.70%) MVC
9 74 (21.70%) jQuery
10 57 (16.72%) Microsoft
11 54 (15.84%) WCF
12 52 (15.25%) MySQL
13 51 (14.96%) HTML5
14 50 (14.66%) Java
15 45 (13.20%) PHP
16 43 (12.61%) Oracle
17 39 (11.44%) Web Services
18 37 (10.85%) XML
19 36 (10.56%) CRM
20 35 (10.26%) Finance
20 35 (10.26%) CSS3
21 34 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
22 32 (9.38%) E-Commerce
22 32 (9.38%) Visual Studio
23 30 (8.80%) Dynamics CRM
23 30 (8.80%) Web Development
24 29 (8.50%) SharePoint
25 27 (7.92%) Windows
26 23 (6.74%) Subversion

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (4.40%) CMS
4 9 (2.64%) Apache
4 9 (2.64%) OpenEdge
5 8 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.05%) IIS
7 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.47%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.88%) Oracle UPK
9 3 (0.88%) Node.js
9 3 (0.88%) WordPress
10 2 (0.59%) Drupal
10 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.59%) SAS
10 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.29%) Magnolia
Applications
1 11 (3.23%) MS Office
2 10 (2.93%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.64%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.64%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.17%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) Simulink
6 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (8.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.81%) Magento
3 6 (1.76%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.29%) MoSes
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.17%) Office 365
2 2 (0.59%) Force.com
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.47%) LTE
2 4 (1.17%) Intranet
3 3 (0.88%) 2G
3 3 (0.88%) 3G
3 3 (0.88%) HTTP
3 3 (0.88%) 4G
4 2 (0.59%) FTP
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 52 (15.25%) MySQL
3 21 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.87%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.64%) Data Mart
10 9 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.76%) BusinessObjects XI
12 6 (1.76%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.47%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.17%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.17%) Oracle Discoverer
14 4 (1.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 32 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.74%) Subversion
3 12 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.52%) JIRA
4 11 (3.23%) Ant
5 9 (2.64%) Maven
5 9 (2.64%) Toad
6 8 (2.35%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.76%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.17%) ProC
8 4 (1.17%) Xcode
8 4 (1.17%) WebSpeed
9 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.59%) JMeter
10 1 (0.29%) NUnit
10 1 (0.29%) Visual LANSA
10 1 (0.29%) PVCS
10 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.29%) FxCop
General
1 35 (10.26%) Finance
2 15 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.64%) Advertising
4 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.17%) Marketing
5 4 (1.17%) Electronics
5 4 (1.17%) Retail
6 3 (0.88%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Legal
7 2 (0.59%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (35.48%) .NET
2 115 (33.72%) HTML
3 108 (31.67%) CSS
4 83 (24.34%) ASP.NET
5 74 (21.70%) jQuery
6 54 (15.84%) WCF
7 51 (14.96%) HTML5
8 39 (11.44%) Web Services
9 37 (10.85%) XML
10 35 (10.26%) CSS3
11 22 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (6.16%) AngularJS
13 19 (5.57%) .NET Framework
13 19 (5.57%) LINQ
13 19 (5.57%) Ajax
14 16 (4.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (4.69%) Spring
15 15 (4.40%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (4.11%) Backbone.js
16 14 (4.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.87%) Mobile App
2 12 (3.52%) iPad
3 9 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.35%) Pocket PC
5 5 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.17%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.17%) Social Media
6 4 (1.17%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.88%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.88%) iPhone
8 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.59%) W3C
8 2 (0.59%) DTV
8 2 (0.59%) AS400
9 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.29%) GIS
9 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.29%) EPoS
9 1 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.92%) Windows
2 19 (5.57%) UNIX
3 16 (4.69%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.23%) Android
5 10 (2.93%) Windows Mobile
6 9 (2.64%) Windows Phone
7 8 (2.35%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (2.35%) Windows 8
7 8 (2.35%) Windows CE
7 8 (2.35%) Linux
8 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.17%) Solaris
9 4 (1.17%) AIX
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.29%) HPUX
11 1 (0.29%) VMS
11 1 (0.29%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (21.70%) MVC
2 36 (10.56%) CRM
3 34 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 30 (8.80%) Web Development
6 21 (6.16%) Scrum
6 21 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (4.40%) Logistics
7 15 (4.40%) TDD
8 14 (4.11%) Unit Testing
9 13 (3.81%) OO
10 12 (3.52%) OOP
10 12 (3.52%) Migration
10 12 (3.52%) Workflow
11 11 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (3.23%) iOS Development
12 10 (2.93%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (2.93%) ETL
13 9 (2.64%) Software Engineering
13 9 (2.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 143 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 119 (34.90%) C#
3 89 (26.10%) SQL
4 50 (14.66%) Java
5 45 (13.20%) PHP
6 19 (5.57%) VBA
7 14 (4.11%) Perl
8 13 (3.81%) C++
9 12 (3.52%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.64%) C
11 8 (2.35%) Embedded C++
12 7 (2.05%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.76%) VB
14 5 (1.47%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.47%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.47%) PHP5
14 5 (1.47%) PHP4
15 4 (1.17%) Progress 4GL
15 4 (1.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (2.64%) SC Cleared
1 9 (2.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.76%) Degree
3 4 (1.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (1.17%) Control-M
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 57 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.61%) Oracle
3 12 (3.52%) Business Objects
4 10 (2.93%) Zend
5 9 (2.64%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.05%) SAP
6 7 (2.05%) Cognos
7 6 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.47%) Alterian
8 5 (1.47%) Progress
9 4 (1.17%) Sencha
9 4 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.17%) Sybase
9 4 (1.17%) JBoss
10 3 (0.88%) Apple
10 3 (0.88%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.88%) webMethods
10 3 (0.88%) HP
10 3 (0.88%) Adobe
10 3 (0.88%) Hyperion
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