The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 172 132 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.34% 21.19% 17.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.22% 22.15% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 83 76
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £31.25 £19.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.25% +63.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
632 596 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.78% 95.67% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 369 354
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 27 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 197 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 184 (46.70%) HTML
3 162 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (39.59%) CSS
5 134 (34.01%) .NET
6 105 (26.65%) C#
7 94 (23.86%) Microsoft
8 79 (20.05%) AngularJS
9 77 (19.54%) .NET Framework
10 75 (19.04%) MVC
11 74 (18.78%) SQL Server
12 70 (17.77%) SQL
13 66 (16.75%) Scrum
14 63 (15.99%) Front End Development
14 63 (15.99%) HTML5
15 61 (15.48%) Web Development
15 61 (15.48%) WCF
16 58 (14.72%) Visual Studio
17 54 (13.71%) jQuery
18 53 (13.45%) Java
18 53 (13.45%) Finance
18 53 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
19 49 (12.44%) Web Services
19 49 (12.44%) Git (software)
20 46 (11.68%) ASP.NET
21 44 (11.17%) CRM
22 42 (10.66%) XML
22 42 (10.66%) OO
22 42 (10.66%) Entity Framework
23 40 (10.15%) Continuous Integration

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (6.35%) CMS
2 23 (5.84%) Drupal
3 20 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.05%) OpenEdge
5 8 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.52%) WordPress
7 5 (1.27%) Apache
7 5 (1.27%) Confluence
8 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.76%) JBoss
9 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.76%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.25%) Kentico
11 1 (0.25%) SAS
11 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.51%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.25%) CATIA
4 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (9.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.81%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.02%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.51%) Magento
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.78%) Office 365
3 6 (1.52%) GitHub
4 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.02%) Slack
5 1 (0.25%) Google Play
5 1 (0.25%) iTunes
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.06%) HTTP
2 8 (2.03%) LDAP
3 4 (1.02%) Network Security
3 4 (1.02%) Skype
4 2 (0.51%) Internet
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (6.60%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (4.82%) MySQL
6 17 (4.31%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (3.55%) Power BI
8 13 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.03%) QlikView
11 7 (1.78%) Hazelcast
11 7 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.52%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.02%) Data Mart
13 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (14.72%) Visual Studio
2 49 (12.44%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (7.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 27 (6.85%) Subversion
6 25 (6.35%) NUnit
7 24 (6.09%) Jenkins
7 24 (6.09%) Moq
8 14 (3.55%) gulp
9 11 (2.79%) Selenium
10 10 (2.54%) CruiseControl
11 9 (2.28%) JIRA
12 8 (2.03%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.03%) Jasmine
12 8 (2.03%) Protractor
13 6 (1.52%) Grunt
13 6 (1.52%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (1.02%) JUnit
15 4 (1.02%) Mocha
General
1 53 (13.45%) Finance
2 15 (3.81%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.05%) Banking
4 9 (2.28%) Advertising
5 8 (2.03%) Retail
6 5 (1.27%) Games
6 5 (1.27%) Marketing
7 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.51%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (46.70%) HTML
2 156 (39.59%) CSS
3 134 (34.01%) .NET
4 79 (20.05%) AngularJS
5 77 (19.54%) .NET Framework
6 63 (15.99%) HTML5
7 61 (15.48%) WCF
8 54 (13.71%) jQuery
9 49 (12.44%) Web Services
10 46 (11.68%) ASP.NET
11 42 (10.66%) Entity Framework
11 42 (10.66%) XML
12 37 (9.39%) CSS3
13 32 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (7.11%) React
16 26 (6.60%) Spring
17 25 (6.35%) Node.js
17 25 (6.35%) REST
18 19 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.03%) Mobile App
2 8 (2.03%) User Experience
3 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.02%) Digital Media
3 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
4 3 (0.76%) AS400
4 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.76%) iPad
5 2 (0.51%) CMDB
5 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.51%) SCADA
6 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.25%) Fintech
6 1 (0.25%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.25%) NHS
6 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.11%) Linux
2 24 (6.09%) Unix
3 16 (4.06%) Mac OS X
4 10 (2.54%) Windows
5 6 (1.52%) Android
6 5 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (19.04%) MVC
3 66 (16.75%) Scrum
4 63 (15.99%) Front End Development
5 61 (15.48%) Web Development
6 53 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (11.17%) CRM
8 42 (10.66%) OO
9 40 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (10.15%) TDD
10 34 (8.63%) SOLID
11 26 (6.60%) OOD
12 24 (6.09%) Line Management
13 23 (5.84%) Content Management
14 22 (5.58%) BDD
14 22 (5.58%) ETL
15 21 (5.33%) Visualisation
16 18 (4.57%) Unit Testing
17 17 (4.31%) Responsive Web Design
18 16 (4.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 197 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 105 (26.65%) C#
3 70 (17.77%) SQL
4 53 (13.45%) Java
5 38 (9.64%) PHP
6 12 (3.05%) X++
7 9 (2.28%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.78%) C++
8 7 (1.78%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.27%) VB
10 4 (1.02%) MUMPS
10 4 (1.02%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.76%) RPG
11 3 (0.76%) RPG IV
11 3 (0.76%) VB6
12 2 (0.51%) ECMAScript
12 2 (0.51%) Groovy
12 2 (0.51%) Python
12 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.28%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) Degree
4 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.51%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.25%) MCPD
5 1 (0.25%) MCSD
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.25%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.27%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) Puppet
2 2 (0.51%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 94 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.55%) Oracle
2 14 (3.55%) ServiceNow
3 12 (3.05%) Progress
4 9 (2.28%) IBM
5 6 (1.52%) Cognos
5 6 (1.52%) SAP
6 5 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.76%) CA
8 2 (0.51%) ILOG
8 2 (0.51%) Informatica
8 2 (0.51%) Wonderware
8 2 (0.51%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.51%) Zend
9 1 (0.25%) Cincom
9 1 (0.25%) hybris
9 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.25%) Tableau
9 1 (0.25%) Teradata
9 1 (0.25%) webMethods
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £479 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago