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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 160 160 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.14% 22.16% 24.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.92% 22.96% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 100 93
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £100.00 £11.93 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+738.57% -40.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
730 697 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.43% 96.54% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 435 408
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016, 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.

1 158 (43.77%) HTML
2 151 (41.83%) JavaScript
3 138 (38.23%) CSS
4 120 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (32.41%) .NET
6 114 (31.58%) SQL
7 107 (29.64%) Java
8 103 (28.53%) C#
9 95 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 84 (23.27%) SQL Server
11 78 (21.61%) jQuery
12 66 (18.28%) Oracle
13 65 (18.01%) MVC
13 65 (18.01%) Web Development
14 55 (15.24%) HTML5
15 52 (14.40%) OO
16 51 (14.13%) Web Services
17 50 (13.85%) ASP.NET
18 49 (13.57%) Visual Studio
18 49 (13.57%) Front End Development
19 46 (12.74%) Spring
20 45 (12.47%) CRM
21 44 (12.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 43 (11.91%) J2EE
22 43 (11.91%) Business Intelligence
23 40 (11.08%) XML
24 39 (10.80%) .NET Framework
25 37 (10.25%) Git (software)
26 36 (9.97%) Oracle Database
26 36 (9.97%) TDD

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 34 (9.42%) CMS
2 19 (5.26%) JBoss
3 16 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.16%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.77%) Mule
6 9 (2.49%) Apache
6 9 (2.49%) Apache ServiceMix
7 7 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.66%) IIS
8 6 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.39%) Kentico
9 5 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.11%) Confluence
10 4 (1.11%) Documentum
10 4 (1.11%) WordPress
11 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.55%) MS Office
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.28%) GIMP
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (7.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.55%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.28%) Magento
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.39%) Office 365
3 3 (0.83%) GitHub
3 3 (0.83%) SaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.55%) Google Play
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) iTunes
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.60%) Network Security
2 10 (2.77%) HTTP
3 2 (0.55%) Internet
3 2 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (23.27%) SQL Server
2 44 (12.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (9.97%) Oracle Database
4 32 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 26 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (4.99%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (3.88%) QlikView
10 13 (3.60%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (3.05%) MySQL
11 11 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.94%) Oracle OWB
15 6 (1.66%) Power BI
16 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
17 4 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (13.57%) Visual Studio
2 37 (10.25%) Git (software)
3 32 (8.86%) Jenkins
4 28 (7.76%) Subversion
5 20 (5.54%) JIRA
6 19 (5.26%) JUnit
7 18 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (4.71%) Selenium
9 15 (4.16%) Oracle Forms
10 14 (3.88%) Eclipse
10 14 (3.88%) Maven
11 13 (3.60%) Ant
11 13 (3.60%) ClearQuest
12 11 (3.05%) NUnit
12 11 (3.05%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (2.22%) Artifactory
13 8 (2.22%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.22%) Toad
14 7 (1.94%) Moq
15 5 (1.39%) Jasmine
General
1 36 (9.97%) Finance
2 19 (5.26%) Automotive
3 13 (3.60%) Marketing
4 12 (3.32%) Banking
5 9 (2.49%) Retail
6 5 (1.39%) Back Office
6 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.11%) Advertising
7 4 (1.11%) Games
8 3 (0.83%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.55%) Billing
9 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (43.77%) HTML
2 138 (38.23%) CSS
3 117 (32.41%) .NET
4 78 (21.61%) jQuery
5 55 (15.24%) HTML5
6 51 (14.13%) Web Services
7 50 (13.85%) ASP.NET
8 46 (12.74%) Spring
9 43 (11.91%) J2EE
10 40 (11.08%) XML
11 39 (10.80%) .NET Framework
12 35 (9.70%) CSS3
13 34 (9.42%) AngularJS
14 26 (7.20%) WCF
15 23 (6.37%) Spring MVC
16 22 (6.09%) Hibernate
17 20 (5.54%) JSON
17 20 (5.54%) RESTful
18 17 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (4.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.60%) Digital Media
2 10 (2.77%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.77%) Visualisation
3 8 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.94%) User Experience
5 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.11%) iPad
7 2 (0.55%) Blog
7 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.55%) iPhone
7 2 (0.55%) Replication
7 2 (0.55%) W3C
8 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.59%) Linux
2 25 (6.93%) Windows
3 21 (5.82%) Unix
4 8 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.39%) Android
5 5 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (18.01%) MVC
2 65 (18.01%) Web Development
3 52 (14.40%) OO
4 49 (13.57%) Front End Development
5 45 (12.47%) CRM
6 43 (11.91%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (9.97%) TDD
8 34 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (9.42%) Scrum
9 33 (9.14%) ETL
10 30 (8.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (5.26%) OOP
12 15 (4.16%) Configuration Management
12 15 (4.16%) Migration
12 15 (4.16%) Open Source
12 15 (4.16%) UML
12 15 (4.16%) Unit Testing
13 14 (3.88%) BDD
13 14 (3.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 151 (41.83%) JavaScript
2 114 (31.58%) SQL
3 107 (29.64%) Java
4 103 (28.53%) C#
5 30 (8.31%) PHP
6 27 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 22 (6.09%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.43%) C++
8 16 (4.43%) VB
9 8 (2.22%) C
9 8 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.66%) X++
11 5 (1.39%) Python
12 4 (1.11%) MUMPS
12 4 (1.11%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.11%) R
13 3 (0.83%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.83%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (6.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.32%) Degree
4 8 (2.22%) OCPJP
4 8 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.66%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.55%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) WCAG
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.83%) Ansible
2 2 (0.55%) MOM
2 2 (0.55%) Rancher
2 2 (0.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 95 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 66 (18.28%) Oracle
3 10 (2.77%) MuleSoft
4 8 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.94%) IBM
6 5 (1.39%) Pega
7 4 (1.11%) Adobe
7 4 (1.11%) EMC
7 4 (1.11%) SAP
7 4 (1.11%) VMware
8 3 (0.83%) Apple
8 3 (0.83%) Google
8 3 (0.83%) hybris
8 3 (0.83%) Misys
8 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.83%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.55%) Endeca
9 2 (0.55%) ILOG
9 2 (0.55%) New Relic
9 2 (0.55%) Tableau
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