The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 150 139 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.31% 22.90% 25.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.66% 25.18% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 76 86
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £418 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
634 552 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.06% 90.94% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 299 338
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 31
Average hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.03 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Developer
West Midlands

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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 134 (44.08%) JavaScript
2 118 (38.82%) .NET
3 112 (36.84%) HTML
4 110 (36.18%) C#
5 106 (34.87%) CSS
6 87 (28.62%) ASP.NET
7 84 (27.63%) SQL
8 80 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 75 (24.67%) jQuery
10 68 (22.37%) MVC
11 55 (18.09%) MySQL
12 52 (17.11%) HTML5
13 51 (16.78%) PHP
14 49 (16.12%) Java
15 45 (14.80%) WCF
16 42 (13.82%) Microsoft
17 40 (13.16%) CSS3
18 35 (11.51%) XML
19 33 (10.86%) Web Development
20 32 (10.53%) Oracle
21 31 (10.20%) Web Services
22 30 (9.87%) E-Commerce
23 29 (9.54%) Visual Studio
23 29 (9.54%) Finance
24 26 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
25 23 (7.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 22 (7.24%) Scrum
26 22 (7.24%) Windows
26 22 (7.24%) CRM
26 22 (7.24%) SharePoint

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.25%) CMS
3 12 (3.95%) WordPress
4 10 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.29%) Apache
5 7 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.30%) IIS
6 4 (1.32%) Drupal
6 4 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.66%) Node.js
8 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.66%) SAS
8 2 (0.66%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (4.28%) MS Office
2 12 (3.95%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.96%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.96%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.64%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.33%) Simulink
5 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (6.58%) Magento
2 18 (5.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.97%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.66%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.66%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) Force.com
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.64%) LTE
1 5 (1.64%) 4G
2 4 (1.32%) Intranet
3 3 (0.99%) 3G
3 3 (0.99%) HTTP
3 3 (0.99%) 2G
4 2 (0.66%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) Extranet
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 55 (18.09%) MySQL
3 23 (7.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.61%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.64%) Informix
9 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.32%) Data Mart
11 3 (0.99%) OLAP
11 3 (0.99%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (0.99%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (9.54%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.91%) Subversion
3 14 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.96%) Ant
5 8 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.30%) Maven
7 4 (1.32%) JIRA
7 4 (1.32%) Toad
7 4 (1.32%) ProC
8 3 (0.99%) Xcode
8 3 (0.99%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.33%) WebSpeed
10 1 (0.33%) PVCS
10 1 (0.33%) Visual LANSA
10 1 (0.33%) NUnit
10 1 (0.33%) Selenium
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.33%) FxCop
General
1 29 (9.54%) Finance
2 16 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.97%) Retail
3 6 (1.97%) Advertising
4 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.99%) Games
5 3 (0.99%) Marketing
6 2 (0.66%) Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.66%) Electronics
6 2 (0.66%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (38.82%) .NET
2 112 (36.84%) HTML
3 106 (34.87%) CSS
4 87 (28.62%) ASP.NET
5 75 (24.67%) jQuery
6 52 (17.11%) HTML5
7 45 (14.80%) WCF
8 40 (13.16%) CSS3
9 35 (11.51%) XML
10 31 (10.20%) Web Services
11 26 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (6.58%) .NET Framework
13 19 (6.25%) LINQ
14 18 (5.92%) Ajax
15 16 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (5.26%) JSP
16 14 (4.61%) XSLT
16 14 (4.61%) J2EE
17 13 (4.28%) Spring
17 13 (4.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.62%) Mobile App
2 6 (1.97%) iPad
3 5 (1.64%) Web 2.0
4 4 (1.32%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.32%) Open Source
4 4 (1.32%) Social Media
4 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.32%) E-Learning
4 4 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.66%) iPhone
6 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.66%) Pocket PC
6 2 (0.66%) AS400
6 2 (0.66%) W3C
7 1 (0.33%) EPoS
7 1 (0.33%) NHS
7 1 (0.33%) DTV
7 1 (0.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.24%) Windows
2 19 (6.25%) UNIX
3 10 (3.29%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.63%) Linux
5 7 (2.30%) Android
6 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.99%) AIX
8 3 (0.99%) Solaris
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.66%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.33%) VMS
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.33%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.37%) MVC
2 33 (10.86%) Web Development
3 30 (9.87%) E-Commerce
4 22 (7.24%) Scrum
4 22 (7.24%) CRM
5 18 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (5.26%) TDD
8 15 (4.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (4.61%) Workflow
9 14 (4.61%) Logistics
10 11 (3.62%) OO
10 11 (3.62%) Migration
11 10 (3.29%) Software Engineering
12 9 (2.96%) ETL
12 9 (2.96%) SEO
13 8 (2.63%) SOA
14 7 (2.30%) OOP
14 7 (2.30%) Unit Testing
14 7 (2.30%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 134 (44.08%) JavaScript
2 110 (36.18%) C#
3 84 (27.63%) SQL
4 51 (16.78%) PHP
5 49 (16.12%) Java
6 21 (6.91%) VBA
7 18 (5.92%) Perl
8 9 (2.96%) C
8 9 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.63%) VB
9 8 (2.63%) C++
10 6 (1.97%) PHP5
10 6 (1.97%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.64%) PHP4
11 5 (1.64%) Scala
11 5 (1.64%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.32%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (1.97%) SC Cleared
1 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
1 6 (1.97%) Degree
2 5 (1.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) HL7
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) Control-M
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 42 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.53%) Oracle
3 9 (2.96%) Adobe
3 9 (2.96%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.30%) SAP
4 7 (2.30%) Cognos
5 6 (1.97%) Alterian
6 5 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.64%) Sybase
7 4 (1.32%) Zend
7 4 (1.32%) JBoss
7 4 (1.32%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.99%) Apple
8 3 (0.99%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.99%) webMethods
8 3 (0.99%) hybris
9 2 (0.66%) Sencha
9 2 (0.66%) Google
9 2 (0.66%) ION Trading
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