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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 168 191 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.80% 24.71% 24.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.90% 26.64% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 93 117
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £259 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.71 £20.00 £106.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.43% -81.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £14.00 £50.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.94 £26.00 £161.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
703 717 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.39% 92.76% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 396 392
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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.

1 107 (31.38%) HTML
2 105 (30.79%) .NET
3 103 (30.21%) JavaScript
3 103 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (27.57%) SQL Server
4 94 (27.57%) CSS
5 89 (26.10%) C#
6 84 (24.63%) MVC
7 78 (22.87%) SQL
8 60 (17.60%) jQuery
9 59 (17.30%) TDD
10 55 (16.13%) ASP.NET
11 51 (14.96%) Microsoft
12 50 (14.66%) HTML5
13 45 (13.20%) Git (software)
14 41 (12.02%) BDD
15 38 (11.14%) Scrum
15 38 (11.14%) Subversion
16 37 (10.85%) Web Services
16 37 (10.85%) Linux
17 35 (10.26%) PHP
18 34 (9.97%) MySQL
18 34 (9.97%) WCF
19 32 (9.38%) Python
20 31 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (8.80%) RESTful
21 30 (8.80%) AngularJS
22 28 (8.21%) Finance
22 28 (8.21%) Oracle
22 28 (8.21%) Mentoring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 18 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.81%) CMS
3 12 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (3.23%) WordPress
5 9 (2.64%) Apache
5 9 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.64%) Node.js
6 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.17%) nginx
6 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.88%) SAS
8 2 (0.59%) Drupal
8 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.29%) Moodle
9 1 (0.29%) Blackboard Learning System
9 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.29%) CICS
9 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (3.81%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.17%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.59%) MS Office
6 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.29%) Simulink
7 1 (0.29%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.29%) InDesign
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 13 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.76%) Magento
4 5 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.29%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.88%) GitHub
2 3 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (0.59%) Office 365
3 2 (0.59%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.59%) PaaS
3 2 (0.59%) Heroku
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.76%) HTTP
2 2 (0.59%) Internet
2 2 (0.59%) FlexRay
3 1 (0.29%) Skype
3 1 (0.29%) Telnet
3 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (27.57%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.97%) MySQL
3 27 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (3.23%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.93%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.93%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (2.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 45 (13.20%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.14%) Subversion
3 24 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 18 (5.28%) Selenium
6 5 (1.47%) JIRA
7 4 (1.17%) PhpStorm
8 3 (0.88%) Toad
8 3 (0.88%) NUnit
8 3 (0.88%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.59%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.59%) MorphX
9 2 (0.59%) Grunt
9 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.59%) gulp
10 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.29%) Spock
10 1 (0.29%) ReSharper
General
1 28 (8.21%) Finance
2 13 (3.81%) Games
2 13 (3.81%) Retail
3 8 (2.35%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.76%) Back Office
4 6 (1.76%) Marketing
5 5 (1.47%) Advertising
5 5 (1.47%) Automotive
6 4 (1.17%) Electronics
6 4 (1.17%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.88%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (31.38%) HTML
2 105 (30.79%) .NET
3 94 (27.57%) CSS
4 60 (17.60%) jQuery
5 55 (16.13%) ASP.NET
6 50 (14.66%) HTML5
7 37 (10.85%) Web Services
8 34 (9.97%) WCF
9 30 (8.80%) RESTful
9 30 (8.80%) AngularJS
10 26 (7.62%) CSS3
10 26 (7.62%) XML
11 25 (7.33%) .NET Framework
11 25 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (7.04%) Django
12 24 (7.04%) Flask
13 19 (5.57%) Entity Framework
14 18 (5.28%) JSON
15 17 (4.99%) Ajax
16 11 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.23%) User Experience
1 11 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.35%) Mobile App
2 8 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.47%) iPhone
4 4 (1.17%) Device Driver
5 3 (0.88%) W3C
6 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.59%) NHS
6 2 (0.59%) Replication
6 2 (0.59%) DataPower
6 2 (0.59%) Social Media
6 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.29%) iPad
7 1 (0.29%) New Media
7 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.29%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.29%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.29%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.85%) Linux
2 18 (5.28%) Debian
2 18 (5.28%) Ubuntu
3 10 (2.93%) Windows
4 9 (2.64%) UNIX
5 8 (2.35%) Android
6 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (24.63%) MVC
3 59 (17.30%) TDD
4 41 (12.02%) BDD
5 38 (11.14%) Scrum
6 31 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (8.21%) Mentoring
8 24 (7.04%) SOA
8 24 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (6.45%) Migration
10 21 (6.16%) CRM
11 19 (5.57%) Unit Testing
11 19 (5.57%) Test Automation
12 18 (5.28%) ETL
13 17 (4.99%) SDLC
14 16 (4.69%) OO
15 13 (3.81%) Microservices
15 13 (3.81%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 12 (3.52%) TOGAF
16 12 (3.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 103 (30.21%) JavaScript
2 89 (26.10%) C#
3 78 (22.87%) SQL
4 35 (10.26%) PHP
5 32 (9.38%) Python
6 25 (7.33%) Java
7 16 (4.69%) C++
8 15 (4.40%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.93%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.93%) Ruby
11 9 (2.64%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.35%) X++
13 5 (1.47%) VB
13 5 (1.47%) VB6
14 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.17%) Perl
14 4 (1.17%) PHP4
15 3 (0.88%) PHP5
15 3 (0.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (2.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.76%) Degree
3 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.59%) ISEB
4 2 (0.59%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.59%) WCAG
1 2 (0.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (3.81%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 51 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.21%) Oracle
3 11 (3.23%) Adobe
4 7 (2.05%) SAP
5 6 (1.76%) Zend
6 5 (1.47%) Tableau
6 5 (1.47%) Telerik
7 4 (1.17%) Google
8 3 (0.88%) Apple
8 3 (0.88%) Ab Initio
8 3 (0.88%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.88%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.88%) Netezza
8 3 (0.88%) hybris
8 3 (0.88%) Nintex
9 2 (0.59%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.59%) Facebook
9 2 (0.59%) Informatica
9 2 (0.59%) Cognos
9 2 (0.59%) IBM
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