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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 153 123 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.18% 22.16% 29.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.98% 24.70% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 82 108
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.93 £21.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.17% -41.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
696 498 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.82% 89.73% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 301 260
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.58 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £26.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 108 (44.08%) .NET
2 86 (35.10%) C#
3 83 (33.88%) JavaScript
4 73 (29.80%) HTML
5 69 (28.16%) CSS
6 64 (26.12%) SQL Server
7 57 (23.27%) ASP.NET
8 55 (22.45%) SQL
9 46 (18.78%) MVC
10 43 (17.55%) jQuery
11 40 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (14.69%) Microsoft
13 33 (13.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (13.06%) Finance
15 29 (11.84%) HTML5
16 28 (11.43%) Web Services
17 27 (11.02%) PHP
18 25 (10.20%) Java
19 23 (9.39%) SharePoint
20 22 (8.98%) .NET Framework
21 20 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 20 (8.16%) OO
21 20 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
21 20 (8.16%) CSS3
22 19 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
22 19 (7.76%) CRM
22 19 (7.76%) T-SQL
22 19 (7.76%) MySQL
23 18 (7.35%) XML
23 18 (7.35%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (9.39%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (4.90%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (3.67%) CMS
6 7 (2.86%) Node.js
7 6 (2.45%) Drupal
8 5 (2.04%) WordPress
8 5 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.63%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.63%) Apache
10 3 (1.22%) SAS
10 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.22%) IIS
10 3 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.82%) Mule
11 2 (0.82%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.41%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.41%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.22%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.22%) PowerPivot
3 3 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (5.31%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.04%) Magento
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.41%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Heroku
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.22%) Intranet
2 2 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.12%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (7.76%) MySQL
5 13 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.63%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.22%) QlikView
11 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.22%) OLAP
12 2 (0.82%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 15 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.31%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.86%) Subversion
4 4 (1.63%) Lombardi
5 2 (0.82%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.82%) Xcode
5 2 (0.82%) NUnit
5 2 (0.82%) Moq
5 2 (0.82%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.41%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.41%) Ant
6 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.41%) Grunt
6 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (13.06%) Finance
2 10 (4.08%) Banking
3 9 (3.67%) Advertising
4 4 (1.63%) Electronics
5 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.22%) Automotive
5 3 (1.22%) Games
5 3 (1.22%) Retail
5 3 (1.22%) German Language
6 2 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (44.08%) .NET
2 73 (29.80%) HTML
3 69 (28.16%) CSS
4 57 (23.27%) ASP.NET
5 43 (17.55%) jQuery
6 29 (11.84%) HTML5
7 28 (11.43%) Web Services
8 22 (8.98%) .NET Framework
9 20 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (8.16%) CSS3
10 18 (7.35%) XML
11 16 (6.53%) AngularJS
12 13 (5.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (5.31%) WCF
13 11 (4.49%) Ajax
14 10 (4.08%) Spring
14 10 (4.08%) WinForms
15 7 (2.86%) JSON
15 7 (2.86%) J2EE
16 6 (2.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.45%) Management Information System
1 6 (2.45%) Computer Science
1 6 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.63%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.22%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.22%) NHS
5 2 (0.82%) E-Learning
5 2 (0.82%) Health Informatics
5 2 (0.82%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.82%) Informatics
5 2 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.41%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.41%) VLE
6 1 (0.41%) STB
6 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.41%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.31%) Linux
2 11 (4.49%) UNIX
3 9 (3.67%) Windows
4 4 (1.63%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.22%) Android
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.78%) MVC
2 40 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (8.16%) OO
4 19 (7.76%) CRM
5 18 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (6.12%) Migration
6 15 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 14 (5.71%) TDD
7 14 (5.71%) OOP
8 13 (5.31%) SOA
8 13 (5.31%) Web Development
9 12 (4.90%) ETL
9 12 (4.90%) E-Commerce
10 10 (4.08%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.67%) Scrum
11 9 (3.67%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (3.27%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.86%) Data Modelling
14 6 (2.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 86 (35.10%) C#
2 83 (33.88%) JavaScript
3 55 (22.45%) SQL
4 27 (11.02%) PHP
5 25 (10.20%) Java
6 19 (7.76%) T-SQL
7 17 (6.94%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.90%) X++
9 6 (2.45%) PHP5
10 5 (2.04%) Python
10 5 (2.04%) C
11 4 (1.63%) VBA
11 4 (1.63%) VB
12 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.22%) C++
12 3 (1.22%) VBScript
12 3 (1.22%) Ruby
12 3 (1.22%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.82%) R
13 2 (0.82%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 9 (3.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.41%) MCTS
2 1 (0.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.22%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.41%) HL7
Vendors
1 36 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.12%) Oracle
3 9 (3.67%) Adobe
4 7 (2.86%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.04%) Ab Initio
5 5 (2.04%) Zend
5 5 (2.04%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.22%) IBM
6 3 (1.22%) Netezza
6 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.82%) Metastorm
7 2 (0.82%) SAP
7 2 (0.82%) Cerner
7 2 (0.82%) Tableau
7 2 (0.82%) Talend
7 2 (0.82%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.41%) Nintex
8 1 (0.41%) Twitter
8 1 (0.41%) Blackboard
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