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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 110 126 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.66% 22.18% 25.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.50% 25.61% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 79 93
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.93 £16.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.72% -55.40%
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
564 492 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.53% 86.62% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 298 241
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 43
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £9.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £20.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 February 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.

1 103 (42.74%) .NET
2 94 (39.00%) JavaScript
3 82 (34.02%) HTML
4 81 (33.61%) CSS
5 76 (31.54%) C#
6 63 (26.14%) SQL Server
7 59 (24.48%) SQL
8 57 (23.65%) ASP.NET
9 46 (19.09%) Microsoft
10 45 (18.67%) jQuery
11 41 (17.01%) MVC
12 38 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (15.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (12.45%) Finance
14 30 (12.45%) PHP
15 27 (11.20%) HTML5
16 25 (10.37%) CRM
16 25 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (9.96%) SharePoint
17 24 (9.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (9.96%) .NET Framework
18 23 (9.54%) Web Services
19 22 (9.13%) OO
19 22 (9.13%) Java
20 21 (8.71%) MySQL
20 21 (8.71%) Dynamics CRM
21 20 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
22 19 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
22 19 (7.88%) CSS3
22 19 (7.88%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (9.96%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.98%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (4.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (4.15%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.32%) CMS
6 7 (2.90%) OpenEdge
6 7 (2.90%) IIS
7 6 (2.49%) Node.js
8 5 (2.07%) Drupal
8 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.66%) Apache
9 4 (1.66%) WordPress
10 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.24%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.24%) SAS
11 2 (0.83%) Moodle
11 2 (0.83%) Blackboard Learning System
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.83%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.07%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.83%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.83%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.83%) MS Office
5 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (8.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.56%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.66%) Magento
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.66%) Intranet
2 2 (0.83%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (9.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (8.71%) MySQL
5 20 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (7.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (7.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.49%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (2.07%) QlikView
12 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.66%) OLAP
13 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Power View
14 2 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (7.47%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.98%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.49%) Subversion
5 4 (1.66%) Lombardi
5 4 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.83%) Moq
6 2 (0.83%) NUnit
7 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.41%) WebSpeed
7 1 (0.41%) Xcode
7 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.41%) Grunt
7 1 (0.41%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
General
1 30 (12.45%) Finance
2 9 (3.73%) Banking
3 8 (3.32%) Advertising
4 5 (2.07%) Retail
5 3 (1.24%) Electronics
5 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.83%) Automotive
6 2 (0.83%) Billing
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (42.74%) .NET
2 82 (34.02%) HTML
3 81 (33.61%) CSS
4 57 (23.65%) ASP.NET
5 45 (18.67%) jQuery
6 27 (11.20%) HTML5
7 24 (9.96%) .NET Framework
8 23 (9.54%) Web Services
9 19 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (7.88%) CSS3
10 17 (7.05%) AngularJS
11 16 (6.64%) WCF
12 14 (5.81%) XML
12 14 (5.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (4.56%) Backbone.js
13 11 (4.56%) Ajax
14 9 (3.73%) WinForms
15 8 (3.32%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (3.32%) LINQ
16 7 (2.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (2.49%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.49%) Data Integration
2 6 (2.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.24%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.24%) NHS
5 2 (0.83%) W3C
5 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.83%) VLE
5 2 (0.83%) Informatics
5 2 (0.83%) Device Driver
5 2 (0.83%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.83%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.41%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.41%) User Experience
6 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.56%) UNIX
2 10 (4.15%) Windows
2 10 (4.15%) Linux
3 5 (2.07%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.01%) MVC
2 38 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.37%) CRM
3 25 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (9.13%) OO
5 16 (6.64%) Web Development
6 15 (6.22%) OOP
7 13 (5.39%) E-Commerce
7 13 (5.39%) Migration
8 12 (4.98%) Unit Testing
9 11 (4.56%) TDD
9 11 (4.56%) ETL
10 10 (4.15%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.73%) SOA
11 9 (3.73%) Scrum
12 8 (3.32%) Software Engineering
13 7 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.90%) Data Modelling
14 6 (2.49%) Logistics
14 6 (2.49%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 94 (39.00%) JavaScript
2 76 (31.54%) C#
3 59 (24.48%) SQL
4 30 (12.45%) PHP
5 22 (9.13%) Java
6 19 (7.88%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.64%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.15%) X++
9 6 (2.49%) Python
10 5 (2.07%) PHP5
10 5 (2.07%) VB
11 4 (1.66%) Ruby
11 4 (1.66%) VBA
12 3 (1.24%) VBScript
12 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.24%) Scala
12 3 (1.24%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.83%) R
13 2 (0.83%) VB6
13 2 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.32%) Degree
2 6 (2.49%) VCP4
3 2 (0.83%) MCITP
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.41%) MCTS
4 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.41%) HL7
Vendors
1 46 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.39%) Oracle
3 9 (3.73%) Adobe
4 8 (3.32%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (2.90%) Zend
6 4 (1.66%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.83%) Cerner
8 2 (0.83%) Blackboard
8 2 (0.83%) Tableau
8 2 (0.83%) Netezza
8 2 (0.83%) Metastorm
8 2 (0.83%) Talend
8 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.83%) Nintex
9 1 (0.41%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.41%) Twitter
9 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
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