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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 163 133 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.81% 21.18% 14.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.86% 22.66% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 90 67
Median daily rate £375 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
585 587 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.22% 93.47% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 367 334
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.81 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £24.85 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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.

1 180 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 176 (47.70%) HTML
3 149 (40.38%) CSS
4 148 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (35.23%) .NET
6 110 (29.81%) C#
7 98 (26.56%) Microsoft
8 77 (20.87%) .NET Framework
9 72 (19.51%) SQL
10 70 (18.97%) SQL Server
11 68 (18.43%) MVC
11 68 (18.43%) AngularJS
12 63 (17.07%) HTML5
13 61 (16.53%) WCF
13 61 (16.53%) Web Development
13 61 (16.53%) Visual Studio
14 60 (16.26%) Scrum
14 60 (16.26%) Front End Development
15 56 (15.18%) Java
16 53 (14.36%) jQuery
17 52 (14.09%) Web Services
18 50 (13.55%) Finance
19 46 (12.47%) ASP.NET
20 44 (11.92%) OO
20 44 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
20 44 (11.92%) CRM
21 40 (10.84%) XML
21 40 (10.84%) Git (software)
22 39 (10.57%) Entity Framework
23 38 (10.30%) Dynamics CRM

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 25 (6.78%) CMS
2 22 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.15%) Drupal
4 10 (2.71%) OpenEdge
5 6 (1.63%) JBoss
5 6 (1.63%) WordPress
6 5 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.36%) Confluence
6 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.81%) Apache
8 3 (0.81%) IIS
9 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.54%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.27%) Kentico
10 1 (0.27%) Mule
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.54%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) CATIA
4 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (10.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (4.34%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.54%) Magento
4 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.17%) GitHub
3 6 (1.63%) Office 365
4 4 (1.08%) Slack
5 2 (0.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.27%) Google Play
6 1 (0.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.88%) HTTP
2 5 (1.36%) Network Security
3 4 (1.08%) LDAP
4 3 (0.81%) Skype
5 1 (0.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 25 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (3.79%) MySQL
8 13 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.25%) Power BI
10 11 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.63%) Hazelcast
13 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.36%) QlikView
15 4 (1.08%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
16 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 61 (16.53%) Visual Studio
2 40 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 28 (7.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 26 (7.05%) Subversion
4 26 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (6.78%) Jenkins
6 24 (6.50%) NUnit
7 23 (6.23%) Moq
8 10 (2.71%) gulp
8 10 (2.71%) JIRA
8 10 (2.71%) Selenium
9 9 (2.44%) CruiseControl
10 8 (2.17%) Protractor
11 7 (1.90%) Grunt
11 7 (1.90%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.63%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.36%) JUnit
13 5 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (0.81%) Ant
14 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (13.55%) Finance
2 15 (4.07%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.71%) Banking
4 8 (2.17%) Retail
5 7 (1.90%) Advertising
6 5 (1.36%) Games
7 4 (1.08%) Marketing
8 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.54%) Billing
9 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (47.70%) HTML
2 149 (40.38%) CSS
3 130 (35.23%) .NET
4 77 (20.87%) .NET Framework
5 68 (18.43%) AngularJS
6 63 (17.07%) HTML5
7 61 (16.53%) WCF
8 53 (14.36%) jQuery
9 52 (14.09%) Web Services
10 46 (12.47%) ASP.NET
11 40 (10.84%) XML
12 39 (10.57%) Entity Framework
13 32 (8.67%) CSS3
14 28 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (6.50%) Spring
16 21 (5.69%) React
16 21 (5.69%) REST
17 19 (5.15%) Middleware
18 17 (4.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.15%) Visualisation
2 11 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.71%) User Experience
4 7 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.36%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.36%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.08%) iPad
6 4 (1.08%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.54%) CMDB
7 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.54%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) AS400
8 1 (0.27%) Fintech
8 1 (0.27%) iPhone
8 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.27%) SCADA
8 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.23%) Linux
2 21 (5.69%) Unix
3 15 (4.07%) Mac OS X
4 10 (2.71%) Windows
5 6 (1.63%) Android
6 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (18.43%) MVC
3 61 (16.53%) Web Development
4 60 (16.26%) Front End Development
4 60 (16.26%) Scrum
5 44 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (11.92%) CRM
5 44 (11.92%) OO
6 35 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (8.13%) SOLID
8 29 (7.86%) TDD
9 26 (7.05%) OOD
10 23 (6.23%) Content Management
11 22 (5.96%) Line Management
12 21 (5.69%) ETL
13 20 (5.42%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (4.61%) Configuration Management
15 16 (4.34%) Mentoring
16 15 (4.07%) OO PHP
16 15 (4.07%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 180 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 110 (29.81%) C#
3 72 (19.51%) SQL
4 56 (15.18%) Java
5 32 (8.67%) PHP
6 13 (3.52%) X++
7 10 (2.71%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.90%) C++
9 6 (1.63%) MUMPS
9 6 (1.63%) VB
10 5 (1.36%) Python
11 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.81%) VB6
13 2 (0.54%) C
13 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.54%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.54%) XQuery
14 1 (0.27%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (8.94%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.54%) Degree
5 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.27%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) Ansible
2 3 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 98 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.42%) Oracle
3 10 (2.71%) IBM
3 10 (2.71%) Progress
4 8 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 6 (1.63%) Cognos
5 6 (1.63%) SAP
6 3 (0.81%) hybris
7 2 (0.54%) ILOG
7 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.54%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.54%) Zend
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe
8 1 (0.27%) Apple
8 1 (0.27%) CA
8 1 (0.27%) Informatica
8 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.27%) Misys
8 1 (0.27%) webMethods
8 1 (0.27%) Wonderware
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