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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 151 95 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.30% 15.55% 23.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.78% 16.87% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 75 80
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 - £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
635 563 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.80% 92.14% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 345 301
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.60 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (35.09%) JavaScript
2 89 (31.23%) HTML
3 88 (30.88%) SQL
4 85 (29.82%) C#
5 82 (28.77%) CSS
6 78 (27.37%) .NET
7 77 (27.02%) SQL Server
8 71 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (23.16%) jQuery
10 50 (17.54%) MVC
11 48 (16.84%) Microsoft
12 45 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (14.39%) HTML5
14 39 (13.68%) ASP.NET
15 37 (12.98%) Java
15 37 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (10.88%) Oracle
16 31 (10.88%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (10.88%) AngularJS
17 28 (9.82%) Finance
18 27 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 27 (9.47%) TDD
18 27 (9.47%) CSS3
19 26 (9.12%) PHP
20 25 (8.77%) ETL
21 23 (8.07%) MySQL
22 22 (7.72%) Front End Development
22 22 (7.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 20 (7.02%) Subversion
23 20 (7.02%) Migration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (4.21%) CMS
3 9 (3.16%) Apache
3 9 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.11%) Node.js
4 6 (2.11%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.11%) WordPress
5 4 (1.40%) nginx
5 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.70%) Drupal
7 2 (0.70%) IIS
7 2 (0.70%) JBoss
7 2 (0.70%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.70%) SAS
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.70%) WildFly
8 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) BigMachines
1 6 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.11%) Eloqua
2 4 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.40%) INSURE/90
3 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.35%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (2.11%) SaaS
2 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.05%) Force.com
3 3 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.05%) Office 365
4 2 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.70%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) Intranet
2 3 (1.05%) HTTP
3 2 (0.70%) Modbus
3 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) CTI
4 1 (0.35%) FTP
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (27.02%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (10.88%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (8.07%) MySQL
6 22 (7.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (6.32%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.16%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.16%) QlikView
10 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.11%) OLAP
11 6 (2.11%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.75%) MS Access
13 4 (1.40%) Big Data
13 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (7.02%) Git (software)
1 20 (7.02%) Subversion
2 14 (4.91%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.81%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.40%) Ant
6 4 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.05%) Gradle
7 3 (1.05%) JIRA
7 3 (1.05%) Maven
7 3 (1.05%) Toad
7 3 (1.05%) Xcode
8 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.70%) Moq
8 2 (0.70%) RSpec
8 2 (0.70%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.35%) MSTest
9 1 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 28 (9.82%) Finance
2 7 (2.46%) Advertising
2 7 (2.46%) Marketing
3 6 (2.11%) Games
3 6 (2.11%) Retail
4 3 (1.05%) Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Back Office
5 2 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.35%) Front Office
6 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (31.23%) HTML
2 82 (28.77%) CSS
3 78 (27.37%) .NET
4 66 (23.16%) jQuery
5 41 (14.39%) HTML5
6 39 (13.68%) ASP.NET
7 31 (10.88%) AngularJS
8 27 (9.47%) CSS3
9 20 (7.02%) Web Services
10 19 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 19 (6.67%) Ajax
11 16 (5.61%) WCF
11 16 (5.61%) XML
12 15 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (4.21%) Spring
14 11 (3.86%) Entity Framework
14 11 (3.86%) JSON
14 11 (3.86%) WPF
15 9 (3.16%) MDX
15 9 (3.16%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.61%) User Experience
2 12 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.21%) NHS
3 9 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.40%) AS400
4 4 (1.40%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.40%) iPhone
4 4 (1.40%) iSeries
4 4 (1.40%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.40%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (0.70%) e-Learning
5 2 (0.70%) VLE
5 2 (0.70%) W3C
6 1 (0.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.35%) iPad
6 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.35%) PDA
6 1 (0.35%) SCORM
6 1 (0.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.67%) Linux
2 12 (4.21%) Unix
3 10 (3.51%) Windows
4 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.54%) MVC
3 45 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (9.47%) TDD
5 25 (8.77%) ETL
6 22 (7.72%) Front End Development
7 20 (7.02%) Migration
8 18 (6.32%) CRM
8 18 (6.32%) SDLC
9 17 (5.96%) OO
10 16 (5.61%) Scrum
11 14 (4.91%) Web Development
11 14 (4.91%) Workflow
12 12 (4.21%) BDD
13 11 (3.86%) MVVM
13 11 (3.86%) Software Engineering
13 11 (3.86%) Unit Testing
14 10 (3.51%) Multithreading
15 9 (3.16%) Data Migration
15 9 (3.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 100 (35.09%) JavaScript
2 88 (30.88%) SQL
3 85 (29.82%) C#
4 37 (12.98%) Java
5 26 (9.12%) PHP
6 19 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.86%) VB
7 11 (3.86%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.16%) Apex Code
9 8 (2.81%) VB6
10 7 (2.46%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.46%) VBA
11 6 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.75%) Ruby
13 4 (1.40%) C++
13 4 (1.40%) Perl
13 4 (1.40%) Python
13 4 (1.40%) RPG
13 4 (1.40%) RPG IV
13 4 (1.40%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 10 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.75%) Degree
3 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 48 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.88%) Oracle
3 12 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.11%) Nintex
4 6 (2.11%) Siebel
5 5 (1.75%) Tableau
5 5 (1.75%) Zend
6 3 (1.05%) Google
6 3 (1.05%) hybris
6 3 (1.05%) SAP
7 2 (0.70%) Adobe
7 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.70%) Cognos
7 2 (0.70%) IBM
7 2 (0.70%) Progress
7 2 (0.70%) Sage
7 2 (0.70%) Siemens
7 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.70%) webMethods
8 1 (0.35%) Apple
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