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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 194 186 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.43% 25.27% 23.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.90% 26.53% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 123 100
Median daily rate £350 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +11.02%
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
749 701 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 95.24% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 464 369
Median daily rate £375 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 147 (41.64%) JavaScript
2 139 (39.38%) HTML
3 123 (34.84%) CSS
4 116 (32.86%) SQL
5 111 (31.44%) .NET
6 109 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (28.90%) Java
8 92 (26.06%) C#
9 87 (24.65%) SQL Server
10 85 (24.08%) jQuery
11 74 (20.96%) Microsoft
12 69 (19.55%) MVC
13 66 (18.70%) Oracle
14 63 (17.85%) Web Development
15 58 (16.43%) ASP.NET
16 52 (14.73%) HTML5
17 51 (14.45%) Spring
18 49 (13.88%) Web Services
19 48 (13.60%) J2EE
19 48 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 45 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
21 42 (11.90%) Front End Development
22 38 (10.76%) TDD
23 37 (10.48%) CRM
24 36 (10.20%) Oracle Database
25 35 (9.92%) CSS3
25 35 (9.92%) CMS
26 34 (9.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 34 (9.63%) Visual Studio
27 33 (9.35%) OO

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 35 (9.92%) CMS
2 14 (3.97%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.27%) JBoss
4 7 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.70%) Mule
5 6 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.42%) Apache
6 5 (1.42%) Kentico
6 5 (1.42%) Liferay
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.42%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.42%) WordPress
7 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (0.85%) IIS
8 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.28%) GIMP
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.42%) INSURE/90
2 5 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.85%) BigMachines
4 3 (0.85%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.57%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.28%) Magento
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.13%) SaaS
4 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.85%) Google Play
5 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.57%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) Heroku
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.27%) Network Security
2 2 (0.57%) DNS
2 2 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (24.65%) SQL Server
2 48 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (10.20%) Oracle Database
4 34 (9.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (7.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (7.08%) Relational Database
7 22 (6.23%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (5.67%) BusinessObjects
9 19 (5.38%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.68%) Oracle OWB
10 13 (3.68%) QlikView
10 13 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (3.12%) MySQL
12 10 (2.83%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.70%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (9.63%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.65%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 21 (5.95%) Subversion
4 20 (5.67%) Oracle Forms
5 17 (4.82%) JIRA
6 16 (4.53%) ClearQuest
6 16 (4.53%) JUnit
6 16 (4.53%) Maven
7 15 (4.25%) Eclipse
7 15 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (4.25%) Toad
8 11 (3.12%) Ant
9 10 (2.83%) PVCS
10 9 (2.55%) Artifactory
10 9 (2.55%) Selenium
11 8 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (1.98%) NUnit
13 5 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (1.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (8.78%) Finance
2 20 (5.67%) Automotive
3 17 (4.82%) Marketing
4 7 (1.98%) Retail
5 6 (1.70%) Back Office
6 4 (1.13%) Advertising
6 4 (1.13%) Banking
7 3 (0.85%) Games
7 3 (0.85%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.57%) Legal
8 2 (0.57%) Publishing
8 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (39.38%) HTML
2 123 (34.84%) CSS
3 111 (31.44%) .NET
4 85 (24.08%) jQuery
5 58 (16.43%) ASP.NET
6 52 (14.73%) HTML5
7 51 (14.45%) Spring
8 49 (13.88%) Web Services
9 48 (13.60%) J2EE
10 35 (9.92%) CSS3
11 32 (9.07%) XML
12 31 (8.78%) .NET Framework
12 31 (8.78%) AngularJS
13 27 (7.65%) Hibernate
14 24 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (6.23%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (5.67%) Spring MVC
17 18 (5.10%) JSON
17 18 (5.10%) REST
17 18 (5.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.40%) Digital Media
2 10 (2.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.42%) AS400
5 5 (1.42%) iSeries
5 5 (1.42%) User Experience
6 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.13%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.85%) iPad
7 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.85%) NHS
7 3 (0.85%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.57%) Blog
8 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.57%) iPhone
8 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.57%) W3C
9 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.28%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.22%) Windows
2 24 (6.80%) Linux
3 22 (6.23%) Unix
4 6 (1.70%) Android
5 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.55%) MVC
3 63 (17.85%) Web Development
4 45 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (11.90%) Front End Development
6 38 (10.76%) TDD
7 37 (10.48%) CRM
8 33 (9.35%) OO
9 30 (8.50%) Scrum
10 29 (8.22%) ETL
11 23 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (5.38%) Migration
13 19 (5.38%) OOP
14 18 (5.10%) UML
15 17 (4.82%) Unit Testing
16 16 (4.53%) Data Migration
16 16 (4.53%) Defect Tracking
17 15 (4.25%) BDD
17 15 (4.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 147 (41.64%) JavaScript
2 116 (32.86%) SQL
3 102 (28.90%) Java
4 92 (26.06%) C#
5 31 (8.78%) PHP
6 29 (8.22%) T-SQL
7 24 (6.80%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.53%) VB
9 14 (3.97%) C++
10 10 (2.83%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.98%) C
12 5 (1.42%) RPG
12 5 (1.42%) RPG IV
12 5 (1.42%) RPG/400
12 5 (1.42%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.13%) R
13 4 (1.13%) VBA
14 3 (0.85%) Python
14 3 (0.85%) Ruby
14 3 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (6.23%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.53%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.12%) Degree
4 9 (2.55%) Sun Certification
5 8 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.70%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.28%) MCTS
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.98%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.57%) WCAG
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Rancher
2 1 (0.28%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 74 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 66 (18.70%) Oracle
3 10 (2.83%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.70%) SAP
6 5 (1.42%) Adobe
6 5 (1.42%) Google
6 5 (1.42%) IBM
7 4 (1.13%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.13%) Tableau
8 3 (0.85%) Pega
8 3 (0.85%) Siebel
9 2 (0.57%) Apple
9 2 (0.57%) hybris
9 2 (0.57%) Misys
9 2 (0.57%) New Relic
9 2 (0.57%) OpenText
9 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.57%) VMware
9 2 (0.57%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £496.15 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago