The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 155 156 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.29% 30.47% 26.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.28% 32.50% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 102 94
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
548 480 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.40% 93.75% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 257 315
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £224 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.70 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (37.76%) .NET
2 97 (33.92%) JavaScript
3 93 (32.52%) SQL
4 91 (31.82%) HTML
5 89 (31.12%) C#
6 81 (28.32%) CSS
7 80 (27.97%) SQL Server
8 66 (23.08%) jQuery
9 62 (21.68%) ASP.NET
10 53 (18.53%) MVC
11 50 (17.48%) Java
12 45 (15.73%) HTML5
13 44 (15.38%) MySQL
14 41 (14.34%) Oracle
14 41 (14.34%) PHP
15 38 (13.29%) WCF
16 37 (12.94%) Visual Studio
17 30 (10.49%) Windows
17 30 (10.49%) Microsoft
18 29 (10.14%) XML
18 29 (10.14%) CSS3
19 26 (9.09%) .NET Framework
20 25 (8.74%) Scrum
21 23 (8.04%) TDD
21 23 (8.04%) Web Development
21 23 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
22 21 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
22 21 (7.34%) Finance
22 21 (7.34%) Web Services
22 21 (7.34%) UNIX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.24%) CMS
3 12 (4.20%) IIS
4 10 (3.50%) WordPress
5 9 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.80%) Apache
7 5 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle UPK
9 2 (0.70%) Drupal
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPEL
9 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.35%) Moodle
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (3.50%) MS Office
1 10 (3.50%) MS Excel
1 10 (3.50%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (2.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (2.45%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.05%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (4.20%) Magento
2 7 (2.45%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (2.10%) TRIRIGA
4 5 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.45%) SaaS
2 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) 4G
1 5 (1.75%) HTTP
1 5 (1.75%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) LTE
2 3 (1.05%) 2G
2 3 (1.05%) SMTP
2 3 (1.05%) 3G
3 2 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 44 (15.38%) MySQL
3 18 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (6.29%) Oracle Database
4 17 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (4.90%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.15%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.45%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (2.45%) SQLite
12 6 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (2.10%) OLAP
12 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.75%) Informix
14 4 (1.40%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.40%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 37 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.99%) Subversion
3 16 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.15%) JIRA
5 7 (2.45%) ProC
6 6 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.75%) Maven
7 5 (1.75%) Ant
8 4 (1.40%) Xcode
8 4 (1.40%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.05%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.05%) QUnit
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.35%) Selenium
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.35%) TextMate
General
1 21 (7.34%) Finance
2 16 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.90%) Retail
4 5 (1.75%) Games
5 3 (1.05%) Marketing
5 3 (1.05%) Banking
6 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (37.76%) .NET
2 91 (31.82%) HTML
3 81 (28.32%) CSS
4 66 (23.08%) jQuery
5 62 (21.68%) ASP.NET
6 45 (15.73%) HTML5
7 38 (13.29%) WCF
8 29 (10.14%) XML
8 29 (10.14%) CSS3
9 26 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 23 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (7.34%) Web Services
12 15 (5.24%) WPF
12 15 (5.24%) Spring
13 14 (4.90%) JSP
14 12 (4.20%) Ajax
14 12 (4.20%) LINQ
15 11 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (3.85%) J2EE
16 10 (3.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.45%) Pocket PC
2 7 (2.45%) PDA
3 6 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.75%) Web 2.0
5 4 (1.40%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.40%) NHS
5 4 (1.40%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.40%) Clustering
5 4 (1.40%) iPhone
5 4 (1.40%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.05%) iPad
6 3 (1.05%) Open Source
6 3 (1.05%) W3C
7 2 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.70%) AS400
8 1 (0.35%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.35%) VLE
8 1 (0.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.49%) Windows
2 21 (7.34%) UNIX
3 11 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.15%) Android
5 7 (2.45%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (2.45%) Linux
5 7 (2.45%) Windows CE
6 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.05%) AIX
7 3 (1.05%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.53%) MVC
2 25 (8.74%) Scrum
3 23 (8.04%) TDD
3 23 (8.04%) Web Development
4 21 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (6.64%) E-Commerce
6 18 (6.29%) Software Engineering
7 15 (5.24%) Migration
8 14 (4.90%) ETL
9 11 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (3.85%) OO
10 10 (3.50%) Workflow
11 9 (3.15%) OOP
12 8 (2.80%) ERP
12 8 (2.80%) CRM
12 8 (2.80%) Waterfall
13 7 (2.45%) Data Migration
13 7 (2.45%) Data Modelling
14 6 (2.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 97 (33.92%) JavaScript
2 93 (32.52%) SQL
3 89 (31.12%) C#
4 50 (17.48%) Java
5 41 (14.34%) PHP
6 18 (6.29%) C++
6 18 (6.29%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.94%) VB
7 17 (5.94%) VBA
8 15 (5.24%) Perl
9 12 (4.20%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.50%) C
12 9 (3.15%) Apex Code
13 8 (2.80%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.45%) VB6
14 7 (2.45%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 4 (1.40%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.40%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (2.10%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.45%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) WCAG
2 3 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (14.34%) Oracle
2 30 (10.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.80%) Cognos
5 7 (2.45%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.45%) Adobe
6 6 (2.10%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.75%) Alterian
7 5 (1.75%) Sybase
7 5 (1.75%) SAP
8 4 (1.40%) Thunderhead
9 3 (1.05%) hybris
10 2 (0.70%) JBoss
10 2 (0.70%) Sony
10 2 (0.70%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.70%) Zend
11 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.35%) Facebook
11 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.35%) Sencha
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