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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 153 179 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.84% 21.62% 25.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.52% 23.07% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 138 102
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £11.93 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.86% +8.57%
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
711 776 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.22% 93.72% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 530 332
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 26
Average hourly rate £18.23 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 107 (36.03%) JavaScript
2 98 (33.00%) HTML
3 96 (32.32%) .NET
4 95 (31.99%) C#
5 90 (30.30%) CSS
6 89 (29.97%) SQL
7 88 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (26.60%) SQL Server
9 66 (22.22%) jQuery
10 60 (20.20%) ASP.NET
11 56 (18.86%) MVC
12 55 (18.52%) Microsoft
13 54 (18.18%) Java
14 49 (16.50%) HTML5
15 46 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (13.80%) Oracle
17 40 (13.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 39 (13.13%) TDD
19 38 (12.79%) Web Development
20 33 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 33 (11.11%) CSS3
21 31 (10.44%) PHP
21 31 (10.44%) Web Services
22 30 (10.10%) Finance
23 28 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
24 27 (9.09%) Front End Development
25 26 (8.75%) Scrum
25 26 (8.75%) Subversion
25 26 (8.75%) .NET Framework
25 26 (8.75%) AngularJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (6.06%) CMS
2 14 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.70%) Node.js
4 8 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.02%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.02%) WordPress
6 5 (1.68%) Liferay
7 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.01%) Apache
8 3 (1.01%) Mule
9 2 (0.67%) Drupal
9 2 (0.67%) JBoss
9 2 (0.67%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.67%) SAS
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.67%) WildFly
10 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) BigMachines
1 6 (2.02%) Eloqua
2 5 (1.68%) INSURE/90
3 4 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.67%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.34%) Magento
6 1 (0.34%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.36%) SaaS
3 6 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.67%) Force.com
4 2 (0.67%) Heroku
4 2 (0.67%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.35%) Network Security
2 2 (0.67%) DNS
2 2 (0.67%) Intranet
2 2 (0.67%) Modbus
2 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 40 (13.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (6.40%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.39%) MySQL
8 14 (4.71%) Oracle Database
9 13 (4.38%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (4.04%) MongoDB
11 11 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (2.69%) QlikView
13 8 (2.69%) RDBMS
13 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (2.36%) Oracle OWB
15 6 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (2.02%) Big Data
15 6 (2.02%) NoSQL
15 6 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (8.75%) Git (software)
1 26 (8.75%) Subversion
2 23 (7.74%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.69%) JIRA
5 8 (2.69%) Selenium
5 8 (2.69%) Toad
6 7 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (2.02%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.68%) Ant
8 5 (1.68%) ClearQuest
8 5 (1.68%) NUnit
8 5 (1.68%) PVCS
9 4 (1.35%) JUnit
9 4 (1.35%) Maven
9 4 (1.35%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.35%) Xcode
10 3 (1.01%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (10.10%) Finance
2 7 (2.36%) Advertising
2 7 (2.36%) Games
3 6 (2.02%) Automotive
3 6 (2.02%) Marketing
3 6 (2.02%) Retail
4 4 (1.35%) Legal
5 3 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Front Office
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (33.00%) HTML
2 96 (32.32%) .NET
3 90 (30.30%) CSS
4 66 (22.22%) jQuery
5 60 (20.20%) ASP.NET
6 49 (16.50%) HTML5
7 33 (11.11%) CSS3
8 31 (10.44%) Web Services
9 26 (8.75%) .NET Framework
9 26 (8.75%) AngularJS
10 25 (8.42%) Spring
11 24 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (6.40%) XML
13 18 (6.06%) Ajax
14 17 (5.72%) J2EE
15 15 (5.05%) Hibernate
16 14 (4.71%) Entity Framework
16 14 (4.71%) WCF
17 13 (4.38%) SOAP
18 12 (4.04%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.70%) User Experience
2 8 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.69%) Digital Media
3 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.36%) NHS
4 6 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.68%) AS400
5 5 (1.68%) iSeries
6 4 (1.35%) iPhone
7 3 (1.01%) iPad
7 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.01%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.34%) PDA
9 1 (0.34%) VLE
9 1 (0.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.05%) Linux
1 15 (5.05%) Unix
2 14 (4.71%) Windows
3 5 (1.68%) Android
3 5 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.86%) MVC
3 46 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (13.13%) TDD
5 38 (12.79%) Web Development
6 27 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 26 (8.75%) Scrum
8 23 (7.74%) BDD
9 19 (6.40%) OO
10 17 (5.72%) CRM
10 17 (5.72%) ETL
11 16 (5.39%) Workflow
12 12 (4.04%) SDLC
13 11 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (3.70%) Migration
13 11 (3.70%) MVVM
13 11 (3.70%) Unit Testing
14 10 (3.37%) SOA
15 9 (3.03%) E-Commerce
15 9 (3.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 107 (36.03%) JavaScript
2 95 (31.99%) C#
3 89 (29.97%) SQL
4 54 (18.18%) Java
5 31 (10.44%) PHP
6 23 (7.74%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.37%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.37%) VB
7 10 (3.37%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.03%) Apex Code
9 8 (2.69%) C++
10 5 (1.68%) C
10 5 (1.68%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.68%) Python
10 5 (1.68%) RPG
10 5 (1.68%) RPG IV
10 5 (1.68%) RPG/400
10 5 (1.68%) Ruby
11 4 (1.35%) VBA
12 3 (1.01%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.35%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.01%) Degree
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.68%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 55 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.80%) Oracle
3 15 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.02%) Nintex
4 6 (2.02%) SAP
4 6 (2.02%) Siebel
5 5 (1.68%) Google
6 3 (1.01%) Adobe
6 3 (1.01%) IBM
6 3 (1.01%) Tableau
6 3 (1.01%) Zend
7 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.67%) Cognos
7 2 (0.67%) hybris
7 2 (0.67%) OpenText
7 2 (0.67%) Sage
7 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.67%) Siemens
7 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.67%) webMethods
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