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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 214 131 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.40% 19.88% 19.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.85% 21.34% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 90 88
Median daily rate £388 £339 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% +2.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £100.00 £12.96 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+671.45% -52.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +9.45%
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
672 614 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 93.17% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 395 383
Median daily rate £400 £368 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -19.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.67 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £25.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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.

1 184 (48.04%) JavaScript
2 179 (46.74%) HTML
3 157 (40.99%) CSS
4 139 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (31.59%) .NET
6 107 (27.94%) C#
7 102 (26.63%) Microsoft
8 98 (25.59%) SQL
9 79 (20.63%) Java
10 70 (18.28%) SQL Server
11 69 (18.02%) Web Development
12 64 (16.71%) .NET Framework
13 63 (16.45%) HTML5
14 61 (15.93%) MVC
14 61 (15.93%) Front End Development
15 60 (15.67%) jQuery
16 58 (15.14%) AngularJS
17 54 (14.10%) Visual Studio
18 52 (13.58%) Finance
19 51 (13.32%) OO
20 48 (12.53%) CRM
20 48 (12.53%) WCF
21 46 (12.01%) Web Services
21 46 (12.01%) Scrum
22 45 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
23 42 (10.97%) ASP.NET
24 41 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
25 39 (10.18%) Git (software)
26 38 (9.92%) XML
27 37 (9.66%) 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 33 (8.62%) CMS
2 19 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.44%) Drupal
4 16 (4.18%) JBoss
5 9 (2.35%) Apache ServiceMix
5 9 (2.35%) Mule
6 8 (2.09%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.83%) Apache
8 6 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.57%) OpenEdge
9 5 (1.31%) Confluence
9 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.04%) Documentum
10 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.04%) WordPress
11 3 (0.78%) IIS
11 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.78%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.52%) MS Office
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.26%) GIMP
5 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (9.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (4.18%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.52%) Magento
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.04%) SaaS
3 3 (0.78%) GitHub
3 3 (0.78%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) Google Play
4 1 (0.26%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.44%) HTTP
2 7 (1.83%) Network Security
3 3 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 32 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (6.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (5.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.39%) MySQL
8 13 (3.39%) Power BI
8 13 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.13%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.83%) QlikView
11 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.31%) Hazelcast
13 5 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (14.10%) Visual Studio
2 39 (10.18%) Git (software)
3 31 (8.09%) Jenkins
4 26 (6.79%) Subversion
5 24 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (5.74%) Visual Studio Team System
7 20 (5.22%) NUnit
8 19 (4.96%) Moq
9 14 (3.66%) Selenium
10 13 (3.39%) JIRA
11 9 (2.35%) CruiseControl
12 8 (2.09%) JUnit
13 7 (1.83%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.57%) Ant
14 6 (1.57%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.31%) Eclipse
15 5 (1.31%) Grunt
15 5 (1.31%) gulp
15 5 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (1.31%) Protractor
General
1 52 (13.58%) Finance
2 14 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.39%) Banking
4 9 (2.35%) Marketing
4 9 (2.35%) Retail
5 6 (1.57%) Automotive
6 5 (1.31%) Advertising
6 5 (1.31%) Games
7 3 (0.78%) Back Office
7 3 (0.78%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.52%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (46.74%) HTML
2 157 (40.99%) CSS
3 121 (31.59%) .NET
4 64 (16.71%) .NET Framework
5 63 (16.45%) HTML5
6 60 (15.67%) jQuery
7 58 (15.14%) AngularJS
8 48 (12.53%) WCF
9 46 (12.01%) Web Services
10 42 (10.97%) ASP.NET
11 38 (9.92%) XML
12 34 (8.88%) CSS3
13 32 (8.36%) Spring
14 30 (7.83%) Entity Framework
15 22 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (5.74%) J2EE
16 20 (5.22%) RESTful
17 19 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (4.96%) React
18 18 (4.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.96%) Visualisation
2 8 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.09%) User Experience
3 7 (1.83%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.31%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.31%) iPad
4 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.52%) iPhone
6 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.52%) Replication
6 2 (0.52%) W3C
7 1 (0.26%) CMDB
7 1 (0.26%) Fintech
7 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.57%) Linux
2 25 (6.53%) Unix
3 15 (3.92%) Mac OS X
4 14 (3.66%) Windows
5 7 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.57%) Android
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.02%) Web Development
3 61 (15.93%) Front End Development
3 61 (15.93%) MVC
4 51 (13.32%) OO
5 48 (12.53%) CRM
6 46 (12.01%) Scrum
7 45 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (6.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (6.79%) TDD
10 24 (6.27%) SOLID
11 23 (6.01%) Configuration Management
11 23 (6.01%) ETL
12 22 (5.74%) OOD
13 21 (5.48%) Content Management
14 18 (4.70%) Line Management
15 15 (3.92%) OO PHP
15 15 (3.92%) Web Design
16 13 (3.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 184 (48.04%) JavaScript
2 107 (27.94%) C#
3 98 (25.59%) SQL
4 79 (20.63%) Java
5 33 (8.62%) PHP
6 16 (4.18%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.39%) X++
8 11 (2.87%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.61%) C++
10 7 (1.83%) VB
11 6 (1.57%) MUMPS
12 5 (1.31%) Python
13 3 (0.78%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.52%) C
14 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.52%) VB6
14 2 (0.52%) XQuery
15 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (8.88%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.83%) Degree
4 6 (1.57%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.78%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.26%) MCTS
8 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) Ansible
2 3 (0.78%) Puppet
3 2 (0.52%) MOM
3 2 (0.52%) Rancher
3 2 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.14%) Oracle
3 10 (2.61%) MuleSoft
4 7 (1.83%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.57%) IBM
5 6 (1.57%) Progress
6 5 (1.31%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.04%) Cognos
7 4 (1.04%) EMC
7 4 (1.04%) Pega
7 4 (1.04%) SAP
7 4 (1.04%) VMware
7 4 (1.04%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.78%) Adobe
8 3 (0.78%) Apple
8 3 (0.78%) hybris
9 2 (0.52%) ILOG
9 2 (0.52%) Misys
9 2 (0.52%) New Relic
9 2 (0.52%) Zend
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