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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 188 180 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.35% 24.00% 20.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 24.69% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 101 89
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +5.03%
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
752 729 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.41% 97.20% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 451 392
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 38 37
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 146 (42.69%) HTML
2 143 (41.81%) JavaScript
3 128 (37.43%) CSS
4 122 (35.67%) SQL
5 116 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (31.29%) .NET
6 107 (31.29%) Java
7 92 (26.90%) C#
8 85 (24.85%) SQL Server
9 81 (23.68%) Microsoft
10 78 (22.81%) jQuery
11 61 (17.84%) Oracle
12 60 (17.54%) MVC
12 60 (17.54%) Web Development
13 58 (16.96%) ASP.NET
14 53 (15.50%) HTML5
15 52 (15.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 51 (14.91%) Spring
17 48 (14.04%) J2EE
18 46 (13.45%) Web Services
19 44 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
20 43 (12.57%) Front End Development
21 40 (11.70%) Oracle Database
22 39 (11.40%) OO
23 38 (11.11%) CMS
24 37 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 37 (10.82%) CRM
24 37 (10.82%) Visual Studio
25 36 (10.53%) TDD
26 34 (9.94%) Finance

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 38 (11.11%) CMS
2 19 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 16 (4.68%) JBoss
4 12 (3.51%) Mule
5 9 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
6 8 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.05%) Apache
7 7 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.46%) Kentico
8 5 (1.46%) Liferay
8 5 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.17%) Documentum
9 4 (1.17%) IIS
9 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.17%) WordPress
10 3 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.34%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.29%) GIMP
5 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (6.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.88%) INSURE/90
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.58%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.29%) Magento
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.88%) Google Play
2 3 (0.88%) Office 365
2 3 (0.88%) SaaS
3 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.29%) Heroku
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.63%) Network Security
2 2 (0.58%) DNS
2 2 (0.58%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (24.85%) SQL Server
2 52 (15.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (11.70%) Oracle Database
4 37 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (7.31%) Relational Database
8 24 (7.02%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (5.85%) RDBMS
10 19 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (4.09%) Oracle OWB
12 14 (4.09%) QlikView
13 12 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (2.63%) MySQL
16 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (1.46%) MongoDB
17 5 (1.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (10.82%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.60%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.43%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.14%) Subversion
5 20 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
7 18 (5.26%) ClearQuest
7 18 (5.26%) JIRA
7 18 (5.26%) JUnit
7 18 (5.26%) Maven
8 16 (4.68%) Eclipse
8 16 (4.68%) Toad
9 13 (3.80%) Ant
10 12 (3.51%) Selenium
11 11 (3.22%) Artifactory
11 11 (3.22%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (2.92%) PVCS
13 7 (2.05%) NUnit
14 4 (1.17%) Grunt
14 4 (1.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (9.94%) Finance
2 19 (5.56%) Automotive
3 17 (4.97%) Marketing
4 6 (1.75%) Banking
4 6 (1.75%) Retail
5 5 (1.46%) Back Office
6 3 (0.88%) Advertising
6 3 (0.88%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.58%) Games
7 2 (0.58%) Legal
7 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (42.69%) HTML
2 128 (37.43%) CSS
3 107 (31.29%) .NET
4 78 (22.81%) jQuery
5 58 (16.96%) ASP.NET
6 53 (15.50%) HTML5
7 51 (14.91%) Spring
8 48 (14.04%) J2EE
9 46 (13.45%) Web Services
10 33 (9.65%) XML
11 32 (9.36%) CSS3
12 28 (8.19%) .NET Framework
13 27 (7.89%) AngularJS
13 27 (7.89%) Hibernate
14 24 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (6.43%) JSON
16 21 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (5.56%) JSP
18 18 (5.26%) Spring MVC
18 18 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.92%) Digital Media
3 7 (2.05%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.46%) User Experience
5 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.88%) AS400
6 3 (0.88%) iPad
6 3 (0.88%) iSeries
6 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.88%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.58%) Blog
7 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.58%) iPhone
7 2 (0.58%) Replication
7 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.58%) W3C
8 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.29%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.06%) Windows
2 20 (5.85%) Linux
2 20 (5.85%) Unix
3 6 (1.75%) Android
4 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (17.54%) MVC
2 60 (17.54%) Web Development
3 44 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (12.57%) Front End Development
5 39 (11.40%) OO
6 37 (10.82%) CRM
7 36 (10.53%) TDD
8 30 (8.77%) ETL
9 27 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (7.60%) Scrum
11 22 (6.43%) OOP
11 22 (6.43%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (5.56%) Migration
13 18 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
13 18 (5.26%) UML
14 16 (4.68%) DevOps
14 16 (4.68%) ITIL
14 16 (4.68%) Unit Testing
15 15 (4.39%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 143 (41.81%) JavaScript
2 122 (35.67%) SQL
3 107 (31.29%) Java
4 92 (26.90%) C#
5 34 (9.94%) T-SQL
6 28 (8.19%) PL/SQL
7 20 (5.85%) PHP
8 17 (4.97%) VB
9 15 (4.39%) C++
10 8 (2.34%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.05%) C
12 5 (1.46%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.17%) Python
13 4 (1.17%) R
14 3 (0.88%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.88%) RPG
14 3 (0.88%) RPG IV
14 3 (0.88%) RPG/400
14 3 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.80%) Degree
4 10 (2.92%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (2.63%) Sun Certification
6 8 (2.34%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.75%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.58%) WCAG
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) MOM
1 2 (0.58%) Rancher
1 2 (0.58%) SCOM
2 1 (0.29%) Ansible
2 1 (0.29%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 81 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 61 (17.84%) Oracle
3 10 (2.92%) MuleSoft
3 10 (2.92%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.75%) Adobe
4 6 (1.75%) Pega
4 6 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.46%) SAP
5 5 (1.46%) VMware
6 4 (1.17%) EMC
6 4 (1.17%) Google
6 4 (1.17%) IBM
7 3 (0.88%) Misys
8 2 (0.58%) Apple
8 2 (0.58%) New Relic
8 2 (0.58%) OpenText
8 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.58%) Tableau
8 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.29%) WSO2
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