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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 189 159 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.71% 24.27% 28.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.62% 26.46% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 115 91
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £106.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.13% +231.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £50.80 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £161.20 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
710 601 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.81% 91.76% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 394 334
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 24
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 147 (43.11%) JavaScript
2 124 (36.36%) HTML
2 124 (36.36%) CSS
3 116 (34.02%) .NET
4 109 (31.96%) C#
5 89 (26.10%) SQL
5 89 (26.10%) SQL Server
6 87 (25.51%) ASP.NET
7 73 (21.41%) jQuery
8 72 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (20.82%) Microsoft
10 70 (20.53%) MVC
11 58 (17.01%) WCF
12 55 (16.13%) HTML5
13 50 (14.66%) MySQL
14 44 (12.90%) PHP
15 41 (12.02%) Web Services
16 40 (11.73%) CRM
17 39 (11.44%) Java
18 38 (11.14%) Visual Studio
19 36 (10.56%) Oracle
20 34 (9.97%) SharePoint
20 34 (9.97%) Dynamics CRM
20 34 (9.97%) Web Development
21 33 (9.68%) Finance
22 32 (9.38%) E-Commerce
22 32 (9.38%) CSS3
23 30 (8.80%) XML
24 29 (8.50%) .NET Framework
24 29 (8.50%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (9.97%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.52%) OpenEdge
4 11 (3.23%) IIS
5 10 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.93%) CMS
6 6 (1.76%) Node.js
6 6 (1.76%) Apache
7 5 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.17%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.88%) WordPress
10 2 (0.59%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.59%) Drupal
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle UPK
10 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.59%) SAS
11 1 (0.29%) Magnolia
Applications
1 13 (3.81%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.93%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.64%) MS Office
3 9 (2.64%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.88%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.29%) Simulink
6 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 34 (9.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.52%) Magento
3 6 (1.76%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.29%) MoSes
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) Office 365
2 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.47%) FTP
2 4 (1.17%) Intranet
3 2 (0.59%) LTE
3 2 (0.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) Extranet
4 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (26.10%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.66%) MySQL
3 25 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (5.28%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.64%) Data Mart
8 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.05%) BusinessObjects XI
10 6 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.47%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.17%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.17%) OLAP
12 4 (1.17%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 38 (11.14%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.16%) Subversion
3 13 (3.81%) JIRA
4 10 (2.93%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.64%) Toad
5 9 (2.64%) Ant
6 7 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (1.76%) Maven
8 5 (1.47%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.17%) WebSpeed
10 3 (0.88%) Xcode
10 3 (0.88%) ProC
11 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.59%) JMeter
12 1 (0.29%) Visual LANSA
12 1 (0.29%) NUnit
12 1 (0.29%) PVCS
12 1 (0.29%) FxCop
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 33 (9.68%) Finance
2 11 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.64%) Advertising
4 5 (1.47%) Retail
4 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.17%) Marketing
5 4 (1.17%) Electronics
6 3 (0.88%) Banking
6 3 (0.88%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (36.36%) HTML
1 124 (36.36%) CSS
2 116 (34.02%) .NET
3 87 (25.51%) ASP.NET
4 73 (21.41%) jQuery
5 58 (17.01%) WCF
6 55 (16.13%) HTML5
7 41 (12.02%) Web Services
8 32 (9.38%) CSS3
9 30 (8.80%) XML
10 29 (8.50%) .NET Framework
11 28 (8.21%) AngularJS
12 22 (6.45%) LINQ
13 21 (6.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 20 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (4.99%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (4.69%) Backbone.js
16 16 (4.69%) Ajax
17 15 (4.40%) XHTML
17 15 (4.40%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.87%) Mobile App
2 12 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (3.52%) User Experience
3 11 (3.23%) iPad
4 8 (2.35%) Pocket PC
5 6 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.47%) W3C
6 5 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.17%) Social Media
7 4 (1.17%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.88%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.88%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.59%) iPhone
9 2 (0.59%) DTV
9 2 (0.59%) AS400
10 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) GIS
10 1 (0.29%) VLE
10 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.04%) Windows
2 16 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.52%) Android
3 12 (3.52%) UNIX
4 10 (2.93%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (2.64%) Windows Phone
6 8 (2.35%) Windows Phone 8
6 8 (2.35%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.35%) Linux
6 8 (2.35%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.88%) AIX
7 3 (0.88%) Solaris
7 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) VMS
9 1 (0.29%) HPUX
9 1 (0.29%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (20.53%) MVC
3 40 (11.73%) CRM
4 34 (9.97%) Web Development
5 32 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 29 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (5.57%) Logistics
8 18 (5.28%) Scrum
9 15 (4.40%) OOP
9 15 (4.40%) Unit Testing
10 14 (4.11%) OO
11 13 (3.81%) TDD
12 11 (3.23%) Workflow
12 11 (3.23%) SOA
12 11 (3.23%) iOS Development
13 10 (2.93%) Mobile Application Development
13 10 (2.93%) ETL
14 9 (2.64%) Migration
14 9 (2.64%) Android Development
14 9 (2.64%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (43.11%) JavaScript
2 109 (31.96%) C#
3 89 (26.10%) SQL
4 44 (12.90%) PHP
5 39 (11.44%) Java
6 14 (4.11%) VBA
7 12 (3.52%) C++
7 12 (3.52%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.35%) C
8 8 (2.35%) Embedded C++
9 6 (1.76%) PHP5
9 6 (1.76%) PHP4
9 6 (1.76%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.76%) Perl
9 6 (1.76%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.47%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.17%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.17%) VB
11 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.17%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.35%) SC Cleared
1 8 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.76%) Degree
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.52%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 71 (20.82%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.56%) Oracle
3 15 (4.40%) Zend
4 13 (3.81%) Business Objects
5 8 (2.35%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (2.05%) Adobe
6 7 (2.05%) Cognos
6 7 (2.05%) SAP
7 6 (1.76%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.47%) Progress
8 5 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.47%) Sencha
9 4 (1.17%) JBoss
10 3 (0.88%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.88%) HP
10 3 (0.88%) webMethods
10 3 (0.88%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.59%) hybris
11 2 (0.59%) Nintex
11 2 (0.59%) Apple
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