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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 150 141 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.19% 23.54% 24.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.44% 25.68% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 82 81
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £106.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.05% +194.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
640 549 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.40% 91.65% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 303 329
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 29 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 136 (44.59%) JavaScript
2 118 (38.69%) .NET
3 112 (36.72%) HTML
4 109 (35.74%) C#
5 107 (35.08%) CSS
6 86 (28.20%) ASP.NET
6 86 (28.20%) SQL
7 81 (26.56%) SQL Server
8 75 (24.59%) jQuery
9 68 (22.30%) MVC
10 55 (18.03%) MySQL
11 53 (17.38%) HTML5
12 49 (16.07%) PHP
12 49 (16.07%) Java
13 45 (14.75%) WCF
14 42 (13.77%) Microsoft
15 41 (13.44%) CSS3
16 35 (11.48%) XML
17 34 (11.15%) Oracle
18 33 (10.82%) Web Services
18 33 (10.82%) Web Development
19 31 (10.16%) E-Commerce
20 30 (9.84%) Finance
21 29 (9.51%) Visual Studio
22 26 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
23 23 (7.54%) Scrum
23 23 (7.54%) CRM
24 22 (7.21%) Windows
24 22 (7.21%) SharePoint
24 22 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.90%) CMS
3 11 (3.61%) WordPress
4 10 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.95%) Apache
6 7 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.30%) IIS
7 5 (1.64%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle UPK
9 2 (0.66%) Node.js
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.66%) Drupal
9 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.66%) SAS
9 2 (0.66%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (3.93%) Photoshop
1 12 (3.93%) MS Office
2 9 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (2.95%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.64%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (6.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (5.90%) Magento
3 6 (1.97%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) MoSes
6 1 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.66%) Force.com
2 2 (0.66%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.64%) LTE
1 5 (1.64%) 4G
2 4 (1.31%) Intranet
3 3 (0.98%) HTTP
3 3 (0.98%) 3G
3 3 (0.98%) 2G
4 2 (0.66%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 55 (18.03%) MySQL
3 22 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.59%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.64%) Informix
11 5 (1.64%) Data Mart
11 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.98%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (9.51%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.89%) Subversion
3 14 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.95%) Ant
5 8 (2.62%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.30%) Maven
7 5 (1.64%) JIRA
7 5 (1.64%) Toad
8 4 (1.31%) ProC
9 3 (0.98%) Xcode
9 3 (0.98%) PhoneGap
10 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.33%) FxCop
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.33%) Selenium
11 1 (0.33%) Visual LANSA
11 1 (0.33%) NUnit
11 1 (0.33%) PVCS
11 1 (0.33%) WebSpeed
General
1 30 (9.84%) Finance
2 17 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.97%) Advertising
4 5 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.64%) Retail
5 4 (1.31%) Marketing
6 3 (0.98%) Games
6 3 (0.98%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Automotive
7 2 (0.66%) Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (38.69%) .NET
2 112 (36.72%) HTML
3 107 (35.08%) CSS
4 86 (28.20%) ASP.NET
5 75 (24.59%) jQuery
6 53 (17.38%) HTML5
7 45 (14.75%) WCF
8 41 (13.44%) CSS3
9 35 (11.48%) XML
10 33 (10.82%) Web Services
11 26 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (6.56%) .NET Framework
13 19 (6.23%) LINQ
14 18 (5.90%) Ajax
15 16 (5.25%) JSP
15 16 (5.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 14 (4.59%) J2EE
16 14 (4.59%) XSLT
17 13 (4.26%) Spring
17 13 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.30%) iPad
3 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.64%) Web 2.0
4 4 (1.31%) Open Source
4 4 (1.31%) Social Media
4 4 (1.31%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.31%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.31%) E-Learning
4 4 (1.31%) Digital Media
5 3 (0.98%) Blackberry
5 3 (0.98%) Pocket PC
6 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.66%) iPhone
6 2 (0.66%) DTV
6 2 (0.66%) W3C
6 2 (0.66%) AS400
7 1 (0.33%) VLE
7 1 (0.33%) GIS
7 1 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.21%) Windows
2 19 (6.23%) UNIX
3 10 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.62%) Linux
5 7 (2.30%) Android
6 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.98%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.98%) AIX
8 3 (0.98%) Solaris
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.98%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.33%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.33%) VMS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.30%) MVC
2 33 (10.82%) Web Development
3 31 (10.16%) E-Commerce
4 23 (7.54%) CRM
4 23 (7.54%) Scrum
5 20 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (5.25%) TDD
8 15 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (4.59%) Workflow
9 14 (4.59%) Logistics
10 11 (3.61%) Migration
11 10 (3.28%) OO
12 9 (2.95%) SEO
12 9 (2.95%) ETL
12 9 (2.95%) Software Engineering
13 8 (2.62%) SOA
13 8 (2.62%) Unit Testing
14 7 (2.30%) iOS Development
14 7 (2.30%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 136 (44.59%) JavaScript
2 109 (35.74%) C#
3 86 (28.20%) SQL
4 49 (16.07%) Java
4 49 (16.07%) PHP
5 21 (6.89%) VBA
6 18 (5.90%) Perl
7 9 (2.95%) C
7 9 (2.95%) C++
7 9 (2.95%) VB
7 9 (2.95%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.97%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.97%) Objective-C
8 6 (1.97%) PHP5
9 5 (1.64%) PHP4
9 5 (1.64%) Scala
9 5 (1.64%) Apex Code
9 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.31%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (1.97%) Degree
1 6 (1.97%) SC Cleared
1 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) HL7
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) Control-M
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 42 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.15%) Oracle
3 9 (2.95%) Adobe
3 9 (2.95%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.62%) SAP
5 7 (2.30%) Cognos
6 6 (1.97%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.97%) Alterian
7 5 (1.64%) Zend
7 5 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.64%) Sybase
8 4 (1.31%) JBoss
8 4 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.98%) Apple
9 3 (0.98%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.98%) webMethods
9 3 (0.98%) hybris
10 2 (0.66%) Sencha
10 2 (0.66%) Google
10 2 (0.66%) ION Trading
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