The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 48 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 20 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.80% - 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% - 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £495 - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft 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
682 616 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.38% 93.19% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 398 392
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -24.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £30.10 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Birmingham region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Birmingham region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 24 (80.00%) HTML
4 24 (80.00%) CSS
5 17 (56.67%) CRM
5 17 (56.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (53.33%) .NET
7 15 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 14 (46.67%) .NET Framework
8 14 (46.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (46.67%) WCF
9 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (43.33%) C#
10 12 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (36.67%) HTML5
11 11 (36.67%) CSS3
11 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
11 11 (36.67%) X++
11 11 (36.67%) Power BI
11 11 (36.67%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (36.67%) Finance
11 11 (36.67%) Manufacturing
12 5 (16.67%) Marketing
12 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 2 (6.67%) Scrum
13 2 (6.67%) SQL Server

Microsoft 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (36.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Power BI
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MS Access
3 1 (3.33%) QlikView
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (46.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
1 11 (36.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) CSS
1 24 (80.00%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) .NET
3 14 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 14 (46.67%) WCF
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
5 11 (36.67%) CSS3
5 11 (36.67%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) CRM
3 12 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) ETL
5 1 (3.33%) MVC
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) X++
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCTS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
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