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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 60 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.80% 0.40% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.41% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £288 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -40.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £288 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £478 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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
755 727 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.04% 97.19% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 452 380
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 £236 £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 11 38 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (62.50%) CRM
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (43.75%) WCF
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (43.75%) Marketing
5 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
5 7 (43.75%) CSS
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 6 (37.50%) ETL
6 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (37.50%) QlikView
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Local Government
8 1 (6.25%) MCTS
8 1 (6.25%) Advertising
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.25%) C#

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:

Business Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) QlikView
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (43.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) CRM
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCTS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft