The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 54 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.54% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£456 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -51.72%
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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
591 551 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.34% 89.30% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 309 219
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 16 (94.12%) CRM
1 16 (94.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (82.35%) .NET
4 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
5 12 (70.59%) HTML
5 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
6 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
6 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (47.06%) C#
8 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
8 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
8 7 (41.18%) WCF
9 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 6 (35.29%) IIS
9 6 (35.29%) CSS
9 6 (35.29%) Web Services
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 4 (23.53%) Windows
11 4 (23.53%) SQL
12 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
12 3 (17.65%) OOP
12 3 (17.65%) OO
12 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
12 3 (17.65%) HTML5

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (35.29%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 7 (41.18%) WCF
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) CRM
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) OOP
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
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