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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 43 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.13% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.17% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.88 -

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
635 594 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.65% 95.65% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 367 346
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 28 February 2017.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
4 26 (78.79%) HTML
4 26 (78.79%) CSS
5 19 (57.58%) .NET
6 17 (51.52%) CRM
6 17 (51.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (51.52%) .NET Framework
7 16 (48.48%) WCF
7 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
8 15 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (45.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (39.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (39.39%) C#
10 12 (36.36%) Finance
11 11 (33.33%) Manufacturing
11 11 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (33.33%) CSS3
11 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
11 11 (33.33%) HTML5
11 11 (33.33%) X++
11 11 (33.33%) Power BI
12 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
12 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
12 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
13 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
14 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Power BI
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) QlikView
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
2 15 (45.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (39.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) CSS
1 26 (78.79%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) .NET
3 17 (51.52%) .NET Framework
4 16 (48.48%) WCF
5 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 11 (33.33%) CSS3
6 11 (33.33%) HTML5
7 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.03%) MDX
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 1 (3.03%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) CRM
3 15 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 1 (3.03%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) X++
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft