The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank - 56 57
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.28% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.29% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +21.42%
Programmer
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
730 697 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.43% 96.54% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 435 408
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) PVCS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

Programmer 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 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) PVCS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle