The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 53 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.67% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.73% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £340 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £275 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £43.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +34.61%
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
619 546 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.08% 91.76% 89.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 335 298
Average daily rate £363 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% +8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.98 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.55 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
4 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (20.00%) Symfony
4 1 (20.00%) Zend
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Mason
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BigMachines
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) Mason
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel
2 1 (20.00%) Zend
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