The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.40% 17.01% 13.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.17% 18.94% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Average daily rate £363 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
188 132 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.07% 89.80% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 49 56
Average daily rate £475 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) .NET
3 8 (22.22%) Java
4 7 (19.44%) C#
4 7 (19.44%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (16.67%) NHS
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Web Services
5 6 (16.67%) Unix
5 6 (16.67%) ETL
5 6 (16.67%) Spring
5 6 (16.67%) Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) RESTful
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.11%) Informatica
7 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (11.11%) JBoss
7 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.11%) Data Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (8.33%) Cloudera
8 3 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (8.33%) Pentaho

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) JBoss
1 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (8.33%) OLAP
4 3 (8.33%) Pentaho
4 3 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (5.56%) Cognos Event Studio
5 2 (5.56%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (5.56%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) Spring
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) RESTful
4 2 (5.56%) Ajax
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) Dojo
4 2 (5.56%) DOM
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) Guice
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) WCF
5 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) NHS
2 4 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (16.67%) Analytics
1 6 (16.67%) ETL
2 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.11%) Scrum
3 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.33%) Case Management
4 3 (8.33%) ETL Development
4 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.33%) Product Management
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) ABAP
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Informatica
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Cloudera
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) TOWER Software
2 3 (8.33%) webMethods
3 2 (5.56%) Cognos
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Pega
4 1 (2.78%) BEA
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 8 days ago