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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 20 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.71% 12.42% 26.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.38% 13.25% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £544
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £385 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.07%
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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
156 151 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 89.14% 93.79% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 73
Average daily rate £538 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 3 July 2015, 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 21 (38.18%) .NET
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) C#
3 16 (29.09%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 14 (25.45%) TDD
4 14 (25.45%) MVC
5 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
5 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
6 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 10 (18.18%) Jasmine
6 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.36%) HTML
7 9 (16.36%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (16.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
8 8 (14.55%) Oracle
8 8 (14.55%) Finance
9 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
9 7 (12.73%) XML
9 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
10 6 (10.91%) RavenDB
10 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.91%) IBM
10 6 (10.91%) CRM
10 6 (10.91%) SAP
10 6 (10.91%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) MQSI
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) DOC1
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 9 (16.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.91%) RavenDB
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.64%) Big Data
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.64%) MySQL
8 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.82%) DB2
8 1 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 4 (7.27%) Ant
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.82%) Hudson
4 1 (1.82%) Grunt
4 1 (1.82%) Bower
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) HTML
2 9 (16.36%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
3 7 (12.73%) XML
4 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
5 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (9.09%) CSS
5 5 (9.09%) J2EE
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.45%) Web Services
6 3 (5.45%) Spring
7 2 (3.64%) JSP
7 2 (3.64%) Middleware
7 2 (3.64%) XML Schema
7 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
1 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
1 1 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
1 1 (1.82%) FMCG
1 1 (1.82%) DataPower
1 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) SUSE
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) TDD
2 14 (25.45%) MVC
3 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
4 6 (10.91%) CRM
5 3 (5.45%) SOA
6 2 (3.64%) ETL
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.64%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (3.64%) SDLC
6 2 (3.64%) API Design
6 2 (3.64%) Scrum
6 2 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (3.64%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.64%) MapReduce
6 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) C#
2 16 (29.09%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) PL/1
7 1 (1.82%) JCL
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) SAP
3 6 (10.91%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) Informatica
4 2 (3.64%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.64%) Pega
4 2 (3.64%) hybris
5 1 (1.82%) Netezza
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
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