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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 29 64 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.29% 31.37% 23.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.37% 34.04% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £610 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
167 188 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.82% 92.16% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 82 85
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -31.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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 17 (36.96%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) .NET
5 9 (19.57%) CSS
6 8 (17.39%) C#
7 7 (15.22%) Marketing
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
7 7 (15.22%) Flash
8 6 (13.04%) ETL
8 6 (13.04%) Java
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle
9 5 (10.87%) SAP
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (10.87%) WCF
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (10.87%) Analytics
10 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (8.70%) MVC
10 4 (8.70%) OO
10 4 (8.70%) jQuery
10 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.70%) WordPress
10 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 4 (8.70%) Web Services
10 4 (8.70%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (8.70%) WordPress
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) OpenROAD
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.52%) InDesign
1 3 (6.52%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.17%) Adabas
7 1 (2.17%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) NUnit
3 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.17%) NCover
3 1 (2.17%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.17%) MSTest
3 1 (2.17%) NDepend
3 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.17%) NuGet
General
1 7 (15.22%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) CSS
3 7 (15.22%) Flash
4 5 (10.87%) WCF
5 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.70%) XHTML
5 4 (8.70%) Web Services
6 3 (6.52%) XML
6 3 (6.52%) DOM
6 3 (6.52%) Ajax
6 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.35%) LESS
7 2 (4.35%) REST
7 2 (4.35%) CSS3
7 2 (4.35%) HTML5
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Animation
1 3 (6.52%) Social Media
2 2 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Informatics
3 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.04%) ETL
3 5 (10.87%) Analytics
4 4 (8.70%) MVC
4 4 (8.70%) OO
4 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.52%) OOP
5 3 (6.52%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Workflow
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.17%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (2.17%) BDD
7 1 (2.17%) Change Control
7 1 (2.17%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.39%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.52%) ActionScript
6 3 (6.52%) VBA
6 3 (6.52%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (6.52%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (4.35%) ABAP
7 2 (4.35%) X++
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) COBOL
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) NATURAL
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
1 5 (10.87%) SAP
2 4 (8.70%) Informatica
3 3 (6.52%) DoubleClick
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Adobe
3 3 (6.52%) Facebook
3 3 (6.52%) Twitter
4 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.35%) Tableau
4 2 (4.35%) Genesys
4 2 (4.35%) Progress
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Ektron
5 1 (2.17%) hybris
5 1 (2.17%) Jaspersoft
Midlands
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands (Ireland)
TRG
Rate: 400-550 Per Day
Posted: 19 days ago