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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.01% 13.79% 24.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.94% 15.30% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
132 183 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 89.80% 90.15% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 76
Average daily rate £470 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £550 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 2015.

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 April 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 28 (45.90%) SQL
2 26 (42.62%) Java
3 14 (22.95%) SAP
3 14 (22.95%) IBM
3 14 (22.95%) WebSphere
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
5 10 (16.39%) HTML
5 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.75%) C#
6 9 (14.75%) .NET
6 9 (14.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (14.75%) JDBC
7 8 (13.11%) Oracle
7 8 (13.11%) DB2
7 8 (13.11%) XML
7 8 (13.11%) Eclipse
7 8 (13.11%) Information Management
8 7 (11.48%) CRM
8 7 (11.48%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
8 7 (11.48%) RAD
8 7 (11.48%) J2EE
8 7 (11.48%) HTML5
8 7 (11.48%) IBM InfoSphere
8 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
9 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (9.84%) CSS
9 6 (9.84%) UNIX
9 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (22.95%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.64%) MQSI
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.64%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) DB2
3 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
3 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.48%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) MySQL
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.28%) Big Data
7 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.28%) Adabas
7 2 (3.28%) MS Access
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Eclipse
2 7 (11.48%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.92%) Grunt
3 3 (4.92%) Bower
3 3 (4.92%) Ant
3 3 (4.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) Hudson
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) HTML
2 9 (14.75%) .NET
2 9 (14.75%) JDBC
3 8 (13.11%) XML
4 7 (11.48%) J2EE
4 7 (11.48%) HTML5
5 6 (9.84%) CSS
6 5 (8.20%) jQuery
7 4 (6.56%) Spring
7 4 (6.56%) Web Services
7 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.92%) JSP
8 3 (4.92%) CSS3
9 2 (3.28%) WCF
9 2 (3.28%) JMS
9 2 (3.28%) XML Schema
9 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (3.28%) Middleware
9 2 (3.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) NHS
1 3 (4.92%) User Experience
2 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.64%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.64%) FMCG
2 1 (1.64%) DataPower
2 1 (1.64%) Open Source
2 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) SUSE
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.11%) Information Management
3 7 (11.48%) RAD
3 7 (11.48%) CRM
4 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.84%) MVC
5 5 (8.20%) TDD
5 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.56%) ETL
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.92%) SOA
8 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.28%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.28%) Workflow
8 2 (3.28%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) Web Development
8 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) SQL
2 26 (42.62%) Java
3 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) C#
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.92%) JCL
7 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.28%) VBA
8 2 (3.28%) NATURAL
8 2 (3.28%) COBOL
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) VB
9 1 (1.64%) ABAP
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.64%) PL/1
9 1 (1.64%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) SAP
1 14 (22.95%) IBM
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.56%) Adobe
5 2 (3.28%) Informatica
5 2 (3.28%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.28%) Pega
5 2 (3.28%) hybris
5 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Netezza
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) Sybase
6 1 (1.64%) Cognos
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