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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 32 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.70% 18.18% 29.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.11% 19.16% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 28
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
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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
183 167 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 96.83% 94.89% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 53 82
Average daily rate £450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.00 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.35% +469.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) .NET
3 18 (36.00%) C#
4 14 (28.00%) TDD
5 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (22.00%) MVC
7 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (18.00%) HTML
8 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (18.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
8 9 (18.00%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (18.00%) Jasmine
9 8 (16.00%) Java
9 8 (16.00%) SQL
9 8 (16.00%) Finance
10 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (12.00%) Backbone.js
11 6 (12.00%) RavenDB
11 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.00%) SAP
11 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 5 (10.00%) XML
12 5 (10.00%) Oracle
12 5 (10.00%) CRM
12 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.00%) RavenDB
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
8 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Ant
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) HTML
2 9 (18.00%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (12.00%) Backbone.js
5 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (10.00%) XML
6 4 (8.00%) CSS
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.00%) Web Services
7 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (4.00%) RESTful
8 2 (4.00%) HTML5
8 2 (4.00%) Spring
8 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (2.00%) Middleware
9 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.00%) SOAP
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) NHS
1 1 (2.00%) New Media
1 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) TDD
3 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (22.00%) MVC
5 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.00%) CRM
6 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Open Source
7 3 (6.00%) ITSM
8 2 (4.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Scrum
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.00%) MapReduce
8 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Business Development
9 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.00%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) C#
2 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) Java
3 8 (16.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
5 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) yum
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) SAP
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.00%) Endeca
5 1 (2.00%) WSO2
5 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
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