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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 33 27 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.00% 15.17% 28.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.05% 17.76% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 11
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£338 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -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
122 152 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 92.42% 85.39% 97.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 88
Average daily rate £400 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 22 (28.57%) Java
2 22 (28.57%) SAP
3 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.78%) .NET
5 15 (19.48%) HTML
6 14 (18.18%) IBM
6 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.58%) CSS
7 12 (15.58%) C#
7 12 (15.58%) WebSphere
8 11 (14.29%) WCF
8 11 (14.29%) JDBC
8 11 (14.29%) CRM
8 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.99%) XML
9 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
9 10 (12.99%) ABAP
9 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
10 9 (11.69%) Web Services
10 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
10 9 (11.69%) MVC
10 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
11 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
11 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
11 8 (10.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
11 8 (10.39%) RAD
11 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
12 7 (9.09%) DB2

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (15.58%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (6.49%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.60%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.60%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (2.60%) MQSI
5 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.60%) CMS
5 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) Drupal
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.30%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.30%) DOC1
1 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.60%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.30%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (1.30%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.09%) DB2
3 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.90%) Adabas
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) MS Access
7 1 (1.30%) OLTP
7 1 (1.30%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.30%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
2 8 (10.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.90%) Grunt
4 3 (3.90%) Bower
4 3 (3.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.60%) Hudson
5 2 (2.60%) Maven
5 2 (2.60%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) Ant
6 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.30%) NUnit
6 1 (1.30%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.30%) NuGet
6 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
2 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) .NET
2 15 (19.48%) HTML
3 12 (15.58%) CSS
4 11 (14.29%) WCF
4 11 (14.29%) JDBC
5 10 (12.99%) XML
5 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.69%) Web Services
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.09%) J2EE
8 7 (9.09%) jQuery
9 6 (7.79%) HTML5
10 5 (6.49%) JSP
11 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (5.19%) CSS3
11 4 (5.19%) Spring
11 4 (5.19%) Servlets
11 4 (5.19%) EJB
12 3 (3.90%) Struts
12 3 (3.90%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) NHS
1 3 (3.90%) User Experience
2 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.30%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.30%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.60%) UNIX
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
1 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.29%) CRM
3 9 (11.69%) MVC
4 8 (10.39%) RAD
5 7 (9.09%) Workflow
5 7 (9.09%) Information Management
5 7 (9.09%) TDD
6 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.19%) BDD
7 4 (5.19%) Migration
7 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.90%) OO
8 3 (3.90%) ETL
8 3 (3.90%) Pair Programming
8 3 (3.90%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.60%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 22 (28.57%) Java
3 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.58%) C#
5 10 (12.99%) ABAP
6 3 (3.90%) COBOL
6 3 (3.90%) NATURAL
6 3 (3.90%) JCL
7 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
8 1 (1.30%) RPG
8 1 (1.30%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) SAP
2 14 (18.18%) IBM
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.19%) Adobe
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos
6 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau
6 1 (1.30%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.30%) hybris
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