The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 27 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.17% 26.37% 18.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.84% 29.61% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 12
Average daily rate £425 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
182 179 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 88.78% 89.05% 90.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 80 92
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle
3 11 (20.37%) Java
3 11 (20.37%) XML
4 9 (16.67%) CSS
4 9 (16.67%) HTML
5 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
6 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (11.11%) jQuery
7 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (11.11%) .NET
7 6 (11.11%) SAP
7 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (9.26%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) HTTP
8 5 (9.26%) XML Schema
8 5 (9.26%) ETL
8 5 (9.26%) Web Services
8 5 (9.26%) C#
8 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (9.26%) WCF
8 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (7.41%) Data Conversion
9 4 (7.41%) Data Extraction
9 4 (7.41%) Data Mapping
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.56%) SAS
3 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.56%) InDesign
1 3 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (3.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) LDAP
2 3 (5.56%) SSL
2 3 (5.56%) X.509
2 3 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) OLAP
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.85%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Maven
1 4 (7.41%) Subversion
1 4 (7.41%) Ant
2 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.56%) JUnit
2 3 (5.56%) Gradle
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Mockito
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (7.41%) Marketing
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) XML
2 9 (16.67%) CSS
2 9 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) jQuery
3 6 (11.11%) .NET
4 5 (9.26%) XML Schema
4 5 (9.26%) Web Services
4 5 (9.26%) WCF
5 4 (7.41%) Spring
6 3 (5.56%) Flash
6 3 (5.56%) XHTML
6 3 (5.56%) JMS
6 3 (5.56%) SAML
6 3 (5.56%) Guice
6 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.70%) CSS3
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (3.70%) HTML5
7 2 (3.70%) Struts
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Conversion
1 4 (7.41%) Data Extraction
1 4 (7.41%) NHS
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Social Media
2 3 (5.56%) Animation
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) UNIX
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (9.26%) OO
2 5 (9.26%) ETL
3 4 (7.41%) Data Mapping
3 4 (7.41%) Information Management
3 4 (7.41%) MVC
3 4 (7.41%) Validation
3 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.56%) OOP
4 3 (5.56%) CRM
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.56%) Web Development
4 3 (5.56%) Analytics
4 3 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.37%) Java
4 5 (9.26%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.56%) ActionScript
6 3 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (5.56%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (3.70%) X++
8 1 (1.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.85%) Uniface
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) ABAP
8 1 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) SAP
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) Adobe
4 3 (5.56%) Informatica
4 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.56%) DoubleClick
4 3 (5.56%) Facebook
4 3 (5.56%) Twitter
5 2 (3.70%) Tableau
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
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