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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 33 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.74% 26.92% 25.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.75% 29.34% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £437 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.90% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £450
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 £35.00
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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
176 167 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.62% 91.76% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 82 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £6.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+469.23% -74.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 19 (36.54%) HTML
2 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.08%) .NET
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
3 11 (21.15%) CSS
4 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (17.31%) SAP
6 8 (15.38%) CRM
6 8 (15.38%) C#
6 8 (15.38%) WCF
7 7 (13.46%) Marketing
7 7 (13.46%) Flash
7 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
8 6 (11.54%) ABAP
8 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 6 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
9 5 (9.62%) OO
9 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.62%) Java
9 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
9 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
9 5 (9.62%) ETL
9 5 (9.62%) Analytics
10 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (7.69%) Informatica
10 4 (7.69%) Finance
10 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) WordPress
3 2 (3.85%) SAS
3 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) OpenROAD
4 1 (1.92%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Adobe After Effects
1 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.77%) InDesign
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.92%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.92%) Adabas
6 1 (1.92%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.85%) Grunt
4 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.92%) NUnit
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
4 1 (1.92%) NCover
4 1 (1.92%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.92%) MSTest
4 1 (1.92%) NDepend
4 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.92%) NuGet
General
1 7 (13.46%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) HTML
2 12 (23.08%) .NET
3 11 (21.15%) CSS
4 8 (15.38%) WCF
5 7 (13.46%) Flash
6 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.69%) Web Services
8 4 (7.69%) XHTML
9 3 (5.77%) jQuery
9 3 (5.77%) Ajax
9 3 (5.77%) XML
9 3 (5.77%) DOM
9 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.85%) LESS
10 2 (3.85%) REST
11 1 (1.92%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.92%) Java EE
11 1 (1.92%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Animation
1 3 (5.77%) Social Media
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) IVR
3 1 (1.92%) Informatics
3 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (15.38%) CRM
3 5 (9.62%) OO
3 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.62%) ETL
3 5 (9.62%) Analytics
4 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.77%) OOP
4 3 (5.77%) MVC
5 2 (3.85%) BDD
5 2 (3.85%) Workflow
5 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.85%) TDD
5 2 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (1.92%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Pair Programming
6 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.15%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) C#
4 6 (11.54%) ABAP
5 5 (9.62%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) ActionScript
7 3 (5.77%) VBA
7 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.77%) ActionScript 3.0
7 3 (5.77%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (3.85%) X++
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) COBOL
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.92%) NATURAL
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) SAP
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Informatica
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) DoubleClick
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe
4 3 (5.77%) Facebook
4 3 (5.77%) Twitter
5 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.85%) Genesys
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Progress
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Ektron
6 1 (1.92%) Tableau
6 1 (1.92%) hybris
6 1 (1.92%) Jaspersoft