The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 15 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 20.27% 12.61% 15.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.06% 13.39% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
68 112 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 91.89% 94.12% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 56 22
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.06 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Solihull region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Solihull region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) WCF
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) HTML
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) XML
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) Flash

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) OLAP
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Flex Builder
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) WCF
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) Flash
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) MDX
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
1 1 (4.76%) Animation
1 1 (4.76%) Photography
1 1 (4.76%) RIA
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) 3D Animation
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe