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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 14.29% 16.81% 14.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.13% 18.52% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £325 £324
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 - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
West Midlands

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
62 108 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 88.57% 90.76% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 10
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £7.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -83.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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
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 24 October 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) C#
4 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (36.00%) HTML5
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) CSS3
7 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (24.00%) Internet
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) Time Management
8 6 (24.00%) Ajax
8 6 (24.00%) Web Development
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 4 (16.00%) OO
10 4 (16.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.00%) JDeveloper
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) T4 Templates
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 9 (36.00%) HTML5
6 8 (32.00%) CSS3
7 6 (24.00%) Ajax
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 3 (12.00%) XML
10 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 2 (8.00%) WCF
11 2 (8.00%) WPF
12 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
12 1 (4.00%) Spring Web Flow
12 1 (4.00%) JSON
12 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
12 1 (4.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.00%) SCORM
3 1 (4.00%) Video Editing
3 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (24.00%) Web Development
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (24.00%) Time Management
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (4.00%) Product Management
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (4.00%) MVVM
7 1 (4.00%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) XQuery
4 2 (8.00%) XPath
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Stellent
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook