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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 17.46% 12.33% 12.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.33% 15.25% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +39.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
120 59 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 95.24% 80.82% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 37
Average daily rate £375 £365 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 21 (46.67%) .NET
2 17 (37.78%) VB.NET
2 17 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
4 13 (28.89%) Migration
5 12 (26.67%) WinForms
5 12 (26.67%) VB
5 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 12 (26.67%) VB6
6 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) HTML
6 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (17.78%) CSS
8 7 (15.56%) C#
8 7 (15.56%) HTML5
8 7 (15.56%) jQuery
8 7 (15.56%) CSS3
9 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (13.33%) User Experience
9 6 (13.33%) SQL
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle
10 5 (11.11%) PHP
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
11 4 (8.89%) Workflow

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) OLAP
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) QlikView
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Redis
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.22%) ProC
4 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) .NET
2 12 (26.67%) WinForms
3 9 (20.00%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) CSS
5 7 (15.56%) CSS3
5 7 (15.56%) HTML5
5 7 (15.56%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.67%) Ajax
7 3 (6.67%) JSON
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.44%) MDX
8 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.44%) WCF
9 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (2.22%) JDBC
9 1 (2.22%) Memcached
9 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) User Experience
2 3 (6.67%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) e-Health
3 1 (2.22%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
1 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Android
2 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.44%) Solaris
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (28.89%) Migration
2 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.89%) Workflow
7 3 (6.67%) Content Management
7 3 (6.67%) MVC
7 3 (6.67%) RDF
7 3 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) TDD
7 3 (6.67%) Web Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) BDD
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Front End Development
8 2 (4.44%) Web Design
9 1 (2.22%) Network Management
9 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) VB.NET
2 12 (26.67%) VB
2 12 (26.67%) VB6
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) SQL
6 5 (11.11%) PHP
7 4 (8.89%) Java
7 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.44%) C
8 2 (4.44%) C++
8 2 (4.44%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) SPARQL
9 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) X++
9 1 (2.22%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) CCNA
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) CA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) EMC
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat