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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.64% 12.30% 10.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.22% 13.76% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 3
Average daily rate
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£319 £281 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £319 £320
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 £33.67 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.37% -3.80%
Developer
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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
74 109 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 84.09% 89.34% 89.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 55 12
Average daily rate £338 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 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 (55.56%) HTML
1 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) CSS
3 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 12 (44.44%) jQuery
4 11 (40.74%) HTML5
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) C#
6 9 (33.33%) CSS3
6 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Internet
7 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
7 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
7 7 (25.93%) Ajax
8 6 (22.22%) Web Development
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (22.22%) Time Management
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
10 4 (14.81%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) Web Services
10 4 (14.81%) OO
10 4 (14.81%) Finance
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.70%) OLAP
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.70%) JDeveloper
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Flex Builder
4 1 (3.70%) T4 Templates
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) CSS
3 12 (44.44%) jQuery
3 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 11 (40.74%) HTML5
5 9 (33.33%) CSS3
6 7 (25.93%) Ajax
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 2 (7.41%) WCF
9 2 (7.41%) WPF
9 2 (7.41%) Flash
10 1 (3.70%) XHTML
10 1 (3.70%) Spring
10 1 (3.70%) JSP
10 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) W3C
3 1 (3.70%) GIS
3 1 (3.70%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) SCORM
3 1 (3.70%) Animation
3 1 (3.70%) Photography
3 1 (3.70%) Video Editing
3 1 (3.70%) RIA
3 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
3 6 (22.22%) Time Management
3 6 (22.22%) Web Development
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.11%) UML
5 3 (11.11%) Content Management
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.70%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (3.70%) Product Management
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.41%) XQuery
4 2 (7.41%) XPath
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) R
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Stellent
4 1 (3.70%) Facebook
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