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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 14 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 22.58% 16.33% 15.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.00% 20.51% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £335 £317
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 - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
50 78 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 80.65% 79.59% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 9
Average daily rate £325 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £135 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 15 (51.72%) HTML
2 15 (51.72%) .NET
3 14 (48.28%) CSS
4 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
5 11 (37.93%) jQuery
6 10 (34.48%) HTML5
6 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (31.03%) C#
7 9 (31.03%) CSS3
8 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
9 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
10 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (20.69%) Time Management
10 6 (20.69%) Web Development
10 6 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (20.69%) MySQL
10 6 (20.69%) Java
10 6 (20.69%) Ajax
10 6 (20.69%) Internet
11 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) Perl
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) VB.NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) T4 Templates
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.45%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) HTML
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (37.93%) jQuery
5 10 (34.48%) HTML5
6 9 (31.03%) CSS3
7 6 (20.69%) Ajax
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (10.34%) Visualforce
9 3 (10.34%) Web Services
9 3 (10.34%) XML
10 2 (6.90%) JSP
10 2 (6.90%) WCF
10 2 (6.90%) WPF
10 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 2 (6.90%) Sass
11 1 (3.45%) MyBatis
11 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
11 1 (3.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.90%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
2 6 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (20.69%) Web Development
2 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (20.69%) Time Management
3 3 (10.34%) OO
3 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.90%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (6.90%) Content Management
4 2 (6.90%) UML
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) Android Development
5 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.45%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) Perl
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
4 5 (17.24%) VBA
5 3 (10.34%) Apex Code
6 2 (6.90%) XQuery
6 2 (6.90%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.90%) Facebook
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Stellent
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe