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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 9 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 15.00% 16.04% 14.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.65% 19.77% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Average daily rate
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£290 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £333 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
51 86 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 85.00% 81.13% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 12
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £162 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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
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 19 September 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 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) .NET
3 14 (53.85%) CSS
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 11 (42.31%) jQuery
6 10 (38.46%) HTML5
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
7 9 (34.62%) C#
7 9 (34.62%) CSS3
8 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
9 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
10 6 (23.08%) Time Management
10 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (23.08%) Ajax
10 6 (23.08%) Web Development
10 6 (23.08%) Internet
11 5 (19.23%) MySQL
11 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
11 5 (19.23%) Java
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (15.38%) Perl
12 4 (15.38%) VBA

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) JDeveloper
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.85%) T4 Templates
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) HTML
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 10 (38.46%) HTML5
6 9 (34.62%) CSS3
7 6 (23.08%) Ajax
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (11.54%) Web Services
9 3 (11.54%) XML
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 2 (7.69%) WCF
10 2 (7.69%) WPF
11 1 (3.85%) Flash
11 1 (3.85%) XHTML
11 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
11 1 (3.85%) JSP
11 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
11 1 (3.85%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 2 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
3 6 (23.08%) Time Management
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.54%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) SEO
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) XPath
5 2 (7.69%) XQuery
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Stellent
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
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