The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall 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 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 15.00% 10.00% 35.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.65% 11.76% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £300 £343
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 Walsall 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
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 85.00% 85.00% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Average daily rate £310 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £310 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £9.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Walsall region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Walsall region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) QlikView
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) OpenEdge
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) QlikView
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) WebSpeed
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
2 1 (11.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Progress
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore