The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications 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
Application Developer
Rank 113 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
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£350 £370 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +24.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £362 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £370 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +47.05%
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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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2335 1949 2126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.82% 92.33% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 1027 1054
Average daily rate £343 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 146 148
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -34.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 12 £350 -5.40% 1
Staffordshire -3 1 £290 -20.54% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £315 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
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England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) OpenEdge
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
5 3 (13.04%) Windows CE
5 3 (13.04%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) Subversion
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) WCF
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (13.04%) Pocket PC
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) TRIRIGA

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) OpenEdge
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) XML
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.70%) PhoneGap
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) JSP
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) JSF
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Pocket PC
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows CE
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
1 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) MVC
2 3 (13.04%) Scrum
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (8.70%) Android Development
3 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.35%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management
4 1 (4.35%) Information Management
4 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Capita
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (4.35%) Sencha
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore