The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 108 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 28 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.46% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 4
Median daily rate £370 £310 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £298 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £434 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.13 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-3.29% -13.05%
Applications Developer
England

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
2662 2412 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.80% 94.59% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1474 1127
Median daily rate £390 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 146 173
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 12 £370 -
Warwickshire +2 7 £386 - 1
Birmingham -2 3 £375 -9.09% 2
Staffordshire +7 1 £220 -26.66%
Coventry -5 1 £328 +5.64% 2
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 33 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (58.18%) Service Management
2 32 (58.18%) MuleSoft
3 30 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (50.91%) Sensu
4 28 (50.91%) ELK Stack
4 28 (50.91%) Uchiwa
5 27 (49.09%) ForgeRock
5 27 (49.09%) Graphite
6 26 (47.27%) Vagrant
6 26 (47.27%) Packer
6 26 (47.27%) OpenStack
6 26 (47.27%) Git (software)
6 26 (47.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (47.27%) Puppet
6 26 (47.27%) Ruby
6 26 (47.27%) Atlassian
7 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (45.45%) Shell Script
7 25 (45.45%) Google
8 24 (43.64%) DevOps
9 22 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
10 16 (29.09%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (27.27%) Linux
12 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
12 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
12 13 (23.64%) Grafana
13 12 (21.82%) Terraform
14 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 10 (18.18%) jQuery

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (47.27%) OpenStack
2 5 (9.09%) Mule
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Kentico
3 1 (1.82%) Liferay
3 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
2 26 (47.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MariaDB
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) Lumira
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (47.27%) Git (software)
1 26 (47.27%) Vagrant
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.82%) JDeveloper
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) ELK Stack
1 28 (50.91%) Sensu
2 16 (29.09%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (18.18%) jQuery
4 8 (14.55%) CSS
4 8 (14.55%) HTML
5 7 (12.73%) .NET
5 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.91%) Ajax
7 5 (9.09%) HTML5
7 5 (9.09%) React
8 4 (7.27%) Backbone.js
9 3 (5.45%) Spring
9 3 (5.45%) Spring MVC
10 2 (3.64%) CSS3
10 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.64%) J2EE
11 1 (1.82%) Handlebars
11 1 (1.82%) Web Services
11 1 (1.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Blog
1 1 (1.82%) HACMP
1 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.82%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) AIX
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (58.18%) Service Management
3 24 (43.64%) DevOps
4 22 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (16.36%) MVC
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Open Source
9 2 (3.64%) Change Management
9 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.64%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) OOD
9 2 (3.64%) Scrum
9 2 (3.64%) SOA
9 2 (3.64%) TDD
9 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) Ruby
2 25 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) C#
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
1 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (50.91%) Uchiwa
2 27 (49.09%) Graphite
3 26 (47.27%) Packer
3 26 (47.27%) Puppet
4 13 (23.64%) Grafana
5 12 (21.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) MuleSoft
2 27 (49.09%) ForgeRock
3 26 (47.27%) Atlassian
4 25 (45.45%) Google
5 8 (14.55%) WSO2
6 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.09%) Oracle
8 2 (3.64%) hybris
8 2 (3.64%) IBM
9 1 (1.82%) SAP
9 1 (1.82%) Tableau
9 1 (1.82%) VMware