The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 483 476 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.67% 23.96% 20.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.67% 26.13% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 276 246
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £25.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £108.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2229 1822 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.79% 91.70% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 890 971
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 132 138
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.48 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
England

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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 Developer across the West Midlands region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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 Developer across the West Midlands region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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 Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 0 154 £338 +12.50% 79
Coventry +1 78 £325 +18.18% 17
Warwickshire -2 56 £300 +11.11% 33
Staffordshire -1 26 £300 -4.76% 37
Solihull +4 14 £325 +6.99% 10
Shropshire -3 14 £400 +60.00% 3
Worcestershire -14 10 £200 -38.93% 20
Walsall 0 8 £325 +4.00% 5
Herefordshire +4 7 £325 +8.33% 4
Wolverhampton -4 5 £240 -8.57% 4
Dudley -2 1 £325 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £315 - 4
West Bromwich - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 412 (39.65%) .NET
2 406 (39.08%) JavaScript
3 365 (35.13%) HTML
4 348 (33.49%) C#
5 309 (29.74%) SQL Server
6 307 (29.55%) CSS
7 279 (26.85%) ASP.NET
8 276 (26.56%) SQL
9 215 (20.69%) jQuery
10 176 (16.94%) MVC
11 162 (15.59%) HTML5
12 157 (15.11%) Java
13 133 (12.80%) Microsoft
14 124 (11.93%) XML
15 123 (11.84%) Web Services
16 114 (10.97%) CSS3
17 111 (10.68%) MySQL
18 94 (9.05%) PHP
19 87 (8.37%) Oracle
20 86 (8.28%) VB.NET
21 84 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
21 84 (8.08%) WCF
21 84 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 82 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
23 79 (7.60%) Finance
23 79 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
24 77 (7.41%) Ajax
25 72 (6.93%) SharePoint
26 69 (6.64%) CMS
26 69 (6.64%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 72 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 69 (6.64%) CMS
3 35 (3.37%) Apache
4 32 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 28 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 23 (2.21%) IIS
6 23 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (1.54%) WordPress
9 15 (1.44%) Umbraco
9 15 (1.44%) OpenEdge
10 14 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.15%) Node.js
12 10 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.77%) Drupal
13 8 (0.77%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.77%) SAS
14 6 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.48%) Moodle
16 4 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 48 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.89%) MS Office
3 28 (2.69%) Photoshop
4 23 (2.21%) Adobe Captivate
5 13 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.96%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.096%) Blender
8 1 (0.096%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.096%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 31 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (2.50%) Magento
3 15 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.38%) TRIRIGA
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.29%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.19%) MoSes
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.096%) Tridion
9 1 (0.096%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.096%) e-Work
9 1 (0.096%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.096%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.44%) SaaS
2 11 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.58%) GitHub
4 4 (0.38%) Office 365
5 2 (0.19%) Force.com
6 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.83%) HTTP
2 12 (1.15%) Intranet
3 11 (1.06%) Internet
4 10 (0.96%) LDAP
5 5 (0.48%) LTE
5 5 (0.48%) 4G
6 4 (0.38%) FTP
6 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.29%) 2G
7 3 (0.29%) 3G
8 2 (0.19%) Extranet
9 1 (0.096%) SSL
9 1 (0.096%) LAN
9 1 (0.096%) VoIP
9 1 (0.096%) WAN
9 1 (0.096%) SMTP
9 1 (0.096%) Firewall
9 1 (0.096%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.096%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (29.74%) SQL Server
2 111 (10.68%) MySQL
3 84 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 49 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (3.18%) Oracle Database
11 25 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (1.64%) OLAP
14 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.96%) MS Access
16 9 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (0.67%) Data Mart
18 7 (0.67%) NonStop SQL
19 6 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 48 (4.62%) Subversion
3 36 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (3.37%) Eclipse
5 30 (2.89%) Maven
6 26 (2.50%) Ant
7 21 (2.02%) Git (software)
8 11 (1.06%) JIRA
9 10 (0.96%) NUnit
10 8 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.67%) Selenium
11 7 (0.67%) WebSpeed
11 7 (0.67%) PhoneGap
12 6 (0.58%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.58%) Grunt
12 6 (0.58%) Toad
13 5 (0.48%) JUnit
13 5 (0.48%) ProC
13 5 (0.48%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 79 (7.60%) Finance
2 42 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 28 (2.69%) Marketing
4 26 (2.50%) Automotive
5 24 (2.31%) Multimedia
6 21 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.92%) Retail
8 14 (1.35%) Advertising
9 13 (1.25%) Back Office
10 11 (1.06%) Banking
11 9 (0.87%) Games
12 4 (0.38%) Electronics
13 3 (0.29%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.096%) Legal
15 1 (0.096%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.096%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.096%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (39.65%) .NET
2 365 (35.13%) HTML
3 307 (29.55%) CSS
4 279 (26.85%) ASP.NET
5 215 (20.69%) jQuery
6 162 (15.59%) HTML5
7 124 (11.93%) XML
8 123 (11.84%) Web Services
9 114 (10.97%) CSS3
10 84 (8.08%) WCF
11 79 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 77 (7.41%) Ajax
13 63 (6.06%) .NET Framework
14 56 (5.39%) J2EE
15 43 (4.14%) WPF
16 42 (4.04%) JSP
17 41 (3.95%) XSLT
18 39 (3.75%) Spring
18 39 (3.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 33 (3.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (3.08%) E-Learning
2 26 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 24 (2.31%) NHS
3 24 (2.31%) Mobile App
4 14 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 10 (0.96%) Open Source
5 10 (0.96%) Digital Media
6 9 (0.87%) iPad
7 7 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.58%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.48%) Web 2.0
9 5 (0.48%) Learning Management System
10 4 (0.38%) Social Media
10 4 (0.38%) Pocket PC
10 4 (0.38%) SCORM
11 3 (0.29%) DTV
11 3 (0.29%) GIS
11 3 (0.29%) W3C
11 3 (0.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 60 (5.77%) Windows
2 42 (4.04%) UNIX
3 38 (3.66%) Linux
4 32 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.79%) Android
6 9 (0.87%) Windows 8
6 9 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (0.77%) Windows CE
7 8 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.58%) AIX
9 5 (0.48%) Solaris
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.29%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.096%) VME
13 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.096%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (16.94%) MVC
2 84 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (6.64%) Web Development
5 66 (6.35%) OO
6 65 (6.26%) TDD
7 60 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 55 (5.29%) CRM
9 49 (4.72%) Scrum
10 46 (4.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 43 (4.14%) Unit Testing
12 42 (4.04%) Migration
13 37 (3.56%) SOA
14 32 (3.08%) Workflow
15 30 (2.89%) ETL
16 29 (2.79%) Content Management
17 25 (2.41%) Software Engineering
18 24 (2.31%) iOS Development
19 23 (2.21%) Android Development
19 23 (2.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 406 (39.08%) JavaScript
2 348 (33.49%) C#
3 276 (26.56%) SQL
4 157 (15.11%) Java
5 94 (9.05%) PHP
6 86 (8.28%) VB.NET
7 58 (5.58%) T-SQL
8 52 (5.00%) VBA
9 38 (3.66%) Perl
10 30 (2.89%) VB
11 20 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.64%) VBScript
12 17 (1.64%) C++
13 16 (1.54%) C
14 15 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.35%) Ruby
15 14 (1.35%) Scala
16 9 (0.87%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.77%) ABAP
17 8 (0.77%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 22 (2.12%) Degree
2 11 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.19%) MCTS
6 1 (0.096%) MCITP
6 1 (0.096%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.096%) CIMA
6 1 (0.096%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.31%) QA
2 3 (0.29%) HL7
3 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.096%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.48%) Control-M
2 1 (0.096%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 133 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 87 (8.37%) Oracle
3 40 (3.85%) Adobe
4 33 (3.18%) SAP
5 27 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 20 (1.92%) IBM
7 19 (1.83%) Progress
8 18 (1.73%) Business Objects
9 16 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.44%) Cognos
10 15 (1.44%) Alterian
11 12 (1.15%) JBoss
11 12 (1.15%) webMethods
12 10 (0.96%) HP
12 10 (0.96%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
14 8 (0.77%) Apple
14 8 (0.77%) Zend
15 7 (0.67%) Capita
15 7 (0.67%) JD Edwards
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