The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 379 475 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.62% 21.98% 25.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.32% 24.16% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 270 281
Average daily rate
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£330 £308 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £14.25 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.25 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
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
2069 1966 1873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.75% 90.98% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1205 1033 855
Average daily rate £350 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 147 186
Average hourly rate £15.71 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £34.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 -3 100 £320 -1.53% 51
Coventry +1 68 £325 -3.70% 20
Warwickshire +1 60 £325 - 26
Shropshire -2 36 £355 +20.42% 2
Staffordshire 0 24 £323 +16.21% 19
Solihull 0 9 £316 +4.38% 10
Herefordshire - 8 £390 - 1
Worcestershire -1 7 £300 - 6
Wolverhampton -6 6 £273 +2.83% 7
Kingswinford - 2 - -
Dudley - 2 £500 -
Walsall -4 1 £310 -1.58% 2
West Bromwich - 1 £300 - 1
Halesowen - 1 £275 -
Stourbridge - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 349 (38.95%) .NET
2 337 (37.61%) JavaScript
3 291 (32.48%) HTML
4 274 (30.58%) C#
5 265 (29.58%) CSS
6 249 (27.79%) SQL Server
7 230 (25.67%) SQL
8 195 (21.76%) ASP.NET
9 182 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
10 158 (17.63%) jQuery
11 153 (17.08%) Microsoft
12 127 (14.17%) Java
13 122 (13.62%) MVC
14 119 (13.28%) HTML5
15 114 (12.72%) Web Services
16 96 (10.71%) Oracle
17 89 (9.93%) XML
18 88 (9.82%) Finance
19 85 (9.49%) OO
20 84 (9.38%) CSS3
21 76 (8.48%) VB.NET
22 75 (8.37%) .NET Framework
23 73 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 73 (8.15%) CRM
24 72 (8.04%) SharePoint
24 72 (8.04%) WCF
25 71 (7.92%) PHP
26 69 (7.70%) AngularJS
27 63 (7.03%) MySQL
28 61 (6.81%) Dynamics CRM

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.80%) WebSphere
3 39 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (2.79%) IIS
5 24 (2.68%) CMS
5 24 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (2.23%) OpenEdge
7 19 (2.12%) Apache
8 18 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (1.79%) Node.js
10 10 (1.12%) JBoss
11 9 (1.00%) LiveLink
12 8 (0.89%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.67%) Joomla!
14 6 (0.67%) Drupal
14 6 (0.67%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.45%) WordPress
16 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.45%) InfoPath
4 12 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.33%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.22%) MS Office
8 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.11%) Blender
8 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 61 (6.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.23%) Magento
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.33%) SAP EWM
5 3 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
6 2 (0.22%) MoSes
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.22%) e-Work
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Exstream
7 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.11%) Agresso
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.89%) Office 365
3 5 (0.56%) GitHub
4 4 (0.45%) SaaS
5 3 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.46%) Intranet
2 21 (2.34%) HTTP
3 14 (1.56%) Internet
4 7 (0.78%) FTP
5 4 (0.45%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.45%) LDAP
6 1 (0.11%) SMTP
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) Extranet
6 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (27.79%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (7.03%) MySQL
4 57 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (3.79%) Relational Database
9 31 (3.46%) Oracle Database
10 29 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.12%) Data Mart
14 10 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (1.00%) OLAP
15 9 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (1.00%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.78%) QlikView
16 7 (0.78%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 57 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 48 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (4.24%) Git (software)
4 31 (3.46%) Subversion
5 17 (1.90%) JIRA
6 9 (1.00%) Maven
6 9 (1.00%) NUnit
6 9 (1.00%) Toad
7 8 (0.89%) Ant
7 8 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.89%) MSBuild
7 8 (0.89%) SpecFlow
8 7 (0.78%) WebSpeed
8 7 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (0.67%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.67%) PHPUnit
9 6 (0.67%) JMeter
9 6 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (0.67%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.67%) MSTest
General
1 88 (9.82%) Finance
2 21 (2.34%) Advertising
3 19 (2.12%) Retail
4 18 (2.01%) Marketing
5 16 (1.79%) Banking
6 14 (1.56%) Automotive
7 11 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.78%) Publishing
9 6 (0.67%) Games
9 6 (0.67%) Back Office
9 6 (0.67%) German Language
10 4 (0.45%) Electronics
10 4 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.22%) Legal
11 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (38.95%) .NET
2 291 (32.48%) HTML
3 265 (29.58%) CSS
4 195 (21.76%) ASP.NET
5 158 (17.63%) jQuery
6 119 (13.28%) HTML5
7 114 (12.72%) Web Services
8 89 (9.93%) XML
9 84 (9.38%) CSS3
10 75 (8.37%) .NET Framework
11 72 (8.04%) WCF
12 69 (7.70%) AngularJS
13 58 (6.47%) Ajax
14 50 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (4.80%) J2EE
16 26 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (2.79%) Backbone.js
17 25 (2.79%) Spring
18 24 (2.68%) KnockoutJS
19 21 (2.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (3.13%) User Experience
2 25 (2.79%) Mobile App
2 25 (2.79%) N-Tier
3 24 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.45%) NHS
6 13 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.34%) Open Source
8 11 (1.23%) iPad
9 8 (0.89%) E-Learning
9 8 (0.89%) Pocket PC
10 7 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.67%) W3C
12 5 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.56%) Learning Management System
13 4 (0.45%) Statistics
13 4 (0.45%) SCORM
13 4 (0.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.36%) UNIX
1 48 (5.36%) Windows
2 29 (3.24%) Linux
3 24 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.23%) Android
5 12 (1.34%) Windows 8
6 11 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (1.12%) Windows Phone
7 10 (1.12%) Windows CE
8 8 (0.89%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.56%) AIX
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.22%) HPUX
11 2 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (13.62%) MVC
3 85 (9.49%) OO
4 73 (8.15%) CRM
5 56 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 53 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (5.80%) Web Development
7 52 (5.80%) TDD
8 43 (4.80%) E-Commerce
9 39 (4.35%) OOP
10 37 (4.13%) Scrum
11 36 (4.02%) Migration
12 32 (3.57%) Workflow
12 32 (3.57%) Software Engineering
13 30 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (3.24%) SOA
15 27 (3.01%) Responsive Web Design
16 25 (2.79%) Waterfall
16 25 (2.79%) Data Modelling
17 19 (2.12%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 337 (37.61%) JavaScript
2 274 (30.58%) C#
3 230 (25.67%) SQL
4 127 (14.17%) Java
5 76 (8.48%) VB.NET
6 71 (7.92%) PHP
7 50 (5.58%) PL/SQL
7 50 (5.58%) T-SQL
8 39 (4.35%) VB
9 34 (3.79%) VBScript
10 23 (2.57%) Ruby
11 19 (2.12%) VBA
12 17 (1.90%) C++
12 17 (1.90%) Python
13 13 (1.45%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.34%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.34%) VB6
15 10 (1.12%) Scala
16 9 (1.00%) X++
16 9 (1.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (2.34%) Degree
2 20 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.33%) MCTS
7 2 (0.22%) MCITP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.12%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) HL7
3 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 153 (17.08%) Microsoft
2 96 (10.71%) Oracle
3 24 (2.68%) Business Objects
4 23 (2.57%) Adobe
4 23 (2.57%) IBM
5 22 (2.46%) Zend
6 21 (2.34%) SAP
7 16 (1.79%) webMethods
8 11 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 11 (1.23%) Progress
9 10 (1.12%) HP
10 9 (1.00%) Open Text
11 7 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.56%) Apple
12 5 (0.56%) Google
12 5 (0.56%) Sencha
13 4 (0.45%) Twitter
13 4 (0.45%) Nintex
13 4 (0.45%) BEA
13 4 (0.45%) Hyperion
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