The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 128 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £338 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft 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
2718 2532 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.90% 94.23% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1538 1504 1132
Median daily rate £388 £363 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 164 157
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer across the West Midlands region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer across the West Midlands region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Staffordshire +16 3 £425 - 1
Coventry -1 3 £425 +32.81% 1
Birmingham - 2 £413 - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) CRM
7 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (23.53%) Advertising
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.76%) MS Access
9 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 2 (11.76%) ETL
9 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (11.76%) QlikView
9 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.76%) MDX
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (5.88%) SDLC
10 1 (5.88%) Power BI
10 1 (5.88%) QA

Microsoft 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) MS Access
5 2 (11.76%) QlikView
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Power BI
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) MDX
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) DHTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
3 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Case Management
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
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