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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 83 120 93
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 36 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 0.12% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.13% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 8
Median daily rate £400 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £283 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £343 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
2214 2289 1987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.93% 94.31% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1242 1140
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £511 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 100 167
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.30 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +15 18 £375 - 3
Coventry - 8 £408 - 1
Staffordshire +5 2 £550 +100.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 - 2
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 69 (97.18%) Microsoft
2 45 (63.38%) JavaScript
2 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (57.75%) HTML
4 40 (56.34%) CSS
4 40 (56.34%) CRM
4 40 (56.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 39 (54.93%) .NET
6 31 (43.66%) C#
7 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (29.58%) Visual Studio
9 20 (28.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (26.76%) SQL
10 19 (26.76%) Dynamics AX
11 18 (25.35%) X++
12 17 (23.94%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (23.94%) HTML5
12 17 (23.94%) CSS3
12 17 (23.94%) AngularJS
12 17 (23.94%) Power BI
12 17 (23.94%) .NET Framework
12 17 (23.94%) Finance
12 17 (23.94%) Manufacturing
13 16 (22.54%) WCF
14 13 (18.31%) Advertising
15 11 (15.49%) MVC
15 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
16 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
16 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared

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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 40 (56.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (26.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) Power BI
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.82%) MS Access
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Visual Studio
2 20 (28.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (23.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
1 17 (23.94%) Manufacturing
2 13 (18.31%) Advertising
3 8 (11.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (57.75%) HTML
2 40 (56.34%) CSS
3 39 (54.93%) .NET
4 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (23.94%) .NET Framework
5 17 (23.94%) AngularJS
5 17 (23.94%) CSS3
5 17 (23.94%) HTML5
6 16 (22.54%) WCF
7 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
8 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (11.27%) Web Services
9 3 (4.23%) MDX
10 2 (2.82%) Ajax
10 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.82%) jQuery
10 2 (2.82%) JSON
10 2 (2.82%) REST
10 2 (2.82%) SOAP
10 2 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (56.34%) CRM
3 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (15.49%) MVC
5 9 (12.68%) Data Migration
5 9 (12.68%) Migration
6 6 (8.45%) BDD
6 6 (8.45%) Campaign Management
6 6 (8.45%) Functional Testing
6 6 (8.45%) TDD
6 6 (8.45%) Web Development
7 4 (5.63%) ETL
7 4 (5.63%) Scrum
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.82%) Analytics
9 2 (2.82%) Cross-Browser Development
9 2 (2.82%) Predictive Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) Use Case
10 1 (1.41%) Business Transformation
10 1 (1.41%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 45 (63.38%) JavaScript
2 31 (43.66%) C#
3 19 (26.76%) SQL
4 18 (25.35%) X++
5 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.82%) VBA
7 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) MCP
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 69 (97.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.41%) SAP
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