The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 22 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 Wolverhampton 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
22 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 8 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 20.00% 32.56% 34.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.86% 33.33% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Average daily rate
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£251 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £246 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
35 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 87.50% 97.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 15
Average daily rate £325 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £110.00 £16.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+576.92% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Developer
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Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Wolverhampton region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Wolverhampton region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 17 (58.62%) HTML
2 17 (58.62%) CSS
3 14 (48.28%) jQuery
4 12 (41.38%) XML
5 8 (27.59%) Web Services
5 8 (27.59%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) ServiceNow
6 7 (24.14%) J2EE
6 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
6 7 (24.14%) ITSM
7 6 (20.69%) JSP
7 6 (20.69%) CSS3
7 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 5 (17.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (17.24%) XSL
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) HP
8 5 (17.24%) BMC
8 5 (17.24%) Remedy
8 5 (17.24%) Workflow
8 5 (17.24%) Service Management
9 4 (13.79%) CMS
9 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
9 4 (13.79%) SOA
9 4 (13.79%) XML Schema
9 4 (13.79%) .NET
9 4 (13.79%) SaaS
10 3 (10.34%) Drupal
10 3 (10.34%) Umbraco

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 3 (10.34%) Drupal
3 3 (10.34%) Umbraco
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.45%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 2 (6.90%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) HTML
1 17 (58.62%) CSS
2 14 (48.28%) jQuery
3 12 (41.38%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) J2EE
6 6 (20.69%) JSP
6 6 (20.69%) CSS3
6 6 (20.69%) HTML5
7 5 (17.24%) XSL
8 4 (13.79%) XML Schema
8 4 (13.79%) .NET
9 3 (10.34%) Sass
10 2 (6.90%) JSTL
10 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
10 2 (6.90%) Spring
11 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (3.45%) REST
11 1 (3.45%) WCF
11 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITSM
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Workflow
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Document Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Process Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) ServiceNow
2 5 (17.24%) HP
2 5 (17.24%) BMC
2 5 (17.24%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Alterian
3 1 (3.45%) Open Text
3 1 (3.45%) Metastorm