The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 15.69% 32.84% 34.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.18% 33.33% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
Average daily rate
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£235 £285 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.54% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £253 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £410 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton 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
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 86.27% 98.51% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 11
Average daily rate £300 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £155.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.80% +1048.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) JSTL
4 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
1 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
1 3 (27.27%) Content Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Alterian
2 1 (9.09%) SAP