The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 55 51
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 0.78% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.82% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £550 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +21.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 614 608 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.09% 94.70% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 376 413
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 24
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Birmingham

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Developer in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Birmingham

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Birmingham

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Applications 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 Birmingham region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) git-flow
3 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) git-flow
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow