The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Application Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 70 63
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.26% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £398 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £338
% change year-on-year +3.89% +14.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  

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 586 770 706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.13% 94.48% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 544 467
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 36
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Birmingham

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow