The median contractor rate for a Technical Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 29 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.

Technical Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 68 62
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.10% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £435
% change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 604 755 705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.27% 94.38% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1849 1790
Median daily rate £383 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £236 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 86
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 £10.00 £10.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.75 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Technical Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Technical Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Developer in Birmingham

Technical Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Developer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Solr
1 4 (57.14%) E-Discovery
1 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Team
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE

Technical 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) DbUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) jMock
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Mockito
1 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) PowerMock
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Discovery
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-business
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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