The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Umbraco skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Umbraco over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Umbraco
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 53 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.77% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.23% 4.95% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £300 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Umbraco is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 81 101 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 12.90% 15.63% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 79
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £11.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.60% -3.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Umbraco
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Umbraco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Umbraco in Birmingham

Umbraco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Umbraco in Birmingham

Umbraco
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Umbraco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Umbraco.

1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development

Umbraco
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL