The median contractor rate for a Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull 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
Developer
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 13 6 2
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 6.40% 15.79% 20.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.60% 16.67% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 5
Median daily rate £338 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull. 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
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 93 108 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 74.40% 94.74% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 28
Median daily rate £344 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.48% -53.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Solihull

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Solihull

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Solihull over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Solihull

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Solihull

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

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

1 19 (65.52%) HTML
1 19 (65.52%) CSS
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
7 7 (24.14%) HTML5
7 7 (24.14%) MVC
7 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
8 6 (20.69%) Android
8 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
8 6 (20.69%) CSS3
8 6 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
8 6 (20.69%) Android Development
8 6 (20.69%) iOS Development
9 5 (17.24%) HipChat
9 5 (17.24%) Protractor
9 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
9 5 (17.24%) Jasmine
9 5 (17.24%) Highcharts JS
9 5 (17.24%) IaaS
9 5 (17.24%) Analytics
9 5 (17.24%) Xamarin

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 5 (17.24%) Confluence
1 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) Jasmine
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Protractor
3 5 (17.24%) TeamCity
4 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) GitLab
5 1 (3.45%) gulp
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) CSS
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) .NET
3 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
4 7 (24.14%) HTML5
5 6 (20.69%) CSS3
5 6 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (17.24%) Highcharts JS
6 5 (17.24%) jQuery
6 5 (17.24%) Node.js
6 5 (17.24%) Sass
6 5 (17.24%) Xamarin.iOS
6 5 (17.24%) XSLT
7 4 (13.79%) SOAP
7 4 (13.79%) XML
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.34%) RESTful
8 3 (10.34%) Silverlight
8 3 (10.34%) WCF
8 3 (10.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Android
1 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) Android Development
3 6 (20.69%) iOS Development
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) OOP
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
6 3 (10.34%) MVVM
6 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) SOLID
7 2 (6.90%) Network Management
8 1 (3.45%) API Integration
8 1 (3.45%) DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Front End Development
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.34%) XAML
6 2 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) PHP 7
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Xamarin
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint