The median contractor rate for a Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Walsall during the 3 months to 26 April 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.

Developer
West Midlands / Walsall
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 9.09% 9.09% 31.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 11.11% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £300
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 £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Walsall. 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
Walsall
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18 9 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 81.82% 81.82% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Median daily rate £300 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £132.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Walsall

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Walsall

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Walsall

Developer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Walsall region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sage