Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £303 per day in advertised job vacancies in Walsall during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 33.33% 16.67% 32.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.29% 17.86% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 11
Walsall median daily rate £303 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £273 £333 £213
90th Percentile £326 £440 £460
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Walsall median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.66 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +27.75% +37.14% -39.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Walsall
Contract vacancies in Walsall with a recognized job title 17 28 26
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 93.33% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 16
Walsall median daily rate £295 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.71% -2.78% +16.13%
10th Percentile £111 £99 £238
90th Percentile £418 £440 £460
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Walsall median hourly rate £14.70 £9.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.36% -35.71% +38.27%
10th Percentile £12.71 £8.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.73 £9.80 £16.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.92 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.64% -6.35% +6.25%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

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

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (16.67%) Document Composition
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex

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 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) EngageOne
1 1 (16.67%) PrintSoft PReS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Document Composition
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Sun