Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Walsall during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 14.81% 8.70% 19.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.02% 9.52% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Walsall median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £244 £388 £275
90th Percentile £453 £413 £325
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Walsall median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +24.44% +2.27% -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 47 21 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 87.04% 91.30% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 10
Walsall median daily rate £320 £354 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.54% +17.92% -20.00%
10th Percentile £124 £161 £270
90th Percentile £578 £543 £449
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Walsall median hourly rate £71.40 £11.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +520.87% -39.56% +78.91%
10th Percentile £21.56 £10.75 £12.16
90th Percentile £123.72 £15.25 £23.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.76% +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 Daily Rate Histogram in Walsall

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Walsall over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 July 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 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Endeca
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) QlikView
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (25.00%) E-business
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Scorecard
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) Apple

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Endeca
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (25.00%) QlikView
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) E-business
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin