Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wolverhampton during the 6 months to 24 November 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 > Wolverhampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 12.31% 20.34% 24.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.79% 21.43% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 19
Wolverhampton median daily rate £350 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +33.33% -12.62%
10th Percentile £240 £221 £169
90th Percentile £409 £420 £382
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £370 £340
% change year-on-year +1.35% +8.82% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wolverhampton median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +42.05% +25.71% -36.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton. 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
Wolverhampton
Contract vacancies in Wolverhampton with a recognized job title 58 56 69
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.23% 94.92% 98.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 45
Wolverhampton median daily rate £325 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £106 £175 £163
90th Percentile £450 £475 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Wolverhampton median hourly rate £13.41 £12.82 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.58% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £16.75 £14.35 £15.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Wolverhampton

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Wolverhampton

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Wolverhampton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Wolverhampton

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Wolverhampton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Wolverhampton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) CMS
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (75.00%) Ember.js
3 5 (62.50%) Progressive Web App
3 5 (62.50%) User Experience
3 5 (62.50%) Microservices
3 5 (62.50%) Backbone.js
3 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) DNN
3 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 6 (75.00%) CMS
2 5 (62.50%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) Power BI
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) CSS3
1 6 (75.00%) Ember.js
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
1 6 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (62.50%) Backbone.js
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Microservices
3 5 (62.50%) Progressive Web App
3 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) ETL Development
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) ES6
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle