The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wolverhampton during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 14.71% 20.00% 28.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.23% 20.93% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 11
Median daily rate £350 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton. 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
Wolverhampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 26 43 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 76.47% 95.56% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 35
Median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.07 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

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

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 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 23 June 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 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (30.00%) Ember.js
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) DNN
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (30.00%) User Experience
4 3 (30.00%) Microservices
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Content Management
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM

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 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) DNN
2 1 (10.00%) LiveLink
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) Ember.js
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Prism
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow