The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 65 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% 2.47% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.58% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
Median daily rate £455 £375 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% +34.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £338 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
Senior Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
739 697 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.50% 95.48% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 462 370
Median daily rate £388 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Birmingham region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Senior 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 Birmingham region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Ajax
3 6 (35.29%) REST
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) SOAP
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) CMS
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (17.65%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Kentico
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) PVCS
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) Ajax
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) REST
2 6 (35.29%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) Spring
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Programming
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) R
4 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) hybris
3 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (5.88%) CODA
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau