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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 45 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 23 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.22% 1.97% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.11% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 4
Median daily rate £425 £335 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -1.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £311 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £439 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +12.50%
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
681 615 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.38% 93.18% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 396 401
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £184 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) PHP
3 14 (46.67%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) Web Development
5 12 (40.00%) C#
6 11 (36.67%) .NET
6 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) OO
7 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 9 (30.00%) OO PHP
8 9 (30.00%) Unix
8 9 (30.00%) Linux
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (30.00%) Mac OS X
9 8 (26.67%) Web Design
9 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
10 7 (23.33%) Line Management
10 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
10 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
10 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
10 7 (23.33%) MVC
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (23.33%) HTTP
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) IIS
1 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) HTTP
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) Bower
4 1 (3.33%) gulp
4 1 (3.33%) Moq
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) CSS
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
8 3 (10.00%) HTML5
8 3 (10.00%) WCF
8 3 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (6.67%) JSON
9 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (6.67%) Symfony
10 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.33%) Node.js
10 1 (3.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
1 9 (30.00%) Mac OS X
1 9 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Web Development
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) OO
4 9 (30.00%) OO PHP
5 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (26.67%) Web Design
6 7 (23.33%) Line Management
6 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (23.33%) MVC
7 5 (16.67%) ETL
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
9 3 (10.00%) ERP
9 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (6.67%) Android Development
10 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) PHP
3 12 (40.00%) C#
4 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Informatica