The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 53 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.73% 1.01% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.12% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
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£363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
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
748 537 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.57% 90.10% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 316 251
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 27
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 April 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) WCF
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (22.22%) Node.js
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) ReSharper
8 2 (11.11%) LINQ

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) WCF
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) SOAP
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.11%) LINQ
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
8 1 (5.56%) LAMP
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) SEO
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) PHP5
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
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