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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 37 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 21 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.29% 0.78% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 0.83% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £408 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +30.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £408 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £408 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.58% +17.60%

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
616 605 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.55% 94.38% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 380 342
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.10 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) .NET
3 21 (46.67%) C#
4 20 (44.44%) HTML
4 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (37.78%) CSS
7 16 (35.56%) MVC
8 15 (33.33%) Scrum
8 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
9 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (28.89%) OO
10 13 (28.89%) PHP
10 13 (28.89%) SQL
11 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 12 (26.67%) Web Development
11 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
12 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
13 9 (20.00%) OO PHP
13 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 9 (20.00%) Linux
13 9 (20.00%) Unix
13 9 (20.00%) Mac OS X
13 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 9 (20.00%) WCF
14 8 (17.78%) Entity Framework
14 8 (17.78%) Web Design
14 8 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design

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 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) QlikView
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.67%) Moq
5 3 (6.67%) NUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Subversion
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.44%) gulp
7 1 (2.22%) Bower
7 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.22%) JHipster
7 1 (2.22%) Protractor
7 1 (2.22%) Selenium
7 1 (2.22%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (4.44%) Banking
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) HTML
3 17 (37.78%) CSS
4 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
5 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.00%) WCF
7 8 (17.78%) Entity Framework
8 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (11.11%) jQuery
8 5 (11.11%) Web Services
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (8.89%) XML
10 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.67%) HTML5
11 2 (4.44%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (4.44%) JSON
11 2 (4.44%) Node.js
11 2 (4.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
1 9 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 9 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Android
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) MVC
3 15 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.89%) OO
6 12 (26.67%) Web Development
7 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 9 (20.00%) OO PHP
8 8 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (17.78%) Web Design
9 7 (15.56%) ETL
9 7 (15.56%) Line Management
9 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
9 7 (15.56%) TDD
9 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
10 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (11.11%) CRM
11 5 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
13 3 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) C#
2 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) PHP
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Informatica
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle