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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 65 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 1.49% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.53% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £369 £400 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +68.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £413 £384
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +7.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.02 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +80.10%
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
736 719 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.23% 97.16% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 446 396
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 44
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) REST
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) Kentico
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) PVCS
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) Apache CXF
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Drools
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) R
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) CODA
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
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