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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 57 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 2.14% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 2.30% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
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
698 609 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.33% 93.12% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 390 307
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.87 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.19% -20.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.30 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.60 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) SOA
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) OOP
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (41.67%) Android Development
3 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
3 5 (41.67%) User Experience
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Sencha
3 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) JSON
3 5 (41.67%) Android
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (25.00%) Ant
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) C#

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Ant
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) JSON
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
1 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) OOP
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Android Development
3 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) ETL
7 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Sencha
2 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (8.33%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago