The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 47 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.15% 0.30% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 0.32% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £563 - £370
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 - £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
431 314 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 92.69% 93.45% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 184 152
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Coventry region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Coventry region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Coventry region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 7 (35.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) JSP
6 6 (30.00%) Servlets
6 6 (30.00%) Struts
6 6 (30.00%) OO
6 6 (30.00%) Swing
6 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (30.00%) UML
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) Spring
6 6 (30.00%) WCF
6 6 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (30.00%) SOLID
7 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (20.00%) NServiceBus
4 2 (10.00%) CMS
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
1 1 (5.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 4 (20.00%) MSTest
2 4 (20.00%) NUnit
2 4 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
3 3 (15.00%) NCover
3 3 (15.00%) NDepend
3 3 (15.00%) NuGet
3 3 (15.00%) StyleCop
3 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Toad
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) JSP
2 6 (30.00%) Servlets
2 6 (30.00%) Spring
2 6 (30.00%) Struts
2 6 (30.00%) Swing
2 6 (30.00%) WCF
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) AWT
3 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 5 (25.00%) REST
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) XSLT
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (30.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) SOLID
4 6 (30.00%) UML
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (25.00%) OOD
6 3 (15.00%) ATDD
6 3 (15.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) YAGNI
7 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) SAP