The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 22 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.92% - 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+92.60% -46.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
195 165 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.75% 94.29% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 55 77
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £28.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +62.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Midlands region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Ant
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) API Design
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) RavenDB
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) RavenDB
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) API Design
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) IBM