The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 22 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.76% 0.61% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 0.63% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £360 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 159 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.47% 97.55% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 91 69
Median daily rate £338 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £427 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 12
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £19.80 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 3 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £370 - 3
Senior Developer
West Midlands

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Staffordshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) VxWorks
1 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL