The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 86 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 40 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.66% 1.15% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.21% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 10
Median daily rate £375 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £430 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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 West 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2267 2223 1979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.03% 94.52% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1204 1146
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 £210 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 103 163
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +2 16 £340 +2.25% 19
Staffordshire +7 11 £375 +36.36% 1
Coventry -9 5 - - 2
Warwickshire -6 2 £375 - 4
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 41 (48.24%) .NET
2 40 (47.06%) C#
3 36 (42.35%) JavaScript
4 34 (40.00%) HTML
4 34 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (35.29%) CSS
6 27 (31.76%) SQL
7 26 (30.59%) SQL Server
8 23 (27.06%) MVC
9 20 (23.53%) OO
10 19 (22.35%) PHP
10 19 (22.35%) Scrum
11 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
12 17 (20.00%) Web Development
12 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
13 16 (18.82%) Java
14 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
14 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
15 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (15.29%) .NET Framework
17 12 (14.12%) Visualisation
17 12 (14.12%) Web Services
18 11 (12.94%) RESTful
18 11 (12.94%) jQuery
19 10 (11.76%) WCF
19 10 (11.76%) OO PHP
19 10 (11.76%) TDD
20 9 (10.59%) Web Design

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (8.24%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.06%) CMS
2 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) IIS
5 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.35%) WordPress
6 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.18%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.18%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) HTTP
2 3 (3.53%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
3 1 (1.18%) SSH
3 1 (1.18%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.41%) MySQL
4 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.35%) OLAP
8 2 (2.35%) QlikView
9 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.41%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.06%) JUnit
6 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.35%) gulp
7 2 (2.35%) Moq
7 2 (2.35%) NUnit
7 2 (2.35%) Subversion
8 1 (1.18%) Bower
8 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.18%) JHipster
8 1 (1.18%) Protractor
8 1 (1.18%) Toad
8 1 (1.18%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (7.06%) Marketing
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Automotive
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.24%) .NET
2 34 (40.00%) HTML
3 30 (35.29%) CSS
4 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
5 13 (15.29%) .NET Framework
6 12 (14.12%) Web Services
7 11 (12.94%) jQuery
7 11 (12.94%) RESTful
8 10 (11.76%) WCF
9 9 (10.59%) REST
10 8 (9.41%) Entity Framework
10 8 (9.41%) Spring
10 8 (9.41%) XML
11 7 (8.24%) HTML5
11 7 (8.24%) Swing
11 7 (8.24%) WPF
12 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
12 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (7.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.53%) User Experience
3 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Linux
1 9 (10.59%) Mac OS X
1 9 (10.59%) Unix
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.06%) MVC
3 20 (23.53%) OO
4 19 (22.35%) Scrum
5 17 (20.00%) Web Development
6 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.76%) OO PHP
7 10 (11.76%) TDD
8 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
8 9 (10.59%) ETL
8 9 (10.59%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (10.59%) Web Design
9 8 (9.41%) Line Management
9 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.24%) CRM
10 7 (8.24%) OOD
11 6 (7.06%) UML
12 5 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (4.71%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) C#
2 36 (42.35%) JavaScript
3 27 (31.76%) SQL
4 19 (22.35%) PHP
5 16 (18.82%) Java
6 3 (3.53%) C
7 2 (2.35%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Groovy
8 1 (1.18%) Python
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) Scala
8 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.18%) MCP
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (5.88%) Sun
3 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.18%) Apple
4 1 (1.18%) Google
4 1 (1.18%) Informatica
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
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