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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 79 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 44 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 1.81% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.90% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 14
Median daily rate £388 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% +7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £377 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.58% +17.60%

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
2264 2424 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.83% 95.17% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1364 1157
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 72 167
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.29 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +10 19 £394 -3.37% 13
Coventry +8 11 £483 - 2
Staffordshire -3 4 £373 +14.61% 4
Warwickshire -10 1 £375 -11.76% 6
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 -
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.05%) .NET
3 39 (42.86%) C#
3 39 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 33 (36.26%) HTML
5 32 (35.16%) SQL Server
6 30 (32.97%) CSS
7 25 (27.47%) SQL
8 24 (26.37%) Scrum
8 24 (26.37%) MVC
9 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
10 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (24.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (21.98%) .NET Framework
11 20 (21.98%) TDD
12 19 (20.88%) OO
12 19 (20.88%) PHP
13 18 (19.78%) Java
14 16 (17.58%) Web Services
14 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
15 15 (16.48%) Web Development
15 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET
16 14 (15.38%) Entity Framework
17 13 (14.29%) WCF
17 13 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (14.29%) RESTful
18 12 (13.19%) Visualisation
18 12 (13.19%) Relational Database
18 12 (13.19%) Linux
18 12 (13.19%) Unix

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 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.49%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.40%) NServiceBus
3 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.30%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.20%) Apache
5 2 (2.20%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.20%) WordPress
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) GitHub
2 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) Network Security
3 1 (1.10%) FTP
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) SSH
3 1 (1.10%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.19%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (9.89%) MySQL
6 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (5.49%) QlikView
9 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.20%) OLAP
11 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.69%) NUnit
5 5 (5.49%) JUnit
6 4 (4.40%) MSTest
6 4 (4.40%) ReSharper
6 4 (4.40%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.30%) Moq
7 3 (3.30%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.30%) NCover
7 3 (3.30%) NDepend
7 3 (3.30%) NuGet
7 3 (3.30%) StyleCop
7 3 (3.30%) Subversion
8 2 (2.20%) gulp
9 1 (1.10%) JHipster
9 1 (1.10%) Protractor
General
1 6 (6.59%) Marketing
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Automotive
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (45.05%) .NET
2 33 (36.26%) HTML
3 30 (32.97%) CSS
4 20 (21.98%) .NET Framework
5 16 (17.58%) Web Services
6 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET
7 14 (15.38%) Entity Framework
8 13 (14.29%) RESTful
8 13 (14.29%) WCF
9 11 (12.09%) jQuery
10 10 (10.99%) AngularJS
11 9 (9.89%) REST
12 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (8.79%) XML
13 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (7.69%) SOAP
13 7 (7.69%) Spring
14 6 (6.59%) Swing
14 6 (6.59%) WPF
14 6 (6.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) User Experience
2 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Linux
1 12 (13.19%) Unix
2 9 (9.89%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.20%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.37%) MVC
2 24 (26.37%) Scrum
3 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (21.98%) TDD
5 19 (20.88%) OO
6 15 (16.48%) Web Development
7 12 (13.19%) Visualisation
8 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.09%) ETL
8 11 (12.09%) Mentoring
9 10 (10.99%) OO PHP
10 9 (9.89%) BDD
10 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
10 9 (9.89%) Line Management
11 8 (8.79%) CRM
11 8 (8.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (8.79%) SOLID
11 8 (8.79%) Web Design
12 7 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) C#
1 39 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 25 (27.47%) SQL
3 19 (20.88%) PHP
4 18 (19.78%) Java
5 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.10%) Groovy
6 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.10%) Python
6 1 (1.10%) Ruby
6 1 (1.10%) Scala
6 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.10%) MCP
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Docker
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.40%) Sun
4 2 (2.20%) Apple
4 2 (2.20%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle
5 1 (1.10%) Informatica
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
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