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 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 105 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 37 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.09% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.14% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 18
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
Senior Developer
England

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
2985 2284 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.15% 95.81% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 1358 1126
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 150 192
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 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 24 July 2016.

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 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
Birmingham -20 9 £425 +13.33% 10
Coventry -12 8 £450 +15.38% 2
Staffordshire +4 6 £360 -4.00% 5
Shropshire -28 4 - - 2
Warwickshire - 4 £346 - 5
Worcestershire - 1 £338 -
Senior Developer
England

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

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 West Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.79%) .NET
3 28 (36.84%) C#
4 27 (35.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (31.58%) MVC
6 20 (26.32%) HTML
7 19 (25.00%) CSS
8 18 (23.68%) Linux
8 18 (23.68%) Shell Script
9 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
9 17 (22.37%) SQL
10 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
11 15 (19.74%) Oracle
12 14 (18.42%) CMS
12 14 (18.42%) Ruby
12 14 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (18.42%) Puppet
12 14 (18.42%) OpenStack
12 14 (18.42%) Vagrant
12 14 (18.42%) Packer
12 14 (18.42%) Terraform
12 14 (18.42%) Consul
13 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (17.11%) Google
14 12 (15.79%) Java
14 12 (15.79%) REST
15 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
15 10 (13.16%) MuleSoft

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 14 (18.42%) CMS
1 14 (18.42%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.58%) Sitefinity
3 3 (3.95%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) Kentico
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.58%) MariaDB
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Vagrant
2 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.95%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) PVCS
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) HTML
3 19 (25.00%) CSS
4 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
5 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (15.79%) REST
7 10 (13.16%) ELK Stack
7 10 (13.16%) Sensu
7 10 (13.16%) WCF
8 9 (11.84%) jQuery
9 8 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (10.53%) Web Services
10 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (7.89%) HTML5
10 6 (7.89%) J2EE
11 5 (6.58%) Ajax
11 5 (6.58%) SOAP
12 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (5.26%) XML
13 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
1 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) Windows
4 4 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (5.26%) VxWorks
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) MVC
3 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 10 (13.16%) Service Management
5 9 (11.84%) Web Development
6 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 8 (10.53%) OO
6 8 (10.53%) Scrum
6 8 (10.53%) SDLC
7 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.21%) DevOps
7 7 (9.21%) RUP
7 7 (9.21%) SOLID
7 7 (9.21%) TDD
7 7 (9.21%) Test Strategy
7 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.89%) Content Management
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (6.58%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) C#
2 18 (23.68%) Shell Script
3 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.37%) SQL
4 14 (18.42%) Ruby
5 12 (15.79%) Java
6 7 (9.21%) C
6 7 (9.21%) PHP
7 3 (3.95%) C++
7 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.63%) R
8 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.32%) VB
9 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) Consul
1 14 (18.42%) Packer
1 14 (18.42%) Puppet
1 14 (18.42%) Terraform
2 10 (13.16%) Uchiwa
3 9 (11.84%) Grafana
3 9 (11.84%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) Google
3 10 (13.16%) MuleSoft
3 10 (13.16%) Pega
4 9 (11.84%) ForgeRock
5 8 (10.53%) Atlassian
6 5 (6.58%) Informatica
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.26%) WSO2
8 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.32%) Adobe
9 1 (1.32%) Capita
9 1 (1.32%) CODA
9 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
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