The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 84 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 37 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 1.63% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.78% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 25
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£325 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £407 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-48.38% -8.82%
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
2356 1909 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.18% 91.73% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 991 1053
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 134 141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.71 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £35.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -1 9 £325 -13.33% 3
Birmingham -8 9 £369 +2.43% 7
Warwickshire -3 7 £338 -3.57% 5
Staffordshire - 4 £300 - 5
Shropshire - 1 £350 -
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Solihull - - - - 2
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 23 (46.94%) .NET
2 19 (38.78%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) C#
3 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
3 18 (36.73%) CSS
4 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
5 14 (28.57%) MVC
6 13 (26.53%) Java
6 13 (26.53%) XML
7 12 (24.49%) jQuery
8 11 (22.45%) SQL
9 9 (18.37%) Web Services
9 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.37%) HTML5
9 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
10 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (16.33%) SOA
11 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
11 7 (14.29%) iOS Development
12 6 (12.24%) PhoneGap
12 6 (12.24%) Back Office
12 6 (12.24%) Migration
12 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
13 5 (10.20%) JSON
13 5 (10.20%) Ajax
13 5 (10.20%) Capita
13 5 (10.20%) OOP
13 5 (10.20%) J2EE
13 5 (10.20%) CSS3

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Ant
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) ProC
2 1 (2.04%) JMeter
2 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 6 (12.24%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Automotive
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) .NET
2 19 (38.78%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
3 18 (36.73%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) XML
5 12 (24.49%) jQuery
6 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
6 9 (18.37%) HTML5
6 9 (18.37%) Web Services
7 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.24%) PhoneGap
9 5 (10.20%) CSS3
9 5 (10.20%) JSON
9 5 (10.20%) Ajax
9 5 (10.20%) J2EE
10 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
10 4 (8.16%) TopLink
11 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 2 (4.08%) WCF
12 2 (4.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Android
1 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) MVC
2 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) SOA
4 7 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 6 (12.24%) Migration
6 5 (10.20%) OOP
6 5 (10.20%) Android Development
7 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.16%) OO
7 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.16%) TDD
8 3 (6.12%) UML
8 3 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.08%) Web Development
9 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.08%) Scrum
9 2 (4.08%) ETL
10 1 (2.04%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) C#
1 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.53%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.04%) ABAP
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) VB6
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Capita
1 5 (10.20%) Sencha
2 4 (8.16%) IBM
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.04%) webMethods
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