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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 91 105 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 34 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 0.47% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.52% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 11
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£375 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £281 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £339 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
Senior Developer
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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
2370 2131 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.98% 91.19% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1102 702
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 163 132
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Birmingham +9 20 £375 +23.96% 17
Warwickshire +6 7 £348 +10.31% 6
Staffordshire - 4 £356 - 3
Shropshire - 2 - -
Coventry +3 1 £425 +30.76% 4
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 31 (51.67%) .NET
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) SQL
4 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
5 18 (30.00%) MVC
5 18 (30.00%) Scrum
6 17 (28.33%) C#
7 16 (26.67%) SOA
8 14 (23.33%) Java
8 14 (23.33%) TDD
9 12 (20.00%) jQuery
9 12 (20.00%) Linux
10 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
11 10 (16.67%) HTML
11 10 (16.67%) CSS
11 10 (16.67%) Web Services
11 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (16.67%) RESTful
11 10 (16.67%) Node.js
12 9 (15.00%) BDD
12 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
12 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (15.00%) HTML5
12 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
12 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (13.33%) Python
13 8 (13.33%) Selenium
13 8 (13.33%) Subversion
14 7 (11.67%) Django
14 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (16.67%) Node.js
2 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.00%) JBoss
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.33%) Selenium
2 8 (13.33%) Subversion
3 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.67%) Bower
5 1 (1.67%) Grunt
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
5 1 (1.67%) MorphX
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (51.67%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) jQuery
3 10 (16.67%) HTML
3 10 (16.67%) CSS
3 10 (16.67%) Web Services
3 10 (16.67%) RESTful
4 9 (15.00%) HTML5
5 7 (11.67%) Django
5 7 (11.67%) J2EE
5 7 (11.67%) Flask
6 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.00%) XML
6 6 (10.00%) WCF
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (6.67%) Spring
9 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.00%) SOAP
9 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Open Source
3 1 (1.67%) iPad
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.67%) iPhone
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Ubuntu
2 7 (11.67%) Debian
3 6 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) MVC
2 18 (30.00%) Scrum
3 16 (26.67%) SOA
4 14 (23.33%) TDD
5 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.00%) BDD
6 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.00%) Microservices
8 6 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 6 (10.00%) RUP
8 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Kanban
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) C#
3 14 (23.33%) Java
4 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.33%) Python
6 5 (8.33%) Perl
6 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.67%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) PHP5
9 1 (1.67%) X++
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Pega
2 6 (10.00%) IBM
2 6 (10.00%) Informatica
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) BEA
3 5 (8.33%) webMethods
4 1 (1.67%) hybris
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
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