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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 83 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 42 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.66% 0.74% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.80% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 11
Average daily rate £410 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £272 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+32.66% +10.29%
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
2380 1990 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.00% 92.34% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1114 1021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 173 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Shropshire -7 13 £400 - 3
Birmingham +3 11 £340 +12.39% 22
Warwickshire +9 6 £425 - 7
Coventry -6 1 - - 10
Staffordshire -8 1 £325 -13.33% 11
Kingswinford - 1 £413 -
Walsall - 1 £310 - 1
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) SQL
3 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
3 18 (24.66%) C#
4 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (19.18%) Java
5 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.18%) .NET
5 14 (19.18%) MVC
5 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
6 13 (17.81%) Oracle
6 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
7 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
7 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
8 11 (15.07%) jQuery
8 11 (15.07%) Tableau
9 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (13.70%) HTML
9 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
9 10 (13.70%) OO
10 9 (12.33%) CSS
10 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
10 9 (12.33%) Finance
10 9 (12.33%) REST
10 9 (12.33%) Pega
10 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
11 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
11 8 (10.96%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.22%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) nginx
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.22%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) IaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (6.85%) QlikView
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.11%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.74%) Big Data
7 2 (2.74%) OLAP
7 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) MySQL
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.48%) Subversion
4 3 (4.11%) Ant
4 3 (4.11%) ClearCase
4 3 (4.11%) Gradle
4 3 (4.11%) Maven
5 2 (2.74%) CA Gen
5 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.37%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Back Office
3 3 (4.11%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) .NET
2 11 (15.07%) jQuery
3 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.70%) HTML
4 9 (12.33%) CSS
4 9 (12.33%) REST
5 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.59%) Spring
7 6 (8.22%) HTML5
7 6 (8.22%) J2EE
7 6 (8.22%) WPF
8 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.85%) JPA
9 4 (5.48%) ELK Stack
9 4 (5.48%) Sensu
9 4 (5.48%) Web Services
10 3 (4.11%) Apache Camel
10 3 (4.11%) Spring Boot
10 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) NHS
2 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Linux
1 8 (10.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.18%) MVC
3 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
4 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (13.70%) OO
5 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
6 8 (10.96%) Scrum
6 8 (10.96%) SDLC
7 7 (9.59%) TDD
8 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.85%) DevOps
8 5 (6.85%) ETL
8 5 (6.85%) Open Source
9 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.48%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.48%) MVVM
9 4 (5.48%) Service Management
9 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) SQL
2 18 (24.66%) C#
3 14 (19.18%) Java
3 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.59%) Ruby
6 6 (8.22%) PHP
7 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.74%) Perl
9 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.37%) ABAP
10 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.37%) Scala
10 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Puppet
2 6 (8.22%) Packer
2 6 (8.22%) Terraform
3 4 (5.48%) Uchiwa
4 3 (4.11%) Grafana
4 3 (4.11%) Graphite
5 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle
3 11 (15.07%) Tableau
4 9 (12.33%) Pega
5 5 (6.85%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.85%) Google
6 4 (5.48%) Informatica
6 4 (5.48%) MuleSoft
7 3 (4.11%) ForgeRock
8 2 (2.74%) BEA
8 2 (2.74%) hybris
8 2 (2.74%) webMethods
9 1 (1.37%) SAP
9 1 (1.37%) WSO2
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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