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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 102 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 44 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 0.96% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.01% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 21
Median daily rate £400 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £384
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +7.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.02 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +80.10%
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
3162 2369 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.56% 95.06% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1885 1400 1210
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 151 184
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Coventry -7 13 £450 +15.38% 4
Birmingham -14 8 £356 -10.93% 13
Staffordshire +6 6 £360 +2.85% 3
Warwickshire 0 5 £346 +37.12% 2
Shropshire -20 3 - - 1
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (59.70%) .NET
2 38 (56.72%) C#
3 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (41.79%) MVC
5 22 (32.84%) HTML
6 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET
7 20 (29.85%) CSS
8 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
8 19 (28.36%) SQL
9 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (22.39%) CMS
11 13 (19.40%) Java
11 13 (19.40%) REST
12 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (17.91%) Oracle
12 12 (17.91%) Web Development
12 12 (17.91%) WCF
13 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
13 10 (14.93%) jQuery
14 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
14 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
14 9 (13.43%) C
14 9 (13.43%) TDD
15 8 (11.94%) PHP
15 8 (11.94%) Windows
15 8 (11.94%) OO
15 8 (11.94%) HTML5
15 8 (11.94%) SOLID
16 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration

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 15 (22.39%) CMS
2 5 (7.46%) Sitefinity
3 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) Kentico
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) HTTP
2 4 (5.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.97%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.49%) Bower
5 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.49%) gulp
5 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) JUnit
5 1 (1.49%) PVCS
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (59.70%) .NET
2 22 (32.84%) HTML
3 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET
4 20 (29.85%) CSS
5 13 (19.40%) REST
6 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (17.91%) WCF
7 10 (14.93%) jQuery
8 8 (11.94%) HTML5
9 6 (8.96%) Web Services
10 5 (7.46%) Ajax
10 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (7.46%) XML
11 4 (5.97%) JSON
11 4 (5.97%) SOAP
12 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (4.48%) J2EE
13 2 (2.99%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (2.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Unix
3 4 (5.97%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) VxWorks
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) MVC
3 12 (17.91%) Web Development
4 9 (13.43%) TDD
5 8 (11.94%) OO
5 8 (11.94%) SOLID
6 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.96%) Content Management
7 6 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (8.96%) SDLC
7 6 (8.96%) Web Design
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (7.46%) CRM
8 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.46%) ETL
8 5 (7.46%) RUP
8 5 (7.46%) Scrum
8 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) C#
2 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
2 19 (28.36%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) Java
4 9 (13.43%) C
5 8 (11.94%) PHP
6 4 (5.97%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) R
7 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.99%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.49%) MCP
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Pega
3 3 (4.48%) Informatica
4 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.49%) CODA
5 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) Sun
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