The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank - - 110
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Programmer
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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
2287 2338 1907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.67% 91.47% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1190 993
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 165 133
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Programmer
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 Programmer across the West Midlands region.

Senior Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Programmer
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 Programmer across the West Midlands region.

Senior Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands