The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £483 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Developer
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 45 36
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.10% 0.27% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 0.28% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £483 - £391
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 338 355 287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 95.21% 95.95% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 224 157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.00 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Coventry

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Developer in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Coventry

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Coventry over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Coventry

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Coventry region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (26.67%) MSTest
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) ReSharper
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) NUnit
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) NServiceBus
5 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
5 4 (26.67%) SOLID
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 3 (20.00%) ATDD
6 3 (20.00%) NuGet

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 4 (26.67%) NServiceBus
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MSTest
1 4 (26.67%) NUnit
1 4 (26.67%) ReSharper
1 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
2 3 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (20.00%) NCover
2 3 (20.00%) NDepend
2 3 (20.00%) NuGet
2 3 (20.00%) StyleCop
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) WCF
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 3 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) AWT
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) Servlets
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) Swing
5 2 (13.33%) Visualforce
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (26.67%) SOLID
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) ATDD
5 3 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) YAGNI
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (13.33%) OOD
6 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (13.33%) Sun