Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 31 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.47% 3.49% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.76% 3.62% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £381 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.90% +10.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £313 £321 £263
90th Percentile £470 £401 £368
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 243 414 279
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 96.28% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 261 170
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +13.28%
10th Percentile £228 £163 £263
90th Percentile £471 £488 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 23
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +78.57% -
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.21 £10.12
90th Percentile £44.30 £54.50 £19.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Staffordshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Staffordshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Staffordshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +8 8 £400 +15.11% 1
Stafford +4 4 £325 -
Lichfield - 1 - -
Senior Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Staffordshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) ETL
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (57.14%) Tableau
3 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (35.71%) RESTful
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Subversion
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) PHP
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) Data Management
6 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (28.57%) Power BI
6 4 (28.57%) Complex ETL
7 3 (21.43%) OO PHP
7 3 (21.43%) Laravel
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) CodeIgniter

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 4 (28.57%) Power BI
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) PowerPivot
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Subversion
3 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) webpack
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (21.43%) Laravel
4 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) ETL
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Complex ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
4 3 (21.43%) OO PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) Tableau