Period
to 6 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Applications Support was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

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 Application Support
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Support 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.027% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £475 - -
England median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 3,606 4,947 4,688
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.43% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,336 3,077 2,978
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £192 £245 £208
90th Percentile £575 £575 £541
England median daily rate £463 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +1.09% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 196 203
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.43% +15.04%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.84 £10.30
90th Percentile £36.00 £43.75 £47.05
England median hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.05% -1.07% +1.89%

Senior Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Senior Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Applications Support in the West Midlands

Senior Applications Support
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 Applications Support within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. 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
Birmingham - 1 £475 - 1
Senior Applications Support
England

Senior Applications Support Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, Senior Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Applications Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Docker

Senior Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker