The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Software in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Software over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 57 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% - 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% - 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £350 - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 £386
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-9.38% +29.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
118 93 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.38% 18.20% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 45
Average daily rate £250 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £222 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Enterprise Software
West Midlands

Enterprise Software
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Enterprise Software Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Enterprise Software
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Software across the Birmingham region.

Enterprise Software Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Enterprise Software
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software across the Birmingham region.

Enterprise Software Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Enterprise Software also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Enterprise Software.

1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) Thunderhead
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) InterSystems
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) QA

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Enterprise Software also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Enterprise Software. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (50.00%) Thunderhead
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) InterSystems