The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 65 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 1.86% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 2.62% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 458 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 73.71% 71.12% 73.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 275 164
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £119.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) SaaS
2 4 (36.36%) PaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Lync
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Automotive
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) German Language
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (27.27%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
1 4 (36.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
1 2 (18.18%) German Language
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Development
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VC++
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Talend
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago