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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 56 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 16 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.06% 1.76% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.36% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Median daily rate £400 £340 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -30.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £336 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +2.50%
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
638 552 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.32% 74.80% 73.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 354 314
Median daily rate £380 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £22.00 £6.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £63.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 15 (71.43%) C#
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) Degree
3 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) UML
6 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 8 (38.10%) V-Model
7 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
7 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
7 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
8 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (19.05%) CCNA
10 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
11 3 (14.29%) Network Security
11 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (14.29%) F5
11 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
11 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (14.29%) jQuery
11 3 (14.29%) Project Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Drupal
1 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) OLTP
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.76%) Moq
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Team Leader
2 8 (38.10%) Software Team Leader
2 8 (38.10%) Team Leader
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Lead Software Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (4.76%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware
6 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) UML
3 8 (38.10%) V-Model
3 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Presales
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Logistics
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Product Management
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 3 (14.29%) PMP
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) MOM
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) F5
3 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) ForgeRock
4 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
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