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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 43 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 16 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.45% 1.09% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.36% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Median daily rate £513 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +14.28%

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
524 513 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.25% 79.78% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 329 280
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 16
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) C++
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
3 12 (31.58%) CSS
3 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
5 10 (26.32%) UML
5 10 (26.32%) Multithreading
5 10 (26.32%) HTML5
6 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
6 9 (23.68%) Workflow
7 8 (21.05%) Java
8 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.79%) gulp
10 5 (13.16%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (13.16%) C
10 5 (13.16%) Unix
10 5 (13.16%) OO
10 5 (13.16%) Linux
10 5 (13.16%) ECMAScript
10 5 (13.16%) Mocha
10 5 (13.16%) jQuery
10 5 (13.16%) Node.js
10 5 (13.16%) CSS3
10 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (13.16%) Express
10 5 (13.16%) JSHint
10 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.53%) Microservices
11 4 (10.53%) Mustache

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Simulink
2 1 (2.63%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Skype
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) gulp
3 5 (13.16%) JSHint
3 5 (13.16%) Mocha
4 1 (2.63%) Grunt
4 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.63%) NuGet
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
1 4 (10.53%) Automotive
1 4 (10.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Developer
3 11 (28.95%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Real Time Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Business Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Business Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) CSS
1 12 (31.58%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) HTML5
3 5 (13.16%) CSS3
3 5 (13.16%) Express
3 5 (13.16%) jQuery
3 5 (13.16%) Node.js
4 4 (10.53%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.53%) DOM
4 4 (10.53%) Mustache
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (5.26%) Dojo
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) JRules
6 2 (5.26%) OpenGL
6 2 (5.26%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.89%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.26%) Internet of Things
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
1 5 (13.16%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Multithreading
2 10 (26.32%) UML
3 9 (23.68%) Workflow
4 5 (13.16%) OO
5 4 (10.53%) Asynchronous Programming
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.53%) Microservices
5 4 (10.53%) Presales
5 4 (10.53%) Process Management
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.26%) ETL
7 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C++
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) C
4 5 (13.16%) ECMAScript
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.26%) Ada
7 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) SQL
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) MISRA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO26262
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) Apple
2 2 (5.26%) Google
2 2 (5.26%) ILOG
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