The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 25 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.16% - 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 64 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 75.48% 82.05% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 31
Median daily rate £425 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £23.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull 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 Solihull

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Ethernet
2 7 (43.75%) VB
2 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) WinForms
2 7 (43.75%) VB6
2 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) ClearCase
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) IPv4
3 5 (31.25%) SNMP
3 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (31.25%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (31.25%) Regular Expression
3 5 (31.25%) CppUnit
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (31.25%) iptables
3 5 (31.25%) OpenSSH
3 5 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) ZigBee
4 4 (25.00%) Arduino

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Ethernet
2 5 (31.25%) IPv4
2 5 (31.25%) SNMP
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) HTTP
3 4 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (31.25%) ClearCase
2 5 (31.25%) CppUnit
2 5 (31.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
2 7 (43.75%) VB.NET Developer
2 7 (43.75%) WinForms Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) WinForms
2 5 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (31.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (25.00%) Arduino
2 4 (25.00%) Home Automation
2 4 (25.00%) Internet of Things
2 4 (25.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) VB
1 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
1 7 (43.75%) VB6
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) iptables
1 5 (31.25%) OpenSSH