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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 24 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.50% 1.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
115 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 71.88% 77.92% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 28
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 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 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Ethernet
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 7 (50.00%) SNMP
2 7 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) C
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) IPv4
2 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (50.00%) CppUnit
2 7 (50.00%) OpenSSH
2 7 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (50.00%) iptables
3 6 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (28.57%) Internet of Things
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
4 4 (28.57%) SSL
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) HTTP

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 11 (78.57%) Ethernet
2 7 (50.00%) IPv4
2 7 (50.00%) SNMP
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) HTTP
3 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) SSL
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (50.00%) CppUnit
2 6 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Automake
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (28.57%) Arduino
2 4 (28.57%) Home Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Internet of Things
2 4 (28.57%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
1 7 (50.00%) C++
1 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) VB
2 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
2 3 (21.43%) VB6
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) iptables
1 7 (50.00%) OpenSSH