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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 12 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 8.66% - 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
99 50 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 77.95% 70.42% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 32
Average daily rate £400 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £221 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 13 (92.86%) VB.NET
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) Migration
2 12 (85.71%) WinForms
2 12 (85.71%) VB6
2 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (85.71%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Test-First Development
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 1 (7.14%) SPARQL
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Memcached
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Linked Data
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Refactoring

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) .NET Developer
2 12 (85.71%) VB.NET Developer
2 12 (85.71%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) JDBC
3 1 (7.14%) Lucene
3 1 (7.14%) Memcached
3 1 (7.14%) ODBC
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Linked Data
1 1 (7.14%) Semantic Web
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Migration
1 12 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) RDF
3 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Test-First Development
3 1 (7.14%) User Stories
3 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) VB.NET
2 12 (85.71%) VB
2 12 (85.71%) VB6
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) SPARQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft