The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Programmer role 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £313 £263
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 85.71% 78.35% 88.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 12
Average daily rate £330 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +22.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £14.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Programmer
West Midlands

Software Programmer
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Software Programmer in their job title 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 with Software Programmer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Software Programmer in their job title 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 with Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VBA