The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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 West Midlands 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 115 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.054% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.059% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2136 1697 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.47% 91.53% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 793 998
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 137 144
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SOAP
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (50.00%) JMS
3 6 (50.00%) EAI
3 6 (50.00%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) LDAP
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (50.00%) DDNS
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Automotive
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) CAN bus
6 3 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Simulink
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LDAP
1 6 (50.00%) DDNS
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) IPv4
3 2 (16.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) SQLite
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) RubyGems
General
1 5 (41.67%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 6 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (25.00%) COM+
3 3 (25.00%) DCOM
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) Sinatra
5 1 (8.33%) WebGL
5 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (8.33%) UIKit
5 1 (8.33%) SVG
5 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (25.00%) CAN bus
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Fedora
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (50.00%) EAI
2 6 (50.00%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Google
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