The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 37 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 116 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.03% 1.39% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 1.82% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 13 19
Median daily rate £415 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.80% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £423 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £33.38 £34.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% +5.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £31.36 £29.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2355 1924 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.74% 76.17% 74.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1186 913
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 88 107
Median hourly rate £19.61 £28.69 £34.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +16 69 £415 +45.61% 1
Coventry +6 11 £445 +48.25% 8
Solihull - 11 £338 - 2
Birmingham +7 8 £513 +20.58% 5
Warwickshire -11 3 £335 +11.66% 6
Staffordshire +4 1 £325 - 7
Worcestershire -10 1 £400 - 4
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 101 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.32%) DevOps
3 63 (31.82%) Puppet
3 63 (31.82%) Linux
4 60 (30.30%) Git (software)
5 54 (27.27%) SQL
5 54 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (25.76%) Java
7 50 (25.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 49 (24.75%) Unix
8 49 (24.75%) Shell Script
8 49 (24.75%) Google
9 48 (24.24%) Atlassian
9 48 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
10 46 (23.23%) Ruby
11 44 (22.22%) OpenStack
11 44 (22.22%) Packer
12 40 (20.20%) Security Cleared
13 37 (18.69%) SC Cleared
13 37 (18.69%) Vagrant
14 36 (18.18%) JIRA
15 34 (17.17%) Service Management
15 34 (17.17%) Scrum
15 34 (17.17%) Configuration Management
15 34 (17.17%) Confluence
16 33 (16.67%) MuleSoft
17 31 (15.66%) C#
18 30 (15.15%) Terraform
19 29 (14.65%) .NET
20 28 (14.14%) Uchiwa

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 44 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 34 (17.17%) Confluence
3 17 (8.59%) WebLogic
4 14 (7.07%) Apache
5 10 (5.05%) JBoss
6 7 (3.54%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.53%) Mule
8 4 (2.02%) Node.js
9 2 (1.01%) SAS
10 1 (0.51%) CMS
10 1 (0.51%) Drupal
10 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.51%) nginx
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.51%) Tornado
10 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 54 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
2 50 (25.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.53%) Google App Engine
4 5 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.57%) HTTP
1 13 (6.57%) SSL
2 11 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.04%) Ethernet
3 8 (4.04%) Firewall
4 4 (2.02%) DHCP
4 4 (2.02%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.02%) Internet
4 4 (2.02%) IPv4
4 4 (2.02%) SNMP
4 4 (2.02%) VPN
4 4 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.02%) Wireless
4 4 (2.02%) ZigBee
5 3 (1.52%) Network Security
6 1 (0.51%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.51%) Extranet
6 1 (0.51%) Intranet
6 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.62%) MongoDB
2 18 (9.09%) Pentaho
3 17 (8.59%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.57%) MariaDB
5 11 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.04%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.52%) MySQL
9 2 (1.01%) Redis
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.51%) Big Data
10 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 37 (18.69%) Vagrant
3 36 (18.18%) JIRA
4 25 (12.63%) PVCS
5 24 (12.12%) ClearCase
6 21 (10.61%) Selenium
7 20 (10.10%) Subversion
8 19 (9.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (9.09%) ClearQuest
9 18 (9.09%) FishEye
9 18 (9.09%) GitLab
9 18 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
9 18 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (7.07%) Bitbucket
10 14 (7.07%) Jenkins
11 12 (6.06%) Eclipse
11 12 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (5.56%) IntelliJ
13 10 (5.05%) JUnit
14 8 (4.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (2.02%) Retail
2 3 (1.52%) Electronics
3 2 (1.01%) Automotive
3 2 (1.01%) Finance
4 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (60.61%) Developer
2 47 (23.74%) Software Engineer
3 33 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 26 (13.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 21 (10.61%) .NET Developer
6 20 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (10.10%) Senior Developer
6 20 (10.10%) Support Engineer
7 19 (9.60%) Java Developer
7 19 (9.60%) Java Engineer
8 18 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
9 17 (8.59%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (8.08%) Java Software Developer
11 15 (7.58%) Analyst
12 14 (7.07%) Infrastructure Support
12 14 (7.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 14 (7.07%) Software Developer
13 13 (6.57%) Cloud Developer
14 12 (6.06%) Digital Developer
14 12 (6.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.65%) .NET
2 28 (14.14%) ELK Stack
2 28 (14.14%) Sensu
3 24 (12.12%) XML
4 22 (11.11%) J2EE
5 21 (10.61%) CSS
5 21 (10.61%) HTML
6 20 (10.10%) Spring
7 19 (9.60%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (9.60%) REST
7 19 (9.60%) SOAP
8 18 (9.09%) JSON
8 18 (9.09%) Play Framework
9 17 (8.59%) J2SE
10 15 (7.58%) Hibernate
11 14 (7.07%) HTML5
12 10 (5.05%) AngularJS
12 10 (5.05%) ASP.NET
12 10 (5.05%) EJB
12 10 (5.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.54%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.02%) Arduino
4 4 (2.02%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.02%) Home Automation
4 4 (2.02%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.02%) Raspberry Pi
4 4 (2.02%) User Experience
5 3 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.01%) Clustering
6 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (31.82%) Linux
2 49 (24.75%) Unix
3 12 (6.06%) Windows
4 4 (2.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Fedora
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.51%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.32%) DevOps
3 34 (17.17%) Configuration Management
3 34 (17.17%) Scrum
3 34 (17.17%) Service Management
4 25 (12.63%) Open Source
5 23 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (11.62%) Identity Access Management
6 19 (9.60%) Microservices
7 18 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.57%) MVC
9 12 (6.06%) Migration
9 12 (6.06%) TDD
10 11 (5.56%) Analytics
11 10 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (5.05%) Test Strategy
12 9 (4.55%) Process Improvement
12 9 (4.55%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.04%) Coaching
13 8 (4.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.27%) SQL
2 51 (25.76%) Java
3 49 (24.75%) Shell Script
4 46 (23.23%) Ruby
5 31 (15.66%) C#
6 27 (13.64%) Scala
7 18 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 12 (6.06%) VB
8 12 (6.06%) VB6
9 11 (5.56%) C
10 10 (5.05%) C++
10 10 (5.05%) VB.NET
11 8 (4.04%) Perl
11 8 (4.04%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.54%) Haskell
13 6 (3.03%) Python
14 4 (2.02%) Groovy
15 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (20.20%) Security Cleared
2 37 (18.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (2.02%) CCNA
4 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.52%) ISEB
5 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (9.60%) Docker
2 4 (2.02%) iptables
2 4 (2.02%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.51%) Firmware
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 63 (31.82%) Puppet
2 44 (22.22%) Packer
3 30 (15.15%) Terraform
4 28 (14.14%) Uchiwa
5 27 (13.64%) Graphite
6 14 (7.07%) Grafana
7 1 (0.51%) Kibana
Vendors
1 49 (24.75%) Google
2 48 (24.24%) Atlassian
3 33 (16.67%) MuleSoft
4 27 (13.64%) ForgeRock
5 17 (8.59%) BMC
5 17 (8.59%) Oracle
5 17 (8.59%) webMethods
6 15 (7.58%) Adobe
7 11 (5.56%) Cloudera
8 10 (5.05%) WSO2
9 9 (4.55%) Informatica
9 9 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.54%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.02%) Cisco
12 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.52%) F5
12 3 (1.52%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.52%) Juniper
12 3 (1.52%) Pega
13 2 (1.01%) VMware
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