The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Software Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Deployment
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 59 54
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.16% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £305 £308
% change year-on-year - -0.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.42% -22.22%  

Software Deployment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 516 519 534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.75% 80.84% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 323 333
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 18
Median hourly rate £14.63 £13.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.37% -41.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.44 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Software Deployment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in Birmingham

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Deployment in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in Birmingham

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in Birmingham

Software Deployment
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA