Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Programmer
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - +33 -
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.52% - 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Solihull median daily rate £340 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £316 £318
% change year-on-year +34.71% -0.63% +15.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Solihull median hourly rate - - £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Solihull
Contract vacancies in Solihull with a recognized job title 188 253 274
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.41% 95.47% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 58 91
Solihull median daily rate £389 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.36% +6.43% +4.87%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £491 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Solihull median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -60.00% +59.09%
10th Percentile £10.90 £13.15 £15.95
90th Percentile £49.73 £15.38 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +4.94%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Solihull

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programmer in Solihull.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Solihull

Programmer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Solihull region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft