Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 6 months to 22 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.

Software Developer
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.11% 3.41% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 3.57% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Solihull median daily rate - £325 -
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year -12.33% - -

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 185 252 267
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 95.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 87
Solihull median daily rate £389 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.36% +6.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £214 £213 £248
90th Percentile £575 £491 £475
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 £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Solihull

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SignalR
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Software Developer 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics 365
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) SignalR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft