The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.85% 6.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 6.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

Software Engineering 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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 65 102 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 55.08% 88.70% 78.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 25
Median daily rate £338 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.16% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Solihull

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Solihull

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Solihull

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
1 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) WCF
2 11 (84.62%) PowerShell
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) SOAP
2 11 (84.62%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) Broadband
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) MVC
2 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 11 (84.62%) StructureMap
2 11 (84.62%) NServiceBus
2 11 (84.62%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (84.62%) jQuery
3 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS

Software Engineering
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (84.62%) NServiceBus
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio
2 11 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) C# Software Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) WCF
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) jQuery
2 11 (84.62%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (84.62%) SOAP
2 11 (84.62%) StructureMap
2 11 (84.62%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) PowerShell
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft