Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 29
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 5.30% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.49% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Solihull median daily rate - - £340
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £339
% change year-on-year - +10.70% +23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.04 £37.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -1.23% +19.27% -6.91%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157 187 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 82.63% 70.83% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 77
Solihull median daily rate £401 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £233 £249 £275
90th Percentile £584 £530 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Solihull median hourly rate £33.84 £15.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.32% -58.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £14.68 £15.25 £18.90
90th Percentile £55.31 £15.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Solihull.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Solihull