Period
to 18 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Software in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Software over the 6 months to 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Enterprise Application Software
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 108 168
Rank change year-on-year -6 +60 -4
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 86 85 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.75% 1.79% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.07% 5.91% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 77 20
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -22.73%
10th Percentile £385 £348 £254
90th Percentile £648 £600 £775
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +172.73% -75.56%

Enterprise Software is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,417 1,439 1,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.78% 30.37% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 939 839
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £274 £216 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £532
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 67 76
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.06 £25.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.76% +32.00% +19.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.29
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.75 £43.13
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.79 £19.56
% change year-on-year -7.07% +11.40% -2.23%

Enterprise Software
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Enterprise Software as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Software in the West Midlands

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Enterprise Software in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Software in the West Midlands

Enterprise Software
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Software in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Software in the West Midlands

Enterprise Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Software in the West Midlands

Enterprise Software
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Software within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -22 41 £615 +11.82%
Coventry -30 19 £425 -10.53% 3
Solihull - 12 £400 - 2
Warwickshire +6 4 £563 +50.00% 2
Staffordshire -2 1 £413 +6.45% 1
Enterprise Software
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Enterprise Software.

1 70 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (59.30%) Scrum
3 47 (54.65%) SOA
4 46 (53.49%) Kanban
5 37 (43.02%) Git (software)
6 36 (41.86%) TDD
7 34 (39.53%) Web Services
7 34 (39.53%) DevOps
8 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
8 33 (38.37%) .NET
9 32 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (33.72%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (33.72%) Jenkins
10 29 (33.72%) Maven
11 24 (27.91%) Windows
11 24 (27.91%) Open Source
12 22 (25.58%) Middleware
12 22 (25.58%) C#
12 22 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (25.58%) Deployment Automation
13 21 (24.42%) Task Automation
13 21 (24.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 21 (24.42%) Test Automation
13 21 (24.42%) Puppet
13 21 (24.42%) Perl
13 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
13 21 (24.42%) Linux
13 21 (24.42%) Python
13 21 (24.42%) Configuration Management
13 21 (24.42%) Red Hat

Enterprise Software
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (10.47%) Confluence
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 32 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (33.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (24.42%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.16%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.16%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) LAN
1 2 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.16%) Skype
2 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) Big Data
2 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.30%) Hadoop
2 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.33%) OLTP
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Power BI
4 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 37 (43.02%) Git (software)
2 29 (33.72%) Jenkins
2 29 (33.72%) Maven
3 21 (24.42%) Sonatype Nexus
3 21 (24.42%) Subversion
4 9 (10.47%) JIRA
5 8 (9.30%) Ant
5 8 (9.30%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (9.30%) Gradle
6 7 (8.14%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (3.49%) Automotive
1 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) Architect
3 21 (24.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (23.26%) .NET Developer
5 16 (18.60%) AWS DevOps
5 16 (18.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (18.60%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Integration Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Programme Manager
7 7 (8.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.98%) AWS Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Java Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Architect
10 4 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) Web Services
2 33 (38.37%) .NET
3 22 (25.58%) Middleware
4 20 (23.26%) HTML
5 18 (20.93%) CSS
6 17 (19.77%) .NET Framework
7 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
7 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (18.60%) Dapper ORM
7 16 (18.60%) JSON
7 16 (18.60%) SOAP
7 16 (18.60%) XML
8 14 (16.28%) RESTful
9 11 (12.79%) Java EE
9 11 (12.79%) XSD
10 10 (11.63%) REST
11 3 (3.49%) OAuth
11 3 (3.49%) OpenID
11 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.81%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) PACS
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) Windows
2 21 (24.42%) Linux
2 21 (24.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (9.30%) Unix
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (59.30%) Scrum
3 47 (54.65%) SOA
4 46 (53.49%) Kanban
5 36 (41.86%) TDD
6 34 (39.53%) DevOps
7 24 (27.91%) Open Source
8 22 (25.58%) Deployment Automation
8 22 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (24.42%) Configuration Management
9 21 (24.42%) Task Automation
9 21 (24.42%) Test Automation
10 18 (20.93%) Microservices
10 18 (20.93%) MVC
11 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (18.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 15 (17.44%) BDD
14 14 (16.28%) SOLID
15 11 (12.79%) Software Architecture
16 8 (9.30%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
2 22 (25.58%) C#
3 21 (24.42%) Perl
3 21 (24.42%) Python
4 18 (20.93%) SQL
5 16 (18.60%) Java
6 2 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
1 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.33%) PMP
4 1 (1.16%) MCP
4 1 (1.16%) MCSA
4 1 (1.16%) MCSE
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (18.60%) Docker
2 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (24.42%) Puppet
2 20 (23.26%) Ansible
2 20 (23.26%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.49%) logstash
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Red Hat
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.30%) Google
4 5 (5.81%) SAP
5 3 (3.49%) WSO2
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.16%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.16%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.16%) SunGard