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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Application Software
England / West Midlands
Rank 107 120 100
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 11 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.41% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 1.69% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
Median daily rate £438 £235 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.17% -57.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +15.33% -1.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -75.55% -  

Enterprise Software is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 628 650 681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.75% 24.13% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 386 369
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 72
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -41.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Enterprise Software
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Enterprise Software as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 4 £600 +71.42% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £425 -
Shropshire +32 1 £550 -
Coventry 0 1 - - 4
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Enterprise Software
England

Enterprise Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Enterprise Software.

1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow
3 5 (25.00%) REST
3 5 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 4 (20.00%) SAML
4 4 (20.00%) JDBC
4 4 (20.00%) ODBC
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) LDAP
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 3 (15.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) Wiki
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Scala
5 3 (15.00%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance

Enterprise Software
Top Related 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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LDAP
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) VersionOne
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Coach
4 2 (10.00%) Application Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Service Architect
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Application Development
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Applications
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Support
5 1 (5.00%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) JDBC
3 4 (20.00%) ODBC
3 4 (20.00%) SAML
4 3 (15.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) JSF
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Wiki
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) Open Source
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Scala
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCTS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (5.00%) Guidewire
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) WSO2