Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 143 184
Rank change year-on-year +18 +41 -33
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 83 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.60% 0.97% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.73% 3.33% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 24
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% -31.54%
10th Percentile £381 £359 £327
90th Percentile £607 £554 £518
England median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.69
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.75% -26.63%

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 1,449 1,410 1,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.92% 28.99% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 907 1,007
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% +1.29% +6.90%
10th Percentile £256 £215 £213
90th Percentile £550 £530 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 77 72
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.29% +2.64%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.30 £11.65
90th Percentile £28.25 £35.00 £44.20
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.27% +2.50% +5.26%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 -24 42 £574 +27.50% 3
Coventry -10 23 £475 +5.56% 2
Solihull - 8 £390 - 2
Birmingham +3 1 £450 -2.70% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £495 -
Enterprise Software
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 75 (90.36%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.83%) Scrum
3 46 (55.42%) Git (software)
4 42 (50.60%) Kanban
4 42 (50.60%) DevOps
5 39 (46.99%) Web Services
6 38 (45.78%) .NET
6 38 (45.78%) SOA
7 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
8 36 (43.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (42.17%) Jenkins
10 34 (40.96%) Amazon AWS
10 34 (40.96%) Maven
11 32 (38.55%) TDD
11 32 (38.55%) Windows
12 30 (36.14%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (36.14%) Puppet
13 29 (34.94%) Linux
14 28 (33.73%) Middleware
14 28 (33.73%) Deployment Automation
15 27 (32.53%) Ansible
16 26 (31.33%) Python
17 25 (30.12%) Perl
17 25 (30.12%) Red Hat
17 25 (30.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 25 (30.12%) Cloud Computing
17 25 (30.12%) Subversion
17 25 (30.12%) Task Automation
18 24 (28.92%) Sonatype Nexus
19 23 (27.71%) Test Automation

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 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (4.82%) Confluence
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.61%) JBoss
2 3 (3.61%) Mule
2 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (40.96%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (30.12%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.02%) PaaS
5 4 (4.82%) IaaS
5 4 (4.82%) SaaS
6 3 (3.61%) Serverless
7 2 (2.41%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.20%) Force.com
8 1 (1.20%) Office 365
8 1 (1.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) HTTP
1 3 (3.61%) LAN
1 3 (3.61%) SSL
1 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.61%) WAN
2 1 (1.20%) Skype
2 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.84%) Big Data
3 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (10.84%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 46 (55.42%) Git (software)
2 35 (42.17%) Jenkins
3 34 (40.96%) Maven
4 25 (30.12%) Subversion
5 24 (28.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (10.84%) Ant
6 9 (10.84%) Apache Ivy
6 9 (10.84%) Gradle
7 5 (6.02%) JIRA
8 1 (1.20%) MSTest
8 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (31.33%) Developer
3 25 (30.12%) .NET Developer
4 24 (28.92%) Architect
5 17 (20.48%) AWS DevOps
5 17 (20.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 17 (20.48%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Azure Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Integration Architect
7 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Java Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Agile Developer
9 5 (6.02%) AWS Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Integration Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.99%) Web Services
2 38 (45.78%) .NET
3 28 (33.73%) Middleware
4 22 (26.51%) HTML
5 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
6 20 (24.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (24.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (24.10%) CSS
6 20 (24.10%) Dapper ORM
7 19 (22.89%) SOAP
8 18 (21.69%) JSON
9 17 (20.48%) XML
10 16 (19.28%) .NET Framework
10 16 (19.28%) RESTful
11 14 (16.87%) Java EE
12 12 (14.46%) REST
13 11 (13.25%) XSD
14 3 (3.61%) Spring
14 3 (3.61%) WSDL
14 3 (3.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) User Experience
2 5 (6.02%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.55%) Windows
2 29 (34.94%) Linux
3 25 (30.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Unix
5 3 (3.61%) AIX
5 3 (3.61%) HPUX
5 3 (3.61%) Solaris
5 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (90.36%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.83%) Scrum
3 42 (50.60%) DevOps
3 42 (50.60%) Kanban
4 38 (45.78%) SOA
5 32 (38.55%) TDD
6 30 (36.14%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (33.73%) Deployment Automation
8 25 (30.12%) Task Automation
9 23 (27.71%) Open Source
9 23 (27.71%) Test Automation
10 22 (26.51%) Microservices
10 22 (26.51%) MVC
11 21 (25.30%) BDD
11 21 (25.30%) Configuration Management
11 21 (25.30%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (14.46%) SOLID
13 11 (13.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 11 (13.25%) Software Architecture
14 9 (10.84%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
2 26 (31.33%) Python
3 25 (30.12%) Perl
4 22 (26.51%) SQL
5 18 (21.69%) C#
6 16 (19.28%) Java
7 3 (3.61%) C
7 3 (3.61%) Groovy
7 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.61%) XPath
8 1 (1.20%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.41%) MCP
3 2 (2.41%) MCSA
3 2 (2.41%) MCSE
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) Docker
2 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (36.14%) Puppet
2 27 (32.53%) Ansible
3 19 (22.89%) ZABBIX
4 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Red Hat
2 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.84%) Google
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle
5 3 (3.61%) Citrix
5 3 (3.61%) WSO2
6 2 (2.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) HP
7 1 (1.20%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com