Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 151 168
Rank change year-on-year +27 +17 -20
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 80 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.57% 0.69% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.41% 2.45% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 32
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +16.13% -40.38%
10th Percentile £384 £350 £325
90th Percentile £606 £575 £500
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year -8.33% +64.38% -45.25%

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 1,480 1,308 1,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.12% 28.25% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 833 1,073
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £231 £220 £220
90th Percentile £550 £518 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 79 80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.64 £15.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.34% +2.12% -13.72%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.14 £10.75
90th Percentile £28.25 £38.20 £38.88
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -17 35 £530 +0.95% 2
Coventry +5 31 £475 +11.76% 4
Birmingham 0 3 £500 +8.11% 4
Solihull - 3 £390 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £495 -
Enterprise Software
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (66.25%) Git (software)
3 46 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 42 (52.50%) Scrum
5 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
6 39 (48.75%) .NET
7 38 (47.50%) Web Services
8 37 (46.25%) Kanban
9 35 (43.75%) DevOps
10 33 (41.25%) BDD
11 31 (38.75%) TDD
12 30 (37.50%) MVC
12 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET
13 29 (36.25%) Puppet
13 29 (36.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (35.00%) Windows
14 28 (35.00%) Linux
15 27 (33.75%) HTML
15 27 (33.75%) Jenkins
16 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (32.50%) Dapper ORM
16 26 (32.50%) Ansible
16 26 (32.50%) CSS
16 26 (32.50%) Maven
17 25 (31.25%) Python
17 25 (31.25%) Middleware
17 25 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
19 22 (27.50%) Task 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.75%) Appian
2 3 (3.75%) Confluence
2 3 (3.75%) Documentum
2 3 (3.75%) JBoss
2 3 (3.75%) Mule
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (3.75%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (27.50%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.25%) PaaS
4 5 (6.25%) SaaS
4 5 (6.25%) Serverless
5 3 (3.75%) IaaS
6 1 (1.25%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.25%) Force.com
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
1 3 (3.75%) SSL
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.00%) Big Data
3 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 53 (66.25%) Git (software)
2 27 (33.75%) Jenkins
3 26 (32.50%) Maven
4 22 (27.50%) Subversion
5 20 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (6.25%) Ant
6 5 (6.25%) Gradle
7 4 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (5.00%) JIRA
7 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.25%) MSTest
8 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.25%) Finance
1 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Developer
2 31 (38.75%) .NET Developer
3 26 (32.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (21.25%) AWS DevOps
4 17 (21.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 17 (21.25%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (20.00%) Azure Developer
6 14 (17.50%) Architect
7 11 (13.75%) Agile .NET Developer
7 11 (13.75%) Agile Developer
7 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Integration Architect
9 6 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Backend Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Java Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Integration Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.75%) .NET
2 38 (47.50%) Web Services
3 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 29 (36.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (33.75%) HTML
6 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (32.50%) CSS
6 26 (32.50%) Dapper ORM
7 25 (31.25%) Middleware
8 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 14 (17.50%) RESTful
9 14 (17.50%) SOAP
10 13 (16.25%) JSON
11 12 (15.00%) XML
12 9 (11.25%) Java EE
13 8 (10.00%) REST
14 6 (7.50%) XSD
15 3 (3.75%) OAuth
15 3 (3.75%) WSDL
15 3 (3.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) User Experience
2 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) Linux
1 28 (35.00%) Windows
2 22 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.75%) AIX
3 3 (3.75%) HPUX
3 3 (3.75%) Solaris
3 3 (3.75%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (52.50%) Scrum
4 37 (46.25%) Kanban
5 35 (43.75%) DevOps
6 33 (41.25%) BDD
7 31 (38.75%) TDD
8 30 (37.50%) MVC
9 24 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
10 22 (27.50%) Task Automation
11 19 (23.75%) SOLID
12 18 (22.50%) SOA
13 14 (17.50%) Microservices
14 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
14 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
15 10 (12.50%) Open Source
16 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
16 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
17 7 (8.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 7 (8.75%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 25 (31.25%) Python
3 22 (27.50%) C#
3 22 (27.50%) Perl
4 20 (25.00%) SQL
5 14 (17.50%) Java
6 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.75%) Groovy
7 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.75%) XPath
8 2 (2.50%) C
9 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.25%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) MCP
2 1 (1.25%) MCSA
2 1 (1.25%) MCSE
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (36.25%) Puppet
2 26 (32.50%) Ansible
3 9 (11.25%) ZABBIX
4 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.75%) Terraform
6 1 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Red Hat
2 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) Google
5 3 (3.75%) IBM
5 3 (3.75%) Pega
5 3 (3.75%) Siebel
5 3 (3.75%) WSO2
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) SAP