Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 20 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 1.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Worcestershire median daily rate - £338 -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £339
% change year-on-year - +10.70% +23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.04 £37.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -1.23% +19.27% -6.29%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 49 109 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 56.98% 81.34% 73.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 73 82
Worcestershire median daily rate £275 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% -6.67% +33.93%
10th Percentile £125 £176 £201
90th Percentile £454 £535 £493
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Worcestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +277.36% +1.92% -31.58%
10th Percentile £47.38 £11.42 £12.19
90th Percentile £57.00 £24.03 £25.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Worcestershire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineering in Worcestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Worcestershire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Worcestershire