The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 29 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.82% 0.70% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 8.33% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.16%
Internet
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.00% 8.39% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate £293 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Leicester region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Leicester region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet.

1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Fraud Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Fraud Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Internet Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) V-Model
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA