The first table below looks at the demand for Logistics 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 Logistics over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicester region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 35 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Logistics 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.96% 0.83% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.20% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £29.00 £26.63
% change year-on-year
-38.79% +8.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 83 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 71.15% 68.60% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 24 18
Average daily rate £300 £308 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Logistics
Leicestershire

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing Logistics 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 Logistics.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (62.50%) Siemens
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Modbus
4 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (12.50%) Migration
8 1 (12.50%) MVC
8 1 (12.50%) TDD
8 1 (12.50%) Sage
8 1 (12.50%) UML
8 1 (12.50%) ADO
8 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 1 (12.50%) CSS
8 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (12.50%) VBA
8 1 (12.50%) HTML
8 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Data Migration

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing Logistics 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 Logistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ADO
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Siemens
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Sage