The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicester region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 21 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.13% 2.34% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 2.50% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +75.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
Software Engineer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
154 120 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 96.25% 93.75% 97.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 72 75
Median daily rate £360 £275 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.72% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 31
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leicester region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) V-Model
3 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) V-Model
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
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