The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 13 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.55% 1.89% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 2.56% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £338 £550 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +52.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 117 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 73.58% 73.58% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 65
Median daily rate £338 £335 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) UML
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
5 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (40.00%) Logistics
6 6 (40.00%) V-Model
7 5 (33.33%) High Availability
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) Project Management
8 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) TickIT
9 3 (20.00%) Scrum
10 2 (13.33%) MVC
10 2 (13.33%) Java EE
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 2 (13.33%) C++
10 2 (13.33%) HTML
10 2 (13.33%) Java

Software Engineering
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 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) jMock
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Developer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
7 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) QML
6 1 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) UML
3 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
4 6 (40.00%) Logistics
4 6 (40.00%) V-Model
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (13.33%) OOD
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 1 (6.67%) Open Source
9 1 (6.67%) SDLC
9 1 (6.67%) SOLID
9 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (20.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle