The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicester region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 25 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.65% - 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £335 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £294
% change year-on-year
- +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50
Software Programmer
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
149 120 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 96.75% 93.02% 97.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 71 73
Median daily rate £350 £273 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -23.50%
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 13 29
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Software Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Software Programmer 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001