The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £518 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +47.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Lead Software Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 260 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.59% 95.59% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 171 120
Average daily rate £288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £81 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 39
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Lead Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Lead Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Lead Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 £550 -
Lead Software Engineer
East Midlands

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Lead Software Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) TickIT
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) ISO 9001
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) UML
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) V-Model
3 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
4 6 (66.67%) High Availability
4 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (44.44%) Logistics
6 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) VB
7 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (22.22%) Life Science
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (11.11%) Open Source

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Lead Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
1 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) UML
3 7 (77.78%) V-Model
3 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
4 6 (66.67%) High Availability
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (44.44%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO 9001
1 7 (77.78%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft