The first table below looks at the demand for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 17 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 Leicestershire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 42 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Logistics 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.42% 1.82% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.60% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.79% +5.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 154 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 72.52% 70.00% 52.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 58 43
Average daily rate £300 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £750 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.67 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Logistics
East Midlands

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Logistics
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 Logistics within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 2 £300 -
Loughborough - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Logistics
East Midlands

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (40.00%) Modbus
4 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Siemens
4 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) SAP
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.67%) Velocity
8 1 (6.67%) Legal

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) Modbus
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Enterprise Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Architect
7 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
7 1 (6.67%) Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Velocity
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) ADO
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) UML
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Validation
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) TDD
2 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Siemens
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Manugistics
4 1 (6.67%) Sage