The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 33 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.50% 3.25% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 3.41% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -
Software Developer
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
266 264 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.00% 95.31% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 142 116
Median daily rate £363 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £110 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 37
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -68.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 5 £363 +3.57% 2
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Software Developer 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 Leicestershire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) XSD
3 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) XSD
3 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
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