The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 38 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.71% 1.44% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.50% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £338 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
274 333 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.16% 95.69% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 180 156
Median daily rate £300 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £81 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 56
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 -4 1 - -
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree