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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 27 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.81% 1.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £338 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +8.97%

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
224 260 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.92% 96.30% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 125 142
Median daily rate £325 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +14 4 £338 -38.63% 2
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) UML
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
7 6 (33.33%) V-Model
7 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (27.78%) High Availability
8 5 (27.78%) Logistics
9 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
9 4 (22.22%) C++
9 4 (22.22%) Project Management
9 4 (22.22%) TDD
10 3 (16.67%) NUnit
10 3 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (16.67%) TickIT
10 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) Node.js
10 3 (16.67%) REST
11 2 (11.11%) MongoDB

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) NUnit
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Node.js
4 3 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) QML
6 1 (5.56%) Qt
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) UML
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) V-Model
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) High Availability
5 5 (27.78%) Logistics
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 3 (16.67%) TickIT
3 1 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Perforce
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