The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 20 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 15 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.17% 4.76% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.15% 6.76% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £338 £350 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.41% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +0.47%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 207 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 67.49% 70.41% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 119 98
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £10.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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 0 7 £338 -3.57% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
3 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) UML
5 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) Degree
6 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
7 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
7 6 (31.58%) V-Model
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
9 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (21.05%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) Web Services
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) Delphi
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) WCF
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle
11 2 (10.53%) C++
11 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (10.53%) Validation
11 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis

Software Engineering
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 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Delphi Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Manager
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded Java Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.26%) Java EE
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) UML
3 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
4 6 (31.58%) V-Model
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Logistics
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Microservices
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Delphi
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle