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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 20 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 21 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.97% 2.24% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.23% 2.96% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £338 £500 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +38.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
187 203 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 79.91% 75.75% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 108 108
Median daily rate £335 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +280.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.10 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 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 +13 8 £338 -38.63% 6
Hinckley - 2 - -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 27 (67.50%) C#
2 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) .NET
4 13 (32.50%) SQL
5 12 (30.00%) Node.js
5 12 (30.00%) REST
6 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
6 11 (27.50%) Linux
6 11 (27.50%) E-Commerce
6 11 (27.50%) MongoDB
7 10 (25.00%) IaaS
7 10 (25.00%) Docker
7 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 10 (25.00%) C++
7 10 (25.00%) Degree
7 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (25.00%) PaaS
8 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
8 9 (22.50%) UML
9 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.50%) Windows
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.00%) CSS
10 6 (15.00%) HTML
10 6 (15.00%) TDD
10 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (15.00%) V-Model
10 6 (15.00%) Logistics

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 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (25.00%) IaaS
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) NUnit
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) jMock
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Lead Software Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) MongoDB Developer
5 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Delphi Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Development Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) Node.js
2 12 (30.00%) REST
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 5 (12.50%) Web Services
6 4 (10.00%) WPF
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.50%) Java EE
7 3 (7.50%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (7.50%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.00%) jQuery
8 2 (5.00%) Spring
8 2 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (5.00%) WCF
9 1 (2.50%) QML
9 1 (2.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) E-Commerce
3 9 (22.50%) UML
4 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) Logistics
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) V-Model
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.50%) High Availability
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.50%) OO
8 3 (7.50%) OOD
8 3 (7.50%) SDLC
8 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) C++
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (7.50%) Delphi
7 2 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.50%) TickIT
3 1 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Perforce
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