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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 32 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.93% 1.27% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.90% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £330 £338 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +68.75%
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 £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
182 211 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 70.27% 66.77% 66.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 125 110
Median daily rate £338 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 25
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £9.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 3 £330 -2.22% 3
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) V-Model
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
7 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) Logistics
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) SAP
7 1 (11.11%) VB
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Electronics
7 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) C

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP hybris
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) SAP