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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 36 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.35% 2.05% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 3.05% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £335 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +5.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
212 197 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 71.62% 67.47% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 117 107
Median daily rate £325 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £170 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £14.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 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 -6 2 £335 -0.74% 3
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) SAP hybris
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (11.11%) hybris

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
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
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 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) hybris
1 1 (11.11%) SAP