The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 58 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.33% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
555 354 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.65% 91.71% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 162 214
Average daily rate £350 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 60 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £32.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Lead Software Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Software Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) PVCS
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) PVCS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java