The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had Lead Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-7.61% -
Lead Software Engineer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 338 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.49% 95.21% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 228 121
Median daily rate £409 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%