Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Software Engineer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Lead Software Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 142 127
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 4 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.07% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £378 £313 £303
90th Percentile £393 £366 £368
England median daily rate £640 £469 £325
% change year-on-year +36.53% +44.23% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate - £48.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year - -15.65% +15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3003 3141 3085
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.82% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 1962 1858
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £559 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 130 182
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.68
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Lead Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Lead Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -11 3 £385 +14.07%
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Lead Software Engineer
England

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Lead Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (25.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Logistics
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) QA