The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Software Engineering
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 26 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.09% 1.37% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 1.85% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.14% +5.62%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 129 108 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 75.44% 73.97% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 64
Median daily rate £350 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +141.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £27.80 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Leicester

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineering in Leicester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Leicester

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) High Availability
5 3 (23.08%) SOLID
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) TickIT
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Logistics
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) UML

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) CouchDB
3 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Development Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) Akka
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
6 1 (7.69%) Aurelia
6 1 (7.69%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (7.69%) Node.js
6 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) SOLID
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
1 3 (23.08%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) CA
Leicester, Leicestershire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago