Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 32 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +20
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.77% 2.34% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 3.20% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Leicester median daily rate £413 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.94% +18.26%
10th Percentile £329 £313 £309
90th Percentile £506 £377 £364
Leicestershire median daily rate £508 £330 £340
% change year-on-year +53.79% -2.94% +18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Leicester median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 253 219 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 79.56% 73.24% 66.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 123 126
Leicester median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £168
90th Percentile £500 £500 £475
Leicestershire median daily rate £333 £310 £304
% change year-on-year +7.26% +2.06% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 8
Leicester median hourly rate £14.00 £13.45 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -5.61% -55.47%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.86 £11.73
90th Percentile £39.00 £40.60 £27.13
Leicestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +45.83% -11.11% -55.00%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Leicester over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 July 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 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Logistics
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) LINQ
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Automotive
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (25.00%) Asynchronous Programming
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (16.67%) SOLID
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) CouchDB
3 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) Automotive
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Magento Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Solr Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) LINQ
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
5 1 (8.33%) SAML
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Logistics
3 3 (25.00%) Asynchronous Programming
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) SOLID
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) CA