Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 25 35
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 11 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.50% 5.47% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 7.11% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Leicester median daily rate £380 £338 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% -32.50% +108.33%
10th Percentile £293 £319 £338
90th Percentile £468 £391 £575
Leicestershire median daily rate £380 £338 £450
% change year-on-year +12.59% -25.00% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Leicester median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.50

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 263 211 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 83.76% 77.01% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 126 113
Leicester median daily rate £350 £341 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.41% -2.58%
10th Percentile £223 £160 £221
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 15
Leicester median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -48.05% +32.76%
10th Percentile £13.08 £13.65 £13.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £42.70
Leicestershire median hourly rate £15.40 £18.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.03% -19.44% +12.50%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018, 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 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (45.45%) Logistics
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) LINQ
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Asynchronous Programming
6 2 (18.18%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Automotive
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) UML
6 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001

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 (9.09%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
2 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) LINQ
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) QML
5 1 (9.09%) Qt
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Logistics
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Asynchronous Programming
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft