The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 32 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.91% 1.49% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 1.87% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 222 214 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.00% 79.55% 66.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 125 132
Median daily rate £340 £275 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -17.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.75% +150.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £33.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £43.50 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Leicestershire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -5 4 - - 11
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 24 (64.86%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) C++
3 12 (32.43%) .NET
4 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
5 10 (27.03%) Linux
5 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.03%) Node.js
5 10 (27.03%) REST
6 9 (24.32%) PaaS
6 9 (24.32%) IaaS
6 9 (24.32%) Docker
6 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 9 (24.32%) Scrum
7 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
7 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
8 7 (18.92%) UML
8 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
8 7 (18.92%) TDD
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) Logistics
9 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (13.51%) CSS
10 5 (13.51%) Web Services
10 5 (13.51%) HTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) IaaS
1 9 (24.32%) PaaS
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) jMock
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.70%) Games
1 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) MongoDB Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Node.js Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Development Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Quality Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) Node.js
2 10 (27.03%) REST
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.51%) CSS
4 5 (13.51%) HTML
4 5 (13.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (13.51%) Unreal Engine
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.81%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (10.81%) WPF
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (8.11%) HTML5
6 3 (8.11%) jQuery
7 2 (5.41%) Java EE
7 2 (5.41%) JSON
8 1 (2.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.70%) CCTV
3 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) CoreOS
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
3 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (24.32%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) UML
6 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) Logistics
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
7 5 (13.51%) High Availability
7 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) V-Model
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
9 3 (8.11%) MVC
9 3 (8.11%) OO
9 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) C#
2 12 (32.43%) C++
3 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 4 (10.81%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
2 3 (8.11%) TickIT
3 2 (5.41%) QA
3 2 (5.41%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Perforce
4 1 (2.70%) Wonderware
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago