The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bradford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 22 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.18% 0.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
157 177 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 92.90% 93.16% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 94 68
Average daily rate £325 £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.27% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Software Engineer
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Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bradford region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bradford region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Software Engineer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Apache

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP