The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 29 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.08% 0.44% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.55% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £375 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
Software Engineering
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
152 182 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 82.16% 79.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 66
Average daily rate £400 £401 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -90.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Software Engineering
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Bluetooth
4 3 (33.33%) Android Development
5 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (22.22%) Server+ Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Borland
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Delphi
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) MS Project

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Bluetooth
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Application Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Server+ Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Borland