The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.76% 1.27% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 1.75% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £328 £325 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +116.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 114 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 69.66% 72.15% 73.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 30
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Engineering
West Yorkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Intranet
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 2 (22.22%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# Programmer
5 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) CSS Developer
6 1 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) WinForms
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
3 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft