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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 32 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.72% 2.79% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 3.42% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
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£318 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.86 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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
227 146 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 84.39% 81.56% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 64 80
Average daily rate £350 £355 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +33.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £11.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.22 £14.50 £14.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) N-Tier
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) WCF
3 8 (34.78%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) MDX
7 3 (13.04%) Lua
7 3 (13.04%) Qt
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 7

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Valgrind
2 2 (8.70%) Gerrit
2 2 (8.70%) Redmine
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Software Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Web Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Applications Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Business Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) COBOL Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Software Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) COBOL Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
1 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
1 8 (34.78%) WCF
1 8 (34.78%) jQuery
1 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (17.39%) MDX
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) Qt
3 3 (13.04%) OpenGL
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) GStreamer
3 3 (13.04%) WebKit
3 3 (13.04%) QML
3 3 (13.04%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) N-Tier
2 3 (13.04%) Streaming Video
3 2 (8.70%) STB
3 2 (8.70%) DTV
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.04%) C
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) Lua
6 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.70%) Delphi
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.35%) JCL
8 1 (4.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Server+ Certification
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Borland