The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 15 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.08% 7.07% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 8.86% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +15.03%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 79 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 89.23% 79.80% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 69 107
Median daily rate £375 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £455 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Software Engineering
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) Informix
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Informix
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Informix 4GL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Informix Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) EPiServer Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) XML Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development