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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.61% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
126 134 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 82.35% 75.28% 77.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 111 64
Average daily rate £375 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) WCF
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Electronics
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (30.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) WCF
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (30.00%) C