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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 21 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.06% 2.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
75 143 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 77.32% 84.62% 79.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 107 117
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £285 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) CGI
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) COBOL
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (10.00%) Android Development
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Windows

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 5 (50.00%) WCF Developer
5 2 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Unix Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) WCF
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) CGI
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) COBOL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle