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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 14 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.92% 3.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate £325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
84 126 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 83.17% 79.25% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 92
Average daily rate £373 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £509 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
5 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# WCF Developer
3 5 (55.56%) WCF Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle