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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 24 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.10% 0.64% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 0.75% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
105 133 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 73.43% 85.26% 73.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 101 60
Average daily rate £425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) WCF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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