The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.082% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £331
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +12.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +6.87%
Senior Software Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1126 937 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.67% 94.74% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 578 473
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 42
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Senior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Senior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript