The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 80 104 77
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.80% 0.25% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.27% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
Median daily rate £425 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.95%
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
1072 1500 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.87% 93.81% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 996 720
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 34
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.00 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (58.33%) Node.js
4 7 (58.33%) Jasmine
4 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (50.00%) Kanban
5 6 (50.00%) JUnit
5 6 (50.00%) MySQL
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (50.00%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (16.67%) SFIA
9 2 (16.67%) Open Source
9 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
9 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 2 (16.67%) CSS
9 2 (16.67%) OO
9 2 (16.67%) Python
10 1 (8.33%) OOD

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) Jasmine
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) JUnit
4 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
5 1 (8.33%) Ant
5 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) GitLab
5 1 (8.33%) Grunt
5 1 (8.33%) gulp
5 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) D3.js
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) LESS
3 1 (8.33%) RxJS
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) SignalR
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Kanban
3 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) SFIA
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
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