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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Rank 71 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.55% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Median daily rate £410 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £421 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%

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
1059 1372 1094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.80% 95.81% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 937 765
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.39 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £21.30 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 22 (88.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (48.00%) Linux
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) Python
7 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (36.00%) JIRA
9 7 (28.00%) MVC
9 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (28.00%) Jasmine
9 7 (28.00%) Android
10 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (24.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (24.00%) Kanban
10 6 (24.00%) Node.js
10 6 (24.00%) Scrum
10 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
10 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (24.00%) JUnit
10 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (20.00%) MySQL
11 5 (20.00%) PHP
11 5 (20.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.00%) C
11 5 (20.00%) C++
11 5 (20.00%) Project Management
11 5 (20.00%) OO

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 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (24.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (36.00%) JIRA
4 7 (28.00%) Jasmine
5 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (24.00%) JUnit
5 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (20.00%) Android Studio
7 1 (4.00%) Ant
7 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.00%) GitLab
7 1 (4.00%) Grunt
7 1 (4.00%) gulp
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
7 1 (4.00%) Selenium
7 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
7 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Node.js
2 5 (20.00%) Symfony
3 4 (16.00%) RESTful
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Axis
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE
5 2 (8.00%) JSP
5 2 (8.00%) Sass
5 2 (8.00%) WSDL
5 2 (8.00%) XHTML
5 2 (8.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) XSL
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) LESS
6 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Android
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 6 (24.00%) Kanban
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Analytics
8 2 (8.00%) Android Development
8 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) Product Management
8 2 (8.00%) SDLC
8 2 (8.00%) TDD
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) C
4 5 (20.00%) C++
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
5 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) hybris
2 1 (4.00%) VMware