The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Rank 41 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 47 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.25% 2.01% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 2.36% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 31
Median daily rate £406 £368 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.54% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
938 1230 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.81% 85.24% 85.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 834 703
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £10.21 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.15 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 69 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (60.20%) Java
3 39 (39.80%) Scrum
4 35 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 29 (29.59%) Linux
5 29 (29.59%) MongoDB
6 28 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 28 (28.57%) Python
7 26 (26.53%) Kanban
8 24 (24.49%) HTML
9 23 (23.47%) MySQL
9 23 (23.47%) Spring
9 23 (23.47%) REST
10 22 (22.45%) Jenkins
10 22 (22.45%) CSS
11 20 (20.41%) MVC
11 20 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (19.39%) TDD
12 19 (19.39%) SQL
12 19 (19.39%) Unit Testing
12 19 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (19.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (19.39%) RESTful
13 18 (18.37%) BDD
13 18 (18.37%) Django
14 17 (17.35%) HTML5
14 17 (17.35%) NoSQL
14 17 (17.35%) CSS3
14 17 (17.35%) Node.js
15 16 (16.33%) JIRA

Software Engineering
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 6 (6.12%) Apache
2 5 (5.10%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.10%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) nginx
3 1 (1.02%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.08%) IaaS
2 4 (4.08%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) GitHub
4 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) HTTP
2 8 (8.16%) Internet
3 4 (4.08%) DNS
4 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.59%) MongoDB
2 23 (23.47%) MySQL
3 20 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (19.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (17.35%) NoSQL
6 11 (11.22%) Redis
7 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.10%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.10%) HBase
9 4 (4.08%) Riak
10 2 (2.04%) Big Data
11 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.02%) Mahout
11 1 (1.02%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 22 (22.45%) Jenkins
3 16 (16.33%) JIRA
4 14 (14.29%) JUnit
5 13 (13.27%) Jasmine
6 10 (10.20%) Selenium
7 9 (9.18%) SoapUI
7 9 (9.18%) Visual Studio
8 7 (7.14%) PHPUnit
9 5 (5.10%) Grunt
10 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.08%) Maven
10 4 (4.08%) Subversion
10 4 (4.08%) Vagrant
11 3 (3.06%) Android Studio
11 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.04%) Hudson
12 2 (2.04%) MSBuild
12 2 (2.04%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (2.04%) Electronics
1 2 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (62.24%) Developer
2 25 (25.51%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (12.24%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Automation Tester
5 6 (6.12%) Tester
6 5 (5.10%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (5.10%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.06%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.06%) HTML Developer
8 3 (3.06%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.49%) HTML
2 23 (23.47%) REST
2 23 (23.47%) Spring
3 22 (22.45%) CSS
4 19 (19.39%) RESTful
5 18 (18.37%) Django
6 17 (17.35%) CSS3
6 17 (17.35%) HTML5
6 17 (17.35%) Node.js
7 13 (13.27%) JSON
8 11 (11.22%) Ajax
8 11 (11.22%) Hibernate
8 11 (11.22%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (10.20%) Guice
9 10 (10.20%) Spring MVC
10 9 (9.18%) Gherkin
10 9 (9.18%) Web Services
11 8 (8.16%) AngularJS
11 8 (8.16%) Symfony
12 7 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.08%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.08%) iPhone
2 4 (4.08%) Replication
2 4 (4.08%) User Experience
3 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.04%) Animation
4 2 (2.04%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.04%) Derivative
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Neural Network
5 1 (1.02%) Physics
5 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Social Network
5 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.59%) Linux
2 14 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (7.14%) Android
4 6 (6.12%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.08%) CoreOS
6 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.06%) Unix
7 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.04%) Windows
7 2 (2.04%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.02%) CentOS
8 1 (1.02%) Fedora
8 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.80%) Scrum
3 26 (26.53%) Kanban
4 20 (20.41%) MVC
5 19 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (19.39%) TDD
5 19 (19.39%) Unit Testing
6 18 (18.37%) BDD
7 14 (14.29%) DevOps
7 14 (14.29%) OO
8 13 (13.27%) Front End Development
8 13 (13.27%) Mentoring
9 12 (12.24%) User Stories
10 11 (11.22%) Automated Testing
10 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
11 10 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (9.18%) Regression Testing
13 8 (8.16%) Performance Testing
13 8 (8.16%) Security Testing
13 8 (8.16%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.20%) Java
2 35 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.57%) Python
4 19 (19.39%) SQL
5 15 (15.31%) PHP
6 13 (13.27%) C#
7 12 (12.24%) Ruby
8 9 (9.18%) Scala
9 8 (8.16%) Groovy
10 6 (6.12%) C++
11 5 (5.10%) C
12 3 (3.06%) Apple Swift
12 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.02%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.02%) ES6
14 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.02%) R
14 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) PhD
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) QA
2 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.02%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Docker
2 4 (4.08%) HDFS
2 4 (4.08%) VirtualBox
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) Puppet
2 8 (8.16%) Ansible
3 7 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.10%) Salt
5 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
5 4 (4.08%) Nagios
5 4 (4.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Google
2 14 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 13 (13.27%) Oracle
4 6 (6.12%) Zend
5 5 (5.10%) SaltStack
6 4 (4.08%) New Relic
6 4 (4.08%) Rackspace
6 4 (4.08%) Splunk
6 4 (4.08%) VMware
7 2 (2.04%) Apple
7 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.02%) Adobe
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