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 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 46 24 47
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 44 61 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.60% 6.17% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 7.78% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 19
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£363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £266 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £325 £425
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
985 784 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.67% 79.27% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 488 388
Average daily rate £375 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
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 Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (53.25%) Ruby
3 33 (42.86%) PHP
4 30 (38.96%) SQL
4 30 (38.96%) Oracle
5 29 (37.66%) Python
6 27 (35.06%) C#
6 27 (35.06%) Linux
7 26 (33.77%) TDD
8 25 (32.47%) Java
9 24 (31.17%) Apache
10 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (28.57%) Puppet
11 22 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (28.57%) DevOps
12 21 (27.27%) MongoDB
13 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
14 18 (23.38%) Riak
15 17 (22.08%) .NET
16 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
16 16 (20.78%) Graphite
17 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (19.48%) Refactoring
17 15 (19.48%) MVC
18 14 (18.18%) C
19 13 (16.88%) Web Services
19 13 (16.88%) Nagios
19 13 (16.88%) Fiddler
19 13 (16.88%) CFEngine
19 13 (16.88%) Splunk

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 24 (31.17%) Apache
2 12 (15.58%) Node.js
3 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.90%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.90%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Route 53
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) DNS
2 8 (10.39%) SSL
2 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.49%) DHCP
3 5 (6.49%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) HTTP
5 1 (1.30%) SSH
5 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
3 18 (23.38%) Riak
4 13 (16.88%) Hypertable
4 13 (16.88%) CouchDB
5 9 (11.69%) MySQL
6 8 (10.39%) Redis
7 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.90%) Couchbase
9 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.90%) SimpleDB
9 3 (3.90%) DB2
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.60%) QlikView
11 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Fiddler
2 11 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.90%) Maven
5 2 (2.60%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.30%) JUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.30%) JMeter
6 1 (1.30%) Subversion
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 16 (20.78%) Agile Coach
4 15 (19.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (3.90%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.08%) .NET
2 13 (16.88%) Web Services
3 11 (14.29%) HTML
4 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
4 9 (11.69%) CSS
5 7 (9.09%) WinForms
6 6 (7.79%) LAMP
6 6 (7.79%) XML
6 6 (7.79%) J2EE
6 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (6.49%) jQuery
8 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.19%) Spring
8 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.90%) HTML5
10 2 (2.60%) CSS3
10 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.60%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.60%) WPF
10 2 (2.60%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
6 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.60%) Open Source
7 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.77%) TDD
3 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (28.57%) DevOps
5 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
6 15 (19.48%) MVC
6 15 (19.48%) Refactoring
7 12 (15.58%) ATDD
8 10 (12.99%) OO
9 9 (11.69%) Scrum
10 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
11 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.79%) User Stories
13 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
14 4 (5.19%) Web Development
14 4 (5.19%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (5.19%) Product Management
14 4 (5.19%) BDD
15 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) Ruby
2 33 (42.86%) PHP
3 30 (38.96%) SQL
4 29 (37.66%) Python
5 27 (35.06%) C#
6 25 (32.47%) Java
7 14 (18.18%) C
8 11 (14.29%) C++
9 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
10 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.90%) VB
12 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.60%) Perl
12 2 (2.60%) PHP5
12 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.60%) VB6
13 1 (1.30%) XAML
13 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) Puppet
1 22 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (20.78%) Graphite
3 13 (16.88%) Nagios
3 13 (16.88%) Ansible
3 13 (16.88%) CFEngine
4 5 (6.49%) Salt
5 3 (3.90%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Oracle
2 13 (16.88%) Splunk
2 13 (16.88%) SaltStack
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) Zend
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.30%) BEA
6 1 (1.30%) ATG
6 1 (1.30%) jBASE
6 1 (1.30%) Jaspersoft
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