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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 32 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 42 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.07% 7.04% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 8.94% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 55
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £125 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £10.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
803 727 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.73% 78.76% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 396 509
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £42.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.90% +184.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £29.25 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 44 (37.61%) Java
2 38 (32.48%) C#
3 36 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (29.06%) OO
5 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
6 28 (23.93%) C++
7 26 (22.22%) SQL
8 25 (21.37%) .NET
9 24 (20.51%) Oracle
9 24 (20.51%) Finance
10 23 (19.66%) PHP
11 21 (17.95%) Web Services
12 20 (17.09%) Scrum
12 20 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (17.09%) TDD
12 20 (17.09%) Dynamics AX
13 19 (16.24%) Ruby
14 17 (14.53%) MVC
14 17 (14.53%) Linux
14 17 (14.53%) Python
15 16 (13.68%) WinForms
15 16 (13.68%) X++
15 16 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET
17 13 (11.11%) HTML
17 13 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
18 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
18 10 (8.55%) MySQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (5.13%) Node.js
2 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.42%) Apache
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.85%) nginx
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) DNS
2 6 (5.13%) Internet
2 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.27%) SSL
4 4 (3.42%) SSH
5 1 (0.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) MySQL
3 5 (4.27%) Couchbase
3 5 (4.27%) SimpleDB
3 5 (4.27%) Redis
3 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.56%) QlikView
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.71%) DB2
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.98%) Maven
3 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.27%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.71%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) dotCover
6 1 (0.85%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.85%) Behat
6 1 (0.85%) JBehave
6 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.85%) JUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Publishing
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (58.12%) Software Engineer
2 61 (52.14%) Developer
3 19 (16.24%) Java Software Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 13 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 12 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (8.55%) WinForms Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Agile Coach
10 7 (5.98%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 7 (5.98%) Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) PHP Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) .NET
2 21 (17.95%) Web Services
3 16 (13.68%) WinForms
4 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET
5 13 (11.11%) HTML
5 13 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
6 10 (8.55%) CSS
7 9 (7.69%) Java EE
8 8 (6.84%) XML
9 7 (5.98%) J2EE
9 7 (5.98%) Hibernate
9 7 (5.98%) Spring
10 5 (4.27%) WCF
10 5 (4.27%) jQuery
11 3 (2.56%) ADO
11 3 (2.56%) LAMP
12 2 (1.71%) Ajax
12 2 (1.71%) JSP
12 2 (1.71%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.71%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Linux
2 4 (3.42%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) OO
2 20 (17.09%) Scrum
2 20 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.09%) TDD
3 17 (14.53%) MVC
4 16 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (6.84%) Test Automation
5 8 (6.84%) DevOps
6 7 (5.98%) Refactoring
7 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (5.13%) ATDD
8 5 (4.27%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.27%) OOP
8 5 (4.27%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.27%) Web Development
9 3 (2.56%) Release Management
9 3 (2.56%) BDD
9 3 (2.56%) Workflow
10 2 (1.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.61%) Java
2 38 (32.48%) C#
3 28 (23.93%) C++
4 26 (22.22%) SQL
5 23 (19.66%) PHP
6 19 (16.24%) Ruby
7 17 (14.53%) Python
8 16 (13.68%) X++
9 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.98%) VB.NET
11 6 (5.13%) Bash Shell
12 5 (4.27%) VB
13 4 (3.42%) VB6
14 3 (2.56%) PHP5
14 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.56%) C
14 3 (2.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (5.98%) Puppet
2 6 (5.13%) Salt
3 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) Oracle
2 4 (3.42%) Zend
3 3 (2.56%) JBoss
4 2 (1.71%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.85%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.85%) Sybase
5 1 (0.85%) Perforce
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