The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 36 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 46 61 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.42% 6.98% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 9.09% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 49
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £125 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 671 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.77% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 373 483
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Software Engineering
West Yorkshire

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 1 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 1 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 37 (34.26%) Java
2 36 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (31.48%) OO
4 31 (28.70%) C#
5 29 (26.85%) C++
6 27 (25.00%) PHP
7 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
8 24 (22.22%) .NET
8 24 (22.22%) SQL
8 24 (22.22%) Finance
9 20 (18.52%) Oracle
9 20 (18.52%) Linux
9 20 (18.52%) Web Services
9 20 (18.52%) Scrum
9 20 (18.52%) Dynamics AX
10 17 (15.74%) Python
11 16 (14.81%) MVC
11 16 (14.81%) X++
12 14 (12.96%) WinForms
12 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET
13 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (12.04%) MySQL
13 13 (12.04%) HTML
13 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
13 13 (12.04%) TDD
13 13 (12.04%) Ruby
14 10 (9.26%) .NET Framework
15 9 (8.33%) Java EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.56%) Node.js
1 6 (5.56%) Apache
2 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.93%) nginx
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 20 (18.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) DNS
2 6 (5.56%) Internet
2 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.63%) SSL
4 4 (3.70%) SSH
5 1 (0.93%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.04%) MySQL
3 5 (4.63%) SimpleDB
3 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.63%) Couchbase
3 5 (4.63%) Redis
4 2 (1.85%) QlikView
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Maven
2 5 (4.63%) Eclipse
2 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) JUnit
4 1 (0.93%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.93%) dotCover
4 1 (0.93%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.93%) JBehave
4 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.93%) FindBugs
4 1 (0.93%) Behat
General
1 24 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Legal
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (65.74%) Software Engineer
2 58 (53.70%) Developer
3 19 (17.59%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (14.81%) .NET Developer
5 14 (12.96%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 13 (12.04%) C# Software Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) C# Developer
6 13 (12.04%) .NET Software Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (9.26%) WinForms Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Java Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 7 (6.48%) Consultant
11 6 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) PHP Developer
12 5 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
13 4 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.22%) .NET
2 20 (18.52%) Web Services
3 14 (12.96%) WinForms
3 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET
4 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 13 (12.04%) HTML
5 10 (9.26%) .NET Framework
6 9 (8.33%) Java EE
6 9 (8.33%) CSS
7 8 (7.41%) XML
8 7 (6.48%) Hibernate
8 7 (6.48%) Spring
8 7 (6.48%) J2EE
9 6 (5.56%) WCF
10 5 (4.63%) LAMP
10 5 (4.63%) jQuery
11 3 (2.78%) ADO
11 3 (2.78%) HTML5
12 2 (1.85%) CSS3
12 2 (1.85%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.85%) Open Source
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (4.63%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) OO
2 20 (18.52%) Scrum
3 16 (14.81%) MVC
4 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.04%) TDD
6 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (8.33%) DevOps
7 6 (5.56%) Multithreading
7 6 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (4.63%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.70%) BDD
9 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.70%) OOP
10 3 (2.78%) Web Development
10 3 (2.78%) Workflow
10 3 (2.78%) Release Management
10 3 (2.78%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.78%) Test Management
11 2 (1.85%) Test Scripting
11 2 (1.85%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.26%) Java
2 31 (28.70%) C#
3 29 (26.85%) C++
4 27 (25.00%) PHP
5 24 (22.22%) SQL
6 17 (15.74%) Python
7 16 (14.81%) X++
8 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
8 13 (12.04%) Ruby
9 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
10 6 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.56%) VB
11 4 (3.70%) VB6
12 3 (2.78%) C
12 3 (2.78%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.48%) Puppet
2 6 (5.56%) Salt
3 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle
2 4 (3.70%) Zend
3 2 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) Perforce
4 1 (0.93%) Sybase
4 1 (0.93%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) LexisNexis
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