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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 39 58 20
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -38
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 73 46 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.91% 2.98% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 3.45% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 68
Median daily rate £413 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
1306 1334 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.77% 86.29% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 996 693
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £9.25 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £175.00 £77.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016, 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 72 (69.90%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.37%) TDD
3 51 (49.51%) Java
4 45 (43.69%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
6 33 (32.04%) BDD
7 30 (29.13%) Unit Testing
8 25 (24.27%) Linux
9 23 (22.33%) Multithreading
10 22 (21.36%) Regression Testing
11 21 (20.39%) OO
12 19 (18.45%) Data Management
13 18 (17.48%) HTML
13 18 (17.48%) Puppet
13 18 (17.48%) MongoDB
13 18 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (17.48%) Jenkins
13 18 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (16.50%) Open Source
14 17 (16.50%) C#
14 17 (16.50%) .NET
14 17 (16.50%) HTTP
15 16 (15.53%) Spring
15 16 (15.53%) JSON
15 16 (15.53%) RESTful
15 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
16 15 (14.56%) Hibernate
16 15 (14.56%) MySQL
17 14 (13.59%) SQL
17 14 (13.59%) CSS

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 9 (8.74%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.83%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.88%) Jetty
4 3 (2.91%) nginx
5 2 (1.94%) Apache
5 2 (1.94%) Drupal
5 2 (1.94%) JBoss
5 2 (1.94%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.94%) Moodle
5 2 (1.94%) WordPress
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.97%) CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.97%) SAS
6 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.77%) PaaS
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.91%) GitHub
5 2 (1.94%) IaaS
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) MongoDB
2 15 (14.56%) MySQL
3 14 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.80%) Redis
5 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.91%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.94%) Big Data
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.97%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.97%) DataStage
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.65%) Subversion
4 5 (4.85%) TestNG
5 4 (3.88%) JIRA
5 4 (3.88%) JUnit
5 4 (3.88%) Mockito
5 4 (3.88%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.91%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.91%) QUnit
6 3 (2.91%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.94%) Selenium
7 2 (1.94%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.97%) Gradle
8 1 (0.97%) Maven
8 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.97%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (4.85%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.97%) Banking
2 1 (0.97%) Billing
2 1 (0.97%) Games
2 1 (0.97%) Online Betting
2 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (75.73%) Developer
2 36 (34.95%) Java Developer
3 19 (18.45%) Software Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) iOS Developer
5 11 (10.68%) C# Developer
5 11 (10.68%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Software Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Java Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Digital Developer
8 8 (7.77%) PHP Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Agile Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) JavaScript Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Principal Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Principal Software Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Ruby Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) HTML
2 17 (16.50%) .NET
3 16 (15.53%) JSON
3 16 (15.53%) RESTful
3 16 (15.53%) Spring
4 15 (14.56%) Hibernate
5 14 (13.59%) CSS
6 13 (12.62%) Node.js
6 13 (12.62%) XML
7 12 (11.65%) AngularJS
7 12 (11.65%) Core Animation
8 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET
8 11 (10.68%) REST
9 9 (8.74%) jQuery
10 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (7.77%) React
11 7 (6.80%) LAMP
11 7 (6.80%) Web Services
12 5 (4.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.62%) Algorithms
2 13 (12.62%) Data Structures
3 12 (11.65%) Animation
3 12 (11.65%) Cryptography
3 12 (11.65%) iPad
3 12 (11.65%) iPhone
4 6 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (4.85%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.27%) Linux
2 12 (11.65%) Apple iOS
3 9 (8.74%) Unix
4 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.85%) CentOS
5 5 (4.85%) Fedora
5 5 (4.85%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.85%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.91%) Windows
7 1 (0.97%) Android
7 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (69.90%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.37%) TDD
3 45 (43.69%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (32.04%) BDD
5 30 (29.13%) Unit Testing
6 23 (22.33%) Multithreading
7 22 (21.36%) Regression Testing
8 21 (20.39%) OO
9 19 (18.45%) Data Management
10 17 (16.50%) Open Source
11 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
12 14 (13.59%) Coaching
12 14 (13.59%) Web Development
13 13 (12.62%) Automated Testing
14 12 (11.65%) Code Optimisation
14 12 (11.65%) iOS Development
14 12 (11.65%) Memory Management
14 12 (11.65%) MVC
15 11 (10.68%) Concurrent Programming
15 11 (10.68%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 51 (49.51%) Java
2 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.50%) C#
4 14 (13.59%) SQL
5 12 (11.65%) PHP
6 11 (10.68%) Ruby
7 7 (6.80%) Python
8 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) C++
9 1 (0.97%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.97%) Scala
9 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) Puppet
2 9 (8.74%) Ansible
2 9 (8.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.88%) Salt
4 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.97%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Apple
2 8 (7.77%) VMware
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle
3 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.91%) Cisco
4 3 (2.91%) EMC
4 3 (2.91%) F5
4 3 (2.91%) NetApp
5 2 (1.94%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.97%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago