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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 56 36 19
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 46 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.45% 4.55% 8.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 5.68% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 42
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £272 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £421 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
1120 933 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.08% 80.02% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 634 326
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +60.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 53 (68.83%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) SQL
3 31 (40.26%) PHP
3 31 (40.26%) Linux
4 27 (35.06%) Oracle
5 25 (32.47%) Apache
6 23 (29.87%) Python
6 23 (29.87%) Ruby
6 23 (29.87%) MongoDB
7 22 (28.57%) Java
8 21 (27.27%) DevOps
9 18 (23.38%) Puppet
9 18 (23.38%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (22.08%) Ansible
10 17 (22.08%) C
10 17 (22.08%) OO
11 16 (20.78%) Riak
12 15 (19.48%) CFEngine
12 15 (19.48%) Splunk
12 15 (19.48%) Hypertable
12 15 (19.48%) Fiddler
12 15 (19.48%) CouchDB
12 15 (19.48%) SaltStack
12 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (19.48%) Graphite
12 15 (19.48%) MySQL
12 15 (19.48%) C#
12 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
12 15 (19.48%) Nagios
13 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 25 (32.47%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) Node.js
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.60%) JBoss
4 2 (2.60%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.60%) Route 53
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) SSL
2 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.19%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.30%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) MongoDB
2 16 (20.78%) Riak
3 15 (19.48%) Hypertable
3 15 (19.48%) CouchDB
3 15 (19.48%) MySQL
3 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.90%) Redis
8 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.60%) SimpleDB
8 2 (2.60%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Fiddler
2 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.19%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.90%) Grunt
4 3 (3.90%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.90%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) JUnit
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) Software Engineer
3 16 (20.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Agile Coach
8 5 (6.49%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (6.49%) PHP Developer
9 4 (5.19%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (5.19%) PHP Zend Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.90%) VB6 Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) VB Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) Web Services
3 8 (10.39%) CSS
3 8 (10.39%) HTML
4 7 (9.09%) XML
5 6 (7.79%) LAMP
5 6 (7.79%) Doctrine
6 5 (6.49%) Symfony
6 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.19%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (5.19%) WCF
7 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.90%) Sass
8 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.90%) jQuery
8 3 (3.90%) WPF
8 3 (3.90%) JSON
8 3 (3.90%) Spring
8 3 (3.90%) ADO
9 2 (2.60%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.19%) User Experience
3 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.26%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) UNIX
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (68.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) DevOps
3 17 (22.08%) OO
4 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
5 12 (15.58%) TDD
6 10 (12.99%) MVC
6 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.99%) Multithreading
7 9 (11.69%) Scrum
8 8 (10.39%) Concurrent Programming
9 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.79%) OOP
11 5 (6.49%) BDD
11 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.19%) Pair Programming
12 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
12 4 (5.19%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.19%) Planning Poker
13 3 (3.90%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) SQL
2 31 (40.26%) PHP
3 23 (29.87%) Python
3 23 (29.87%) Ruby
4 22 (28.57%) Java
5 17 (22.08%) C
6 15 (19.48%) C#
7 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.49%) VB
10 4 (5.19%) C++
10 4 (5.19%) PHP5
11 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.90%) VB6
11 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.30%) XAML
12 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) Puppet
1 18 (23.38%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (22.08%) Ansible
3 15 (19.48%) CFEngine
3 15 (19.48%) Graphite
3 15 (19.48%) Nagios
4 2 (2.60%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (35.06%) Oracle
2 15 (19.48%) Splunk
2 15 (19.48%) SaltStack
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) Zend
4 2 (2.60%) hybris
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) jBASE
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday