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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 65 61 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 42 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.74% 2.97% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.46% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 48
Median daily rate £400 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £315 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £421 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
1309 1156 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.50% 85.88% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 793 658
Median daily rate £425 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 14
Median hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £32.20 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 51 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (61.43%) TDD
3 31 (44.29%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (44.29%) Java
4 28 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (28.57%) BDD
6 19 (27.14%) Unit Testing
7 18 (25.71%) Linux
8 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
9 16 (22.86%) Multithreading
10 15 (21.43%) Data Management
10 15 (21.43%) HTTP
10 15 (21.43%) RESTful
11 14 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 14 (20.00%) SQL
11 14 (20.00%) HTML
12 13 (18.57%) PHP
12 13 (18.57%) Automated Testing
12 13 (18.57%) JSON
12 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (18.57%) Data Structures
12 13 (18.57%) Algorithms
13 12 (17.14%) Code Optimisation
13 12 (17.14%) iPad
13 12 (17.14%) Memory Management
13 12 (17.14%) Core Animation
13 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
13 12 (17.14%) iOS Development
13 12 (17.14%) Animation
13 12 (17.14%) iPhone

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 8 (11.43%) Node.js
2 5 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) Moodle
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) Drupal
4 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (17.14%) MySQL
3 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.14%) Redis
5 3 (4.29%) Neo4j
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) Big Data
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Subversion
2 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.86%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) Selenium
4 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.86%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (5.71%) Games
1 4 (5.71%) Online Betting
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (75.71%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Software Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) iOS Developer
5 10 (14.29%) PHP Developer
6 7 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Digital Developer
8 5 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
8 5 (7.14%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) RESTful
2 14 (20.00%) HTML
3 13 (18.57%) JSON
4 12 (17.14%) Core Animation
4 12 (17.14%) LAMP
4 12 (17.14%) XML
5 11 (15.71%) .NET
6 10 (14.29%) CSS
7 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.00%) jQuery
8 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.57%) Spring
9 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (7.14%) Hibernate
9 5 (7.14%) JAX-RS
9 5 (7.14%) REST
9 5 (7.14%) Web Services
10 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.29%) CSS3
11 3 (4.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Algorithms
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (18.57%) Data Structures
2 12 (17.14%) Animation
2 12 (17.14%) Cryptography
2 12 (17.14%) iPad
2 12 (17.14%) iPhone
3 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) RIA
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (61.43%) TDD
3 31 (44.29%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (28.57%) BDD
5 19 (27.14%) Unit Testing
6 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
7 16 (22.86%) Multithreading
8 15 (21.43%) Data Management
9 13 (18.57%) Automated Testing
10 12 (17.14%) Code Optimisation
10 12 (17.14%) iOS Development
10 12 (17.14%) Memory Management
10 12 (17.14%) OO
11 11 (15.71%) Coaching
11 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
11 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
11 11 (15.71%) Open Source
12 10 (14.29%) Scrum
13 8 (11.43%) Web Development
14 7 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) Java
2 28 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.00%) SQL
4 13 (18.57%) PHP
5 12 (17.14%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) Ruby
7 4 (5.71%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) C
8 2 (2.86%) C++
9 1 (1.43%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) Ansible
2 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) Mesos
2 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Apple
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix
4 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £565 per day
Posted: 5 days ago