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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 60 48 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 33 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.32% 3.34% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.86% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 46
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £322 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £410 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +5.40%
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
1190 984 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.57% 86.47% 81.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 706 482
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £11.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.28 £33.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) TDD
3 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (28.00%) C#
4 14 (28.00%) Java
5 13 (26.00%) MySQL
5 13 (26.00%) PHP
5 13 (26.00%) SQL
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 12 (24.00%) .NET
6 12 (24.00%) Linux
6 12 (24.00%) OO
6 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
7 11 (22.00%) LAMP
8 10 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 10 (20.00%) CSS
8 10 (20.00%) HTML
9 9 (18.00%) MVC
10 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (16.00%) Open Source
10 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (14.00%) Node.js
11 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
11 7 (14.00%) Data Structures
11 7 (14.00%) Algorithms
11 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
11 7 (14.00%) JSON
11 7 (14.00%) RESTful
11 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (14.00%) HTTP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (14.00%) Node.js
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.00%) Moodle
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) MySQL
2 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (12.00%) Redis
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
1 5 (10.00%) Subversion
2 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Hamcrest
3 3 (6.00%) JUnit
3 3 (6.00%) Mockito
3 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.00%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (10.00%) Games
1 5 (10.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) PHP Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (12.00%) iOS Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
8 5 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (8.00%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (8.00%) MongoDB Developer
9 4 (8.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
10 3 (6.00%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) .NET
2 11 (22.00%) LAMP
3 10 (20.00%) CSS
3 10 (20.00%) HTML
4 7 (14.00%) JSON
4 7 (14.00%) RESTful
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (12.00%) Core Animation
5 6 (12.00%) Spring
5 6 (12.00%) XML
6 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (10.00%) jQuery
6 5 (10.00%) Web Services
7 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.00%) HTML5
9 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
9 2 (4.00%) J2EE
9 2 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (14.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (12.00%) Animation
2 6 (12.00%) Cryptography
2 6 (12.00%) iPad
2 6 (12.00%) iPhone
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Blog
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) RIA
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) TDD
3 13 (26.00%) Scrum
4 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (24.00%) OO
5 10 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (18.00%) MVC
7 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.00%) Open Source
8 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (12.00%) BDD
9 6 (12.00%) Code Optimisation
9 6 (12.00%) DevOps
9 6 (12.00%) High Availability
9 6 (12.00%) iOS Development
9 6 (12.00%) Memory Management
10 5 (10.00%) Information Architecture
10 5 (10.00%) OOP
10 5 (10.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.00%) C#
2 14 (28.00%) Java
3 13 (26.00%) PHP
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) C
5 3 (6.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Apple
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Apigee
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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