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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 61 75 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 43 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.19% 1.96% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 2.31% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 25
Median daily rate £430 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £423 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1152 1387 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.33% 84.99% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 972 517
Median daily rate £420 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.66 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 76 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (49.14%) TDD
3 56 (48.28%) Java
4 47 (40.52%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (37.07%) BDD
5 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
6 37 (31.90%) Unit Testing
7 28 (24.14%) Linux
8 25 (21.55%) HTML
8 25 (21.55%) Regression Testing
8 25 (21.55%) Data Management
9 24 (20.69%) CSS
9 24 (20.69%) Puppet
9 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (19.83%) MongoDB
11 22 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (18.10%) Jenkins
12 21 (18.10%) C#
13 20 (17.24%) Spring
14 19 (16.38%) JSON
14 19 (16.38%) Open Source
14 19 (16.38%) Coaching
15 18 (15.52%) Node.js
15 18 (15.52%) REST
15 18 (15.52%) OO
16 17 (14.66%) RESTful
16 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
17 16 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
17 16 (13.79%) Multithreading
17 16 (13.79%) Scrum

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 11 (9.48%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 7 (6.03%) nginx
4 4 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.45%) Jetty
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.86%) CMS
5 1 (0.86%) Drupal
5 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.86%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.62%) PaaS
3 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.59%) GitHub
5 2 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) HTTP
2 5 (4.31%) Internet
3 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) MongoDB
2 15 (12.93%) MySQL
3 14 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (8.62%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.17%) Redis
7 3 (2.59%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.72%) Big Data
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.86%) DataStage
9 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.86%) HBase
9 1 (0.86%) Mahout
9 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.21%) Subversion
4 7 (6.03%) JIRA
5 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.17%) Travis CI
6 5 (4.31%) TestNG
7 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.45%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.45%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.45%) JUnit
7 4 (3.45%) Mockito
7 4 (3.45%) NetBeans
7 4 (3.45%) QUnit
7 4 (3.45%) Selenium
7 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.45%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.72%) Hudson
9 1 (0.86%) Gradle
9 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.31%) Finance
2 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (0.86%) Billing
3 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (72.41%) Developer
2 37 (31.90%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.52%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Agile Developer
5 9 (7.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (7.76%) Digital Developer
5 9 (7.76%) iOS Developer
6 8 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Java Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) PHP Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (6.03%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.55%) HTML
2 24 (20.69%) CSS
3 20 (17.24%) Spring
4 19 (16.38%) JSON
5 18 (15.52%) Node.js
5 18 (15.52%) REST
6 17 (14.66%) RESTful
7 15 (12.93%) AngularJS
8 14 (12.07%) Hibernate
9 13 (11.21%) .NET
10 10 (8.62%) HTML5
10 10 (8.62%) XML
11 9 (7.76%) Core Animation
11 9 (7.76%) Core Data
11 9 (7.76%) CSS3
11 9 (7.76%) React
11 9 (7.76%) Web Services
12 8 (6.90%) jQuery
13 7 (6.03%) D3.js
14 6 (5.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.48%) Algorithms
3 10 (8.62%) Data Structures
3 10 (8.62%) iPhone
4 9 (7.76%) Animation
4 9 (7.76%) Cryptography
5 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (6.03%) iPad
5 7 (6.03%) Public Cloud
6 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.31%) User Experience
8 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.86%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.86%) Physics
9 1 (0.86%) Social Network
9 1 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.14%) Linux
2 9 (7.76%) Apple iOS
2 9 (7.76%) Unix
3 7 (6.03%) CentOS
3 7 (6.03%) Fedora
3 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.03%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.31%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.45%) Windows
6 3 (2.59%) Android
7 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (49.14%) TDD
3 47 (40.52%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (37.07%) BDD
5 37 (31.90%) Unit Testing
6 25 (21.55%) Data Management
6 25 (21.55%) Regression Testing
7 19 (16.38%) Coaching
7 19 (16.38%) Open Source
8 18 (15.52%) OO
9 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
10 16 (13.79%) Multithreading
10 16 (13.79%) Scrum
11 15 (12.93%) DevOps
12 13 (11.21%) Automated Testing
12 13 (11.21%) MVC
13 12 (10.34%) Front End Development
14 11 (9.48%) Web Development
15 9 (7.76%) Code Optimisation
15 9 (7.76%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (48.28%) Java
2 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
3 21 (18.10%) C#
4 15 (12.93%) Ruby
5 14 (12.07%) Python
6 10 (8.62%) PHP
6 10 (8.62%) SQL
7 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.17%) Scala
8 5 (4.31%) Groovy
9 2 (1.72%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.72%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.86%) C
10 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.86%) ES6
10 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.86%) R
10 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (20.69%) Puppet
2 14 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.34%) Ansible
4 6 (5.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (7.76%) Apple
2 8 (6.90%) VMware
3 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.31%) Google
5 4 (3.45%) Cisco
5 4 (3.45%) EMC
5 4 (3.45%) F5
5 4 (3.45%) NetApp
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle
6 2 (1.72%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.72%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
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