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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 46 53 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 68 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.65% 3.19% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 3.74% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 49
Median daily rate £419 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £590 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1280 1362 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.61% 85.13% 83.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 1001 611
Median daily rate £425 £362 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% +6.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 75 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (53.21%) TDD
3 56 (51.38%) Java
4 47 (43.12%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (40.37%) JavaScript
6 37 (33.94%) BDD
7 33 (30.28%) Unit Testing
8 28 (25.69%) Linux
9 24 (22.02%) Puppet
10 23 (21.10%) Regression Testing
11 22 (20.18%) Data Management
11 22 (20.18%) MongoDB
11 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
12 21 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (18.35%) Multithreading
13 20 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (17.43%) HTML
15 18 (16.51%) C#
15 18 (16.51%) CSS
15 18 (16.51%) OO
15 18 (16.51%) Spring
15 18 (16.51%) Open Source
16 17 (15.60%) Node.js
16 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
16 17 (15.60%) RESTful
16 17 (15.60%) JSON
16 17 (15.60%) Mentoring
17 16 (14.68%) HTTP
17 16 (14.68%) .NET
18 15 (13.76%) Hibernate

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 13 (11.93%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.34%) OpenStack
3 7 (6.42%) nginx
4 4 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.67%) Jetty
5 2 (1.83%) Drupal
5 2 (1.83%) JBoss
5 2 (1.83%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.83%) WordPress
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.92%) CMS
6 1 (0.92%) Moodle
6 1 (0.92%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.92%) SAS
6 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.17%) PaaS
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.75%) GitHub
5 2 (1.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) HTTP
2 2 (1.83%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.01%) MySQL
2 12 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.34%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.34%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.50%) Redis
6 3 (2.75%) Big Data
6 3 (2.75%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.92%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.92%) DataStage
8 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.92%) HBase
8 1 (0.92%) Mahout
8 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.17%) Subversion
4 6 (5.50%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.50%) Travis CI
5 5 (4.59%) TestNG
6 4 (3.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.67%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.67%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.67%) JIRA
6 4 (3.67%) JUnit
6 4 (3.67%) Mockito
6 4 (3.67%) NetBeans
6 4 (3.67%) QUnit
6 4 (3.67%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.92%) Gradle
8 1 (0.92%) Hudson
8 1 (0.92%) Maven
8 1 (0.92%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (4.59%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.92%) Banking
2 1 (0.92%) Billing
2 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (70.64%) Developer
2 37 (33.94%) Java Developer
3 21 (19.27%) Software Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) iOS Developer
5 10 (9.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Java Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.26%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Digital Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Agile Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (7.34%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.42%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (6.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (6.42%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) HTML
2 18 (16.51%) CSS
2 18 (16.51%) Spring
3 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
3 17 (15.60%) JSON
3 17 (15.60%) Node.js
3 17 (15.60%) RESTful
4 16 (14.68%) .NET
5 15 (13.76%) Hibernate
6 12 (11.01%) REST
6 12 (11.01%) XML
7 11 (10.09%) Core Animation
7 11 (10.09%) jQuery
8 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET
8 9 (8.26%) React
9 7 (6.42%) D3.js
9 7 (6.42%) HTML5
9 7 (6.42%) Web Services
10 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.50%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.93%) Algorithms
3 12 (11.01%) Data Structures
3 12 (11.01%) iPhone
4 11 (10.09%) Animation
4 11 (10.09%) Cryptography
5 10 (9.17%) iPad
6 7 (6.42%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (6.42%) Public Cloud
7 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.83%) User Experience
10 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.92%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.92%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.92%) Physics
10 1 (0.92%) Social Network
10 1 (0.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.69%) Linux
2 11 (10.09%) Apple iOS
3 9 (8.26%) Unix
4 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.42%) CentOS
5 7 (6.42%) Fedora
5 7 (6.42%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.59%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.67%) Windows
8 2 (1.83%) Android
9 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (53.21%) TDD
3 47 (43.12%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (33.94%) BDD
5 33 (30.28%) Unit Testing
6 23 (21.10%) Regression Testing
7 22 (20.18%) Data Management
8 20 (18.35%) Multithreading
9 18 (16.51%) OO
9 18 (16.51%) Open Source
10 17 (15.60%) Mentoring
11 15 (13.76%) Coaching
12 14 (12.84%) DevOps
13 13 (11.93%) Web Development
14 12 (11.01%) Automated Testing
14 12 (11.01%) MVC
15 11 (10.09%) Code Optimisation
15 11 (10.09%) iOS Development
15 11 (10.09%) Memory Management
15 11 (10.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.38%) Java
2 44 (40.37%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.51%) C#
4 14 (12.84%) Ruby
5 13 (11.93%) Python
6 11 (10.09%) SQL
7 9 (8.26%) PHP
8 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.83%) C++
9 2 (1.83%) Perl
9 2 (1.83%) Scala
10 1 (0.92%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.92%) C
10 1 (0.92%) Groovy
10 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.92%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.92%) R
10 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) BPSS Clearance
1 13 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) Degree
3 1 (0.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (22.02%) Puppet
2 14 (12.84%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.93%) Ansible
4 6 (5.50%) Salt
5 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Apple
2 9 (8.26%) VMware
3 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco
5 4 (3.67%) EMC
5 4 (3.67%) F5
5 4 (3.67%) NetApp
6 2 (1.83%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.83%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.92%) Citrix
7 1 (0.92%) Google
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.92%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago