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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 49 57 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 59 47 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.88% 3.39% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 3.96% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 61
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 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
1313 1188 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.27% 85.71% 83.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 856 725
Median daily rate £425 £363 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 17
Median hourly rate £12.10 £17.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.60 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 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 26 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 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (62.92%) TDD
3 45 (50.56%) Java
4 43 (48.31%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
6 30 (33.71%) BDD
7 28 (31.46%) Unit Testing
8 26 (29.21%) Linux
9 23 (25.84%) Multithreading
10 21 (23.60%) Regression Testing
11 18 (20.22%) OO
11 18 (20.22%) Data Management
12 17 (19.10%) MySQL
12 17 (19.10%) MongoDB
13 16 (17.98%) RESTful
13 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (17.98%) HTTP
14 15 (16.85%) HTML
14 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
14 15 (16.85%) Open Source
15 14 (15.73%) Jenkins
16 13 (14.61%) Coaching
16 13 (14.61%) Data Structures
16 13 (14.61%) Algorithms
16 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (14.61%) Puppet
16 13 (14.61%) PHP
16 13 (14.61%) SQL
16 13 (14.61%) XML
16 13 (14.61%) 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 (12.36%) Node.js
2 8 (8.99%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.49%) Apache
3 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.49%) Jetty
3 4 (4.49%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
4 2 (2.25%) Moodle
4 2 (2.25%) nginx
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Drupal
5 1 (1.12%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) PaaS
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) MongoDB
1 17 (19.10%) MySQL
2 12 (13.48%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.87%) Redis
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.74%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.37%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.25%) Big Data
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.48%) Subversion
3 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.49%) JUnit
4 4 (4.49%) Mockito
4 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.37%) TestNG
5 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.25%) JIRA
6 2 (2.25%) Selenium
6 2 (2.25%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.25%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.12%) Gradle
7 1 (1.12%) Maven
7 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
1 3 (3.37%) Games
1 3 (3.37%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 68 (76.40%) Developer
2 30 (33.71%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) iOS Developer
5 10 (11.24%) PHP Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Digital Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Java Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.99%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (6.74%) MongoDB Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Principal Software Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.62%) JavaScript Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) RESTful
2 15 (16.85%) HTML
3 13 (14.61%) JSON
3 13 (14.61%) XML
4 12 (13.48%) .NET
4 12 (13.48%) Core Animation
4 12 (13.48%) Hibernate
5 11 (12.36%) CSS
5 11 (12.36%) LAMP
5 11 (12.36%) Spring
6 10 (11.24%) REST
7 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
7 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET
8 8 (8.99%) jQuery
9 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (7.87%) Web Services
10 6 (6.74%) React
11 5 (5.62%) JAX-RS
12 4 (4.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.61%) Algorithms
2 13 (14.61%) Data Structures
3 12 (13.48%) Animation
3 12 (13.48%) Cryptography
3 12 (13.48%) iPad
3 12 (13.48%) iPhone
4 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.21%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.99%) Unix
4 5 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.49%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.37%) CentOS
6 3 (3.37%) Fedora
6 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.25%) Windows
8 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (62.92%) TDD
3 43 (48.31%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (33.71%) BDD
5 28 (31.46%) Unit Testing
6 23 (25.84%) Multithreading
7 21 (23.60%) Regression Testing
8 18 (20.22%) Data Management
8 18 (20.22%) OO
9 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
9 15 (16.85%) Open Source
10 13 (14.61%) Automated Testing
10 13 (14.61%) Coaching
10 13 (14.61%) Scrum
11 12 (13.48%) Code Optimisation
11 12 (13.48%) iOS Development
11 12 (13.48%) Memory Management
12 11 (12.36%) Concurrent Programming
12 11 (12.36%) DevOps
12 11 (12.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.56%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.61%) PHP
3 13 (14.61%) SQL
4 11 (12.36%) Ruby
5 10 (11.24%) C#
6 7 (7.87%) Python
7 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.12%) Scala
8 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Docker
1 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Puppet
2 6 (6.74%) Ansible
3 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.25%) Salt
5 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.12%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Apple
2 7 (7.87%) VMware
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) EMC
5 2 (2.25%) F5
5 2 (2.25%) NetApp
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.12%) Zend
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