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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Rank 36 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 58 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.22% 2.20% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 2.60% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 36
Median daily rate £400 £368 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

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
936 1192 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.25% 84.66% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 822 704
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.87 £19.44 £29.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (64.86%) Java
3 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
4 38 (34.23%) Scrum
5 35 (31.53%) Git (software)
6 32 (28.83%) Linux
7 30 (27.03%) MongoDB
8 27 (24.32%) Spring
8 27 (24.32%) Python
8 27 (24.32%) Jenkins
8 27 (24.32%) Kanban
9 25 (22.52%) SQL
9 25 (22.52%) HTML
9 25 (22.52%) MySQL
10 24 (21.62%) JIRA
10 24 (21.62%) TDD
10 24 (21.62%) RESTful
11 23 (20.72%) Unit Testing
11 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (20.72%) REST
11 23 (20.72%) CSS
12 20 (18.02%) MVC
12 20 (18.02%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (18.02%) BDD
13 19 (17.12%) Automated Testing
13 19 (17.12%) DevOps
14 18 (16.22%) OO
14 18 (16.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (15.32%) NoSQL
15 17 (15.32%) PHP

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 (9.91%) Apache
2 9 (8.11%) Confluence
3 4 (3.60%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.60%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.80%) nginx
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.90%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.60%) IaaS
2 4 (3.60%) Loggly
2 4 (3.60%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (1.80%) GitHub
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.61%) HTTP
2 7 (6.31%) Internet
3 4 (3.60%) DNS
4 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.03%) MongoDB
2 25 (22.52%) MySQL
3 20 (18.02%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (16.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (15.32%) NoSQL
6 12 (10.81%) Redis
7 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.60%) HBase
8 4 (3.60%) Riak
9 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.90%) Big Data
10 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (31.53%) Git (software)
2 27 (24.32%) Jenkins
3 24 (21.62%) JIRA
4 14 (12.61%) JUnit
5 13 (11.71%) Jasmine
6 12 (10.81%) Selenium
7 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
8 10 (9.01%) SoapUI
9 8 (7.21%) Eclipse
9 8 (7.21%) PHPUnit
10 6 (5.41%) Grunt
11 5 (4.50%) Android Studio
11 5 (4.50%) Maven
12 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
12 4 (3.60%) Subversion
12 4 (3.60%) Vagrant
13 3 (2.70%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (1.80%) Mockito
14 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (3.60%) Electronics
1 4 (3.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (63.06%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) PHP Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.21%) iOS Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Automation Tester
7 7 (6.31%) Tester
8 5 (4.50%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Java Automation Tester
8 5 (4.50%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 5 (4.50%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (3.60%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (3.60%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Electronics Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) Spring
2 25 (22.52%) HTML
3 24 (21.62%) RESTful
4 23 (20.72%) CSS
4 23 (20.72%) REST
5 16 (14.41%) CSS3
5 16 (14.41%) Django
5 16 (14.41%) HTML5
5 16 (14.41%) Node.js
5 16 (14.41%) Web Services
6 15 (13.51%) Hibernate
7 12 (10.81%) JSON
8 11 (9.91%) Gherkin
9 9 (8.11%) Ajax
9 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
9 9 (8.11%) SOAP
9 9 (8.11%) Spring MVC
9 9 (8.11%) Symfony
10 8 (7.21%) Guice
10 8 (7.21%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Algorithms
1 7 (6.31%) Data Structures
1 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (6.31%) iPhone
2 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.60%) Replication
3 3 (2.70%) User Experience
4 2 (1.80%) Animation
4 2 (1.80%) Derivative
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Linux
2 13 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (9.91%) Android
4 10 (9.01%) Apple iOS
5 8 (7.21%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (5.41%) Windows
7 5 (4.50%) Unix
8 4 (3.60%) CoreOS
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.23%) Scrum
3 27 (24.32%) Kanban
4 24 (21.62%) TDD
5 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (20.72%) Unit Testing
6 20 (18.02%) BDD
6 20 (18.02%) MVC
7 19 (17.12%) Automated Testing
7 19 (17.12%) DevOps
8 18 (16.22%) OO
9 14 (12.61%) User Stories
10 13 (11.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (11.71%) Mentoring
10 13 (11.71%) Test Automation
11 11 (9.91%) Front End Development
12 10 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (9.01%) iOS Development
12 10 (9.01%) Regression Testing
13 9 (8.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.86%) Java
2 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.32%) Python
4 25 (22.52%) SQL
5 17 (15.32%) PHP
6 11 (9.91%) C#
7 10 (9.01%) Apple Swift
7 10 (9.01%) Ruby
7 10 (9.01%) Scala
8 9 (8.11%) Groovy
9 8 (7.21%) C++
10 7 (6.31%) C
11 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.70%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.90%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) Docker
2 4 (3.60%) HDFS
2 4 (3.60%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) Puppet
2 8 (7.21%) Ansible
3 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.60%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.60%) Nagios
4 4 (3.60%) Salt
4 4 (3.60%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.90%) SCOM
5 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Oracle
2 14 (12.61%) Google
3 13 (11.71%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.31%) Zend
5 5 (4.50%) VMware
6 4 (3.60%) New Relic
6 4 (3.60%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.60%) SaltStack
6 4 (3.60%) Splunk
7 3 (2.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.80%) Adobe
8 2 (1.80%) Apple
8 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.90%) hybris
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