The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.29% 7.61% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 10.49% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
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£305 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Software Engineering
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 North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
174 143 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 71.60% 72.59% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 88 69
Average daily rate £388 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.62 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -8.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £25.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the North Yorkshire region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the North Yorkshire region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate -2 5 £305 -4.68% 1
York -14 5 £305 -4.68% 4
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Google
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) PHP5
4 4 (30.77%) nginx
4 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Apache
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
5 3 (23.08%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) Streaming Video
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Lua
5 3 (23.08%) Qt
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) GStreamer
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Valgrind
1 2 (15.38%) Gerrit
1 2 (15.38%) Redmine
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) UI Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) UI Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) GStreamer
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Qt
3 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) Ajax
3 3 (23.08%) WebKit
3 3 (23.08%) QML
3 3 (23.08%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Streaming Video
2 2 (15.38%) STB
2 2 (15.38%) RIA
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) DTV
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) PHP5
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) Lua
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Google
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Facebook
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