The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 33 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.67% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £39.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +9.02%
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
378 304 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 91.75% 95.60% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 170 165
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 40
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £12.40 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Sheffield - 10 £330 - 6
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) C
4 5 (35.71%) RESTful
4 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
4 5 (35.71%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile Games
5 4 (28.57%) Games
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) WebKit
7 2 (14.29%) QML
7 2 (14.29%) Redmine
7 2 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) OpenGL ES
7 2 (14.29%) Qt
7 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 2 (14.29%) Gerrit
7 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) 802.15
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (14.29%) StarTeam
2 2 (14.29%) Valgrind
2 2 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 2 (14.29%) Redmine
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) RESTful
1 5 (35.71%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) Qt
3 2 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) GStreamer
3 2 (14.29%) WebKit
3 2 (14.29%) QML
3 2 (14.29%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
4 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
4 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
4 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile Games
2 2 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 2 (14.29%) STB
2 2 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 2 (14.29%) Lua
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Salt
2 1 (7.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk
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