The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 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 45 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.93% 1.43% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.03% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
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£388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
407 246 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 78.57% 70.49% 64.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 155 150
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 17
Average hourly rate £15.39 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £25.00 £50.00
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 South Yorkshire

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the South 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
Sheffield -10 10 £388 +14.81% 6
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 17 (73.91%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) HTML5
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Financial Institution
6 7 (30.43%) ATM
6 7 (30.43%) CSS3
7 6 (26.09%) BASE24
8 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
8 5 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (21.74%) RESTful
8 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (17.39%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Mobile Games
9 4 (17.39%) Games
9 4 (17.39%) C++
9 4 (17.39%) C
10 3 (13.04%) jQuery
10 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
10 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
11 2 (8.70%) Qt
11 2 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (8.70%) Open Source
11 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
11 2 (8.70%) Gerrit

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) BASE24
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) ATM
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (8.70%) StarTeam
2 2 (8.70%) Valgrind
2 2 (8.70%) Gerrit
2 2 (8.70%) Redmine
General
1 7 (30.43%) Financial Institution
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Software Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.35%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 7 (30.43%) CSS3
5 5 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (21.74%) RESTful
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) Qt
7 2 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (8.70%) GStreamer
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
7 2 (8.70%) Middleware
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
7 2 (8.70%) WebKit
7 2 (8.70%) QML
7 2 (8.70%) OpenGL ES
7 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile Games
2 2 (8.70%) Streaming Video
2 2 (8.70%) STB
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Use Case
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) C
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
4 2 (8.70%) Lua
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Salt
2 1 (4.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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