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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 48 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.13% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.52% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
365 387 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 82.58% 78.18% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 266 183
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £7.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +3 2 £365 +62.22% 9
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (41.67%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Redis
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (25.00%) Hudson
5 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Product Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Hudson
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 5 (41.67%) REST
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Product Management
4 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle