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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 54 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.79% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.74% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £353 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.50%
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
506 404 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 79.94% 78.45% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 297 162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.35 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.18% -48.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 5 £353 -6.00% 9
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 5 (33.33%) Spring
3 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) Product Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (20.00%) C
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (13.33%) ADO

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Billing
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (33.33%) REST
1 5 (33.33%) SOAP
1 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) ADO
2 2 (13.33%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) Product Management
3 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
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