The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 76 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 35 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.13% 2.25% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.40% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 49
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£325 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1573 1461 1859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.74% 93.95% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 778 1030
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 78
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Leeds -4 19 £325 +62.50% 7
Wakefield - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 70 (95.89%) Software Engineering
2 29 (39.73%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (35.62%) C++
4 24 (32.88%) Java
5 23 (31.51%) OO
6 20 (27.40%) C#
7 19 (26.03%) Oracle
7 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
7 19 (26.03%) Finance
8 18 (24.66%) SQL
9 17 (23.29%) PHP
9 17 (23.29%) .NET
10 16 (21.92%) Linux
10 16 (21.92%) Web Services
11 14 (19.18%) Python
12 13 (17.81%) WinForms
12 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
12 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (16.44%) Dynamics AX
13 12 (16.44%) X++
14 10 (13.70%) .NET Framework
14 10 (13.70%) Ruby
15 9 (12.33%) TDD
15 9 (12.33%) MVC
16 8 (10.96%) MySQL
17 7 (9.59%) DNS
17 7 (9.59%) Puppet
17 7 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
17 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.22%) Node.js
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.37%) nginx
3 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.37%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) DNS
2 6 (8.22%) Internet
2 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.85%) SSL
4 4 (5.48%) SSH
5 2 (2.74%) FTP
6 1 (1.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) MySQL
3 5 (6.85%) Couchbase
3 5 (6.85%) SimpleDB
3 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.85%) Redis
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.74%) Subversion
1 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.37%) Behat
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) .NET
2 16 (21.92%) Web Services
3 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.81%) WinForms
3 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (13.70%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.22%) Java EE
5 6 (8.22%) CSS
5 6 (8.22%) HTML
6 4 (5.48%) XML
7 3 (4.11%) LAMP
7 3 (4.11%) J2EE
7 3 (4.11%) JSP
7 3 (4.11%) Ajax
8 2 (2.74%) Spring
8 2 (2.74%) CSS3
8 2 (2.74%) Laravel
8 2 (2.74%) Symfony
8 2 (2.74%) jQuery
8 2 (2.74%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 29 (39.73%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.22%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
2 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (95.89%) Software Engineering
2 23 (31.51%) OO
3 9 (12.33%) MVC
3 9 (12.33%) TDD
4 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.22%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (8.22%) DevOps
6 5 (6.85%) Multithreading
6 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.11%) Scrum
8 2 (2.74%) Workflow
9 1 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.37%) OOP
9 1 (1.37%) CRM
9 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.37%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (1.37%) OWASP
9 1 (1.37%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) C++
2 24 (32.88%) Java
3 20 (27.40%) C#
4 18 (24.66%) SQL
5 17 (23.29%) PHP
6 14 (19.18%) Python
7 12 (16.44%) X++
8 10 (13.70%) Ruby
9 6 (8.22%) Bash Shell
10 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
11 3 (4.11%) C
11 3 (4.11%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.37%) PHP5
12 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Puppet
1 7 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.22%) Salt
3 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Oracle
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Zend
3 1 (1.37%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.37%) Progress
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