The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 114 102 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 22 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 1.09% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.15% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 42
Median daily rate £450 £415 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +28.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £445 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.76% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
1955 1912 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.16% 94.89% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1271 1135
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 64
Median hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 £14.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -1.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Leeds -8 11 £448 +7.83% 14
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) TDD
3 11 (55.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (40.00%) BDD
7 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (30.00%) Data Management
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (20.00%) Node.js
9 4 (20.00%) Puppet
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (15.00%) Electronics
10 3 (15.00%) Spring
10 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
10 3 (15.00%) CSS
10 3 (15.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
10 3 (15.00%) C
10 3 (15.00%) C#
10 3 (15.00%) C++
10 3 (15.00%) .NET
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 4 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Bower
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Grunt
2 1 (5.00%) gulp
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) CSS3
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) JAX-RS
3 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) JSF
4 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (10.00%) LESS
4 2 (10.00%) MCollective
4 2 (10.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) BDD
5 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Data Management
7 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) Coaching
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.00%) DevOps
9 2 (10.00%) OO
9 2 (10.00%) Scrum
10 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 1 (5.00%) Microservices
10 1 (5.00%) MVC
10 1 (5.00%) Re-Platforming
10 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) VMware