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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 103 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.87% 2.18% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 2.33% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 30
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£400 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.72%
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
2018 1587 1425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.87% 93.68% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1425 1001 751
Average daily rate £360 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 63
Average hourly rate £13.18 £13.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 31 July 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
Leeds -43 17 £415 +27.69% 25
Bradford -2 4 £305 -4.68% 1
Huddersfield - 3 £305 - 1
Wakefield - 3 £305 -
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (66.67%) Linux
3 19 (48.72%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) Oracle
4 16 (41.03%) Python
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
5 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
6 13 (33.33%) OO
7 12 (30.77%) TDD
7 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (28.21%) C
8 11 (28.21%) C++
9 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
9 10 (25.64%) UNIX
10 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
10 9 (23.08%) Web Services
10 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 9 (23.08%) Puppet
11 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
11 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
11 8 (20.51%) HTML
11 8 (20.51%) Windows
11 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
12 7 (17.95%) POSIX
12 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
12 7 (17.95%) Apache
12 7 (17.95%) MySQL
12 7 (17.95%) Service Management

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) nginx
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) CICS
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Route 53
2 7 (17.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
1 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
1 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.95%) Redis
2 7 (17.95%) Couchbase
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
2 7 (17.95%) SimpleDB
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) Valgrind
3 2 (5.13%) Gerrit
3 2 (5.13%) Redmine
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 8 (20.51%) HTML
3 7 (17.95%) POSIX
4 6 (15.38%) Middleware
5 4 (10.26%) CSS
5 4 (10.26%) HTML5
6 3 (7.69%) GStreamer
6 3 (7.69%) Qt
6 3 (7.69%) WebKit
6 3 (7.69%) QML
6 3 (7.69%) OpenGL ES
6 3 (7.69%) OpenGL
7 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.13%) MCollective
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) jQuery
8 1 (2.56%) CAML
8 1 (2.56%) .NET
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Streaming Video
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) DTV
2 2 (5.13%) STB
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) UNIX
3 8 (20.51%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
4 13 (33.33%) OO
5 12 (30.77%) TDD
6 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
8 7 (17.95%) Service Management
8 7 (17.95%) Network Design
8 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
8 7 (17.95%) Kanban
8 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.95%) Performance Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Security Testing
8 7 (17.95%) DevOps
8 7 (17.95%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (7.69%) Open Source
10 2 (5.13%) SDLC
10 2 (5.13%) Scrum
11 1 (2.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) Python
3 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
4 11 (28.21%) C
4 11 (28.21%) C++
5 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.38%) SQL
7 5 (12.82%) Embedded C++
8 3 (7.69%) Ruby
8 3 (7.69%) Lua
8 3 (7.69%) PHP
8 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.56%) COBOL
9 1 (2.56%) C#
9 1 (2.56%) JCL
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Puppet
2 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.95%) HAProxy
2 7 (17.95%) Ansible
2 7 (17.95%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) hybris
3 3 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) IBM