The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 60 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 37 34 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.18% 2.25% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.39% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 45
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £125 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.79 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.57%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1581 1423 1764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.27% 94.11% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 747 1000
Average daily rate £340 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 86
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 36 £325 +62.50% 16
Halifax - - - -
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 73 (96.05%) Software Engineering
2 31 (40.79%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (34.21%) C++
4 25 (32.89%) OO
5 24 (31.58%) Java
6 22 (28.95%) C#
7 20 (26.32%) Finance
8 19 (25.00%) PHP
8 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 18 (23.68%) Oracle
9 18 (23.68%) .NET
9 18 (23.68%) SQL
9 18 (23.68%) Linux
10 16 (21.05%) Web Services
11 14 (18.42%) Python
12 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
12 13 (17.11%) WinForms
12 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
13 12 (15.79%) X++
14 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
14 10 (13.16%) Ruby
14 10 (13.16%) MySQL
15 9 (11.84%) MVC
15 9 (11.84%) TDD
16 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (9.21%) Puppet
17 7 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
17 7 (9.21%) DNS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (7.89%) Node.js
2 4 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.32%) nginx
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) DNS
2 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.89%) Internet
3 5 (6.58%) SSL
4 4 (5.26%) SSH
5 2 (2.63%) FTP
6 1 (1.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) MySQL
3 5 (6.58%) Couchbase
3 5 (6.58%) SimpleDB
3 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.58%) Redis
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (1.32%) Selenium
2 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Behat
General
1 20 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) .NET
2 16 (21.05%) Web Services
3 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.11%) WinForms
3 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.89%) Java EE
6 5 (6.58%) CSS
6 5 (6.58%) HTML
6 5 (6.58%) LAMP
7 4 (5.26%) XML
8 3 (3.95%) Ajax
8 3 (3.95%) JSP
8 3 (3.95%) J2EE
9 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.63%) Struts
9 2 (2.63%) CSS3
9 2 (2.63%) Laravel
9 2 (2.63%) Struts2
9 2 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.79%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) DTV
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.32%) UNIX
2 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (96.05%) Software Engineering
2 25 (32.89%) OO
3 9 (11.84%) MVC
3 9 (11.84%) TDD
4 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (7.89%) Multithreading
5 6 (7.89%) DevOps
6 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.26%) Scrum
7 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.63%) Workflow
8 2 (2.63%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (1.32%) BDD
9 1 (1.32%) Information Architecture
9 1 (1.32%) OWASP
9 1 (1.32%) OOP
9 1 (1.32%) CRM
9 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) C++
2 24 (31.58%) Java
3 22 (28.95%) C#
4 19 (25.00%) PHP
5 18 (23.68%) SQL
6 14 (18.42%) Python
7 12 (15.79%) X++
8 10 (13.16%) Ruby
9 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
10 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.95%) C
11 3 (3.95%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.63%) VB
13 1 (1.32%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
1 7 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.89%) Salt
3 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Zend
4 1 (1.32%) Progress
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