The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering 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 Engineering
Rank 56 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 67 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.08% 3.72% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 4.66% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 50 44
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£340 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +6.66%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1791 1353 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.42% 79.87% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 878 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering 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 -21 52 £375 +15.38% 42
Bradford 0 9 £325 - 3
Huddersfield - 3 £305 - 2
Wakefield - 3 £305 - 1
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 78 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.19%) SQL
3 50 (39.06%) Java
4 39 (30.47%) C#
4 39 (30.47%) Linux
5 35 (27.34%) TDD
6 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
7 30 (23.44%) SQL Server
7 30 (23.44%) OO
8 29 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (21.09%) .NET
9 27 (21.09%) Web Services
10 25 (19.53%) MVC
11 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET
11 23 (17.97%) Python
12 21 (16.41%) Oracle
12 21 (16.41%) C++
12 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (14.84%) C
13 19 (14.84%) jQuery
14 18 (14.06%) Ruby
14 18 (14.06%) Test Automation
14 18 (14.06%) HTML
14 18 (14.06%) Configuration Management
15 17 (13.28%) PHP
15 17 (13.28%) MySQL
15 17 (13.28%) Bash Shell
15 17 (13.28%) MongoDB
15 17 (13.28%) Multithreading
15 17 (13.28%) WCF

Software Engineering
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 citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (12.50%) Apache
2 10 (7.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.47%) nginx
4 4 (3.13%) CMS
5 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.34%) JBoss
6 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.56%) CICS
7 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Node.js
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) MS Office
1 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.47%) Route 53
2 7 (5.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 7 (5.47%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) Internet
1 7 (5.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.34%) SSL
3 1 (0.78%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.28%) MySQL
2 17 (13.28%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.47%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (5.47%) SimpleDB
5 7 (5.47%) Couchbase
5 7 (5.47%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.47%) Redis
6 4 (3.13%) CouchDB
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.34%) Hypertable
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.34%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.25%) JUnit
4 7 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.34%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.34%) Maven
6 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.34%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.56%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.56%) Valgrind
7 2 (1.56%) JIRA
7 2 (1.56%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.56%) Redmine
8 1 (0.78%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 15 (11.72%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (59.38%) Developer
2 39 (30.47%) Software Engineer
3 26 (20.31%) Software Developer
4 20 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 18 (14.06%) Applications Developer
6 14 (10.94%) Agile Coach
7 11 (8.59%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Business Developer
8 8 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Web Applications Developer
10 6 (4.69%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.91%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.09%) .NET
1 27 (21.09%) Web Services
2 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET
3 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (14.84%) jQuery
5 18 (14.06%) HTML
6 17 (13.28%) WCF
7 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (9.38%) CSS
9 10 (7.81%) XML
10 9 (7.03%) J2EE
11 8 (6.25%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.25%) JSON
11 8 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
11 8 (6.25%) Entity Framework
12 7 (5.47%) Symfony
12 7 (5.47%) POSIX
12 7 (5.47%) Middleware
13 6 (4.69%) LAMP
13 6 (4.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.13%) User Experience
2 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.56%) STB
4 2 (1.56%) DTV
4 2 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.78%) W3C
5 1 (0.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.47%) Linux
2 11 (8.59%) Windows
3 10 (7.81%) UNIX
4 6 (4.69%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.34%) TDD
3 30 (23.44%) OO
4 29 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (19.53%) MVC
6 18 (14.06%) Configuration Management
6 18 (14.06%) Test Automation
7 17 (13.28%) Multithreading
8 15 (11.72%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.16%) ATDD
9 13 (10.16%) Concurrent Programming
10 11 (8.59%) Refactoring
11 10 (7.81%) Scrum
11 10 (7.81%) DevOps
11 10 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (7.03%) Performance Testing
12 9 (7.03%) OOD
13 8 (6.25%) Kanban
14 7 (5.47%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.19%) SQL
2 50 (39.06%) Java
3 39 (30.47%) C#
4 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
5 23 (17.97%) Python
6 21 (16.41%) C++
7 19 (14.84%) C
8 18 (14.06%) Ruby
9 17 (13.28%) Bash Shell
9 17 (13.28%) PHP
10 11 (8.59%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.91%) Embedded C++
11 5 (3.91%) PHP5
12 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.34%) Lua
12 3 (2.34%) VB6
12 3 (2.34%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.34%) VB
12 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) Puppet
2 10 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.81%) Ansible
3 7 (5.47%) Salt
3 7 (5.47%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.34%) CFEngine
4 3 (2.34%) Graphite
4 3 (2.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (16.41%) Oracle
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.47%) hybris
4 3 (2.34%) Splunk
4 3 (2.34%) SaltStack
4 3 (2.34%) Lotus
4 3 (2.34%) VMware
4 3 (2.34%) Google
4 3 (2.34%) Zend
5 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago