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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 42 74 57
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 52 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.66% 2.23% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 2.70% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 41
Median daily rate £406 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £422 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +9.68%

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
1182 1632 1430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.30% 82.84% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 1097 1018
Median daily rate £403 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +23 47 £406 +10.54% 45
Halifax +1 2 - - 4
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 71 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (54.63%) Java
3 40 (37.04%) Scrum
4 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
5 29 (26.85%) Git (software)
5 29 (26.85%) MongoDB
6 28 (25.93%) Linux
6 28 (25.93%) Python
7 27 (25.00%) HTML
7 27 (25.00%) Kanban
8 25 (23.15%) CSS
9 23 (21.30%) Spring
9 23 (21.30%) MySQL
9 23 (21.30%) REST
10 22 (20.37%) Jenkins
11 21 (19.44%) Unit Testing
11 21 (19.44%) MVC
12 20 (18.52%) SQL
12 20 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (17.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (17.59%) HTML5
13 19 (17.59%) RESTful
13 19 (17.59%) CSS3
13 19 (17.59%) TDD
14 18 (16.67%) BDD
14 18 (16.67%) Django
15 17 (15.74%) NoSQL
15 17 (15.74%) Node.js
15 17 (15.74%) JIRA

Software Engineering
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 6 (5.56%) Apache
2 5 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) nginx
4 1 (0.93%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.70%) IaaS
2 4 (3.70%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.04%) HTTP
2 8 (7.41%) Internet
3 4 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) MongoDB
2 23 (21.30%) MySQL
3 20 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (17.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (15.74%) NoSQL
6 11 (10.19%) Redis
7 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.63%) HBase
9 4 (3.70%) Riak
10 2 (1.85%) Big Data
10 2 (1.85%) Informix
10 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.93%) Mahout
11 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (26.85%) Git (software)
2 22 (20.37%) Jenkins
3 17 (15.74%) JIRA
4 14 (12.96%) JUnit
5 13 (12.04%) Jasmine
6 10 (9.26%) Selenium
7 9 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 7 (6.48%) PHPUnit
9 6 (5.56%) Grunt
10 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.70%) Maven
10 4 (3.70%) Subversion
10 4 (3.70%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.78%) Android Studio
11 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.85%) Hudson
12 2 (1.85%) Mockito
12 2 (1.85%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (4.63%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Banking
2 2 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (64.81%) Developer
2 25 (23.15%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) PHP Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.56%) Tester
7 5 (4.63%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (4.63%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (2.78%) iOS Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.00%) HTML
2 25 (23.15%) CSS
3 23 (21.30%) REST
3 23 (21.30%) Spring
4 19 (17.59%) CSS3
4 19 (17.59%) HTML5
4 19 (17.59%) RESTful
5 18 (16.67%) Django
6 17 (15.74%) Node.js
7 13 (12.04%) JSON
8 12 (11.11%) .NET
9 11 (10.19%) Ajax
9 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.19%) Hibernate
9 11 (10.19%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (9.26%) Guice
10 10 (9.26%) Spring MVC
11 9 (8.33%) Gherkin
11 9 (8.33%) Web Services
12 8 (7.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) User Experience
2 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.70%) iPhone
3 4 (3.70%) Replication
4 3 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) Animation
5 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Neural Network
6 1 (0.93%) Physics
6 1 (0.93%) Social Network
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.93%) Linux
2 13 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Android
4 6 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.70%) CoreOS
6 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.78%) Unix
7 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.85%) Windows
7 2 (1.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.04%) Scrum
3 27 (25.00%) Kanban
4 21 (19.44%) MVC
4 21 (19.44%) Unit Testing
5 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (17.59%) TDD
7 18 (16.67%) BDD
8 14 (12.96%) OO
9 13 (12.04%) DevOps
9 13 (12.04%) Front End Development
9 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
10 12 (11.11%) User Stories
11 11 (10.19%) Automated Testing
11 11 (10.19%) Regression Testing
11 11 (10.19%) Test Automation
12 10 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (7.41%) Performance Testing
13 8 (7.41%) Security Testing
13 8 (7.41%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.63%) Java
2 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.93%) Python
4 20 (18.52%) SQL
5 15 (13.89%) C#
5 15 (13.89%) PHP
6 12 (11.11%) Ruby
7 9 (8.33%) Scala
8 8 (7.41%) Groovy
9 6 (5.56%) C++
10 5 (4.63%) C
11 3 (2.78%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.85%) ES6
13 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.93%) Perl
13 1 (0.93%) R
13 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.93%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) HDFS
2 4 (3.70%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) Puppet
2 7 (6.48%) Ansible
3 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.70%) Nagios
4 4 (3.70%) Salt
4 4 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Google
2 13 (12.04%) Oracle
2 13 (12.04%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.56%) Zend
4 5 (4.63%) SaltStack
5 4 (3.70%) New Relic
5 4 (3.70%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.70%) Splunk
5 4 (3.70%) VMware
6 3 (2.78%) Adobe
7 2 (1.85%) Apple
7 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
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