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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 52 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 72 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.47% 4.66% 5.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 5.95% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 65 46
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
1748 1412 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.32% 78.36% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 988 506
Average daily rate £370 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 27
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -31.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £11.13 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -30 47 £395 +21.53% 24
Bradford -4 12 £350 -6.66% 3
Halifax -2 3 £350 - 2
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 87 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (43.61%) SQL
3 48 (36.09%) C#
4 40 (30.08%) Java
5 36 (27.07%) Linux
6 33 (24.81%) .NET
6 33 (24.81%) SQL Server
7 32 (24.06%) Web Services
8 29 (21.80%) Oracle
8 29 (21.80%) TDD
8 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (21.05%) OO
9 28 (21.05%) Python
10 25 (18.80%) WCF
11 24 (18.05%) Ruby
11 24 (18.05%) XML
11 24 (18.05%) PHP
12 23 (17.29%) Apache
12 23 (17.29%) MongoDB
13 22 (16.54%) MVC
14 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
15 19 (14.29%) Configuration Management
15 19 (14.29%) Multithreading
15 19 (14.29%) Test Automation
16 18 (13.53%) MySQL
16 18 (13.53%) C
16 18 (13.53%) ASP.NET
17 17 (12.78%) HTML
17 17 (12.78%) Finance
17 17 (12.78%) Puppet

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (17.29%) Apache
2 8 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.26%) nginx
4 3 (2.26%) Node.js
4 3 (2.26%) JBoss
4 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.50%) CICS
5 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.26%) Route 53
2 7 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 7 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) Internet
1 7 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (3.01%) LDAP
3 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.29%) MongoDB
3 18 (13.53%) MySQL
4 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (8.27%) CouchDB
6 10 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.52%) Riak
6 10 (7.52%) Hypertable
7 9 (6.77%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.26%) Couchbase
8 7 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 7 (5.26%) SimpleDB
8 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 7 (5.26%) Redis
9 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.02%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.52%) Fiddler
4 9 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.26%) JUnit
6 6 (4.51%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.51%) Subversion
7 4 (3.01%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.26%) Maven
8 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.26%) Grunt
8 3 (2.26%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.75%) JIRA
10 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 17 (12.78%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.26%) Electronics
3 3 (2.26%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (57.14%) Developer
2 34 (25.56%) Software Engineer
3 17 (12.78%) Java Developer
4 16 (12.03%) Software Developer
4 16 (12.03%) Agile Coach
5 15 (11.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.77%) Applications Developer
7 11 (8.27%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Business Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (3.01%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 4 (3.01%) PHP Zend Developer
12 4 (3.01%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.81%) .NET
2 32 (24.06%) Web Services
3 25 (18.80%) WCF
4 24 (18.05%) XML
5 18 (13.53%) ASP.NET
6 17 (12.78%) HTML
7 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (9.02%) jQuery
9 10 (7.52%) SOAP
10 9 (6.77%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.02%) CSS
11 8 (6.02%) J2EE
12 7 (5.26%) LAMP
12 7 (5.26%) POSIX
12 7 (5.26%) JSON
13 6 (4.51%) Symfony
13 6 (4.51%) Entity Framework
13 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (4.51%) Dapper ORM
13 6 (4.51%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.76%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.01%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.01%) User Experience
4 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) W3C
5 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.07%) Linux
2 12 (9.02%) Windows
3 8 (6.02%) UNIX
4 3 (2.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) AIX
5 1 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.80%) TDD
2 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (21.05%) OO
4 22 (16.54%) MVC
5 19 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 19 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 19 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 17 (12.78%) DevOps
7 14 (10.53%) ATDD
8 13 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (9.77%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.02%) Refactoring
9 12 (9.02%) Concurrent Programming
10 11 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (7.52%) Scrum
12 9 (6.77%) Performance Testing
12 9 (6.77%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.02%) Kanban
14 7 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.61%) SQL
2 48 (36.09%) C#
3 40 (30.08%) Java
4 28 (21.05%) Python
5 24 (18.05%) PHP
5 24 (18.05%) Ruby
6 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 18 (13.53%) C
8 16 (12.03%) T-SQL
9 14 (10.53%) Bash Shell
10 12 (9.02%) C++
11 4 (3.01%) VB
11 4 (3.01%) PHP5
12 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.26%) XPath
12 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.26%) VB6
12 3 (2.26%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.26%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (12.78%) Puppet
1 17 (12.78%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (12.78%) Ansible
2 10 (7.52%) Nagios
2 10 (7.52%) Graphite
2 10 (7.52%) CFEngine
3 7 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 7 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (21.80%) Oracle
2 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.52%) Splunk
3 10 (7.52%) SaltStack
4 7 (5.26%) hybris
5 6 (4.51%) Zend
6 2 (1.50%) Lotus
6 2 (1.50%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) jBASE
7 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago