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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 74 83 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 47 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.54% 1.98% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.38% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 34
Median daily rate £430 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.86 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.96% -68.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
1564 1890 1308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.40% 83.15% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1307 802
Median daily rate £420 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.66 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 43 £430 +26.47% 35
Huddersfield +7 1 - - 3
Halifax - 1 £385 - 1
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 78 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (44.53%) TDD
3 56 (43.75%) Java
4 48 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 47 (36.72%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (33.59%) BDD
7 39 (30.47%) Unit Testing
8 31 (24.22%) HTML
9 29 (22.66%) CSS
10 28 (21.88%) Linux
11 27 (21.09%) C#
11 27 (21.09%) Regression Testing
12 25 (19.53%) Data Management
13 24 (18.75%) Puppet
13 24 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (17.97%) MongoDB
14 23 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (17.19%) JSON
16 21 (16.41%) Jenkins
17 20 (15.63%) Open Source
17 20 (15.63%) Spring
18 19 (14.84%) OO
18 19 (14.84%) Coaching
19 18 (14.06%) .NET
19 18 (14.06%) MVC
19 18 (14.06%) Web Development
19 18 (14.06%) Node.js
19 18 (14.06%) REST
20 17 (13.28%) RESTful
20 17 (13.28%) Mentoring

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 11 (8.59%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 7 (5.47%) nginx
4 4 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.13%) Jetty
5 2 (1.56%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.56%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Drupal
6 1 (0.78%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.81%) PaaS
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.34%) GitHub
5 2 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) HTTP
2 5 (3.91%) Internet
3 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.97%) MongoDB
2 15 (11.72%) MySQL
3 14 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
6 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.69%) Redis
8 3 (2.34%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.56%) Big Data
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.78%) DataStage
10 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.78%) HBase
10 1 (0.78%) Mahout
10 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (16.41%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.16%) Subversion
4 7 (5.47%) Jasmine
4 7 (5.47%) JIRA
4 7 (5.47%) QUnit
5 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.69%) Travis CI
6 5 (3.91%) TestNG
7 4 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.13%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.13%) JUnit
7 4 (3.13%) Mockito
7 4 (3.13%) NetBeans
7 4 (3.13%) Selenium
7 4 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.13%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.56%) Hudson
9 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (3.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Billing
3 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (74.22%) Developer
2 37 (28.91%) Java Developer
3 20 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.59%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (8.59%) Software Developer
5 10 (7.81%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Agile Developer
6 9 (7.03%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (7.03%) Digital Developer
6 9 (7.03%) iOS Developer
7 8 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.22%) HTML
2 29 (22.66%) CSS
3 22 (17.19%) JSON
4 20 (15.63%) Spring
5 18 (14.06%) .NET
5 18 (14.06%) Node.js
5 18 (14.06%) REST
6 17 (13.28%) RESTful
7 16 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 14 (10.94%) Hibernate
9 13 (10.16%) HTML5
10 12 (9.38%) Web Services
11 11 (8.59%) CSS3
12 10 (7.81%) D3.js
12 10 (7.81%) jQuery
12 10 (7.81%) XML
13 9 (7.03%) Core Animation
13 9 (7.03%) Core Data
13 9 (7.03%) React
14 8 (6.25%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) Algorithms
3 10 (7.81%) Data Structures
3 10 (7.81%) iPhone
4 9 (7.03%) Animation
4 9 (7.03%) Cryptography
5 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (5.47%) iPad
5 7 (5.47%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.91%) User Experience
8 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.78%) Physics
9 1 (0.78%) Social Network
9 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.88%) Linux
2 10 (7.81%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.03%) Unix
4 7 (5.47%) CentOS
4 7 (5.47%) Fedora
4 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.47%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.91%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.13%) Android
6 4 (3.13%) Windows
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (44.53%) TDD
3 47 (36.72%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (33.59%) BDD
5 39 (30.47%) Unit Testing
6 27 (21.09%) Regression Testing
7 25 (19.53%) Data Management
8 20 (15.63%) Open Source
9 19 (14.84%) Coaching
9 19 (14.84%) OO
10 18 (14.06%) MVC
10 18 (14.06%) Web Development
11 17 (13.28%) Mentoring
12 16 (12.50%) Multithreading
12 16 (12.50%) Scrum
13 15 (11.72%) DevOps
14 13 (10.16%) Automated Testing
15 12 (9.38%) Front End Development
16 10 (7.81%) iOS Development
17 9 (7.03%) Code Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.75%) Java
2 48 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 27 (21.09%) C#
4 15 (11.72%) Ruby
5 14 (10.94%) Python
6 11 (8.59%) PHP
7 10 (7.81%) SQL
8 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.69%) Scala
9 5 (3.91%) Groovy
10 2 (1.56%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.56%) C++
10 2 (1.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.78%) ES6
11 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.78%) R
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.91%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (18.75%) Puppet
2 14 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.38%) Ansible
4 6 (4.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (7.03%) Apple
2 8 (6.25%) VMware
3 7 (5.47%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.91%) Google
5 4 (3.13%) Cisco
5 4 (3.13%) EMC
5 4 (3.13%) F5
5 4 (3.13%) NetApp
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle
6 3 (2.34%) Adobe
7 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.56%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.56%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
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