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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 68 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 49 59 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.42% 2.95% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.45% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 56
Median daily rate £400 £334 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £316 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £415 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
1699 1711 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.94% 85.55% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1106 968
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.69 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.32% -6.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.85 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -4 42 £410 +26.15% 31
Bradford +7 2 £350 - 3
Halifax 0 2 £350 -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (53.85%) TDD
3 37 (40.66%) JavaScript
4 32 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (34.07%) Java
6 23 (25.27%) C#
7 22 (24.18%) .NET
7 22 (24.18%) Linux
8 21 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 20 (21.98%) BDD
9 20 (21.98%) HTML
10 19 (20.88%) Regression Testing
11 17 (18.68%) SQL
12 16 (17.58%) CSS
12 16 (17.58%) RESTful
12 16 (17.58%) Multithreading
13 15 (16.48%) MongoDB
13 15 (16.48%) HTTP
13 15 (16.48%) Data Management
14 14 (15.38%) Web Development
14 14 (15.38%) Web Services
14 14 (15.38%) XML
14 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
14 14 (15.38%) MySQL
15 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 13 (14.29%) PHP
15 13 (14.29%) JSON
15 13 (14.29%) Automated Testing
15 13 (14.29%) jQuery
15 13 (14.29%) Data Structures

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 9 (9.89%) Node.js
2 5 (5.49%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.20%) JBoss
3 2 (2.20%) Moodle
3 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.10%) CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Drupal
4 1 (1.10%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.10%) SAS
4 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) MongoDB
2 14 (15.38%) MySQL
3 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.49%) Redis
6 3 (3.30%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.20%) Big Data
7 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Subversion
2 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.20%) JIRA
4 2 (2.20%) Selenium
4 2 (2.20%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.10%) Bower
5 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.10%) Grunt
5 1 (1.10%) gulp
5 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.10%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Games
2 4 (4.40%) Online Betting
3 3 (3.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (73.63%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Java Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Software Engineer
3 17 (18.68%) .NET Developer
4 15 (16.48%) C# Developer
5 14 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (13.19%) iOS Developer
7 10 (10.99%) PHP Developer
8 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
10 7 (7.69%) Java Engineer
10 7 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (7.69%) WCF Developer
11 5 (5.49%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (5.49%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (5.49%) LAMP Developer
11 5 (5.49%) MongoDB Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) .NET
2 20 (21.98%) HTML
3 16 (17.58%) CSS
3 16 (17.58%) RESTful
4 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 14 (15.38%) Web Services
4 14 (15.38%) XML
5 13 (14.29%) jQuery
5 13 (14.29%) JSON
6 12 (13.19%) Core Animation
6 12 (13.19%) LAMP
7 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.69%) REST
8 7 (7.69%) WCF
9 6 (6.59%) Spring
10 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (5.49%) CSS3
10 5 (5.49%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.49%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 12 (13.19%) Animation
2 12 (13.19%) Cryptography
2 12 (13.19%) iPad
2 12 (13.19%) iPhone
3 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) RIA
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Linux
2 12 (13.19%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.49%) Unix
4 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) CentOS
5 1 (1.10%) Fedora
5 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (53.85%) TDD
3 32 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 20 (21.98%) BDD
6 19 (20.88%) Regression Testing
7 16 (17.58%) Multithreading
8 15 (16.48%) Data Management
9 14 (15.38%) Web Development
10 13 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 12 (13.19%) Code Optimisation
11 12 (13.19%) iOS Development
11 12 (13.19%) Memory Management
11 12 (13.19%) MVC
11 12 (13.19%) OO
11 12 (13.19%) Open Source
12 11 (12.09%) Coaching
12 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
12 11 (12.09%) Mentoring
13 10 (10.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.66%) JavaScript
2 31 (34.07%) Java
3 23 (25.27%) C#
4 17 (18.68%) SQL
5 13 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (5.49%) C
6 5 (5.49%) C++
6 5 (5.49%) Ruby
7 4 (4.40%) Python
8 3 (3.30%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.20%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.20%) COBOL
9 2 (2.20%) Perl
9 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.10%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Puppet
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.10%) Mesos
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Apple
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe
4 2 (2.20%) Facebook
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix
5 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.10%) Zend
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