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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 55 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 64 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.20% 3.49% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 4.49% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 46
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £417 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
1676 1380 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.80% 77.62% 73.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 947 511
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 £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 32
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £15.05 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -20 46 £325 +1.56% 17
Bradford -12 10 £350 +6.87% 3
Halifax - 4 £350 - 1
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 73 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (49.09%) SQL
3 34 (30.91%) Linux
4 33 (30.00%) C#
5 31 (28.18%) PHP
6 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
6 29 (26.36%) .NET
7 28 (25.45%) Oracle
8 27 (24.55%) Java
9 26 (23.64%) Python
10 25 (22.73%) Apache
11 23 (20.91%) Web Services
11 23 (20.91%) Ruby
11 23 (20.91%) MongoDB
12 21 (19.09%) DevOps
12 21 (19.09%) OO
13 20 (18.18%) XML
13 20 (18.18%) C
13 20 (18.18%) WCF
14 18 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
14 18 (16.36%) Puppet
15 17 (15.45%) Ansible
15 17 (15.45%) Multithreading
15 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
15 17 (15.45%) MVC
16 16 (14.55%) HTML
16 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
16 16 (14.55%) Riak
17 15 (13.64%) CFEngine
17 15 (13.64%) Splunk

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (22.73%) Apache
2 6 (5.45%) Node.js
3 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.73%) JBoss
4 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.91%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.82%) Route 53
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Internet
2 4 (3.64%) LDAP
2 4 (3.64%) DNS
2 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.64%) SSL
3 2 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.91%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.91%) MongoDB
3 16 (14.55%) Riak
4 15 (13.64%) Hypertable
4 15 (13.64%) CouchDB
4 15 (13.64%) MySQL
5 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.45%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.73%) Redis
11 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.82%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.82%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Fiddler
2 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.45%) Subversion
5 5 (4.55%) JUnit
6 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.64%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.73%) Grunt
7 3 (2.73%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.73%) Maven
8 1 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 15 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.73%) Electronics
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (57.27%) Developer
2 29 (26.36%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (12.73%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.91%) .NET Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.27%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (6.36%) Business Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Agile Coach
10 5 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.55%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.64%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.64%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 4 (3.64%) PHP Zend Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 3 (2.73%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) .NET
2 23 (20.91%) Web Services
3 20 (18.18%) XML
3 20 (18.18%) WCF
4 16 (14.55%) HTML
5 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
6 10 (9.09%) SOAP
6 10 (9.09%) jQuery
6 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.27%) CSS
8 7 (6.36%) J2EE
9 6 (5.45%) LAMP
9 6 (5.45%) Doctrine
10 5 (4.55%) Symfony
10 5 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.64%) Spring
11 4 (3.64%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.64%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (2.73%) JSON
12 3 (2.73%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (3.64%) User Experience
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.73%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.91%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) Windows
3 3 (2.73%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (2.73%) UNIX
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.09%) DevOps
2 21 (19.09%) OO
3 17 (15.45%) Multithreading
3 17 (15.45%) MVC
4 14 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (11.82%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.91%) TDD
7 11 (10.00%) Scrum
7 11 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 9 (8.18%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.27%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.45%) OOP
10 6 (5.45%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.55%) BDD
12 4 (3.64%) UML
12 4 (3.64%) RUP
12 4 (3.64%) OOD
12 4 (3.64%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 54 (49.09%) SQL
2 33 (30.00%) C#
3 31 (28.18%) PHP
4 27 (24.55%) Java
5 26 (23.64%) Python
6 23 (20.91%) Ruby
7 20 (18.18%) C
8 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
9 15 (13.64%) T-SQL
10 11 (10.00%) C++
11 7 (6.36%) Bash Shell
12 5 (4.55%) VB
13 4 (3.64%) PHP5
14 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.73%) XPath
14 3 (2.73%) VB6
14 3 (2.73%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.73%) Embedded C++
14 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) Degree
3 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (16.36%) Puppet
2 17 (15.45%) Ansible
3 15 (13.64%) CFEngine
3 15 (13.64%) Nagios
3 15 (13.64%) Graphite
4 2 (1.82%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Oracle
2 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.64%) Splunk
3 15 (13.64%) SaltStack
4 6 (5.45%) Zend
5 2 (1.82%) hybris
6 1 (0.91%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.91%) jBASE
6 1 (0.91%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago