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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 56 41 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 47 63 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.79% 4.15% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 5.42% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
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
1358 1162 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.55% 76.50% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 712 558
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 £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.47 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.89% +30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £175.00 £124.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -31 32 £363 +20.83% 23
Halifax - 6 £350 - 3
Bradford -7 1 £350 +27.85% 1
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 66 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.43%) Ruby
3 37 (37.37%) C#
3 37 (37.37%) PHP
3 37 (37.37%) SQL
4 29 (29.29%) Oracle
4 29 (29.29%) Python
4 29 (29.29%) TDD
5 28 (28.28%) Java
6 27 (27.27%) Linux
6 27 (27.27%) Apache
7 26 (26.26%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (24.24%) Web Services
8 24 (24.24%) .NET
9 22 (22.22%) Puppet
9 22 (22.22%) MongoDB
9 22 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (22.22%) DevOps
10 21 (21.21%) XML
11 20 (20.20%) Riak
12 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
13 18 (18.18%) MVC
13 18 (18.18%) Graphite
14 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (17.17%) Test Automation
14 17 (17.17%) HTML
15 16 (16.16%) C
15 16 (16.16%) Refactoring
16 15 (15.15%) SaltStack
16 15 (15.15%) Ansible

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (27.27%) Apache
2 13 (13.13%) Node.js
3 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.02%) nginx
4 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) DNS
1 8 (8.08%) SSL
1 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.06%) Internet
3 5 (5.05%) DHCP
4 3 (3.03%) LDAP
5 2 (2.02%) HTTP
6 1 (1.01%) SSH
6 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 20 (20.20%) Riak
3 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
4 15 (15.15%) Hypertable
4 15 (15.15%) CouchDB
5 13 (13.13%) MySQL
6 7 (7.07%) Redis
7 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.02%) DB2
10 2 (2.02%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.02%) SimpleDB
10 2 (2.02%) QlikView
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Fiddler
2 11 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.08%) Subversion
4 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.04%) PHPUnit
7 3 (3.03%) Grunt
7 3 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.03%) Maven
8 2 (2.02%) JIRA
9 1 (1.01%) Selenium
9 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.01%) Bazaar
9 1 (1.01%) JUnit
9 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.01%) JMeter
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (41.41%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 18 (18.18%) Agile Coach
4 16 (16.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (15.15%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (3.03%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.03%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.24%) Web Services
1 24 (24.24%) .NET
2 21 (21.21%) XML
3 17 (17.17%) HTML
4 14 (14.14%) WCF
5 12 (12.12%) SOAP
6 11 (11.11%) CSS
7 10 (10.10%) jQuery
7 10 (10.10%) LAMP
8 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.07%) J2EE
10 6 (6.06%) Hibernate
10 6 (6.06%) Spring
10 6 (6.06%) XSLT
11 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.04%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.04%) Doctrine
13 3 (3.03%) Java EE
13 3 (3.03%) WPF
13 3 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) User Experience
2 7 (7.07%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Open Source
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) UNIX
3 3 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.29%) TDD
3 26 (26.26%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (22.22%) DevOps
5 18 (18.18%) MVC
6 17 (17.17%) Test Automation
7 16 (16.16%) Refactoring
8 13 (13.13%) ATDD
9 12 (12.12%) Scrum
10 11 (11.11%) OO
11 8 (8.08%) Load Balancing
12 7 (7.07%) BDD
12 7 (7.07%) User Stories
12 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
12 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.07%) OOP
13 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.43%) Ruby
2 37 (37.37%) C#
2 37 (37.37%) PHP
2 37 (37.37%) SQL
3 29 (29.29%) Python
4 28 (28.28%) Java
5 16 (16.16%) C
6 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
8 8 (8.08%) C++
8 8 (8.08%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.04%) PHP5
10 3 (3.03%) XPath
11 2 (2.02%) Perl
11 2 (2.02%) VB
12 1 (1.01%) VBA
12 1 (1.01%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 22 (22.22%) Puppet
1 22 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (18.18%) Graphite
3 15 (15.15%) Ansible
3 15 (15.15%) CFEngine
3 15 (15.15%) Nagios
4 3 (3.03%) Salt
5 2 (2.02%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Oracle
2 15 (15.15%) SaltStack
2 15 (15.15%) Splunk
3 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.06%) Zend
5 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.01%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) jBASE
5 1 (1.01%) BEA
5 1 (1.01%) ATG
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 27 days ago