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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 68 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 46 54 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.34% 3.08% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 3.69% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 51
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +5.40%
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
1606 1463 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 81.81% 83.55% 78.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 1016 748
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £10.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £36.00 £145.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 33 £350 -3.44% 41
Halifax +4 8 £325 -7.14% 2
Bradford +12 2 £375 +11.11% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £350 - 2
Wakefield - 2 £355 -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) TDD
3 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 23 (31.08%) C#
5 21 (28.38%) .NET
6 17 (22.97%) HTML
6 17 (22.97%) CSS
7 16 (21.62%) Java
8 15 (20.27%) MySQL
8 15 (20.27%) Linux
9 14 (18.92%) OO
9 14 (18.92%) SQL
10 13 (17.57%) PHP
10 13 (17.57%) Scrum
11 12 (16.22%) MVC
11 12 (16.22%) Web Services
11 12 (16.22%) E-Commerce
11 12 (16.22%) Multithreading
12 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
12 11 (14.86%) C++
12 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
12 11 (14.86%) LAMP
13 10 (13.51%) Windows
14 9 (12.16%) C
14 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
14 9 (12.16%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (12.16%) Data Structures
14 9 (12.16%) jQuery
14 9 (12.16%) Open Source
14 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (10.81%) Node.js
2 5 (6.76%) Apache
3 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.70%) Moodle
4 1 (1.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.70%) SSL
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) 2G
4 1 (1.35%) 3G
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) MySQL
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.16%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.11%) Redis
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.35%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
1 5 (6.76%) Subversion
2 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.05%) Hamcrest
3 3 (4.05%) JUnit
3 3 (4.05%) Mockito
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 2 (2.70%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.35%) Bower
5 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) Grunt
5 1 (1.35%) gulp
5 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
1 5 (6.76%) Games
1 5 (6.76%) Online Betting
2 3 (4.05%) Electronics
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (71.62%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Software Engineer
3 16 (21.62%) .NET Developer
4 15 (20.27%) C# Developer
5 12 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Java Developer
6 11 (14.86%) PHP Developer
7 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (8.11%) iOS Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.76%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (6.76%) C# WCF Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (6.76%) WCF Developer
10 4 (5.41%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (5.41%) MongoDB Developer
10 4 (5.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) .NET
2 17 (22.97%) CSS
2 17 (22.97%) HTML
3 12 (16.22%) Web Services
4 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
4 11 (14.86%) LAMP
5 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (12.16%) jQuery
6 8 (10.81%) RESTful
6 8 (10.81%) XML
7 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
7 7 (9.46%) JSON
8 6 (8.11%) Core Animation
8 6 (8.11%) HTML5
8 6 (8.11%) Spring
9 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (6.76%) WCF
10 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Data Structures
2 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.11%) Animation
3 6 (8.11%) Cryptography
3 6 (8.11%) iPad
3 6 (8.11%) iPhone
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Blog
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) RIA
5 1 (1.35%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) TDD
3 14 (18.92%) OO
4 13 (17.57%) Scrum
5 12 (16.22%) E-Commerce
5 12 (16.22%) Multithreading
5 12 (16.22%) MVC
6 9 (12.16%) Open Source
7 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.81%) High Availability
8 7 (9.46%) Automated Testing
8 7 (9.46%) OOP
9 6 (8.11%) BDD
9 6 (8.11%) Code Optimisation
9 6 (8.11%) DevOps
9 6 (8.11%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.11%) iOS Development
9 6 (8.11%) Memory Management
10 5 (6.76%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 23 (31.08%) C#
3 16 (21.62%) Java
4 14 (18.92%) SQL
5 13 (17.57%) PHP
6 11 (14.86%) C++
7 9 (12.16%) C
8 3 (4.05%) Ruby
9 2 (2.70%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.70%) Delphi
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.70%) Python
9 2 (2.70%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Server+ Certification
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Apple
3 3 (4.05%) Apigee
3 3 (4.05%) HP
4 2 (2.70%) Adobe
4 2 (2.70%) Borland
4 2 (2.70%) Facebook
4 2 (2.70%) Lotus
4 2 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) Google
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) Siemens
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