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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 72 80 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 52 46 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.62% 2.03% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.45% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 44
Median daily rate £406 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £308 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £413 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1701 1874 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.65% 82.77% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1332 852
Median daily rate £420 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 26
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.30 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% +5.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +7 42 £430 +26.47% 32
Halifax - 3 £325 - 2
Wetherby - 3 - - 2
Bradford +1 1 £288 -11.53%
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 69 (57.98%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.54%) Java
3 52 (43.70%) TDD
4 47 (39.50%) JavaScript
5 46 (38.66%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (30.25%) BDD
7 35 (29.41%) Unit Testing
8 28 (23.53%) Linux
9 27 (22.69%) HTML
10 25 (21.01%) C#
10 25 (21.01%) CSS
11 24 (20.17%) Regression Testing
11 24 (20.17%) Puppet
12 22 (18.49%) MongoDB
12 22 (18.49%) Data Management
13 21 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (16.81%) Jenkins
14 20 (16.81%) .NET
14 20 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (16.81%) JSON
15 19 (15.97%) Web Development
15 19 (15.97%) Open Source
16 18 (15.13%) Node.js
16 18 (15.13%) Spring
17 17 (14.29%) MVC
17 17 (14.29%) Mentoring
18 16 (13.45%) Coaching
18 16 (13.45%) AngularJS
18 16 (13.45%) OO
18 16 (13.45%) Multithreading

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 (9.24%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.72%) OpenStack
3 7 (5.88%) nginx
4 4 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.36%) Jetty
5 3 (2.52%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.68%) CMS
6 2 (1.68%) Drupal
6 2 (1.68%) JBoss
6 2 (1.68%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.68%) WordPress
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.84%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.40%) PaaS
3 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.52%) GitHub
5 2 (1.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) MongoDB
2 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.08%) MySQL
3 12 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.72%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.04%) Redis
6 3 (2.52%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.68%) Big Data
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.84%) HBase
8 1 (0.84%) Mahout
8 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.40%) Subversion
4 7 (5.88%) Jasmine
4 7 (5.88%) QUnit
5 6 (5.04%) Travis CI
6 5 (4.20%) JIRA
6 5 (4.20%) TestNG
7 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.36%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.36%) JUnit
7 4 (3.36%) Mockito
7 4 (3.36%) NetBeans
7 4 (3.36%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.84%) Gradle
9 1 (0.84%) Hudson
9 1 (0.84%) Maven
9 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Banking
3 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.84%) Billing
3 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (74.79%) Developer
2 36 (30.25%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (8.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Digital Developer
6 9 (7.56%) iOS Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Agile Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (6.72%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.69%) HTML
2 25 (21.01%) CSS
3 20 (16.81%) .NET
3 20 (16.81%) JSON
4 18 (15.13%) Node.js
4 18 (15.13%) Spring
5 16 (13.45%) AngularJS
6 15 (12.61%) REST
7 13 (10.92%) Hibernate
7 13 (10.92%) RESTful
8 12 (10.08%) XML
9 11 (9.24%) HTML5
9 11 (9.24%) jQuery
10 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET
10 10 (8.40%) D3.js
11 9 (7.56%) Core Animation
11 9 (7.56%) Core Data
11 9 (7.56%) CSS3
11 9 (7.56%) React
11 9 (7.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.24%) Algorithms
3 10 (8.40%) Data Structures
3 10 (8.40%) iPhone
4 9 (7.56%) Animation
4 9 (7.56%) Cryptography
5 8 (6.72%) iPad
6 7 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (5.88%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.36%) User Experience
8 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.84%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.84%) Physics
9 1 (0.84%) Social Network
9 1 (0.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.53%) Linux
2 11 (9.24%) Unix
3 10 (8.40%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.88%) CentOS
4 7 (5.88%) Fedora
4 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.36%) Windows
7 3 (2.52%) Android
8 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (57.98%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (43.70%) TDD
3 46 (38.66%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (30.25%) BDD
5 35 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 24 (20.17%) Regression Testing
7 22 (18.49%) Data Management
8 19 (15.97%) Open Source
8 19 (15.97%) Web Development
9 17 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 17 (14.29%) MVC
10 16 (13.45%) Coaching
10 16 (13.45%) Multithreading
10 16 (13.45%) OO
11 15 (12.61%) DevOps
12 11 (9.24%) Automated Testing
12 11 (9.24%) Scrum
13 10 (8.40%) Front End Development
13 10 (8.40%) iOS Development
14 9 (7.56%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.54%) Java
2 47 (39.50%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.01%) C#
4 14 (11.76%) Python
4 14 (11.76%) Ruby
5 10 (8.40%) PHP
6 8 (6.72%) SQL
7 6 (5.04%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.36%) Perl
9 3 (2.52%) Scala
9 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.68%) C++
10 2 (1.68%) COBOL
11 1 (0.84%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.84%) C
11 1 (0.84%) ES6
11 1 (0.84%) Groovy
11 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) BPSS Clearance
1 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.52%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Docker
1 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (20.17%) Puppet
2 13 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.08%) Ansible
4 6 (5.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (8.40%) VMware
2 9 (7.56%) Apple
3 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.20%) Oracle
5 4 (3.36%) Cisco
5 4 (3.36%) EMC
5 4 (3.36%) F5
5 4 (3.36%) NetApp
6 3 (2.52%) Google
7 2 (1.68%) Adobe
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.68%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.68%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.84%) Citrix
8 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
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