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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 43 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 59 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.13% 2.20% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 2.67% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 48
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £423 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +15.03%

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
1191 1648 1498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.40% 82.40% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 1130 1035
Median daily rate £404 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +30 54 £400 +8.84% 37
Halifax +1 2 £450 +38.46% 3
Wakefield -2 1 - - 3
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 81 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (57.50%) Java
3 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
4 39 (32.50%) Scrum
5 35 (29.17%) Git (software)
6 30 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 30 (25.00%) Linux
7 28 (23.33%) Kanban
8 27 (22.50%) HTML
8 27 (22.50%) Python
9 26 (21.67%) MySQL
9 26 (21.67%) Spring
10 25 (20.83%) CSS
10 25 (20.83%) SQL
10 25 (20.83%) Unit Testing
10 25 (20.83%) Jenkins
11 23 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (19.17%) RESTful
11 23 (19.17%) TDD
12 22 (18.33%) JIRA
12 22 (18.33%) REST
13 21 (17.50%) MVC
14 20 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (16.67%) BDD
15 18 (15.00%) PHP
15 18 (15.00%) OO
15 18 (15.00%) Automated Testing
15 18 (15.00%) HTML5
15 18 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (15.00%) NoSQL

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 (7.50%) Apache
2 6 (5.00%) Confluence
3 4 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.67%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.83%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.33%) IaaS
2 4 (3.33%) Loggly
2 4 (3.33%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) HTTP
2 7 (5.83%) Internet
3 4 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 26 (21.67%) MySQL
3 20 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (15.00%) NoSQL
5 12 (10.00%) Redis
6 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.33%) HBase
8 4 (3.33%) Riak
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.67%) Informix
10 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.83%) Big Data
10 1 (0.83%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 35 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 25 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 22 (18.33%) JIRA
4 14 (11.67%) JUnit
5 13 (10.83%) Jasmine
6 12 (10.00%) Selenium
7 11 (9.17%) Visual Studio
8 10 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.67%) PHPUnit
10 7 (5.83%) Grunt
11 6 (5.00%) Eclipse
12 5 (4.17%) Android Studio
13 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
13 4 (3.33%) Maven
13 4 (3.33%) Subversion
13 4 (3.33%) Vagrant
14 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
15 2 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (1.67%) Mockito
15 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.83%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Electronics
3 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 77 (64.17%) Developer
2 28 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.83%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 7 (5.83%) Automation Tester
5 7 (5.83%) Tester
6 6 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.00%) iOS Developer
7 5 (4.17%) Agile Developer
7 5 (4.17%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (4.17%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.50%) HTML
2 26 (21.67%) Spring
3 25 (20.83%) CSS
4 23 (19.17%) RESTful
5 22 (18.33%) REST
6 18 (15.00%) CSS3
6 18 (15.00%) HTML5
7 16 (13.33%) Django
7 16 (13.33%) Node.js
8 15 (12.50%) Web Services
9 14 (11.67%) Hibernate
10 12 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 11 (9.17%) .NET
11 11 (9.17%) Gherkin
11 11 (9.17%) JSON
12 9 (7.50%) Ajax
12 9 (7.50%) Spring MVC
12 9 (7.50%) Symfony
13 8 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (5.00%) iPhone
3 5 (4.17%) User Experience
4 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.33%) Replication
5 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.67%) Animation
6 2 (1.67%) Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.00%) Linux
2 13 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (8.33%) Android
4 8 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.17%) Windows
6 4 (3.33%) CoreOS
6 4 (3.33%) Unix
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.50%) Scrum
3 28 (23.33%) Kanban
4 25 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 23 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (19.17%) TDD
6 21 (17.50%) MVC
7 20 (16.67%) BDD
8 18 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 18 (15.00%) DevOps
8 18 (15.00%) OO
9 14 (11.67%) User Stories
10 13 (10.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (10.83%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.83%) Test Automation
11 12 (10.00%) Regression Testing
12 11 (9.17%) Front End Development
13 10 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (7.50%) Defect Management
14 9 (7.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (57.50%) Java
2 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
3 27 (22.50%) Python
4 25 (20.83%) SQL
5 18 (15.00%) PHP
6 12 (10.00%) C#
7 10 (8.33%) Scala
8 9 (7.50%) Groovy
8 9 (7.50%) Ruby
9 8 (6.67%) Apple Swift
10 7 (5.83%) C
10 7 (5.83%) C++
11 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.67%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.83%) ES6
12 1 (0.83%) JSX
12 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) Docker
2 4 (3.33%) HDFS
2 4 (3.33%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) Puppet
2 8 (6.67%) Ansible
3 5 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.33%) Nagios
4 4 (3.33%) Salt
4 4 (3.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.83%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Oracle
2 13 (10.83%) Google
2 13 (10.83%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.83%) Zend
4 5 (4.17%) VMware
5 4 (3.33%) New Relic
5 4 (3.33%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.33%) SaltStack
5 4 (3.33%) Splunk
6 3 (2.50%) Adobe
6 3 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.67%) Apple
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.83%) hybris
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago