The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 35 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 65 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.89% 4.49% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 6.03% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £125 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1296 1145 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.47% 74.45% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 614 776
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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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 -4 53 £325 +8.33% 25
Bradford +11 5 £325 - 1
Halifax - 1 - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 44 (33.33%) C#
2 42 (31.82%) .NET
3 41 (31.06%) Java
4 38 (28.79%) OO
5 37 (28.03%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (26.52%) SQL Server
7 31 (23.48%) C++
8 30 (22.73%) Web Services
9 29 (21.97%) PHP
9 29 (21.97%) SQL
10 27 (20.45%) Finance
11 24 (18.18%) Oracle
12 23 (17.42%) Scrum
13 22 (16.67%) XML
14 21 (15.91%) Linux
15 20 (15.15%) WinForms
15 20 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
16 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 18 (13.64%) Python
18 17 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (12.88%) MVC
19 16 (12.12%) .NET Framework
19 16 (12.12%) X++
20 15 (11.36%) Ruby
20 15 (11.36%) WCF
20 15 (11.36%) TDD
20 15 (11.36%) VB.NET
20 15 (11.36%) HTML
20 15 (11.36%) JavaScript
20 15 (11.36%) MySQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (4.55%) Apache
1 6 (4.55%) Node.js
2 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.76%) nginx
4 1 (0.76%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) DNS
1 7 (5.30%) Internet
2 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.55%) Intranet
3 5 (3.79%) SSL
4 4 (3.03%) SSH
5 2 (1.52%) FTP
6 1 (0.76%) DHCP
6 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.36%) MySQL
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.79%) Couchbase
4 5 (3.79%) SimpleDB
4 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.79%) Redis
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.52%) QlikView
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.52%) DB2
6 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 8 (6.06%) Maven
2 5 (3.79%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.27%) Selenium
5 2 (1.52%) JIRA
5 2 (1.52%) Behat
6 1 (0.76%) dotCover
6 1 (0.76%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.76%) JBehave
6 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.76%) JUnit
6 1 (0.76%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) Rational Rose
General
1 27 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Legal
3 2 (1.52%) Banking
3 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (56.82%) Developer
2 74 (56.06%) Software Engineer
3 30 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 19 (14.39%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (10.61%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 13 (9.85%) .NET Software Engineer
6 13 (9.85%) C# Software Engineer
6 13 (9.85%) C# Developer
7 12 (9.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 12 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.58%) WinForms Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 7 (5.30%) Consultant
12 6 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (4.55%) PHP Developer
13 5 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.82%) .NET
2 30 (22.73%) Web Services
3 22 (16.67%) XML
4 20 (15.15%) WinForms
5 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 16 (12.12%) .NET Framework
7 15 (11.36%) WCF
7 15 (11.36%) HTML
8 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET
9 11 (8.33%) CSS
10 9 (6.82%) J2EE
10 9 (6.82%) SOAP
10 9 (6.82%) Java EE
11 8 (6.06%) Spring
11 8 (6.06%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.55%) LAMP
13 5 (3.79%) jQuery
14 4 (3.03%) HTML5
15 3 (2.27%) Ajax
15 3 (2.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.03%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.27%) Open Source
4 3 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.76%) RIA
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) DTV
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.91%) Linux
2 6 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (1.52%) UNIX
3 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.76%) zOS
4 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.79%) OO
2 23 (17.42%) Scrum
3 17 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.88%) MVC
4 15 (11.36%) TDD
5 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (6.82%) DevOps
6 7 (5.30%) OOP
7 6 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 5 (3.79%) BDD
8 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.79%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.27%) Project Management
9 3 (2.27%) Workflow
9 3 (2.27%) Data Management
9 3 (2.27%) Release Management
9 3 (2.27%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.27%) Test Management
9 3 (2.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.33%) C#
2 41 (31.06%) Java
3 31 (23.48%) C++
4 29 (21.97%) PHP
4 29 (21.97%) SQL
5 18 (13.64%) Python
6 16 (12.12%) X++
7 15 (11.36%) Ruby
7 15 (11.36%) VB.NET
7 15 (11.36%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.30%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.55%) VBA
9 6 (4.55%) VB
10 4 (3.03%) VB6
11 3 (2.27%) C
11 3 (2.27%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) Puppet
1 7 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.55%) Salt
3 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 24 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.03%) Zend
3 2 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (0.76%) IBM
4 1 (0.76%) Sybase
4 1 (0.76%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.76%) Perforce
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £390.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago