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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 72 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 46 49 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.03% 2.93% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 3.70% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 49
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £575 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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
1824 1325 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.46% 79.25% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 835 650
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 49
Average hourly rate £15.30 £14.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% -56.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £8.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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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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 -33 34 £340 +4.61% 29
Bradford -6 10 £318 -2.30% 1
Huddersfield +3 3 £305 -4.68%
Wakefield - 3 £305 -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (43.10%) SQL
3 42 (36.21%) Java
4 38 (32.76%) C#
5 34 (29.31%) Linux
6 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
6 33 (28.45%) TDD
7 28 (24.14%) .NET
7 28 (24.14%) OO
8 27 (23.28%) Web Services
9 26 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
10 25 (21.55%) C++
11 24 (20.69%) ASP.NET
12 23 (19.83%) MVC
13 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (17.24%) jQuery
14 20 (17.24%) Python
15 18 (15.52%) HTML
15 18 (15.52%) Configuration Management
16 17 (14.66%) C
16 17 (14.66%) WCF
16 17 (14.66%) Bash Shell
17 16 (13.79%) Test Automation
17 16 (13.79%) Ruby
18 15 (12.93%) Multithreading
18 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (12.93%) Windows
19 14 (12.07%) E-Commerce
19 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (7.76%) Apache
2 8 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.17%) nginx
4 4 (3.45%) CMS
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.72%) CICS
6 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.86%) Confluence
6 1 (0.86%) Node.js
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Office
2 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.17%) Route 53
2 6 (5.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 6 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) Internet
1 6 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (0.86%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) LDAP
3 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (9.48%) MySQL
3 8 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.17%) Couchbase
5 6 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.17%) Redis
5 6 (5.17%) SimpleDB
5 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.86%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.86%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Cucumber
2 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.03%) JUnit
5 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.59%) Subversion
8 2 (1.72%) Valgrind
8 2 (1.72%) JIRA
8 2 (1.72%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.72%) Redmine
9 1 (0.86%) Selenium
9 1 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (59.48%) Developer
2 41 (35.34%) Software Engineer
3 28 (24.14%) Software Developer
4 18 (15.52%) Applications Developer
5 15 (12.93%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.34%) Agile Coach
7 8 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Web Applications Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Business Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.14%) .NET
2 27 (23.28%) Web Services
3 24 (20.69%) ASP.NET
4 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (17.24%) jQuery
6 18 (15.52%) HTML
7 17 (14.66%) WCF
8 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (11.21%) CSS
10 8 (6.90%) XML
10 8 (6.90%) JSON
10 8 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.90%) Entity Framework
10 8 (6.90%) Dapper ORM
11 7 (6.03%) J2EE
12 6 (5.17%) POSIX
12 6 (5.17%) Middleware
13 5 (4.31%) LAMP
13 5 (4.31%) HTML5
14 4 (3.45%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.45%) Streaming Video
2 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.45%) User Experience
3 3 (2.59%) DTV
4 2 (1.72%) STB
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.86%) Equities
5 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.31%) Linux
2 15 (12.93%) Windows
3 9 (7.76%) UNIX
4 5 (4.31%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.45%) TDD
3 28 (24.14%) OO
4 26 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (19.83%) MVC
6 18 (15.52%) Configuration Management
7 16 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 15 (12.93%) Multithreading
9 14 (12.07%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.34%) ATDD
11 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (8.62%) OOD
12 10 (8.62%) Refactoring
12 10 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (8.62%) Concurrent Programming
13 8 (6.90%) Performance Testing
13 8 (6.90%) UML
14 7 (6.03%) OOP
14 7 (6.03%) Kanban
14 7 (6.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.10%) SQL
2 42 (36.21%) Java
3 38 (32.76%) C#
4 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
5 25 (21.55%) C++
6 20 (17.24%) Python
7 17 (14.66%) C
7 17 (14.66%) Bash Shell
8 16 (13.79%) Ruby
9 9 (7.76%) T-SQL
10 8 (6.90%) PHP
11 4 (3.45%) Embedded C++
11 4 (3.45%) PHP5
12 3 (2.59%) Lua
13 2 (1.72%) JCL
13 2 (1.72%) VB6
13 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.72%) VB
13 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.72%) Server+ Certification
1 2 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Puppet
2 6 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.17%) HAProxy
2 6 (5.17%) Ansible
2 6 (5.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Oracle
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.17%) hybris
3 4 (3.45%) VMware
3 4 (3.45%) Google
3 4 (3.45%) Lotus
4 3 (2.59%) HP
5 2 (1.72%) Borland
5 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
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