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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 63 39 62
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 46 67 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.46% 4.24% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 5.52% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 20
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£363 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1464 1214 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.33% 76.88% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 750 629
Average daily rate £380 £336 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -5.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £106.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -20 42 £363 +20.83% 13
Halifax 0 3 £350 +64.70% 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - - 3
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.32%) Ruby
3 33 (37.50%) C#
3 33 (37.50%) Oracle
4 32 (36.36%) SQL
5 31 (35.23%) Java
5 31 (35.23%) PHP
6 27 (30.68%) Python
7 25 (28.41%) Linux
7 25 (28.41%) TDD
8 24 (27.27%) Web Services
8 24 (27.27%) .NET
8 24 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (26.14%) Apache
10 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 20 (22.73%) Puppet
10 20 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (22.73%) DevOps
11 19 (21.59%) MongoDB
12 16 (18.18%) XML
12 16 (18.18%) Riak
12 16 (18.18%) Test Automation
13 15 (17.05%) Refactoring
13 15 (17.05%) MVC
14 14 (15.91%) Graphite
15 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (13.64%) ATDD
16 12 (13.64%) Node.js
16 12 (13.64%) Bash Shell
16 12 (13.64%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (26.14%) Apache
2 12 (13.64%) Node.js
3 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.41%) JBoss
4 3 (3.41%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.41%) nginx
5 1 (1.14%) CMS
5 1 (1.14%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) Route 53
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) DNS
2 8 (9.09%) SSL
2 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.82%) Internet
4 5 (5.68%) DHCP
5 2 (2.27%) HTTP
6 1 (1.14%) SSH
6 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) MongoDB
3 16 (18.18%) Riak
4 11 (12.50%) Hypertable
4 11 (12.50%) CouchDB
5 9 (10.23%) MySQL
6 8 (9.09%) Redis
7 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.41%) DB2
9 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.41%) Couchbase
9 3 (3.41%) SimpleDB
10 2 (2.27%) QlikView
10 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 11 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 7 (7.95%) Maven
3 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.55%) JIRA
5 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.27%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) JMeter
7 1 (1.14%) JUnit
7 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.14%) Bazaar
7 1 (1.14%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Developer
2 24 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 17 (19.32%) .NET Developer
4 16 (18.18%) Agile Coach
5 13 (14.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) WinForms Developer
8 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (2.27%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) Web Services
1 24 (27.27%) .NET
2 16 (18.18%) XML
3 10 (11.36%) HTML
4 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
5 8 (9.09%) SOAP
5 8 (9.09%) CSS
5 8 (9.09%) J2EE
5 8 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 8 (9.09%) Spring
6 7 (7.95%) WinForms
6 7 (7.95%) WCF
7 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (6.82%) XSLT
7 6 (6.82%) LAMP
8 5 (5.68%) jQuery
9 4 (4.55%) JPA
9 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.55%) JDBC
10 3 (3.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) User Experience
4 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Open Source
5 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.41%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) UNIX
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) AIX
4 1 (1.14%) zOS
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) TDD
3 24 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (22.73%) DevOps
5 16 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 15 (17.05%) Refactoring
6 15 (17.05%) MVC
7 12 (13.64%) ATDD
7 12 (13.64%) OO
8 10 (11.36%) Scrum
9 8 (9.09%) Load Balancing
10 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.82%) User Stories
12 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.68%) Web Application Development
13 4 (4.55%) Product Management
13 4 (4.55%) Web Development
13 4 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (4.55%) DSDM
13 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.32%) Ruby
2 33 (37.50%) C#
3 32 (36.36%) SQL
4 31 (35.23%) Java
4 31 (35.23%) PHP
5 27 (30.68%) Python
6 12 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 12 (13.64%) C
6 12 (13.64%) C++
7 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.41%) VB
8 3 (3.41%) PHP5
9 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.27%) Perl
9 2 (2.27%) VB6
10 1 (1.14%) XAML
10 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) Puppet
1 20 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (15.91%) Graphite
3 11 (12.50%) Nagios
3 11 (12.50%) CFEngine
3 11 (12.50%) Ansible
4 5 (5.68%) Salt
5 3 (3.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (37.50%) Oracle
2 11 (12.50%) Splunk
2 11 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Zend
4 2 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) jBASE
5 1 (1.14%) ATG
5 1 (1.14%) BEA
5 1 (1.14%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago