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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 44 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 52 73 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.10% 4.69% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 6.07% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 56
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £125 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.56
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.23%
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
1286 1203 1462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.64% 77.36% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 644 804
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 32
Average hourly rate £11.43 £30.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.54% +96.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £17.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 44 £325 +8.33% 20
Bradford +9 5 £325 -
Halifax - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 50 (37.59%) Java
2 48 (36.09%) C#
3 36 (27.07%) .NET
3 36 (27.07%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (26.32%) OO
5 33 (24.81%) Web Services
6 31 (23.31%) SQL Server
7 30 (22.56%) C++
7 30 (22.56%) SQL
8 28 (21.05%) Oracle
9 25 (18.80%) Finance
10 24 (18.05%) PHP
11 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (15.79%) TDD
12 21 (15.79%) Scrum
12 21 (15.79%) XML
12 21 (15.79%) Ruby
13 20 (15.04%) Dynamics AX
14 18 (13.53%) MVC
14 18 (13.53%) Linux
14 18 (13.53%) Python
15 17 (12.78%) WinForms
16 16 (12.03%) X++
16 16 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET
18 14 (10.53%) HTML
18 14 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 13 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
19 13 (9.77%) WCF
19 13 (9.77%) JavaScript

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (4.51%) Node.js
2 4 (3.01%) Apache
2 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.75%) nginx
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (15.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) DNS
1 7 (5.26%) Internet
2 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.76%) SSL
4 4 (3.01%) SSH
5 1 (0.75%) Firewall
5 1 (0.75%) Intranet
5 1 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.02%) MySQL
3 5 (3.76%) Couchbase
3 5 (3.76%) SimpleDB
3 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.76%) Redis
4 3 (2.26%) DB2
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.50%) QlikView
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Maven
2 9 (6.77%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.76%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.01%) JIRA
5 3 (2.26%) Selenium
6 2 (1.50%) Behat
7 1 (0.75%) dotCover
7 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.75%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.75%) JBehave
7 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.75%) JUnit
7 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.75%) Rational Rose
General
1 25 (18.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Publishing
3 1 (0.75%) Banking
3 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (54.89%) Developer
2 70 (52.63%) Software Engineer
3 27 (20.30%) .NET Developer
4 19 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 13 (9.77%) .NET Software Engineer
6 13 (9.77%) C# Software Engineer
6 13 (9.77%) C# Developer
7 12 (9.02%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (8.27%) Java Developer
9 10 (7.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (7.52%) WinForms Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Agile Coach
11 7 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 7 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Consultant
12 6 (4.51%) C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (3.76%) VB.NET Developer
13 5 (3.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.07%) .NET
2 33 (24.81%) Web Services
3 21 (15.79%) XML
4 17 (12.78%) WinForms
5 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET
6 14 (10.53%) HTML
6 14 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (9.77%) WCF
8 11 (8.27%) .NET Framework
8 11 (8.27%) CSS
9 10 (7.52%) Spring
9 10 (7.52%) Hibernate
10 9 (6.77%) Java EE
10 9 (6.77%) J2EE
11 8 (6.02%) SOAP
12 5 (3.76%) XSLT
13 4 (3.01%) LAMP
13 4 (3.01%) jQuery
13 4 (3.01%) JPA
14 3 (2.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.07%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.51%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.26%) Open Source
4 3 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Linux
2 5 (3.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.01%) UNIX
4 1 (0.75%) zOS
4 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.32%) OO
2 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.79%) TDD
3 21 (15.79%) Scrum
4 18 (13.53%) MVC
5 16 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.02%) Test Automation
6 8 (6.02%) DevOps
7 7 (5.26%) Refactoring
8 6 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.51%) ATDD
8 6 (4.51%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (3.76%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.76%) OOP
9 5 (3.76%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.01%) BDD
10 4 (3.01%) Web Application Development
10 4 (3.01%) Web Development
11 3 (2.26%) Release Management
11 3 (2.26%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.59%) Java
2 48 (36.09%) C#
3 30 (22.56%) C++
3 30 (22.56%) SQL
4 24 (18.05%) PHP
5 21 (15.79%) Ruby
6 18 (13.53%) Python
7 16 (12.03%) X++
8 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.77%) Bash Shell
10 8 (6.02%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.76%) VB
12 4 (3.01%) VB6
13 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.26%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.26%) C
14 2 (1.50%) PHP5
15 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Puppet
1 7 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.51%) Salt
3 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (3.01%) Zend
3 3 (2.26%) JBoss
4 2 (1.50%) IBM
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.75%) Perforce
5 1 (0.75%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.75%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.75%) Sybase
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