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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 52 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 59 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.22% 2.65% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 3.42% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 23
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1516 1286 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.71% 77.42% 73.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 833 489
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £110.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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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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 -2 43 £330 +10.00% 25
Halifax - 6 £350 - 2
Bradford -15 4 £350 +6.87% 3
Castleford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 78 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) SQL
3 41 (36.94%) PHP
4 39 (35.14%) Ruby
5 37 (33.33%) Linux
6 34 (30.63%) C#
7 33 (29.73%) Oracle
7 33 (29.73%) Java
7 33 (29.73%) Python
8 30 (27.03%) Apache
8 30 (27.03%) MongoDB
9 26 (23.42%) .NET
10 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 24 (21.62%) Puppet
10 24 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (21.62%) DevOps
11 23 (20.72%) Riak
11 23 (20.72%) C
11 23 (20.72%) TDD
12 21 (18.92%) Graphite
13 20 (18.02%) XML
14 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (17.12%) Ansible
14 19 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (16.22%) Fiddler
15 18 (16.22%) CouchDB
15 18 (16.22%) SaltStack
15 18 (16.22%) CFEngine
15 18 (16.22%) Splunk
15 18 (16.22%) Hypertable

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (27.03%) Apache
2 11 (9.91%) Node.js
3 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.70%) JBoss
3 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.80%) nginx
4 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Route 53
2 2 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 6 (5.41%) DNS
1 6 (5.41%) SSL
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
2 3 (2.70%) LDAP
2 3 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) SSH
3 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.03%) MongoDB
2 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
3 23 (20.72%) Riak
4 18 (16.22%) Hypertable
4 18 (16.22%) CouchDB
5 16 (14.41%) MySQL
6 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.31%) Redis
8 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.80%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.80%) SimpleDB
13 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Fiddler
2 10 (9.01%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.31%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.41%) Subversion
5 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.60%) PHPUnit
6 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.70%) JUnit
7 3 (2.70%) Maven
7 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.70%) Grunt
7 3 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (45.95%) Developer
2 28 (25.23%) Software Engineer
3 19 (17.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) .NET Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Agile Coach
6 12 (10.81%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Business Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.60%) PHP Zend Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) .NET
2 20 (18.02%) XML
3 18 (16.22%) Web Services
4 17 (15.32%) HTML
5 15 (13.51%) WCF
6 11 (9.91%) SOAP
7 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
7 9 (8.11%) CSS
7 9 (8.11%) J2EE
7 9 (8.11%) LAMP
8 8 (7.21%) jQuery
9 7 (6.31%) Spring
10 6 (5.41%) Doctrine
11 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.50%) Symfony
12 4 (3.60%) CodeIgniter
12 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
12 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.70%) CSS3
13 3 (2.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) User Experience
2 5 (4.50%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.60%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Open Source
5 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.90%) AIX
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.62%) DevOps
3 23 (20.72%) TDD
4 19 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (16.22%) OO
6 15 (13.51%) MVC
7 14 (12.61%) Scrum
8 13 (11.71%) Multithreading
9 11 (9.91%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.01%) Refactoring
11 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.11%) ATDD
12 8 (7.21%) BDD
13 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.41%) Waterfall
14 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.41%) OOP
14 6 (5.41%) Load Balancing
15 5 (4.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 47 (42.34%) SQL
2 41 (36.94%) PHP
3 39 (35.14%) Ruby
4 34 (30.63%) C#
5 33 (29.73%) Java
5 33 (29.73%) Python
6 23 (20.72%) C
7 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
7 14 (12.61%) T-SQL
8 11 (9.91%) C++
9 5 (4.50%) VB
10 4 (3.60%) PHP5
10 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.70%) VB6
11 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.70%) XPath
11 3 (2.70%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.70%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (21.62%) Puppet
1 24 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (18.92%) Graphite
3 19 (17.12%) Ansible
4 18 (16.22%) Nagios
4 18 (16.22%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.80%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.80%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (29.73%) Oracle
2 18 (16.22%) Splunk
2 18 (16.22%) SaltStack
3 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.31%) Zend
5 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.90%) hybris
5 1 (0.90%) jBASE
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago