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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 54 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 47 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.78% 3.37% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 4.28% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 29
Average daily rate
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£385 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £338 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
1262 1169 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 74.72% 78.72% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 678 716
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 34
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +3 43 £400 +33.33% 27
Huddersfield +3 1 £320 - 2
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 3
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.32%) Java
3 43 (36.75%) C#
4 36 (30.77%) Ruby
5 35 (29.91%) Web Services
6 33 (28.21%) PHP
7 32 (27.35%) .NET
8 31 (26.50%) Oracle
8 31 (26.50%) SQL
9 30 (25.64%) TDD
10 27 (23.08%) C++
10 27 (23.08%) Python
11 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 26 (22.22%) Linux
12 25 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (19.66%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (18.80%) OO
15 19 (16.24%) XML
15 19 (16.24%) Finance
16 18 (15.38%) MVC
17 16 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
17 16 (13.68%) Test Automation
17 16 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (13.68%) Puppet
18 15 (12.82%) Refactoring
19 14 (11.97%) MongoDB
19 14 (11.97%) Scrum
19 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET
19 14 (11.97%) Apache
20 13 (11.11%) HTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 14 (11.97%) Apache
2 13 (11.11%) Node.js
3 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.56%) JBoss
4 3 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.56%) nginx
4 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.56%) Route 53
2 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) DNS
2 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.69%) SSL
3 9 (7.69%) Internet
4 5 (4.27%) DHCP
4 5 (4.27%) SSH
5 2 (1.71%) HTTP
6 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.97%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.40%) Redis
4 9 (7.69%) MySQL
5 7 (5.98%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.98%) Riak
5 7 (5.98%) Couchbase
5 7 (5.98%) SimpleDB
6 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.42%) QlikView
6 4 (3.42%) DB2
7 3 (2.56%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.56%) Hypertable
7 3 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 10 (8.55%) Maven
3 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.42%) JIRA
4 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.56%) Selenium
5 3 (2.56%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.71%) Behat
6 2 (1.71%) Subversion
7 1 (0.85%) JUnit
7 1 (0.85%) JMeter
7 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Bazaar
General
1 19 (16.24%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (49.57%) Developer
2 53 (45.30%) Software Engineer
3 24 (20.51%) .NET Developer
4 16 (13.68%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 16 (13.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (12.82%) Agile Coach
6 12 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.55%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.55%) C# Software Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) .NET Software Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.55%) WinForms Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 8 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 6 (5.13%) Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.91%) Web Services
2 32 (27.35%) .NET
3 19 (16.24%) XML
4 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET
5 13 (11.11%) HTML
5 13 (11.11%) WinForms
6 11 (9.40%) Spring
6 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (9.40%) Hibernate
6 11 (9.40%) J2EE
7 10 (8.55%) CSS
7 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
8 9 (7.69%) WCF
8 9 (7.69%) SOAP
9 7 (5.98%) LAMP
10 6 (5.13%) XSLT
11 5 (4.27%) Java EE
12 4 (3.42%) jQuery
12 4 (3.42%) JPA
12 4 (3.42%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.55%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.56%) Open Source
5 3 (2.56%) User Experience
6 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.85%) RIA
7 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) UNIX
3 5 (4.27%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) zOS
4 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.64%) TDD
3 25 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (18.80%) OO
5 18 (15.38%) MVC
6 16 (13.68%) Test Automation
7 15 (12.82%) Refactoring
8 14 (11.97%) Scrum
9 13 (11.11%) DevOps
10 12 (10.26%) ATDD
11 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.13%) User Stories
14 5 (4.27%) Web Application Development
14 5 (4.27%) BDD
15 4 (3.42%) Web Development
15 4 (3.42%) Product Management
15 4 (3.42%) DSDM
15 4 (3.42%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 46 (39.32%) Java
2 43 (36.75%) C#
3 36 (30.77%) Ruby
4 33 (28.21%) PHP
5 31 (26.50%) SQL
6 27 (23.08%) C++
6 27 (23.08%) Python
7 13 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 11 (9.40%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.69%) X++
10 4 (3.42%) VB6
10 4 (3.42%) VB
10 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.56%) C
11 3 (2.56%) PHP5
11 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Puppet
1 16 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (7.69%) Salt
3 3 (2.56%) Nagios
3 3 (2.56%) HAProxy
3 3 (2.56%) Ansible
3 3 (2.56%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 31 (26.50%) Oracle
2 3 (2.56%) Splunk
2 3 (2.56%) SaltStack
3 2 (1.71%) Zend
3 2 (1.71%) IBM
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.85%) BEA
4 1 (0.85%) ATG
4 1 (0.85%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (0.85%) Sybase
4 1 (0.85%) LexisNexis
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