The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 48 33 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +33
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 62 69 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.43% 5.22% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 7.17% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 22
Average daily rate £320 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1373 963 1289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.86% 72.79% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 505 724
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% +7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £12.25 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.10 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -20 53 £320 +6.66% 21
Bradford +3 4 £328 +0.76%
Halifax - - - - 3
Hebden Bridge - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 47 (37.01%) PHP
2 36 (28.35%) Linux
3 35 (27.56%) C++
3 35 (27.56%) Web Services
3 35 (27.56%) Ruby
4 33 (25.98%) Python
5 32 (25.20%) Scrum
6 31 (24.41%) .NET
6 31 (24.41%) SQL Server
7 30 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (23.62%) Node.js
8 29 (22.83%) Bash Shell
8 29 (22.83%) Degree
8 29 (22.83%) OO
8 29 (22.83%) Client/Server
9 28 (22.05%) C#
10 26 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (19.69%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (18.90%) Load Balancing
12 24 (18.90%) Java
12 24 (18.90%) TCP/IP
12 24 (18.90%) DNS
12 24 (18.90%) SSL
12 24 (18.90%) Internet
13 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
14 19 (14.96%) TDD
15 18 (14.17%) SQL
15 18 (14.17%) HTML
16 17 (13.39%) VB.NET
16 17 (13.39%) Finance

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 30 (23.62%) Node.js
2 4 (3.15%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.36%) Apache
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.57%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.90%) TCP/IP
1 24 (18.90%) DNS
1 24 (18.90%) SSL
1 24 (18.90%) Internet
2 11 (8.66%) Intranet
3 2 (1.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.81%) MySQL
3 12 (9.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.94%) Maven
3 4 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.57%) JUnit
4 2 (1.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.57%) JIRA
4 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) dotCover
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) JBehave
5 1 (0.79%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.79%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.79%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.79%) Ant
5 1 (0.79%) NUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Banking
3 3 (2.36%) Legal
4 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (56.69%) Developer
2 58 (45.67%) Software Engineer
3 19 (14.96%) .NET Developer
4 16 (12.60%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 16 (12.60%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (11.02%) Python Developer
6 12 (9.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Programmer
7 9 (7.09%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.09%) VB.NET Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.51%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.72%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Junior
11 5 (3.94%) Junior Developer
12 4 (3.15%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (3.15%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.15%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.56%) Web Services
2 31 (24.41%) .NET
3 18 (14.17%) HTML
4 15 (11.81%) CSS
5 14 (11.02%) WinForms
5 14 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 14 (11.02%) .NET Framework
6 11 (8.66%) HTML5
7 10 (7.87%) XML
7 10 (7.87%) jQuery
7 10 (7.87%) Java EE
8 9 (7.09%) WCF
9 8 (6.30%) Hibernate
9 8 (6.30%) J2EE
9 8 (6.30%) CSS3
10 7 (5.51%) LAMP
10 7 (5.51%) Spring
11 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.72%) WPF
12 5 (3.94%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.83%) Client/Server
2 25 (19.69%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.15%) Open Source
5 3 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Firmware
6 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.35%) Linux
2 6 (4.72%) Windows
3 2 (1.57%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.20%) Scrum
2 30 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (22.83%) OO
4 24 (18.90%) Load Balancing
5 19 (14.96%) TDD
6 14 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.24%) Project Management
8 11 (8.66%) MVC
9 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.30%) OOP
11 7 (5.51%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.72%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.72%) Agile Project Management
13 5 (3.94%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (3.94%) Extreme Programming
14 4 (3.15%) Workflow
14 4 (3.15%) Web Development
15 3 (2.36%) BDD
15 3 (2.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.01%) PHP
2 35 (27.56%) C++
2 35 (27.56%) Ruby
3 33 (25.98%) Python
4 29 (22.83%) Bash Shell
5 28 (22.05%) C#
6 24 (18.90%) Java
7 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
8 18 (14.17%) SQL
9 17 (13.39%) VB.NET
10 11 (8.66%) VBA
11 7 (5.51%) X++
11 7 (5.51%) VB
12 3 (2.36%) VB6
12 3 (2.36%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.36%) C
13 2 (1.57%) PHP5
14 1 (0.79%) Progress 4GL
14 1 (0.79%) VC++
14 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (22.83%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.94%) Puppet
2 3 (2.36%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (11.02%) Oracle
2 5 (3.94%) JBoss
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.15%) Zend
4 1 (0.79%) Progress
4 1 (0.79%) Sybase
4 1 (0.79%) Perforce
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