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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 50 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 43 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.59% 4.10% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 5.21% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 47
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £125 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -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
1284 1190 1482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.44% 78.76% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 632 806
Average daily rate £353 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 38
Average hourly rate £12.46 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.39% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 34 £350 +16.66% 19
Bradford +2 5 £325 - 1
Huddersfield +1 1 £320 - 2
Halifax - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.64%) Java
3 44 (33.33%) C#
4 36 (27.27%) Web Services
5 34 (25.76%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (25.00%) SQL
6 33 (25.00%) OO
7 32 (24.24%) .NET
8 30 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 30 (22.73%) C++
9 29 (21.97%) Oracle
10 25 (18.94%) PHP
11 24 (18.18%) Finance
12 21 (15.91%) Ruby
13 20 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
13 20 (15.15%) XML
13 20 (15.15%) Linux
14 19 (14.39%) Scrum
14 19 (14.39%) TDD
15 18 (13.64%) Python
16 17 (12.88%) MVC
17 16 (12.12%) X++
17 16 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (11.36%) WinForms
19 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET
19 14 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
20 13 (9.85%) HTML
20 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
20 13 (9.85%) MySQL
21 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (6.06%) Apache
2 7 (5.30%) Node.js
3 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.52%) nginx
4 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Route 53
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) DNS
1 8 (6.06%) Internet
2 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.55%) SSL
4 4 (3.03%) SSH
5 2 (1.52%) DHCP
6 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.85%) MySQL
3 6 (4.55%) Couchbase
3 6 (4.55%) SimpleDB
3 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.55%) Redis
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.03%) QlikView
5 3 (2.27%) DB2
5 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) Big Data
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Maven
2 9 (6.82%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.79%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.03%) JIRA
5 3 (2.27%) Selenium
5 3 (2.27%) Subversion
5 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.52%) Behat
7 1 (0.76%) JUnit
7 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.76%) JBehave
7 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.76%) Bazaar
General
1 24 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (0.76%) Publishing
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (55.30%) Developer
2 69 (52.27%) Software Engineer
3 24 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 19 (14.39%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (10.61%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 13 (9.85%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 13 (9.85%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (9.85%) C# Software Engineer
6 13 (9.85%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.85%) C# Developer
7 12 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.58%) WinForms Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Agile Coach
10 7 (5.30%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 7 (5.30%) Consultant
11 6 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.27%) Web Services
2 32 (24.24%) .NET
3 20 (15.15%) XML
4 15 (11.36%) WinForms
5 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET
6 13 (9.85%) HTML
7 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 11 (8.33%) Spring
9 10 (7.58%) .NET Framework
9 10 (7.58%) Java EE
9 10 (7.58%) WCF
9 10 (7.58%) CSS
9 10 (7.58%) J2EE
10 8 (6.06%) SOAP
11 6 (4.55%) XSLT
12 5 (3.79%) LAMP
12 5 (3.79%) JPA
13 4 (3.03%) jQuery
13 4 (3.03%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.76%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.30%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.03%) Open Source
4 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.15%) Linux
2 6 (4.55%) UNIX
2 6 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) zOS
3 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.00%) OO
3 19 (14.39%) Scrum
3 19 (14.39%) TDD
4 17 (12.88%) MVC
5 16 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
6 9 (6.82%) DevOps
7 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.30%) Refactoring
9 6 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.55%) OOP
9 6 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.55%) ATDD
10 5 (3.79%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.03%) BDD
11 4 (3.03%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.03%) DSDM
11 4 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.64%) Java
2 44 (33.33%) C#
3 33 (25.00%) SQL
4 30 (22.73%) C++
5 25 (18.94%) PHP
6 21 (15.91%) Ruby
7 18 (13.64%) Python
8 16 (12.12%) X++
9 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
10 11 (8.33%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.55%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.03%) VB6
12 4 (3.03%) PHP5
12 4 (3.03%) VB
13 3 (2.27%) C
13 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.27%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) Puppet
1 8 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.30%) Salt
3 2 (1.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 29 (21.97%) Oracle
2 3 (2.27%) JBoss
3 2 (1.52%) IBM
3 2 (1.52%) Zend
4 1 (0.76%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (0.76%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.76%) Sybase
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago