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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 49 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 64 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.60% 3.53% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 4.64% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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
1461 1208 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.22% 76.07% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 751 528
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £128.75 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 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 3 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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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 -9 45 £356 +18.75% 14
Halifax - 8 £350 - 2
Bradford -7 3 £325 -0.76%
Castleford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 3
Wakefield - - - - 1
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 72 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.90%) PHP
3 41 (39.05%) SQL
4 39 (37.14%) Ruby
5 38 (36.19%) Linux
6 33 (31.43%) Apache
6 33 (31.43%) Python
7 32 (30.48%) Oracle
8 31 (29.52%) C#
9 30 (28.57%) Java
9 30 (28.57%) MongoDB
10 25 (23.81%) Puppet
10 25 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (23.81%) DevOps
11 23 (21.90%) Riak
11 23 (21.90%) TDD
11 23 (21.90%) .NET
12 21 (20.00%) C
12 21 (20.00%) Web Services
12 21 (20.00%) XML
12 21 (20.00%) Graphite
13 19 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (18.10%) Ansible
13 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
14 18 (17.14%) HTML
14 18 (17.14%) Nagios
14 18 (17.14%) Splunk
14 18 (17.14%) Hypertable
14 18 (17.14%) SaltStack
14 18 (17.14%) CFEngine

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 33 (31.43%) Apache
2 12 (11.43%) Node.js
3 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.86%) JBoss
4 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.90%) nginx
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.95%) CMS
6 1 (0.95%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Route 53
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (6.67%) DNS
1 7 (6.67%) SSL
2 6 (5.71%) Internet
3 4 (3.81%) DHCP
4 3 (2.86%) LDAP
5 2 (1.90%) HTTP
6 1 (0.95%) SSH
6 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 23 (21.90%) Riak
3 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
4 18 (17.14%) CouchDB
4 18 (17.14%) Hypertable
5 17 (16.19%) MySQL
6 7 (6.67%) Redis
7 6 (5.71%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.90%) DB2
10 2 (1.90%) SimpleDB
10 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.90%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Fiddler
2 9 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.67%) Subversion
4 6 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.81%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.81%) Maven
5 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.86%) Grunt
6 3 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.90%) JUnit
8 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.95%) JMeter
8 1 (0.95%) JIRA
8 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Electronics
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (43.81%) Developer
2 26 (24.76%) Software Engineer
3 19 (18.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) .NET Developer
5 12 (11.43%) Agile Coach
6 11 (10.48%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.81%) PHP Zend Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.86%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.86%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.90%) .NET
2 21 (20.00%) Web Services
2 21 (20.00%) XML
3 18 (17.14%) HTML
4 14 (13.33%) WCF
5 11 (10.48%) SOAP
6 10 (9.52%) CSS
6 10 (9.52%) LAMP
7 9 (8.57%) jQuery
7 9 (8.57%) J2EE
8 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.62%) Spring
9 6 (5.71%) Doctrine
10 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.76%) Symfony
11 4 (3.81%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (3.81%) XSLT
11 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.76%) User Experience
4 4 (3.81%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Open Source
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.19%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Windows
3 3 (2.86%) UNIX
4 2 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.81%) DevOps
3 23 (21.90%) TDD
4 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (15.24%) MVC
6 14 (13.33%) OO
6 14 (13.33%) Scrum
7 11 (10.48%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.52%) Refactoring
8 10 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.62%) Multithreading
9 8 (7.62%) BDD
9 8 (7.62%) ATDD
10 7 (6.67%) OOP
10 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.67%) Load Balancing
11 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.71%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.90%) PHP
2 41 (39.05%) SQL
3 39 (37.14%) Ruby
4 33 (31.43%) Python
5 31 (29.52%) C#
6 30 (28.57%) Java
7 21 (20.00%) C
8 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 12 (11.43%) T-SQL
10 9 (8.57%) C++
11 6 (5.71%) Bash Shell
12 5 (4.76%) PHP5
13 4 (3.81%) VB
14 3 (2.86%) XPath
15 2 (1.90%) VB6
15 2 (1.90%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.90%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.90%) Perl
15 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) VCP4
3 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
1 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 25 (23.81%) Puppet
1 25 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (20.00%) Graphite
3 19 (18.10%) Ansible
4 18 (17.14%) Nagios
4 18 (17.14%) CFEngine
5 3 (2.86%) Salt
6 2 (1.90%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Oracle
2 18 (17.14%) Splunk
2 18 (17.14%) SaltStack
3 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.67%) Zend
5 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) hybris
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) BEA
5 1 (0.95%) ATG
5 1 (0.95%) jBASE
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