The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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 Job Titles advertised for the 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 99 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.14% 1.38% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.46% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 22
Average daily rate £320 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £254 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £325 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2454 1987 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.45% 94.26% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1000 1209
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 140 104
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.52 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Yorkshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Yorkshire region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
West Yorkshire -7 28 £320 -0.77% 18
North Yorkshire -5 4 £275 - 6
South Yorkshire +1 2 £275 -11.29% 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (43.33%) PHP
3 21 (35.00%) Linux
4 19 (31.67%) Ruby
4 19 (31.67%) Node.js
5 18 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 18 (30.00%) Python
5 18 (30.00%) Client/Server
5 18 (30.00%) C++
6 17 (28.33%) Web Services
6 17 (28.33%) Degree
7 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (25.00%) C#
8 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
9 12 (20.00%) DNS
9 12 (20.00%) SSL
9 12 (20.00%) Internet
9 12 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 11 (18.33%) Scrum
10 11 (18.33%) OO
11 10 (16.67%) .NET
12 9 (15.00%) HTML
12 9 (15.00%) Java
12 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.00%) CSS
12 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (13.33%) HTML5
13 8 (13.33%) MySQL
13 8 (13.33%) SQL Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (31.67%) Node.js
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 12 (20.00%) DNS
2 12 (20.00%) SSL
2 12 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) WebSpeed
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
2 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) Web Services
2 10 (16.67%) .NET
3 9 (15.00%) HTML
3 9 (15.00%) CSS
4 8 (13.33%) HTML5
5 7 (11.67%) CSS3
6 6 (10.00%) jQuery
6 6 (10.00%) LAMP
7 4 (6.67%) Java EE
7 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.00%) Symfony
8 3 (5.00%) Spring
9 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.33%) Ajax
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.33%) WCF
9 2 (3.33%) WPF
9 2 (3.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.00%) Firmware
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) DTV
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (18.33%) Scrum
3 11 (18.33%) OO
4 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.67%) TDD
6 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 4 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) MVC
7 3 (5.00%) Workflow
7 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.33%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.67%) User Experience Design
9 1 (1.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) PHP
2 19 (31.67%) Ruby
3 18 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 18 (30.00%) Python
3 18 (30.00%) C++
4 15 (25.00%) C#
5 9 (15.00%) Java
5 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.00%) SQL
7 5 (8.33%) Embedded C
7 5 (8.33%) C
7 5 (8.33%) X++
8 3 (5.00%) VB
9 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.33%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.67%) VC++
10 1 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Puppet
1 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Progress
3 2 (3.33%) Zend
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) DevExpress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 19 days ago