The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 124 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.79% 0.97% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.05% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 32
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£310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £325 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2962 2200 2092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.65% 93.06% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1996 1329 1122
Average daily rate £363 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 118 140
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.99 £22.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% -36.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
West Yorkshire -21 19 £375 +15.38% 16
South Yorkshire -14 6 £388 +19.23% 5
North Yorkshire -4 5 £300 -6.25% 4
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (50.00%) Linux
3 24 (44.44%) Java
4 19 (35.19%) Python
4 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (33.33%) C++
6 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
6 14 (25.93%) C
6 14 (25.93%) TDD
6 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
7 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.37%) Oracle
7 11 (20.37%) Windows
7 11 (20.37%) OO
7 11 (20.37%) NoSQL
7 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (18.52%) HTML
9 9 (16.67%) UNIX
9 9 (16.67%) Web Services
9 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 9 (16.67%) Puppet
10 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
10 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
11 7 (12.96%) CSS
11 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
11 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
11 7 (12.96%) Salt
12 6 (11.11%) DevOps

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.11%) nginx
2 6 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.11%) Route 53
2 6 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Internet
1 6 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.11%) Redis
4 6 (11.11%) Couchbase
4 6 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (11.11%) SimpleDB
4 6 (11.11%) MySQL
4 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.70%) StarTeam
3 2 (3.70%) Valgrind
3 2 (3.70%) Gerrit
3 2 (3.70%) Redmine
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Games
2 4 (7.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) HTML
2 9 (16.67%) Web Services
3 7 (12.96%) CSS
4 6 (11.11%) POSIX
5 5 (9.26%) Middleware
5 5 (9.26%) RESTful
5 5 (9.26%) HTML5
5 5 (9.26%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (7.41%) OpenGL ES
6 4 (7.41%) WebKit
6 4 (7.41%) QML
6 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.41%) GStreamer
6 4 (7.41%) Qt
6 4 (7.41%) OpenGL
7 3 (5.56%) jQuery
7 3 (5.56%) MCollective
8 2 (3.70%) REST
8 2 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Mobile Games
1 4 (7.41%) Streaming Video
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.56%) DTV
3 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.70%) STB
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 9 (16.67%) UNIX
4 5 (9.26%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) TDD
3 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
4 11 (20.37%) OO
5 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
7 6 (11.11%) Kanban
7 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.11%) DevOps
7 6 (11.11%) Network Design
7 6 (11.11%) Service Management
7 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
8 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.26%) Concurrent Programming
9 4 (7.41%) Open Source
9 4 (7.41%) Scrum
10 3 (5.56%) UML
11 2 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) Python
3 18 (33.33%) C++
4 14 (25.93%) C
4 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
5 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.26%) SQL
6 5 (9.26%) Ruby
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C++
8 3 (5.56%) Lua
8 3 (5.56%) PHP
9 2 (3.70%) Delphi
9 2 (3.70%) C#
9 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.85%) JCL
10 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.85%) Scala
10 1 (1.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Server+ Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GMP
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (16.67%) Puppet
3 7 (12.96%) Salt
4 6 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 6 (11.11%) Ansible
5 1 (1.85%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) hybris
3 4 (7.41%) Google
4 3 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) Borland
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Splunk
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