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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 94 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 40 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.96% 1.82% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.95% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 53
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
2223 2055 2529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.17% 93.49% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1104 1348
Average daily rate £340 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 133 134
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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
West Yorkshire -10 19 £325 +13.04% 6
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 6
North Yorkshire +4 2 £320 +28.00% 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 75 (96.15%) Software Engineering
2 29 (37.18%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (35.90%) Java
4 26 (33.33%) C++
5 23 (29.49%) OO
6 21 (26.92%) C#
6 21 (26.92%) Finance
7 20 (25.64%) .NET
8 19 (24.36%) PHP
8 19 (24.36%) Oracle
8 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
9 18 (23.08%) SQL
9 18 (23.08%) Linux
10 16 (20.51%) Web Services
10 16 (20.51%) Python
11 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 13 (16.67%) WinForms
11 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
12 12 (15.38%) X++
13 11 (14.10%) TDD
14 10 (12.82%) Ruby
14 10 (12.82%) .NET Framework
15 9 (11.54%) MVC
15 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (10.26%) MySQL
17 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
17 7 (8.97%) DNS
17 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
2 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.28%) nginx
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
1 7 (8.97%) DNS
2 6 (7.69%) Internet
3 5 (6.41%) SSL
4 4 (5.13%) SSH
5 2 (2.56%) FTP
5 2 (2.56%) HTTP
6 1 (1.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) MySQL
3 5 (6.41%) Couchbase
3 5 (6.41%) SimpleDB
3 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.41%) Redis
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.56%) Subversion
1 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.28%) Behat
2 1 (1.28%) Selenium
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Legal
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) .NET
2 16 (20.51%) Web Services
3 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.67%) WinForms
3 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (12.82%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.69%) Java EE
5 6 (7.69%) CSS
5 6 (7.69%) HTML
6 4 (5.13%) XML
7 3 (3.85%) LAMP
7 3 (3.85%) J2EE
7 3 (3.85%) JSP
7 3 (3.85%) Ajax
8 2 (2.56%) Spring
8 2 (2.56%) CSS3
8 2 (2.56%) Laravel
8 2 (2.56%) Symfony
8 2 (2.56%) jQuery
8 2 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.18%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Windows CE
2 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.28%) UNIX
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (96.15%) Software Engineering
2 23 (29.49%) OO
3 11 (14.10%) TDD
4 9 (11.54%) MVC
4 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
5 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (7.69%) DevOps
7 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.85%) Scrum
9 2 (2.56%) Workflow
9 2 (2.56%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.56%) Project Management
10 1 (1.28%) OOP
10 1 (1.28%) CRM
10 1 (1.28%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.28%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.28%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) Java
2 26 (33.33%) C++
3 21 (26.92%) C#
4 19 (24.36%) PHP
5 18 (23.08%) SQL
6 16 (20.51%) Python
7 12 (15.38%) X++
8 10 (12.82%) Ruby
9 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
10 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
11 4 (5.13%) C
11 4 (5.13%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.56%) Erlang
13 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.28%) PHP5
13 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Puppet
1 7 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.69%) Salt
3 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Oracle
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) Zend
3 1 (1.28%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.28%) Progress
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