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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 78 83 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 38 38 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.62% 1.81% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.93% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 45
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.79 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.57%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2189 1966 2428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.35% 93.66% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1046 1301
Average daily rate £330 £315 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 122 154
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £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 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 +4 37 £325 +36.84% 22
North Yorkshire -3 2 £320 - 5
South Yorkshire - - - - 4
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 76 (96.20%) Software Engineering
2 31 (39.24%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (32.91%) C++
4 25 (31.65%) Java
4 25 (31.65%) OO
5 24 (30.38%) C#
6 21 (26.58%) .NET
6 21 (26.58%) Finance
7 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
7 19 (24.05%) PHP
7 19 (24.05%) Linux
8 18 (22.78%) SQL
8 18 (22.78%) Oracle
9 16 (20.25%) Web Services
10 15 (18.99%) Python
11 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
11 13 (16.46%) WinForms
11 13 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (15.19%) Dynamics AX
12 12 (15.19%) X++
13 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
13 10 (12.66%) Ruby
13 10 (12.66%) MySQL
14 9 (11.39%) MVC
14 9 (11.39%) TDD
15 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
16 7 (8.86%) DNS
16 7 (8.86%) Multithreading

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (7.59%) Node.js
2 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.27%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.86%) DNS
3 6 (7.59%) Internet
4 5 (6.33%) SSL
5 4 (5.06%) SSH
6 2 (2.53%) FTP
7 1 (1.27%) HTTP
7 1 (1.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) MySQL
3 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.33%) Redis
3 5 (6.33%) SimpleDB
3 5 (6.33%) Couchbase
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Subversion
1 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.27%) Behat
2 1 (1.27%) Selenium
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Legal
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) .NET
2 16 (20.25%) Web Services
3 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.46%) WinForms
3 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.59%) Java EE
6 5 (6.33%) CSS
6 5 (6.33%) HTML
6 5 (6.33%) LAMP
7 4 (5.06%) XML
8 3 (3.80%) JSP
8 3 (3.80%) J2EE
8 3 (3.80%) Ajax
9 2 (2.53%) Spring
9 2 (2.53%) Struts2
9 2 (2.53%) jQuery
9 2 (2.53%) WCF
9 2 (2.53%) WPF
9 2 (2.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.24%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.33%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Firmware
6 1 (1.27%) DTV
6 1 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Windows CE
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) AIX
3 1 (1.27%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (96.20%) Software Engineering
2 25 (31.65%) OO
3 9 (11.39%) MVC
3 9 (11.39%) TDD
4 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.86%) Multithreading
6 6 (7.59%) DevOps
6 6 (7.59%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.06%) Scrum
9 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.53%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (2.53%) Workflow
10 1 (1.27%) OOP
10 1 (1.27%) CRM
10 1 (1.27%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.27%) BDD
10 1 (1.27%) Information Architecture
10 1 (1.27%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) C++
2 25 (31.65%) Java
3 24 (30.38%) C#
4 19 (24.05%) PHP
5 18 (22.78%) SQL
6 15 (18.99%) Python
7 12 (15.19%) X++
8 10 (12.66%) Ruby
9 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
10 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
10 5 (6.33%) C
10 5 (6.33%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.53%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.53%) VB
12 1 (1.27%) PHP5
12 1 (1.27%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Puppet
1 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.59%) Salt
3 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.53%) Zend
4 1 (1.27%) Progress
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