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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 123 125 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.79% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.83% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 26
Average daily rate £425 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £315 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £439 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
2818 2777 2390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.95% 95.30% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1933 1742 1511
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 123
Average hourly rate £13.35 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.41 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 12 £425 +32.81% 15
North Yorkshire +12 9 - - 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (47.06%) C
3 14 (41.18%) Embedded C
4 11 (32.35%) Java
5 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) TDD
6 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
8 7 (20.59%) C++
8 7 (20.59%) HTML
9 6 (17.65%) Electronics
9 6 (17.65%) CSS
9 6 (17.65%) Modbus
10 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
10 5 (14.71%) HTML5
10 5 (14.71%) BDD
10 5 (14.71%) Web Services
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
10 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
11 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 4 (11.76%) C#
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 4 (11.76%) Node.js

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (11.76%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Modbus
2 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.82%) DVB
4 1 (2.94%) 2G
4 1 (2.94%) 3G
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Bower
2 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.88%) Grunt
2 2 (5.88%) gulp
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.65%) Electronics
2 3 (8.82%) Automotive
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) CSS
3 5 (14.71%) HTML5
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.76%) RESTful
5 3 (8.82%) DOM
5 3 (8.82%) GStreamer
5 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.82%) JAX-RS
5 3 (8.82%) OpenGL
5 3 (8.82%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (8.82%) QML
5 3 (8.82%) Qt
5 3 (8.82%) WebKit
6 2 (5.88%) CSS3
6 2 (5.88%) JSF
6 2 (5.88%) LESS
6 2 (5.88%) Sass
6 2 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) DTV
2 3 (8.82%) IPTV
2 3 (8.82%) MHEG
2 3 (8.82%) STB
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (26.47%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) BDD
4 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.76%) Data Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) DRM
6 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Coaching
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C
2 14 (41.18%) Embedded C
3 11 (32.35%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.59%) C++
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) C#
8 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++
9 2 (5.88%) Assembly Language
9 2 (5.88%) PHP
9 2 (5.88%) Ruby
9 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) MISRA
2 2 (5.88%) DO-178B
2 2 (5.88%) ISO26262
3 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Siemens
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
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