The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 136 130 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.77% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 13
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £38.50 £15.86 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.74% -57.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £15.86 £37.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £15.86 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2752 3006 2297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.26% 95.85% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2036 1371
Median daily rate £380 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 161 140
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 26 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -3 5 £359 -7.41% 30
North Yorkshire +3 3 - - 3
South Yorkshire -5 1 £300 -25.00% 8
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 13 (44.83%) TDD
2 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (37.93%) BDD
5 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
6 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
6 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (27.59%) Data Management
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.24%) Coaching
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) C#
9 5 (17.24%) OO
10 4 (13.79%) Linux
10 4 (13.79%) C
10 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
10 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
11 3 (10.34%) ISO26262
11 3 (10.34%) Unix
11 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
11 3 (10.34%) Python

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) nginx
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) OpenEdge
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) GitLab
2 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.34%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) Node.js
3 3 (10.34%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) WPF
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) ADO
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) D3.js
5 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) WinForms
5 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 13 (44.83%) TDD
2 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) BDD
4 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Data Management
7 5 (17.24%) Coaching
7 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) OO
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.90%) Microservices
10 2 (6.90%) Open Source
10 2 (6.90%) SFIA
10 2 (6.90%) UML
10 2 (6.90%) Web Development
11 1 (3.45%) Data Acquisition
11 1 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) C
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.45%) Go
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (10.34%) ISO26262
3 2 (6.90%) MISRA
4 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
4 1 (3.45%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Siemens
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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