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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 97 87 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 39 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.01% 1.74% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.85% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 48
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £125 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £440 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -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
2199 2106 2525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.75% 93.81% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1137 1321
Average daily rate £335 £320 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £213
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 124 139 123
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 £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 £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -12 17 £325 +8.33% 9
North Yorkshire +7 5 £320 +28.00% 6
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 5
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 78 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 29 (35.80%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (34.57%) Java
4 27 (33.33%) C++
5 23 (28.40%) OO
6 21 (25.93%) PHP
6 21 (25.93%) Finance
7 20 (24.69%) SQL
7 20 (24.69%) C#
7 20 (24.69%) Oracle
7 20 (24.69%) Linux
8 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
8 19 (23.46%) .NET
9 18 (22.22%) Web Services
10 17 (20.99%) Python
11 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (16.05%) WinForms
12 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET
12 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (14.81%) Dynamics AX
13 12 (14.81%) X++
14 11 (13.58%) TDD
14 11 (13.58%) Ruby
14 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
16 9 (11.11%) MySQL
17 8 (9.88%) DNS
17 8 (9.88%) MVC
17 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (9.88%) Puppet

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (9.88%) Node.js
2 5 (6.17%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) nginx
4 1 (1.23%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) DNS
2 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.64%) Internet
3 6 (7.41%) SSL
4 4 (4.94%) SSH
5 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 2 (2.47%) FTP
5 2 (2.47%) HTTP
6 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) MySQL
3 6 (7.41%) SimpleDB
3 6 (7.41%) Couchbase
3 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.41%) Redis
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Subversion
2 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) Bazaar
4 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) Behat
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 3 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) .NET
2 18 (22.22%) Web Services
3 13 (16.05%) WinForms
3 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.41%) HTML
5 6 (7.41%) CSS
5 6 (7.41%) Java EE
6 4 (4.94%) XML
7 3 (3.70%) Ajax
7 3 (3.70%) jQuery
7 3 (3.70%) JSP
7 3 (3.70%) J2EE
7 3 (3.70%) LAMP
8 2 (2.47%) Middleware
8 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.47%) Struts
8 2 (2.47%) RESTful
8 2 (2.47%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.80%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.64%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 23 (28.40%) OO
3 11 (13.58%) TDD
3 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.88%) MVC
4 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.64%) DevOps
5 7 (8.64%) Multithreading
6 6 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.94%) Scrum
8 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.70%) OOP
8 3 (3.70%) Project Management
8 3 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.47%) OWASP
9 2 (2.47%) Information Architecture
9 2 (2.47%) Workflow
10 1 (1.23%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) Java
2 27 (33.33%) C++
3 21 (25.93%) PHP
4 20 (24.69%) SQL
4 20 (24.69%) C#
5 17 (20.99%) Python
6 12 (14.81%) X++
7 11 (13.58%) Ruby
8 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
9 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
10 5 (6.17%) C
10 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.17%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.70%) PHP5
12 2 (2.47%) Erlang
13 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Puppet
1 8 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.64%) Salt
3 2 (2.47%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) Progress
3 1 (1.23%) Jaspersoft
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