The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 58 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 96 88 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.33% 2.99% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 3.67% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 60
Median daily rate £413 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £485 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.49% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2444 2396 1809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.71% 81.28% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1623 1697 1137
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 58 60
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.53 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +39.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £40.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Yorkshire region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Yorkshire region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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 +12 78 £425 +25.00% 38
South Yorkshire -13 9 £300 -9.09% 13
North Yorkshire -5 5 £385 +26.22% 5
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 82 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (39.74%) TDD
3 59 (37.82%) Java
4 56 (35.90%) JavaScript
5 49 (31.41%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (25.64%) BDD
7 37 (23.72%) Unit Testing
8 34 (21.79%) Linux
9 27 (17.31%) C#
9 27 (17.31%) HTML
10 25 (16.03%) Data Management
10 25 (16.03%) Regression Testing
10 25 (16.03%) Puppet
11 24 (15.38%) Web Development
11 24 (15.38%) CSS
11 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (14.74%) .NET
12 23 (14.74%) MongoDB
13 22 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (14.10%) JSON
13 22 (14.10%) OO
14 21 (13.46%) MVC
14 21 (13.46%) AngularJS
14 21 (13.46%) Jenkins
15 20 (12.82%) Multithreading
16 19 (12.18%) Spring
16 19 (12.18%) RESTful
16 19 (12.18%) Open Source
16 19 (12.18%) Mentoring
17 18 (11.54%) Node.js

Software Engineering
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 14 (8.97%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.13%) nginx
2 8 (5.13%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.56%) Jetty
4 3 (1.92%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.28%) Drupal
5 2 (1.28%) JBoss
5 2 (1.28%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.28%) WordPress
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.64%) Moodle
6 1 (0.64%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.64%) SAS
6 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.41%) PaaS
3 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.92%) GitHub
5 2 (1.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.90%) HTTP
2 6 (3.85%) Modbus
3 5 (3.21%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.92%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.28%) Wireless
6 1 (0.64%) DNS
6 1 (0.64%) Firewall
6 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.64%) Internet
6 1 (0.64%) RS-485
6 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.74%) MongoDB
2 15 (9.62%) MySQL
2 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.85%) Redis
7 4 (2.56%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.28%) Big Data
8 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.64%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.64%) DataStage
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (13.46%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.41%) Jasmine
3 10 (6.41%) QUnit
3 10 (6.41%) Subversion
4 6 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.21%) TestNG
5 5 (3.21%) Travis CI
6 4 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.56%) IntelliJ
6 4 (2.56%) JUnit
6 4 (2.56%) Mockito
6 4 (2.56%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.56%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.92%) JIRA
7 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.28%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.64%) Hudson
9 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 10 (6.41%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Electronics
3 5 (3.21%) Automotive
4 3 (1.92%) Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Billing
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (67.31%) Developer
2 42 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 41 (26.28%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.90%) Software Developer
5 13 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (7.05%) Digital Developer
6 11 (7.05%) iOS Developer
7 10 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Embedded Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Java Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.31%) HTML
2 24 (15.38%) CSS
3 23 (14.74%) .NET
4 22 (14.10%) JSON
5 21 (13.46%) AngularJS
6 19 (12.18%) RESTful
6 19 (12.18%) Spring
7 18 (11.54%) Node.js
8 17 (10.90%) Hibernate
9 15 (9.62%) jQuery
10 14 (8.97%) XML
11 13 (8.33%) D3.js
11 13 (8.33%) REST
12 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET
12 12 (7.69%) Web Services
13 11 (7.05%) Core Animation
13 11 (7.05%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (7.05%) React
14 10 (6.41%) DOM
14 10 (6.41%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 12 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 11 (7.05%) Animation
3 11 (7.05%) Cryptography
3 11 (7.05%) iPhone
4 10 (6.41%) iPad
5 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (4.49%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.92%) User Experience
8 1 (0.64%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.64%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.79%) Linux
2 12 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 12 (7.69%) Unix
3 8 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.49%) CentOS
4 7 (4.49%) Fedora
4 7 (4.49%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.85%) Windows
6 2 (1.28%) Android
6 2 (1.28%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (39.74%) TDD
3 49 (31.41%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (25.64%) BDD
5 37 (23.72%) Unit Testing
6 25 (16.03%) Data Management
6 25 (16.03%) Regression Testing
7 24 (15.38%) Web Development
8 22 (14.10%) OO
9 21 (13.46%) MVC
10 20 (12.82%) Multithreading
11 19 (12.18%) Mentoring
11 19 (12.18%) Open Source
12 17 (10.90%) Coaching
13 14 (8.97%) DevOps
14 12 (7.69%) Automated Testing
14 12 (7.69%) iOS Development
15 11 (7.05%) Code Optimisation
15 11 (7.05%) Memory Management
15 11 (7.05%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 59 (37.82%) Java
2 56 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 27 (17.31%) C#
4 17 (10.90%) C
4 17 (10.90%) SQL
5 16 (10.26%) PHP
6 14 (8.97%) Embedded C
7 13 (8.33%) Ruby
8 10 (6.41%) Python
9 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.56%) C++
11 3 (1.92%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.92%) Perl
11 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.28%) COBOL
12 2 (1.28%) VB
13 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.64%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.64%) Scala
13 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 13 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.56%) ISO26262
2 4 (2.56%) MISRA
3 3 (1.92%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.64%) Firmware
3 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (16.03%) Puppet
2 13 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.69%) Ansible
4 6 (3.85%) Salt
5 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.64%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (7.05%) Apple
2 10 (6.41%) VMware
3 8 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle
5 4 (2.56%) Cisco
5 4 (2.56%) EMC
5 4 (2.56%) F5
5 4 (2.56%) NetApp
6 3 (1.92%) Siemens
7 2 (1.28%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.28%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix
8 1 (0.64%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.64%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago