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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 69 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 76 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.65% 2.84% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.88% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 64 48
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £409 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2281 1883 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.48% 73.35% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1210 797
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 38 55
Average hourly rate £17.69 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.25% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £11.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £110.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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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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 -2 61 £334 +4.29% 38
North Yorkshire -18 6 £325 +8.33% 7
South Yorkshire -6 4 £391 +37.88% 9
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 86 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (42.75%) SQL
3 41 (31.30%) Linux
4 37 (28.24%) PHP
5 35 (26.72%) C#
6 33 (25.19%) .NET
7 31 (23.66%) Apache
8 30 (22.90%) Python
8 30 (22.90%) Oracle
9 29 (22.14%) SQL Server
10 28 (21.37%) JavaScript
11 27 (20.61%) Java
12 26 (19.85%) HTML
12 26 (19.85%) Ruby
13 25 (19.08%) MongoDB
13 25 (19.08%) XML
13 25 (19.08%) OO
14 23 (17.56%) Web Services
14 23 (17.56%) C
14 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
14 23 (17.56%) DevOps
15 20 (15.27%) Opscode Chef
15 20 (15.27%) MVC
15 20 (15.27%) Puppet
15 20 (15.27%) WCF
16 18 (13.74%) Scrum
16 18 (13.74%) Ansible
17 17 (12.98%) CSS
17 17 (12.98%) Riak
18 16 (12.21%) CFEngine

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (23.66%) Apache
2 7 (5.34%) Node.js
3 6 (4.58%) nginx
4 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.29%) JBoss
6 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.82%) SaaS
3 3 (2.29%) Route 53
3 3 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) Internet
2 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.58%) DNS
2 6 (4.58%) SSL
3 4 (3.05%) LDAP
4 3 (2.29%) DHCP
5 2 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.76%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.76%) Intranet
6 1 (0.76%) 802.15
6 1 (0.76%) Wireless
6 1 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.08%) MongoDB
3 17 (12.98%) Riak
4 16 (12.21%) CouchDB
4 16 (12.21%) Hypertable
4 16 (12.21%) MySQL
5 12 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (9.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (8.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.34%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.05%) Redis
11 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.29%) SimpleDB
11 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.29%) Couchbase
11 3 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Fiddler
2 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.58%) Subversion
5 4 (3.05%) JUnit
5 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.05%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.29%) Maven
6 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.29%) Grunt
6 3 (2.29%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.76%) Selenium
7 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (12.21%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.29%) Electronics
4 2 (1.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (56.49%) Developer
2 35 (26.72%) Software Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.92%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.87%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Business Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Agile Coach
9 5 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.19%) .NET
2 26 (19.85%) HTML
3 25 (19.08%) XML
4 23 (17.56%) Web Services
5 20 (15.27%) WCF
6 17 (12.98%) CSS
7 16 (12.21%) jQuery
8 14 (10.69%) ASP.NET
9 10 (7.63%) SOAP
10 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (6.87%) HTML5
10 9 (6.87%) CSS3
11 8 (6.11%) Ajax
12 7 (5.34%) Doctrine
13 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
13 6 (4.58%) LAMP
13 6 (4.58%) J2EE
14 5 (3.82%) Symfony
15 4 (3.05%) CodeIgniter
15 4 (3.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) User Experience
3 6 (4.58%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.58%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.82%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.82%) RIA
4 5 (3.82%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.76%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.30%) Linux
2 5 (3.82%) Windows
3 3 (2.29%) UNIX
3 3 (2.29%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.08%) OO
3 23 (17.56%) DevOps
4 20 (15.27%) MVC
5 18 (13.74%) Scrum
6 16 (12.21%) TDD
6 16 (12.21%) Multithreading
7 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.92%) Unit Testing
8 13 (9.92%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.63%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.58%) OOP
11 6 (4.58%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.58%) Waterfall
12 5 (3.82%) BDD
12 5 (3.82%) Test Automation
12 5 (3.82%) Pair Programming
13 4 (3.05%) UML
13 4 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.75%) SQL
2 37 (28.24%) PHP
3 35 (26.72%) C#
4 30 (22.90%) Python
5 28 (21.37%) JavaScript
6 27 (20.61%) Java
7 26 (19.85%) Ruby
8 23 (17.56%) C
9 16 (12.21%) T-SQL
10 13 (9.92%) C++
11 8 (6.11%) Bash Shell
12 7 (5.34%) PHP5
13 5 (3.82%) VB
14 4 (3.05%) Embedded C
15 3 (2.29%) Embedded C++
15 3 (2.29%) VB6
15 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
15 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
15 3 (2.29%) XPath
16 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
1 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 20 (15.27%) Puppet
1 20 (15.27%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (13.74%) Ansible
3 16 (12.21%) Nagios
3 16 (12.21%) Graphite
3 16 (12.21%) CFEngine
4 3 (2.29%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (22.90%) Oracle
2 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.21%) Splunk
3 16 (12.21%) SaltStack
4 7 (5.34%) Zend
5 5 (3.82%) Google
5 5 (3.82%) Facebook
6 2 (1.53%) hybris
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.76%) jBASE
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
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