The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 64 43 75
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 72 78 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.74% 3.70% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 5.19% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 29
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £243 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £325 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1887 1503 1812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 71.86% 71.30% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 785 944
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 55 44
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +31.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Software Engineering
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -17 53 £320 +6.66% 45
North Yorkshire +4 19 £300 - 11
South Yorkshire 0 4 £284 -8.46% 5
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 50 (33.78%) PHP
2 48 (32.43%) .NET
3 43 (29.05%) C#
3 43 (29.05%) Linux
4 41 (27.70%) Scrum
5 40 (27.03%) Web Services
6 39 (26.35%) SQL Server
7 37 (25.00%) Ruby
8 36 (24.32%) Python
9 35 (23.65%) C++
10 34 (22.97%) Degree
11 33 (22.30%) Node.js
12 32 (21.62%) Client/Server
12 32 (21.62%) Bash Shell
13 29 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (18.92%) TCP/IP
15 27 (18.24%) Visual Studio
16 26 (17.57%) HTML
16 26 (17.57%) DNS
16 26 (17.57%) SSL
16 26 (17.57%) Internet
16 26 (17.57%) Load Balancing
17 25 (16.89%) OO
18 24 (16.22%) Java
18 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
18 24 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
19 21 (14.19%) CSS
20 20 (13.51%) SQL
20 20 (13.51%) TDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 33 (22.30%) Node.js
2 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.38%) CMS
4 5 (3.38%) Apache
5 4 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.35%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.35%) IIS
6 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.35%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 12 (8.11%) MS Office
2 2 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 26 (17.57%) DNS
2 26 (17.57%) SSL
2 26 (17.57%) Internet
3 11 (7.43%) Intranet
4 2 (1.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.81%) MySQL
3 12 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.70%) Maven
4 3 (2.03%) WebSpeed
5 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.35%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.68%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.68%) dotCover
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.68%) JBehave
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.68%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.68%) NUnit
6 1 (0.68%) Ant
6 1 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 15 (10.14%) Finance
2 5 (3.38%) Banking
3 3 (2.03%) Electronics
3 3 (2.03%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (64.19%) Developer
2 60 (40.54%) Software Engineer
3 33 (22.30%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.16%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) Python Developer
5 15 (10.14%) Programmer
6 13 (8.78%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.08%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.08%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (6.08%) PHP Developer
7 9 (6.08%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.38%) LAMP Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.43%) .NET
2 40 (27.03%) Web Services
3 26 (17.57%) HTML
4 21 (14.19%) CSS
5 18 (12.16%) WCF
5 18 (12.16%) jQuery
6 16 (10.81%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.14%) HTML5
8 14 (9.46%) ASP.NET
8 14 (9.46%) WPF
8 14 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (8.78%) WinForms
10 12 (8.11%) J2EE
11 11 (7.43%) Spring
12 10 (6.76%) Java EE
13 9 (6.08%) CSS3
13 9 (6.08%) LAMP
13 9 (6.08%) XML
14 8 (5.41%) Silverlight
15 7 (4.73%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.62%) Client/Server
2 24 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.38%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.70%) Open Source
5 3 (2.03%) Firmware
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) DTV
6 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.05%) Linux
2 7 (4.73%) Windows
3 3 (2.03%) Android
4 2 (1.35%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.68%) UNIX
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.70%) Scrum
2 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (17.57%) Load Balancing
4 25 (16.89%) OO
5 20 (13.51%) TDD
6 18 (12.16%) MVC
7 14 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.78%) Project Management
9 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.73%) Multithreading
10 7 (4.73%) OOP
11 6 (4.05%) Agile Project Management
11 6 (4.05%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.05%) Content Management
12 5 (3.38%) Web Development
12 5 (3.38%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (3.38%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (2.70%) Configuration Management
13 4 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.78%) PHP
2 43 (29.05%) C#
3 37 (25.00%) Ruby
4 36 (24.32%) Python
5 35 (23.65%) C++
6 32 (21.62%) Bash Shell
7 24 (16.22%) Java
7 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 20 (13.51%) SQL
9 17 (11.49%) VB.NET
10 11 (7.43%) VBA
11 8 (5.41%) XAML
12 7 (4.73%) VB
13 5 (3.38%) X++
13 5 (3.38%) Embedded C
13 5 (3.38%) C
14 3 (2.03%) VB6
15 2 (1.35%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.35%) Progress 4GL
16 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (22.97%) Degree
2 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) Puppet
1 6 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.03%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (9.46%) Oracle
2 9 (6.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.05%) JBoss
4 5 (3.38%) Progress
5 4 (2.70%) Zend
6 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Perforce
6 1 (0.68%) Sybase
6 1 (0.68%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Neon Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £250 - £312 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £250.00 - £312.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £445 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago