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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 93 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 57 71 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.81% 3.00% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 3.93% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 55
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £575 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.26% +5.55%
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
2490 1807 1669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.02% 76.24% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1120 915
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 55 77
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.26 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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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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 -29 45 £325 - 35
South Yorkshire -12 9 £388 +19.23% 9
North Yorkshire -11 8 £305 -4.68% 10
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.62%) Java
2 56 (38.62%) SQL
3 47 (32.41%) JavaScript
4 40 (27.59%) C#
5 39 (26.90%) Linux
6 34 (23.45%) TDD
7 31 (21.38%) .NET
8 30 (20.69%) OO
9 29 (20.00%) Web Services
9 29 (20.00%) MVC
10 28 (19.31%) ASP.NET
10 28 (19.31%) SQL Server
10 28 (19.31%) C++
10 28 (19.31%) HTML
11 27 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (17.24%) jQuery
12 25 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (15.86%) CSS
14 22 (15.17%) Python
15 21 (14.48%) Finance
16 19 (13.10%) WCF
17 18 (12.41%) Configuration Management
17 18 (12.41%) C
18 17 (11.72%) Multithreading
18 17 (11.72%) Bash Shell
19 16 (11.03%) Test Automation
19 16 (11.03%) XML
20 15 (10.34%) Apache
20 15 (10.34%) Windows

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (10.34%) Apache
2 11 (7.59%) nginx
3 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.76%) CMS
5 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.38%) CICS
6 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.69%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.69%) Confluence
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.69%) Node.js
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Office
2 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) BASE24
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.14%) Amazon S3
2 6 (4.14%) Route 53
2 6 (4.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) ATM
1 7 (4.83%) Internet
2 6 (4.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (4.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.76%) SSL
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.59%) MySQL
3 11 (7.59%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.21%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.52%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.14%) Redis
7 6 (4.14%) Couchbase
7 6 (4.14%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (4.14%) SimpleDB
7 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.38%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 9 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.83%) JUnit
4 6 (4.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.14%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.07%) Subversion
7 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.38%) Valgrind
7 2 (1.38%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.38%) JIRA
7 2 (1.38%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.38%) Redmine
8 1 (0.69%) Selenium
8 1 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 21 (14.48%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.83%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.76%) Games
4 4 (2.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.07%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (62.07%) Developer
2 53 (36.55%) Software Engineer
3 32 (22.07%) Software Developer
4 23 (15.86%) Java Developer
5 19 (13.10%) Applications Developer
6 14 (9.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Agile Coach
8 10 (6.90%) PHP Developer
8 10 (6.90%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) SQL Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.38%) .NET
2 29 (20.00%) Web Services
3 28 (19.31%) ASP.NET
3 28 (19.31%) HTML
4 25 (17.24%) jQuery
4 25 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (15.86%) CSS
6 19 (13.10%) WCF
7 16 (11.03%) XML
8 14 (9.66%) HTML5
8 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (7.59%) RESTful
10 10 (6.90%) Entity Framework
11 9 (6.21%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.52%) JSON
12 8 (5.52%) CSS3
12 8 (5.52%) Dapper ORM
13 7 (4.83%) J2EE
14 6 (4.14%) POSIX
15 5 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.45%) User Experience
3 4 (2.76%) Mobile Games
3 4 (2.76%) Streaming Video
4 3 (2.07%) DTV
4 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.38%) STB
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) RIA
6 1 (0.69%) Equities
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) W3C
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.90%) Linux
2 15 (10.34%) Windows
3 9 (6.21%) UNIX
4 6 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.76%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.45%) TDD
3 30 (20.69%) OO
4 29 (20.00%) MVC
5 27 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.41%) Configuration Management
7 17 (11.72%) Multithreading
8 16 (11.03%) Test Automation
9 14 (9.66%) E-Commerce
10 13 (8.97%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.59%) ATDD
11 11 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.90%) OOD
12 10 (6.90%) Scrum
12 10 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (6.90%) Refactoring
12 10 (6.90%) Concurrent Programming
13 9 (6.21%) UML
14 8 (5.52%) Performance Testing
15 7 (4.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.62%) Java
1 56 (38.62%) SQL
2 47 (32.41%) JavaScript
3 40 (27.59%) C#
4 28 (19.31%) C++
5 22 (15.17%) Python
6 18 (12.41%) C
7 17 (11.72%) Bash Shell
8 15 (10.34%) Ruby
9 13 (8.97%) PHP
10 10 (6.90%) T-SQL
11 9 (6.21%) PHP5
12 3 (2.07%) Lua
12 3 (2.07%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.38%) VB
13 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.38%) COBOL
13 2 (1.38%) Delphi
13 2 (1.38%) JCL
13 2 (1.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.38%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) GMP
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.21%) Puppet
3 7 (4.83%) Salt
4 6 (4.14%) HAProxy
4 6 (4.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.28%) Oracle
3 6 (4.14%) hybris
4 5 (3.45%) Google
5 4 (2.76%) Lotus
5 4 (2.76%) VMware
6 3 (2.07%) HP
6 3 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.38%) Borland
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.69%) Splunk
8 1 (0.69%) Facebook
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