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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 59 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 66 76 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.71% 3.50% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 4.65% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 46
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £414 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +2.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £29.50 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £66.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
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
1825 1634 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.98% 75.16% 75.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 928 1024
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 64 57
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.75 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.86% +41.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2014.

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 30 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 -13 42 £353 +17.50% 24
North Yorkshire +8 16 £310 +12.72% 11
South Yorkshire +3 6 £325 -8.77% 16
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 73 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (38.71%) Java
3 51 (32.90%) C#
4 43 (27.74%) .NET
5 38 (24.52%) Web Services
6 35 (22.58%) SQL
7 34 (21.94%) Oracle
7 34 (21.94%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (21.29%) SQL Server
9 32 (20.65%) PHP
10 30 (19.35%) C++
10 30 (19.35%) OO
11 29 (18.71%) JavaScript
12 27 (17.42%) TDD
12 27 (17.42%) MVC
12 27 (17.42%) Scrum
13 26 (16.77%) Finance
14 24 (15.48%) XML
14 24 (15.48%) CSS
15 23 (14.84%) HTML
15 23 (14.84%) Linux
16 22 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (14.19%) Ruby
17 21 (13.55%) Python
18 20 (12.90%) ASP.NET
18 20 (12.90%) Dynamics AX
19 18 (11.61%) WinForms
20 17 (10.97%) J2EE
21 16 (10.32%) X++
21 16 (10.32%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 12 (7.74%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.81%) Apache
2 9 (5.81%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.81%) Node.js
3 3 (1.94%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.29%) nginx
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.65%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (0.65%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (12.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.29%) Route 53
2 2 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.81%) DNS
2 8 (5.16%) Internet
2 8 (5.16%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.52%) SSL
4 4 (2.58%) SSH
5 3 (1.94%) DHCP
5 3 (1.94%) HTTP
6 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.10%) MySQL
3 6 (3.87%) Couchbase
3 6 (3.87%) SimpleDB
3 6 (3.87%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.87%) Redis
4 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.58%) QlikView
5 4 (2.58%) DB2
6 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.10%) Maven
3 10 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.16%) JUnit
6 5 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.58%) JIRA
7 4 (2.58%) Selenium
8 3 (1.94%) Subversion
8 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.29%) Behat
10 1 (0.65%) JMeter
10 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.65%) JBehave
10 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.65%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.65%) Bazaar
General
1 26 (16.77%) Finance
2 4 (2.58%) Legal
3 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.29%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (56.77%) Developer
2 73 (47.10%) Software Engineer
3 32 (20.65%) .NET Developer
4 19 (12.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 19 (12.26%) Java Developer
5 14 (9.03%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.03%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 14 (9.03%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 14 (9.03%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.74%) .NET Software Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) WinForms Developer
10 9 (5.81%) Agile Coach
11 8 (5.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 8 (5.16%) PHP Developer
12 7 (4.52%) Consultant
12 7 (4.52%) Web Developer
12 7 (4.52%) Dynamics AX Consultant
13 6 (3.87%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.74%) .NET
2 38 (24.52%) Web Services
3 24 (15.48%) XML
3 24 (15.48%) CSS
4 23 (14.84%) HTML
5 20 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 18 (11.61%) WinForms
7 17 (10.97%) J2EE
8 16 (10.32%) jQuery
9 14 (9.03%) WCF
10 12 (7.74%) Hibernate
10 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (7.10%) Spring
12 10 (6.45%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.81%) SOAP
14 8 (5.16%) Java EE
15 6 (3.87%) JSF
15 6 (3.87%) XSLT
16 5 (3.23%) LAMP
16 5 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.94%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.16%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.58%) Open Source
4 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.29%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.65%) RIA
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.84%) Linux
2 6 (3.87%) UNIX
2 6 (3.87%) Windows
3 1 (0.65%) zOS
3 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.35%) OO
3 27 (17.42%) MVC
3 27 (17.42%) TDD
3 27 (17.42%) Scrum
4 22 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (6.45%) Test Automation
5 10 (6.45%) DevOps
6 8 (5.16%) Mentoring
6 8 (5.16%) Refactoring
6 8 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.52%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.52%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (4.52%) Web Development
7 7 (4.52%) Unit Testing
7 7 (4.52%) ATDD
8 5 (3.23%) Web Application Development
8 5 (3.23%) Release Management
8 5 (3.23%) OOP
8 5 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 60 (38.71%) Java
2 51 (32.90%) C#
3 35 (22.58%) SQL
4 32 (20.65%) PHP
5 30 (19.35%) C++
6 29 (18.71%) JavaScript
7 22 (14.19%) Ruby
8 21 (13.55%) Python
9 16 (10.32%) X++
10 12 (7.74%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.87%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.58%) VB
12 4 (2.58%) PHP5
12 4 (2.58%) VB6
13 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.94%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.94%) C
14 2 (1.29%) Erlang
15 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.74%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (5.81%) Puppet
1 9 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.16%) Salt
3 2 (1.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 34 (21.94%) Oracle
2 5 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.58%) JBoss
4 2 (1.29%) IBM
4 2 (1.29%) Zend
5 1 (0.65%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.65%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.65%) BEA
5 1 (0.65%) ATG
5 1 (0.65%) Sybase
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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