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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 59 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 87 93 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.98% 4.06% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 5.44% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 73 48
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£330 £325 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £419 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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
2372 1710 1489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.34% 74.74% 73.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1113 817
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 50 58
Average hourly rate £15.45 £15.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -30 67 £340 +4.61% 55
South Yorkshire - 16 £330 - 2
North Yorkshire -4 7 £310 -3.12% 9
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 99 (59.28%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.93%) SQL
3 58 (34.73%) Java
4 50 (29.94%) JavaScript
5 48 (28.74%) C#
6 39 (23.35%) Linux
7 37 (22.16%) TDD
8 36 (21.56%) HTML
9 35 (20.96%) SQL Server
10 34 (20.36%) .NET
11 32 (19.16%) OO
11 32 (19.16%) MVC
12 31 (18.56%) Web Services
13 30 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (16.17%) jQuery
14 27 (16.17%) CSS
15 26 (15.57%) Finance
15 26 (15.57%) ASP.NET
15 26 (15.57%) Python
16 25 (14.97%) WCF
17 24 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (13.77%) Apache
18 23 (13.77%) Oracle
18 23 (13.77%) PHP
19 21 (12.57%) XML
20 19 (11.38%) C
20 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
20 19 (11.38%) MongoDB
20 19 (11.38%) Test Automation
20 19 (11.38%) Ruby

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (13.77%) Apache
2 11 (6.59%) nginx
3 8 (4.79%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.40%) CMS
5 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.80%) JBoss
5 3 (1.80%) Node.js
6 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.20%) CICS
7 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.19%) Amazon S3
2 7 (4.19%) Route 53
2 7 (4.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.19%) Internet
2 7 (4.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (4.19%) ATM
3 3 (1.80%) LDAP
4 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.60%) Intranet
5 1 (0.60%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.60%) 802.15
5 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.38%) MongoDB
3 17 (10.18%) MySQL
4 13 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (7.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (7.19%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.99%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.19%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (4.19%) CouchDB
7 7 (4.19%) SimpleDB
7 7 (4.19%) Couchbase
7 7 (4.19%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.19%) Redis
8 5 (2.99%) Riak
8 5 (2.99%) Hypertable
9 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (10.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.19%) Cucumber
3 9 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.19%) JUnit
5 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.99%) Fiddler
6 4 (2.40%) Subversion
7 3 (1.80%) Maven
7 3 (1.80%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.80%) Grunt
7 3 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.80%) gulp
8 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.60%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.60%) Redmine
9 1 (0.60%) Valgrind
9 1 (0.60%) JIRA
9 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 26 (15.57%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.19%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.40%) Games
5 3 (1.80%) Electronics
5 3 (1.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (62.28%) Developer
2 50 (29.94%) Software Engineer
3 27 (16.17%) Software Developer
4 25 (14.97%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.38%) Applications Developer
6 16 (9.58%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (9.58%) Agile Coach
7 11 (6.59%) Web Developer
8 10 (5.99%) PHP Developer
8 10 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Business Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (3.59%) Web Applications Developer
13 5 (2.99%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.56%) HTML
2 34 (20.36%) .NET
3 31 (18.56%) Web Services
4 27 (16.17%) CSS
4 27 (16.17%) jQuery
5 26 (15.57%) ASP.NET
6 25 (14.97%) WCF
7 24 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (12.57%) XML
9 17 (10.18%) HTML5
10 15 (8.98%) CSS3
11 12 (7.19%) .NET Framework
12 10 (5.99%) Entity Framework
12 10 (5.99%) RESTful
12 10 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (4.79%) Dapper ORM
13 8 (4.79%) Ajax
13 8 (4.79%) JSON
14 7 (4.19%) POSIX
14 7 (4.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) User Experience
2 8 (4.79%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.59%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.59%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.59%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.99%) RIA
4 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.40%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.20%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.60%) STB
8 1 (0.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) W3C
8 1 (0.60%) DTV
8 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.35%) Linux
2 12 (7.19%) Windows
3 9 (5.39%) UNIX
4 5 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.60%) zOS
5 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (59.28%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (22.16%) TDD
3 32 (19.16%) OO
3 32 (19.16%) MVC
4 30 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (11.38%) Test Automation
6 18 (10.78%) Multithreading
7 17 (10.18%) Configuration Management
8 16 (9.58%) Scrum
9 14 (8.38%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.38%) ATDD
10 13 (7.78%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.78%) Refactoring
11 12 (7.19%) DevOps
11 12 (7.19%) Concurrent Programming
12 11 (6.59%) SDLC
12 11 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (5.39%) Performance Testing
13 9 (5.39%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.93%) SQL
2 58 (34.73%) Java
3 50 (29.94%) JavaScript
4 48 (28.74%) C#
5 26 (15.57%) Python
6 23 (13.77%) PHP
7 19 (11.38%) C
7 19 (11.38%) Ruby
8 18 (10.78%) C++
9 16 (9.58%) Bash Shell
10 15 (8.98%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.79%) PHP5
12 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.40%) VB
12 4 (2.40%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.40%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.80%) VB6
13 3 (1.80%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.20%) COBOL
14 2 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (5.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (10.18%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.19%) Puppet
2 12 (7.19%) Ansible
3 8 (4.79%) Salt
4 7 (4.19%) HAProxy
5 6 (3.59%) Graphite
6 5 (2.99%) Nagios
6 5 (2.99%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 23 (13.77%) Oracle
2 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.19%) hybris
3 7 (4.19%) Google
4 6 (3.59%) Zend
4 6 (3.59%) Splunk
5 5 (2.99%) Facebook
5 5 (2.99%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.20%) Lotus
6 2 (1.20%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) IBM
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