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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 58 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 65 77 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.68% 3.53% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 4.67% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 53 51
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.14%
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 £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
1830 1649 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.50% 75.50% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 922 1063
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 £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 66 56
Average hourly rate £15.39 £31.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.37% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 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 19 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 19 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 -5 42 £350 +16.66% 29
North Yorkshire +6 17 £320 +6.66% 7
South Yorkshire +8 5 £325 -8.77% 12
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 74 (46.54%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (38.99%) Java
3 55 (34.59%) C#
4 45 (28.30%) .NET
5 38 (23.90%) Web Services
6 35 (22.01%) SQL
6 35 (22.01%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (21.38%) SQL Server
8 33 (20.75%) Oracle
8 33 (20.75%) OO
9 31 (19.50%) PHP
9 31 (19.50%) C++
10 28 (17.61%) JavaScript
10 28 (17.61%) MVC
10 28 (17.61%) Scrum
11 27 (16.98%) TDD
12 26 (16.35%) Finance
13 25 (15.72%) CSS
14 23 (14.47%) XML
14 23 (14.47%) Linux
14 23 (14.47%) Ruby
15 22 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (13.84%) Python
15 22 (13.84%) HTML
16 21 (13.21%) ASP.NET
17 20 (12.58%) Dynamics AX
18 18 (11.32%) WinForms
19 17 (10.69%) J2EE
19 17 (10.69%) jQuery
20 16 (10.06%) X++

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 13 (8.18%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.66%) Node.js
3 8 (5.03%) Apache
3 8 (5.03%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.89%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.26%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.26%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.63%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (12.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.26%) Route 53
2 2 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) DNS
2 8 (5.03%) Internet
2 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.40%) SSL
4 4 (2.52%) SSH
5 3 (1.89%) DHCP
6 2 (1.26%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.18%) MySQL
3 6 (3.77%) Redis
3 6 (3.77%) Couchbase
3 6 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.77%) SimpleDB
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.52%) QlikView
5 3 (1.89%) DB2
5 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.92%) Maven
3 10 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.29%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.40%) JUnit
5 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.52%) JIRA
7 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.89%) Selenium
7 3 (1.89%) Subversion
8 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.26%) Behat
9 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Bazaar
9 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.63%) JBehave
9 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (16.35%) Finance
2 4 (2.52%) Legal
3 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.26%) Publishing
3 2 (1.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (57.23%) Developer
2 75 (47.17%) Software Engineer
3 33 (20.75%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.58%) Java Software Engineer
5 19 (11.95%) Java Developer
6 15 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.81%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 14 (8.81%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 14 (8.81%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (7.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (7.55%) .NET Software Engineer
10 10 (6.29%) WinForms Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Agile Coach
12 8 (5.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (4.40%) Dynamics AX Consultant
13 7 (4.40%) Web Developer
13 7 (4.40%) Consultant
13 7 (4.40%) PHP Developer
14 6 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.30%) .NET
2 38 (23.90%) Web Services
3 25 (15.72%) CSS
4 23 (14.47%) XML
5 22 (13.84%) HTML
6 21 (13.21%) ASP.NET
7 18 (11.32%) WinForms
8 17 (10.69%) J2EE
8 17 (10.69%) jQuery
9 14 (8.81%) WCF
10 12 (7.55%) Spring
10 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (6.92%) Hibernate
12 10 (6.29%) .NET Framework
12 10 (6.29%) Java EE
13 9 (5.66%) SOAP
14 6 (3.77%) XSLT
14 6 (3.77%) JSF
15 5 (3.14%) JPA
15 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.01%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.03%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.14%) Open Source
5 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.26%) User Experience
6 2 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.63%) RIA
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.47%) Linux
2 6 (3.77%) UNIX
2 6 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (46.54%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.75%) OO
3 28 (17.61%) MVC
3 28 (17.61%) Scrum
4 27 (16.98%) TDD
5 22 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (6.29%) Test Automation
6 10 (6.29%) DevOps
7 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.03%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (5.03%) Refactoring
8 7 (4.40%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.40%) Web Development
8 7 (4.40%) ATDD
8 7 (4.40%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.77%) OOP
10 5 (3.14%) Web Application Development
10 5 (3.14%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.14%) Multithreading
10 5 (3.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (38.99%) Java
2 55 (34.59%) C#
3 35 (22.01%) SQL
4 31 (19.50%) PHP
4 31 (19.50%) C++
5 28 (17.61%) JavaScript
6 23 (14.47%) Ruby
7 22 (13.84%) Python
8 16 (10.06%) X++
9 12 (7.55%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.77%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.52%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.52%) C
11 4 (2.52%) VB
11 4 (2.52%) VB6
11 4 (2.52%) PHP5
12 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.26%) Erlang
14 1 (0.63%) XAML
14 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) Puppet
1 9 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.03%) Salt
3 2 (1.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (20.75%) Oracle
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.52%) JBoss
3 2 (1.26%) IBM
3 2 (1.26%) Zend
4 1 (0.63%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (0.63%) Sybase
4 1 (0.63%) LexisNexis
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