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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 80 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 58 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.99% 2.31% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.87% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 61
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +5.40%
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
2348 2057 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.49% 80.51% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1410 1012
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £10.75 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 46 £338 -3.57% 46
East Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
North Yorkshire +4 3 - - 4
South Yorkshire -12 2 £225 -51.35% 9
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
3 30 (32.97%) TDD
4 25 (27.47%) C#
5 23 (25.27%) HTML
5 23 (25.27%) CSS
6 22 (24.18%) Linux
6 22 (24.18%) .NET
7 21 (23.08%) Java
8 19 (20.88%) SQL
9 17 (18.68%) PHP
9 17 (18.68%) OO
10 16 (17.58%) MySQL
11 15 (16.48%) C
12 14 (15.38%) Scrum
12 14 (15.38%) C++
12 14 (15.38%) Web Services
13 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
13 12 (13.19%) LAMP
13 12 (13.19%) MVC
14 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
14 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
14 11 (12.09%) Multithreading
14 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (10.99%) RESTful
15 10 (10.99%) Open Source
15 10 (10.99%) HTML5
15 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
15 10 (10.99%) Windows

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (9.89%) Node.js
2 7 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.20%) Moodle
3 2 (2.20%) nginx
4 1 (1.10%) SAS
4 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) Bluetooth
2 3 (3.30%) DVB
3 2 (2.20%) SSL
3 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) 2G
4 1 (1.10%) 3G
4 1 (1.10%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) Skype
4 1 (1.10%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) MySQL
2 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.59%) Redis
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.10%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.59%) Subversion
3 5 (5.49%) JIRA
4 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.30%) Hamcrest
5 3 (3.30%) JUnit
5 3 (3.30%) Mockito
5 3 (3.30%) Selenium
6 2 (2.20%) Bower
6 2 (2.20%) Grunt
6 2 (2.20%) gulp
6 2 (2.20%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.10%) Appium
7 1 (1.10%) Calabash
7 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.10%) Protractor
7 1 (1.10%) Sinon.JS
General
1 6 (6.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Games
2 5 (5.49%) Online Betting
3 4 (4.40%) Automotive
4 3 (3.30%) Electronics
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (67.03%) Developer
2 25 (27.47%) Software Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.48%) C# Developer
4 14 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 12 (13.19%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.49%) C# WCF Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.49%) iOS Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (5.49%) WCF Developer
10 4 (4.40%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) CSS
1 23 (25.27%) HTML
2 22 (24.18%) .NET
3 14 (15.38%) Web Services
4 12 (13.19%) LAMP
5 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
6 10 (10.99%) HTML5
6 10 (10.99%) RESTful
6 10 (10.99%) XML
7 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
7 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (9.89%) jQuery
8 7 (7.69%) JSON
9 6 (6.59%) Spring
9 6 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (5.49%) Core Animation
10 5 (5.49%) WCF
11 4 (4.40%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.40%) OpenGL
11 4 (4.40%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Data Structures
2 6 (6.59%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.49%) Animation
3 5 (5.49%) Cryptography
3 5 (5.49%) iPad
3 5 (5.49%) iPhone
4 4 (4.40%) DTV
5 3 (3.30%) IPTV
5 3 (3.30%) MHEG
5 3 (3.30%) STB
5 3 (3.30%) User Experience
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Blog
7 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) RIA
7 1 (1.10%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) Windows
3 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.40%) Android
5 3 (3.30%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.97%) TDD
3 17 (18.68%) OO
4 14 (15.38%) Scrum
5 12 (13.19%) MVC
6 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
6 11 (12.09%) Multithreading
7 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.99%) Front End Development
7 10 (10.99%) Open Source
8 8 (8.79%) Automated Testing
8 8 (8.79%) BDD
8 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.79%) High Availability
8 8 (8.79%) OOP
9 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.59%) DevOps
10 6 (6.59%) Information Architecture
10 6 (6.59%) Memory Management
10 6 (6.59%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
2 25 (27.47%) C#
3 21 (23.08%) Java
4 19 (20.88%) SQL
5 17 (18.68%) PHP
6 15 (16.48%) C
7 14 (15.38%) C++
8 8 (8.79%) Embedded C
9 5 (5.49%) Ruby
10 3 (3.30%) Assembly Language
10 3 (3.30%) Embedded C++
10 3 (3.30%) Python
11 2 (2.20%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.20%) Delphi
11 2 (2.20%) PHP 5
11 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.20%) VB
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) DO-178B
1 3 (3.30%) ISO26262
1 3 (3.30%) MISRA
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) Apple
2 5 (5.49%) Google
3 3 (3.30%) Apigee
3 3 (3.30%) HP
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe
4 2 (2.20%) Borland
4 2 (2.20%) Facebook
4 2 (2.20%) Lotus
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Siemens
5 1 (1.10%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £34 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
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Portland Fuel
Rate: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago