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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 73 47 76
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +29
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 50 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.93% 3.35% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 4.44% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 25
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£363 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £338 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £349
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £27.50 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £27.50 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
1968 1712 1865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.78% 75.45% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1026 927
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 69
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.78 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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
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 25 November 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 -21 41 £363 +20.83% 16
North Yorkshire -12 5 £300 -4.00% 8
South Yorkshire -6 2 £389 +25.40% 10
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 75 (61.98%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (41.32%) C#
3 48 (39.67%) Java
4 42 (34.71%) .NET
5 39 (32.23%) SQL
6 38 (31.40%) Oracle
6 38 (31.40%) Ruby
7 34 (28.10%) PHP
8 32 (26.45%) TDD
9 31 (25.62%) SQL Server
10 28 (23.14%) MVC
10 28 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (22.31%) Python
12 25 (20.66%) JavaScript
12 25 (20.66%) Web Services
13 24 (19.83%) CSS
13 24 (19.83%) Linux
14 22 (18.18%) Apache
15 20 (16.53%) ASP.NET
15 20 (16.53%) HTML
15 20 (16.53%) Scrum
16 18 (14.88%) DevOps
17 17 (14.05%) Opscode Chef
17 17 (14.05%) J2EE
17 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
17 17 (14.05%) Puppet
17 17 (14.05%) jQuery
18 16 (13.22%) Refactoring
18 16 (13.22%) MongoDB
18 16 (13.22%) XML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 22 (18.18%) Apache
2 13 (10.74%) Node.js
3 12 (9.92%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.44%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.48%) JBoss
5 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.48%) nginx
5 3 (2.48%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.83%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.83%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) Route 53
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) DNS
2 8 (6.61%) SSL
2 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.79%) Internet
4 5 (4.13%) DHCP
5 4 (3.31%) HTTP
6 1 (0.83%) Firewall
6 1 (0.83%) SSH
6 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.22%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.74%) Riak
4 10 (8.26%) MySQL
5 8 (6.61%) CouchDB
5 8 (6.61%) Redis
5 8 (6.61%) Hypertable
6 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.48%) DB2
9 3 (2.48%) SimpleDB
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.48%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.65%) QlikView
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (10.74%) Cucumber
1 13 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.26%) Maven
3 9 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.61%) Fiddler
5 7 (5.79%) JUnit
6 4 (3.31%) JIRA
7 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.65%) Subversion
8 2 (1.65%) Selenium
9 1 (0.83%) JMeter
9 1 (0.83%) Bazaar
9 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.83%) Behat
9 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Banking
2 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
3 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (51.24%) Developer
2 40 (33.06%) Software Engineer
3 29 (23.97%) .NET Developer
4 17 (14.05%) Agile Coach
5 16 (13.22%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (9.92%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) .NET Software Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) WinForms Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.31%) VB6 Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.31%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.71%) .NET
2 25 (20.66%) Web Services
3 24 (19.83%) CSS
4 20 (16.53%) ASP.NET
4 20 (16.53%) HTML
5 17 (14.05%) J2EE
5 17 (14.05%) jQuery
6 16 (13.22%) XML
7 15 (12.40%) WinForms
8 13 (10.74%) Hibernate
9 11 (9.09%) Spring
10 10 (8.26%) .NET Framework
10 10 (8.26%) WCF
10 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (6.61%) HTML5
12 7 (5.79%) LAMP
12 7 (5.79%) JSF
12 7 (5.79%) CSS3
13 6 (4.96%) SOAP
13 6 (4.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.61%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.31%) User Experience
4 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Open Source
6 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) GIS
7 1 (0.83%) RIA
7 1 (0.83%) Social Network
7 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) Linux
2 6 (4.96%) UNIX
3 5 (4.13%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (61.98%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) TDD
3 28 (23.14%) MVC
3 28 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (16.53%) Scrum
5 18 (14.88%) DevOps
6 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
7 16 (13.22%) Refactoring
8 15 (12.40%) OO
9 13 (10.74%) ATDD
10 8 (6.61%) Web Development
10 8 (6.61%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.61%) Project Management
10 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.79%) User Stories
11 7 (5.79%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.96%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (4.13%) Configuration Management
13 5 (4.13%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.13%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.32%) C#
2 48 (39.67%) Java
3 39 (32.23%) SQL
4 38 (31.40%) Ruby
5 34 (28.10%) PHP
6 27 (22.31%) Python
7 25 (20.66%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.57%) C++
9 12 (9.92%) Bash Shell
10 10 (8.26%) C
11 5 (4.13%) VB
12 4 (3.31%) VB6
12 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.48%) PHP5
14 2 (1.65%) Erlang
14 2 (1.65%) Perl
14 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 17 (14.05%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (14.05%) Puppet
2 8 (6.61%) CFEngine
2 8 (6.61%) Nagios
2 8 (6.61%) Ansible
3 5 (4.13%) Salt
4 3 (2.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 38 (31.40%) Oracle
2 8 (6.61%) Splunk
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.61%) SaltStack
3 2 (1.65%) Zend
3 2 (1.65%) IBM
4 1 (0.83%) BEA
4 1 (0.83%) Sybase
4 1 (0.83%) ATG
4 1 (0.83%) Jaspersoft
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