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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 59 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 87 93 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.09% 3.69% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 4.99% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 74 52
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
2248 1863 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.83% 73.99% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1236 736
Average daily rate £375 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 51 48
Average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £106.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -17 69 £350 +8.52% 31
South Yorkshire - 9 £330 - 6
North Yorkshire -3 5 £325 +8.33% 12
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 100 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (38.31%) SQL
3 48 (31.17%) C#
4 46 (29.87%) Java
5 38 (24.68%) Linux
6 34 (22.08%) .NET
7 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 33 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 32 (20.78%) OO
9 31 (20.13%) TDD
10 29 (18.83%) Web Services
11 28 (18.18%) PHP
11 28 (18.18%) Python
12 27 (17.53%) HTML
12 27 (17.53%) Oracle
12 27 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (16.88%) XML
14 25 (16.23%) Apache
14 25 (16.23%) MVC
15 24 (15.58%) Ruby
15 24 (15.58%) WCF
16 23 (14.94%) MongoDB
17 22 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 21 (13.64%) Finance
18 21 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
19 19 (12.34%) C
20 18 (11.69%) ASP.NET
20 18 (11.69%) CSS
20 18 (11.69%) Configuration Management
20 18 (11.69%) Multithreading

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (16.23%) Apache
2 9 (5.84%) nginx
3 7 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.95%) JBoss
4 3 (1.95%) Node.js
5 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.90%) Amazon S3
2 6 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 6 (3.90%) Route 53
3 5 (3.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) Internet
2 6 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.60%) LDAP
4 2 (1.30%) ATM
5 1 (0.65%) 802.15
5 1 (0.65%) SSL
5 1 (0.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.94%) MongoDB
3 17 (11.04%) MySQL
4 13 (8.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.79%) CouchDB
6 11 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 10 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (6.49%) Hypertable
7 10 (6.49%) Riak
8 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.90%) SimpleDB
9 6 (3.90%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.90%) Redis
9 6 (3.90%) Couchbase
9 6 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.79%) Cucumber
3 10 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.49%) Fiddler
4 6 (3.90%) Subversion
4 6 (3.90%) JUnit
5 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.60%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.95%) Grunt
7 3 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.95%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 21 (13.64%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.60%) Games
4 3 (1.95%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (60.39%) Developer
2 41 (26.62%) Software Engineer
3 21 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.39%) Software Developer
4 16 (10.39%) Agile Coach
5 14 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Applications Developer
6 12 (7.79%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.49%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Business Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (2.60%) UI Developer
12 4 (2.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.08%) .NET
2 29 (18.83%) Web Services
3 27 (17.53%) HTML
4 26 (16.88%) XML
5 24 (15.58%) WCF
6 18 (11.69%) ASP.NET
6 18 (11.69%) CSS
6 18 (11.69%) jQuery
7 15 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (6.49%) HTML5
8 10 (6.49%) SOAP
8 10 (6.49%) CSS3
9 9 (5.84%) .NET Framework
9 9 (5.84%) RESTful
10 8 (5.19%) J2EE
11 7 (4.55%) Doctrine
11 7 (4.55%) LAMP
11 7 (4.55%) Ajax
12 6 (3.90%) Symfony
12 6 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.19%) User Experience
3 6 (3.90%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.90%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.25%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.25%) RIA
4 5 (3.25%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.60%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.68%) Linux
2 10 (6.49%) Windows
3 7 (4.55%) UNIX
4 3 (1.95%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.78%) OO
3 31 (20.13%) TDD
4 27 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (16.23%) MVC
6 18 (11.69%) Configuration Management
6 18 (11.69%) Multithreading
6 18 (11.69%) Test Automation
7 16 (10.39%) DevOps
8 14 (9.09%) Scrum
8 14 (9.09%) ATDD
9 13 (8.44%) E-Commerce
9 13 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (8.44%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.44%) Refactoring
10 12 (7.79%) Concurrent Programming
11 11 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (4.55%) Performance Testing
12 7 (4.55%) Kanban
13 6 (3.90%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.31%) SQL
2 48 (31.17%) C#
3 46 (29.87%) Java
4 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 28 (18.18%) PHP
5 28 (18.18%) Python
6 24 (15.58%) Ruby
7 19 (12.34%) C
8 16 (10.39%) T-SQL
9 13 (8.44%) Bash Shell
10 12 (7.79%) C++
11 7 (4.55%) PHP5
12 4 (2.60%) VB
12 4 (2.60%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.95%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.95%) VB6
13 3 (1.95%) XPath
13 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Docker
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (10.39%) Puppet
2 16 (10.39%) Ansible
3 11 (7.14%) Graphite
4 10 (6.49%) Nagios
4 10 (6.49%) CFEngine
5 7 (4.55%) Salt
6 6 (3.90%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 27 (17.53%) Oracle
2 22 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.14%) Splunk
4 10 (6.49%) SaltStack
5 7 (4.55%) Zend
6 6 (3.90%) hybris
7 5 (3.25%) Facebook
7 5 (3.25%) Google
8 1 (0.65%) VMware
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) Lotus
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.65%) jBASE
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
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