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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 48 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 71 84 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.98% 3.75% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 5.04% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 66
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £125 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £433 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +87.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
1768 1667 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.29% 74.49% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 909 1048
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 72 48
Average hourly rate £15.39 £36.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.26% +108.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 22 August 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 -6 51 £325 +8.33% 28
North Yorkshire +14 15 £320 +28.00% 11
South Yorkshire +2 5 £325 -7.14% 10
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 63 (38.65%) C#
2 62 (38.04%) Java
3 51 (31.29%) .NET
4 39 (23.93%) SQL Server
5 37 (22.70%) OO
5 37 (22.70%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (21.47%) Web Services
8 34 (20.86%) SQL
9 32 (19.63%) MVC
10 31 (19.02%) Oracle
11 30 (18.40%) PHP
11 30 (18.40%) C++
12 29 (17.79%) Scrum
13 27 (16.56%) TDD
13 27 (16.56%) Finance
14 25 (15.34%) JavaScript
15 24 (14.72%) XML
15 24 (14.72%) CSS
16 22 (13.50%) Ruby
16 22 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (12.88%) ASP.NET
17 21 (12.88%) HTML
17 21 (12.88%) Linux
18 20 (12.27%) Python
18 20 (12.27%) Dynamics AX
18 20 (12.27%) WCF
19 19 (11.66%) WinForms
20 17 (10.43%) jQuery
21 16 (9.82%) X++

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (6.75%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.91%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.68%) Apache
3 6 (3.68%) Node.js
4 4 (2.45%) CMS
5 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.84%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) nginx
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (12.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) Internet
2 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.29%) DNS
3 5 (3.07%) SSL
4 4 (2.45%) SSH
5 2 (1.23%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) Firewall
6 1 (0.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.20%) MySQL
3 5 (3.07%) Redis
3 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.07%) Couchbase
3 5 (3.07%) SimpleDB
4 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.84%) QlikView
4 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.84%) DB2
4 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.61%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.13%) Maven
3 10 (6.13%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.29%) JUnit
5 5 (3.07%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.07%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.45%) JIRA
7 3 (1.84%) Selenium
8 2 (1.23%) Behat
8 2 (1.23%) Subversion
8 2 (1.23%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.61%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.61%) Bazaar
9 1 (0.61%) JBehave
9 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (16.56%) Finance
2 4 (2.45%) Legal
3 3 (1.84%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 96 (58.90%) Developer
2 75 (46.01%) Software Engineer
3 38 (23.31%) .NET Developer
4 21 (12.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.82%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.59%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 13 (7.98%) .NET Software Engineer
8 13 (7.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (7.98%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (6.13%) WinForms Developer
11 9 (5.52%) Agile Coach
11 9 (5.52%) PHP Developer
12 8 (4.91%) Web Developer
13 7 (4.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (4.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
13 7 (4.29%) Agile .NET Developer
13 7 (4.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.29%) .NET
2 35 (21.47%) Web Services
3 24 (14.72%) XML
3 24 (14.72%) CSS
4 21 (12.88%) ASP.NET
4 21 (12.88%) HTML
5 20 (12.27%) WCF
6 19 (11.66%) WinForms
7 17 (10.43%) jQuery
8 16 (9.82%) J2EE
9 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (6.75%) Spring
11 10 (6.13%) Hibernate
11 10 (6.13%) .NET Framework
11 10 (6.13%) Java EE
12 9 (5.52%) SOAP
13 6 (3.68%) LAMP
13 6 (3.68%) JSF
14 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (3.07%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.70%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.68%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.45%) Open Source
4 4 (2.45%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) RIA
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Linux
2 6 (3.68%) Windows
3 4 (2.45%) UNIX
4 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.61%) zOS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.70%) OO
2 36 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.63%) MVC
4 29 (17.79%) Scrum
5 27 (16.56%) TDD
6 22 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (5.52%) Test Automation
7 9 (5.52%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (4.91%) Refactoring
8 8 (4.91%) Web Development
8 8 (4.91%) DevOps
9 7 (4.29%) Multithreading
9 7 (4.29%) ATDD
9 7 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.29%) OOP
10 5 (3.07%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.07%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.45%) Project Management
11 4 (2.45%) Content Management
11 4 (2.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.65%) C#
2 62 (38.04%) Java
3 34 (20.86%) SQL
4 30 (18.40%) PHP
4 30 (18.40%) C++
5 25 (15.34%) JavaScript
6 22 (13.50%) Ruby
7 20 (12.27%) Python
8 16 (9.82%) X++
9 9 (5.52%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.29%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.07%) VB
12 4 (2.45%) C
12 4 (2.45%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.45%) XAML
12 4 (2.45%) VB6
12 4 (2.45%) PHP5
13 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.23%) Erlang
15 1 (0.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.29%) Puppet
2 6 (3.68%) Salt
3 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (19.02%) Oracle
2 4 (2.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.45%) JBoss
2 4 (2.45%) Zend
3 2 (1.23%) IBM
4 1 (0.61%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (0.61%) Twitter
4 1 (0.61%) Perforce
4 1 (0.61%) Sybase
4 1 (0.61%) LexisNexis
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + Excellent Benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago