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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / Yorkshire
Rank 60 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 61 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.80% 1.79% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.19% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 48
Median daily rate £401 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £433 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
1808 2285 1992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.01% 81.84% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1480 1382
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 40
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +21 51 £410 +17.14% 53
South Yorkshire -2 6 £350 +55.55% 7
North Yorkshire +8 2 - - 22
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 86 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (53.73%) Java
3 48 (35.82%) Scrum
4 41 (30.60%) JavaScript
5 33 (24.63%) Linux
6 32 (23.88%) Kanban
7 31 (23.13%) Git (software)
7 31 (23.13%) REST
7 31 (23.13%) Python
8 30 (22.39%) Jenkins
9 29 (21.64%) SQL
9 29 (21.64%) Spring
10 28 (20.90%) MongoDB
10 28 (20.90%) HTML
11 26 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (18.66%) Unit Testing
12 25 (18.66%) CSS
12 25 (18.66%) TDD
13 24 (17.91%) RESTful
14 23 (17.16%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (17.16%) MySQL
15 22 (16.42%) NoSQL
16 21 (15.67%) MVC
17 19 (14.18%) Apache Cassandra
17 19 (14.18%) HTML5
17 19 (14.18%) CSS3
18 18 (13.43%) BDD
18 18 (13.43%) Django
18 18 (13.43%) JIRA
18 18 (13.43%) OO

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.73%) Apache
1 5 (3.73%) Apache Spark
1 5 (3.73%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.49%) Confluence
3 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) CMS
4 1 (0.75%) nginx
4 1 (0.75%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.99%) IaaS
2 4 (2.99%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) GitHub
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.45%) HTTP
2 9 (6.72%) Internet
3 4 (2.99%) DNS
3 4 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.49%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.75%) Wireless
5 1 (0.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.90%) MongoDB
2 23 (17.16%) MySQL
2 23 (17.16%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (16.42%) NoSQL
4 19 (14.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (10.45%) Redis
6 11 (8.21%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.73%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.73%) HBase
8 4 (2.99%) Riak
9 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.49%) Big Data
10 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.49%) Informix
11 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.75%) Mahout
11 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (23.13%) Git (software)
2 30 (22.39%) Jenkins
3 18 (13.43%) JIRA
4 14 (10.45%) JUnit
5 13 (9.70%) Jasmine
6 11 (8.21%) Selenium
7 9 (6.72%) SoapUI
7 9 (6.72%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.22%) PHPUnit
9 6 (4.48%) Grunt
10 5 (3.73%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.73%) Hudson
11 4 (2.99%) Maven
11 4 (2.99%) Subversion
11 4 (2.99%) Vagrant
12 3 (2.24%) Android Studio
12 3 (2.24%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.24%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.24%) Travis CI
12 3 (2.24%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (3.73%) Finance
2 3 (2.24%) Automotive
3 2 (1.49%) Banking
3 2 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.75%) Billing
4 1 (0.75%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Law
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (60.45%) Developer
2 29 (21.64%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.43%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (7.46%) PHP Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Automation Tester
7 7 (5.22%) Tester
8 6 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Java Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Architect
9 5 (3.73%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (3.73%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (3.73%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.99%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.13%) REST
2 29 (21.64%) Spring
3 28 (20.90%) HTML
4 25 (18.66%) CSS
5 24 (17.91%) RESTful
6 19 (14.18%) CSS3
6 19 (14.18%) HTML5
7 18 (13.43%) Django
8 17 (12.69%) Node.js
9 15 (11.19%) Hibernate
10 14 (10.45%) .NET
10 14 (10.45%) JSON
10 14 (10.45%) Web Services
11 12 (8.96%) AngularJS
12 11 (8.21%) Ajax
12 11 (8.21%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (7.46%) Gherkin
13 10 (7.46%) Guice
13 10 (7.46%) SOAP
13 10 (7.46%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) User Experience
2 6 (4.48%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.73%) iPhone
4 4 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.99%) Replication
5 3 (2.24%) Animation
5 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.24%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.49%) Derivative
6 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Neural Network
7 1 (0.75%) Physics
7 1 (0.75%) Social Network
7 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.63%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.22%) Android
4 6 (4.48%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (4.48%) Windows
5 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.99%) CoreOS
6 3 (2.24%) Unix
7 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.49%) Solaris
7 2 (1.49%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.75%) CentOS
8 1 (0.75%) Fedora
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.82%) Scrum
3 32 (23.88%) Kanban
4 26 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (18.66%) TDD
5 25 (18.66%) Unit Testing
6 21 (15.67%) MVC
7 18 (13.43%) BDD
7 18 (13.43%) OO
8 16 (11.94%) User Stories
9 14 (10.45%) DevOps
10 13 (9.70%) Front End Development
10 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.96%) Automated Testing
11 12 (8.96%) Test Automation
12 11 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (8.21%) Regression Testing
13 10 (7.46%) Open Source
14 9 (6.72%) Security Testing
15 8 (5.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (53.73%) Java
2 41 (30.60%) JavaScript
3 31 (23.13%) Python
4 29 (21.64%) SQL
5 16 (11.94%) PHP
6 15 (11.19%) C#
6 15 (11.19%) Ruby
7 10 (7.46%) Scala
8 9 (6.72%) C
8 9 (6.72%) Groovy
9 7 (5.22%) C++
10 4 (2.99%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.24%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.49%) ES6
12 2 (1.49%) Perl
12 2 (1.49%) VB
13 1 (0.75%) JSX
13 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.49%) Degree
4 2 (1.49%) MCP
4 2 (1.49%) MCSE
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) QA
2 7 (5.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.49%) ISO26262
3 2 (1.49%) MISRA
3 2 (1.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.75%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Docker
2 4 (2.99%) HDFS
2 4 (2.99%) VirtualBox
2 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) Puppet
2 11 (8.21%) Ansible
3 8 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.73%) Salt
5 4 (2.99%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.99%) Nagios
5 4 (2.99%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (12.69%) Oracle
2 15 (11.19%) Google
3 14 (10.45%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.48%) SaltStack
4 6 (4.48%) VMware
4 6 (4.48%) Zend
5 4 (2.99%) New Relic
5 4 (2.99%) Rackspace
5 4 (2.99%) Splunk
6 3 (2.24%) Adobe
6 3 (2.24%) Apple
6 3 (2.24%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.49%) Citrix
7 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.49%) Sun
7 2 (1.49%) Veritas
8 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
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