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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 73 45 65
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 51 80 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.92% 3.53% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 4.73% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 63 21
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£363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
2034 1692 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.64% 74.60% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1022 859
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 69
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -24 46 £363 +20.83% 19
South Yorkshire -1 2 £389 +31.22% 8
North Yorkshire -17 2 - - 9
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 79 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.66%) C#
3 42 (36.21%) Java
4 40 (34.48%) Ruby
5 37 (31.90%) .NET
5 37 (31.90%) Oracle
5 37 (31.90%) SQL
6 36 (31.03%) PHP
7 32 (27.59%) TDD
8 29 (25.00%) Python
8 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (22.41%) Linux
9 26 (22.41%) Web Services
9 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
9 26 (22.41%) MVC
10 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
11 24 (20.69%) CSS
12 23 (19.83%) Apache
13 21 (18.10%) XML
14 20 (17.24%) HTML
14 20 (17.24%) Puppet
14 20 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (17.24%) DevOps
15 19 (16.38%) MongoDB
15 19 (16.38%) Scrum
16 18 (15.52%) jQuery
17 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
18 16 (13.79%) Riak
18 16 (13.79%) Refactoring
18 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (19.83%) Apache
2 13 (11.21%) Node.js
3 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
5 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.59%) nginx
5 3 (2.59%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.86%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.86%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.86%) CMS
7 1 (0.86%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.59%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) DNS
2 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.90%) SSL
3 6 (5.17%) Internet
4 5 (4.31%) DHCP
5 3 (2.59%) HTTP
6 1 (0.86%) Firewall
6 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.38%) MongoDB
3 16 (13.79%) Riak
4 11 (9.48%) CouchDB
4 11 (9.48%) Hypertable
5 9 (7.76%) MySQL
6 8 (6.90%) Redis
7 7 (6.03%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.59%) Couchbase
10 3 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.59%) DB2
10 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.59%) SimpleDB
10 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.72%) QlikView
11 2 (1.72%) MS Access
11 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Cucumber
1 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.48%) Fiddler
3 9 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.03%) JUnit
4 7 (6.03%) Maven
5 4 (3.45%) JIRA
6 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.72%) Subversion
8 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.86%) JMeter
8 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (50.86%) Developer
2 31 (26.72%) Software Engineer
3 26 (22.41%) .NET Developer
4 17 (14.66%) Agile Coach
5 14 (12.07%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) WinForms Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.90%) .NET
2 26 (22.41%) Web Services
3 24 (20.69%) CSS
4 21 (18.10%) XML
5 20 (17.24%) HTML
6 18 (15.52%) jQuery
7 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 15 (12.93%) J2EE
9 13 (11.21%) WCF
10 10 (8.62%) Hibernate
10 10 (8.62%) WinForms
11 9 (7.76%) SOAP
12 8 (6.90%) HTML5
12 8 (6.90%) Spring
13 7 (6.03%) JSF
13 7 (6.03%) CSS3
14 6 (5.17%) LAMP
14 6 (5.17%) XSLT
14 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.31%) User Experience
5 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Open Source
6 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.86%) NHS
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) Social Network
7 1 (0.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.41%) Linux
2 7 (6.03%) UNIX
3 4 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (0.86%) zOS
4 1 (0.86%) AIX
4 1 (0.86%) Android
4 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.59%) TDD
3 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (22.41%) MVC
5 20 (17.24%) DevOps
6 19 (16.38%) Scrum
7 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.79%) Refactoring
9 13 (11.21%) OO
9 13 (11.21%) ATDD
10 9 (7.76%) Project Management
11 8 (6.90%) Web Development
11 8 (6.90%) Load Balancing
11 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.03%) User Stories
12 7 (6.03%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (6.03%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.31%) Web Application Development
13 5 (4.31%) OOD
13 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (39.66%) C#
2 42 (36.21%) Java
3 40 (34.48%) Ruby
4 37 (31.90%) SQL
5 36 (31.03%) PHP
6 29 (25.00%) Python
7 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
8 14 (12.07%) C
9 12 (10.34%) Bash Shell
9 12 (10.34%) C++
10 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.59%) VB
11 3 (2.59%) PHP5
12 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.72%) VB6
12 2 (1.72%) Perl
12 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 20 (17.24%) Puppet
1 20 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (12.07%) Graphite
3 11 (9.48%) Nagios
3 11 (9.48%) CFEngine
3 11 (9.48%) Ansible
4 5 (4.31%) Salt
5 3 (2.59%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 37 (31.90%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) Splunk
2 11 (9.48%) SaltStack
3 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.72%) Zend
4 2 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (0.86%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.86%) BEA
5 1 (0.86%) jBASE
5 1 (0.86%) ATG
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
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CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago