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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 56 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 90 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.01% 3.16% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 4.16% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 55 51
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£338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +6.66%
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
2377 1754 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.60% 75.83% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1094 852
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 51 64
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £38.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -13 68 £340 +4.61% 45
South Yorkshire +11 20 £375 +7.14% 9
North Yorkshire -6 7 £305 -4.68% 10
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 96 (57.49%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.92%) Java
3 61 (36.53%) SQL
4 52 (31.14%) JavaScript
5 43 (25.75%) Linux
6 42 (25.15%) C#
7 37 (22.16%) TDD
8 36 (21.56%) SQL Server
9 33 (19.76%) HTML
10 32 (19.16%) OO
11 31 (18.56%) MVC
12 30 (17.96%) .NET
12 30 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (17.37%) Web Services
14 28 (16.77%) jQuery
15 27 (16.17%) ASP.NET
16 26 (15.57%) CSS
16 26 (15.57%) C++
16 26 (15.57%) Python
17 24 (14.37%) C
17 24 (14.37%) Finance
17 24 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (12.57%) Oracle
19 20 (11.98%) PHP
19 20 (11.98%) Apache
19 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
20 19 (11.38%) WCF
20 19 (11.38%) Multithreading
21 18 (10.78%) Test Automation
21 18 (10.78%) Ruby

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (11.98%) Apache
2 10 (5.99%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.99%) nginx
3 4 (2.40%) CMS
4 3 (1.80%) JBoss
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.20%) CICS
5 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.60%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Node.js
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.80%) MS Office
2 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) BASE24
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.19%) Amazon S3
2 7 (4.19%) Route 53
2 7 (4.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.19%) Internet
2 7 (4.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (4.19%) ATM
3 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.80%) SSL
5 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.60%) Intranet
6 1 (0.60%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.60%) 802.15
6 1 (0.60%) Wireless
6 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.78%) MongoDB
3 17 (10.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (10.18%) MySQL
4 15 (8.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (7.19%) NoSQL
7 10 (5.99%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.19%) SimpleDB
8 7 (4.19%) Couchbase
8 7 (4.19%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (4.19%) Redis
8 7 (4.19%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.99%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.80%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.19%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.79%) JUnit
4 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.80%) Fiddler
5 3 (1.80%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.80%) Maven
6 2 (1.20%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.20%) JIRA
6 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.20%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.20%) Redmine
6 2 (1.20%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.20%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.60%) Subversion
7 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 24 (14.37%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.19%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.99%) Electronics
5 4 (2.40%) Games
5 4 (2.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (61.68%) Developer
2 54 (32.34%) Software Engineer
3 30 (17.96%) Software Developer
4 28 (16.77%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.38%) Applications Developer
6 17 (10.18%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (8.38%) Agile Coach
8 9 (5.39%) PHP Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Business Developer
10 7 (4.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (3.59%) SQL Developer
12 5 (2.99%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.76%) HTML
2 30 (17.96%) .NET
3 29 (17.37%) Web Services
4 28 (16.77%) jQuery
5 27 (16.17%) ASP.NET
6 26 (15.57%) CSS
7 24 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (11.38%) WCF
9 17 (10.18%) HTML5
10 16 (9.58%) XML
11 13 (7.78%) CSS3
11 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (5.99%) Entity Framework
13 9 (5.39%) RESTful
13 9 (5.39%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.39%) J2EE
14 8 (4.79%) JSON
14 8 (4.79%) Ajax
14 8 (4.79%) Dapper ORM
15 7 (4.19%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.79%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.19%) User Experience
3 6 (3.59%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.59%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.59%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.99%) RIA
5 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.40%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.80%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.20%) STB
7 2 (1.20%) DTV
7 2 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.75%) Linux
2 11 (6.59%) Windows
3 10 (5.99%) UNIX
4 6 (3.59%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (57.49%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (22.16%) TDD
3 32 (19.16%) OO
4 31 (18.56%) MVC
5 30 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (11.38%) Multithreading
7 18 (10.78%) Test Automation
7 18 (10.78%) Scrum
7 18 (10.78%) Configuration Management
8 16 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (8.98%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.78%) ATDD
10 13 (7.78%) Concurrent Programming
11 12 (7.19%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.59%) Refactoring
12 11 (6.59%) SDLC
13 10 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (5.99%) DevOps
14 9 (5.39%) Performance Testing
14 9 (5.39%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.92%) Java
2 61 (36.53%) SQL
3 52 (31.14%) JavaScript
4 42 (25.15%) C#
5 26 (15.57%) C++
5 26 (15.57%) Python
6 24 (14.37%) C
7 20 (11.98%) PHP
8 18 (10.78%) Ruby
9 17 (10.18%) Bash Shell
10 15 (8.98%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.79%) PHP5
12 5 (2.99%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.40%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.80%) Lua
14 3 (1.80%) VB6
14 3 (1.80%) VB
14 3 (1.80%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.20%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (8.98%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.19%) Puppet
3 10 (5.99%) Ansible
4 8 (4.79%) Salt
5 7 (4.19%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.40%) Graphite
7 3 (1.80%) Nagios
7 3 (1.80%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 21 (12.57%) Oracle
2 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.79%) Google
4 7 (4.19%) hybris
5 5 (2.99%) Facebook
6 4 (2.40%) Splunk
7 3 (1.80%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.80%) Zend
7 3 (1.80%) Lotus
7 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.80%) VMware
8 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.60%) IBM
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