The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 42 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 78 74 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.36% 3.49% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 4.85% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 48
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 £320 £125 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1709 1525 1806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.73% 71.83% 70.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 831 988
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 52
Average hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% +123.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 70 £325 +8.33% 36
North Yorkshire +9 9 £320 - 7
South Yorkshire -2 2 £350 +21.73% 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 59 (37.34%) C#
1 59 (37.34%) .NET
2 46 (29.11%) Java
3 45 (28.48%) SQL Server
4 39 (24.68%) OO
5 38 (24.05%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (21.52%) PHP
7 32 (20.25%) Web Services
8 31 (19.62%) SQL
8 31 (19.62%) C++
9 30 (18.99%) Scrum
10 28 (17.72%) MVC
10 28 (17.72%) Finance
11 25 (15.82%) Oracle
11 25 (15.82%) Linux
12 24 (15.19%) JavaScript
12 24 (15.19%) WCF
13 23 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (14.56%) XML
14 21 (13.29%) HTML
14 21 (13.29%) WinForms
15 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET
15 20 (12.66%) CSS
15 20 (12.66%) Dynamics AX
15 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (12.03%) TDD
16 19 (12.03%) MySQL
16 19 (12.03%) Python
17 17 (10.76%) Visual Studio
17 17 (10.76%) .NET Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (5.70%) Apache
2 8 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.80%) Node.js
4 5 (3.16%) CMS
5 4 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (12.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.43%) DNS
2 7 (4.43%) Internet
3 6 (3.80%) Intranet
4 5 (3.16%) SSL
5 4 (2.53%) SSH
6 2 (1.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.63%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) DHCP
7 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.03%) MySQL
3 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.16%) Couchbase
4 5 (3.16%) SimpleDB
4 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.16%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.16%) Redis
5 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.27%) QlikView
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.27%) DB2
6 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (10.76%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.06%) Maven
2 8 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.16%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.53%) JUnit
6 3 (1.90%) Selenium
6 3 (1.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.27%) Behat
7 2 (1.27%) JIRA
8 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.63%) Subversion
8 1 (0.63%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.63%) dotCover
8 1 (0.63%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.63%) JBehave
8 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 28 (17.72%) Finance
2 4 (2.53%) Legal
3 3 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Publishing
4 2 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (61.39%) Developer
2 77 (48.73%) Software Engineer
3 42 (26.58%) .NET Developer
4 19 (12.03%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (9.49%) C# Developer
6 14 (8.86%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 13 (8.23%) .NET Software Engineer
7 13 (8.23%) C# Software Engineer
8 12 (7.59%) Java Developer
8 12 (7.59%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 12 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (6.96%) PHP Developer
10 10 (6.33%) WinForms Developer
11 9 (5.70%) VB.NET Developer
12 8 (5.06%) Agile .NET Developer
13 7 (4.43%) Dynamics AX Consultant
13 7 (4.43%) Consultant
14 6 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
14 6 (3.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (37.34%) .NET
2 32 (20.25%) Web Services
3 24 (15.19%) WCF
4 23 (14.56%) XML
5 21 (13.29%) HTML
5 21 (13.29%) WinForms
6 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET
6 20 (12.66%) CSS
6 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 17 (10.76%) .NET Framework
8 13 (8.23%) jQuery
8 13 (8.23%) J2EE
9 10 (6.33%) Java EE
10 9 (5.70%) WPF
10 9 (5.70%) Spring
10 9 (5.70%) SOAP
10 9 (5.70%) LAMP
11 8 (5.06%) Hibernate
11 8 (5.06%) Silverlight
12 6 (3.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.05%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.80%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.16%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.53%) Open Source
6 2 (1.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) DTV
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.82%) Linux
2 8 (5.06%) Windows
3 2 (1.27%) UNIX
3 2 (1.27%) Windows CE
3 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.68%) OO
2 30 (18.99%) Scrum
3 28 (17.72%) MVC
4 23 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.03%) TDD
6 9 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (5.70%) DevOps
7 7 (4.43%) Multithreading
7 7 (4.43%) OOP
7 7 (4.43%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.16%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.16%) Project Management
8 5 (3.16%) Content Management
8 5 (3.16%) Web Development
8 5 (3.16%) BDD
9 3 (1.90%) Manual Testing
9 3 (1.90%) Test Management
9 3 (1.90%) Test Scripting
9 3 (1.90%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (37.34%) C#
2 46 (29.11%) Java
3 34 (21.52%) PHP
4 31 (19.62%) SQL
4 31 (19.62%) C++
5 24 (15.19%) JavaScript
6 19 (12.03%) Python
7 16 (10.13%) X++
7 16 (10.13%) VB.NET
8 15 (9.49%) Ruby
9 7 (4.43%) XAML
9 7 (4.43%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.80%) VBA
10 6 (3.80%) VB
11 5 (3.16%) Embedded C
11 5 (3.16%) C
12 4 (2.53%) VB6
13 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.27%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (5.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (4.43%) Puppet
1 7 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.80%) Salt
3 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 25 (15.82%) Oracle
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.53%) Zend
4 3 (1.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) Sybase
5 1 (0.63%) Twitter
5 1 (0.63%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.63%) Perforce
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