Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Engineering
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 72 58
Rank change year-on-year +35 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 34 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.10% 1.16% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 1.44% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 9 22
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.76% +9.68% -4.62%
10th Percentile £463 £300 £300
90th Percentile £645 £681 £495
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +1.18% +30.77% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.88 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.29% +9.38% -9.09%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 689 971 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.01% 80.45% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 658 574
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.94% +17.54%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £227
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.13%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.50 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in South Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineering in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in South Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in South Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in South Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +34 31 £625 +83.82% 16
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 19 (55.88%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 16 (47.06%) Coaching
4 14 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
5 13 (38.24%) Microservices
5 13 (38.24%) DevOps
6 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 12 (35.29%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) SQL
7 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
7 11 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (29.41%) Confluence
8 10 (29.41%) Docker
8 10 (29.41%) JIRA
8 10 (29.41%) Slack
9 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
9 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
9 9 (26.47%) Node.js
9 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (23.53%) nginx
10 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
10 8 (23.53%) Puppet
10 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
10 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (23.53%) Static Code Analysis
10 8 (23.53%) SonarQube
10 8 (23.53%) HTTP

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 10 (29.41%) Confluence
2 8 (23.53%) nginx
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.65%) MySQL
3 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
3 10 (29.41%) JIRA
4 8 (23.53%) SonarQube
5 5 (14.71%) Jasmine
6 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 3 (8.82%) JUnit
8 2 (5.88%) Selenium
9 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Games
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 3 (8.82%) Online Betting
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Integration Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Lead DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Engineering Manager
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) SDLC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Node.js
2 8 (23.53%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) REST
4 4 (11.76%) Java EE
4 4 (11.76%) RESTful
4 4 (11.76%) SOAP
4 4 (11.76%) Spring
4 4 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) React
5 2 (5.88%) Redux
5 2 (5.88%) Sass
5 2 (5.88%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Coaching
3 14 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 13 (38.24%) DevOps
4 13 (38.24%) Microservices
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
7 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
7 8 (23.53%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) Static Code Analysis
7 8 (23.53%) TDD
8 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
9 6 (17.65%) SFIA
10 5 (14.71%) BDD
10 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Open Source
10 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
4 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
5 8 (23.53%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) PHP
7 4 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Docker
2 6 (17.65%) Xen
3 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.94%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
1 5 (14.71%) Symantec
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft