The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 3 months to 28 March 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 70 51
Rank change year-on-year +44 -19  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 84 42 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.28% 2.15% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 2.59% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 45
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £424 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +333.33% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1139 1619 1575
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 85.13% 82.86% 85.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 1135 1008
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in West Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Leeds +46 78 £400 +8.84% 30
Wakefield +2 3 - - 2
Bradford +1 1 - - 1
Halifax -2 1 £450 +38.46% 1
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 89 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (57.04%) Java
3 50 (35.21%) JavaScript
4 40 (28.17%) Git (software)
5 35 (24.65%) Scrum
6 34 (23.94%) Python
7 33 (23.24%) SQL
7 33 (23.24%) Linux
8 32 (22.54%) MongoDB
9 31 (21.83%) MySQL
10 29 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (20.42%) JIRA
10 29 (20.42%) Jenkins
11 28 (19.72%) PHP
12 27 (19.01%) Spring
12 27 (19.01%) REST
13 26 (18.31%) NoSQL
13 26 (18.31%) MVC
13 26 (18.31%) HTML
14 25 (17.61%) Oracle
14 25 (17.61%) Kanban
14 25 (17.61%) RESTful
14 25 (17.61%) DevOps
15 24 (16.90%) CSS
15 24 (16.90%) TDD
16 23 (16.20%) Unit Testing
17 22 (15.49%) Node.js
18 21 (14.79%) Automated Testing
19 19 (13.38%) Apache Cassandra
19 19 (13.38%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 15 (10.56%) Confluence
2 11 (7.75%) Apache
3 4 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.82%) nginx
3 4 (2.82%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.70%) uWSGI
5 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.70%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.52%) IaaS
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.52%) Slack
2 4 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.82%) Loggly
2 4 (2.82%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (1.41%) GitHub
3 2 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.68%) HTTP
2 4 (2.82%) DNS
2 4 (2.82%) Internet
3 2 (1.41%) LAN
3 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.41%) VPN
3 2 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) MongoDB
2 31 (21.83%) MySQL
3 26 (18.31%) NoSQL
4 19 (13.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (10.56%) Redis
7 10 (7.04%) Relational Database
7 10 (7.04%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.52%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.82%) HBase
9 4 (2.82%) Riak
10 2 (1.41%) Informix
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.70%) Big Data
11 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 40 (28.17%) Git (software)
2 29 (20.42%) Jenkins
2 29 (20.42%) JIRA
3 14 (9.86%) JUnit
4 13 (9.15%) Jasmine
5 12 (8.45%) PHPUnit
5 12 (8.45%) Visual Studio
6 11 (7.75%) Selenium
7 9 (6.34%) SoapUI
8 8 (5.63%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.93%) Grunt
9 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.52%) Android Studio
10 5 (3.52%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.52%) Maven
11 4 (2.82%) Vagrant
12 3 (2.11%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.41%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.41%) Mockito
General
1 8 (5.63%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Electronics
3 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Automotive
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (60.56%) Developer
2 28 (19.72%) Java Developer
3 27 (19.01%) Software Engineer
4 19 (13.38%) PHP Developer
5 10 (7.04%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.04%) iOS Developer
6 8 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (5.63%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (5.63%) Java Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) JavaScript Engineer
7 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (4.93%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (3.52%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Tester
10 4 (2.82%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.01%) REST
1 27 (19.01%) Spring
2 26 (18.31%) HTML
3 25 (17.61%) RESTful
4 24 (16.90%) CSS
5 22 (15.49%) Node.js
6 19 (13.38%) .NET
6 19 (13.38%) Web Services
7 18 (12.68%) Hibernate
7 18 (12.68%) Symfony
8 17 (11.97%) Django
9 15 (10.56%) AngularJS
9 15 (10.56%) CSS3
9 15 (10.56%) HTML5
10 14 (9.86%) SOAP
11 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET
12 11 (7.75%) Laravel
13 10 (7.04%) EclipseLink
13 10 (7.04%) Flask
13 10 (7.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Algorithms
1 10 (7.04%) Data Structures
2 9 (6.34%) iPhone
3 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.82%) Replication
3 4 (2.82%) User Experience
4 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.41%) Clustering
5 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.41%) Derivative
5 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.70%) Animation
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.24%) Linux
2 15 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (8.45%) Apple iOS
4 10 (7.04%) Android
4 10 (7.04%) Windows
5 7 (4.93%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (3.52%) Unix
7 4 (2.82%) CoreOS
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.65%) Scrum
3 29 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (18.31%) MVC
5 25 (17.61%) DevOps
5 25 (17.61%) Kanban
6 24 (16.90%) TDD
7 23 (16.20%) Unit Testing
8 21 (14.79%) Automated Testing
9 19 (13.38%) OO
10 16 (11.27%) BDD
11 14 (9.86%) User Stories
12 13 (9.15%) Mentoring
13 12 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (8.45%) iOS Development
13 12 (8.45%) Microservices
13 12 (8.45%) Regression Testing
14 10 (7.04%) SOLID
14 10 (7.04%) Test Automation
15 9 (6.34%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (57.04%) Java
2 50 (35.21%) JavaScript
3 34 (23.94%) Python
4 33 (23.24%) SQL
5 28 (19.72%) PHP
6 18 (12.68%) C#
7 12 (8.45%) Apple Swift
7 12 (8.45%) Scala
8 10 (7.04%) C++
8 10 (7.04%) Ruby
9 9 (6.34%) Groovy
10 7 (4.93%) C
11 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.11%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.41%) ECMAScript
13 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.70%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) MCSE
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) Degree
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) QA
2 4 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (9.15%) Docker
2 4 (2.82%) HDFS
2 4 (2.82%) VirtualBox
2 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) Puppet
2 8 (5.63%) Ansible
3 6 (4.23%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.82%) Nagios
4 4 (2.82%) Salt
4 4 (2.82%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.41%) Rancher
6 1 (0.70%) SCOM
6 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Oracle
2 14 (9.86%) Zend
3 13 (9.15%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.45%) Google
5 7 (4.93%) VMware
6 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.82%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.82%) New Relic
7 4 (2.82%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.82%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.82%) Splunk
8 3 (2.11%) Adobe
9 1 (0.70%) Apple
9 1 (0.70%) hybris
Wakefield
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £460 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £40 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago