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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 48 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 60 81 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.26% 4.01% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 4.58% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 50
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £565 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £39.50 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 - £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.32% +5.62%  

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 1223 1770 1814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.74% 87.58% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 1220 1294
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 32
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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 +4 57 £400 -3.03% 42
Bradford +8 2 £300 -19.73% 1
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 84 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (53.57%) Java
3 54 (38.57%) JavaScript
4 47 (33.57%) Test Automation
5 42 (30.00%) MySQL
6 40 (28.57%) TDD
7 38 (27.14%) NoSQL
8 33 (23.57%) SQL
9 32 (22.86%) Spring
10 31 (22.14%) Git (software)
11 30 (21.43%) Oracle
11 30 (21.43%) JIRA
11 30 (21.43%) DevOps
12 29 (20.71%) Linux
13 28 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (19.29%) PHP
15 26 (18.57%) C#
15 26 (18.57%) HTML
15 26 (18.57%) REST
15 26 (18.57%) Greenfield Project
16 25 (17.86%) Microservices
16 25 (17.86%) MongoDB
16 25 (17.86%) .NET
16 25 (17.86%) CSS
17 24 (17.14%) MVC
17 24 (17.14%) Confluence
17 24 (17.14%) Node.js
18 23 (16.43%) Jenkins
18 23 (16.43%) Hibernate
18 23 (16.43%) ASP.NET

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 24 (17.14%) Confluence
2 7 (5.00%) Apache
3 5 (3.57%) CMS
4 4 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.14%) nginx
6 2 (1.43%) WordPress
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.71%) Drupal
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.71%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.29%) Slack
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.43%) GitHub
2 2 (1.43%) IaaS
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.43%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) Firebase
3 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.71%) Loggly
3 1 (0.71%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) LAN
2 2 (1.43%) VPN
2 2 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (0.71%) DNS
3 1 (0.71%) DVB
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.00%) MySQL
2 38 (27.14%) NoSQL
3 25 (17.86%) MongoDB
4 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
5 12 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.00%) Redis
6 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.71%) HBase
9 1 (0.71%) Riak
9 1 (0.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 31 (22.14%) Git (software)
2 30 (21.43%) JIRA
3 23 (16.43%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.57%) Cucumber
5 11 (7.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (7.14%) PHPUnit
7 9 (6.43%) Jasmine
7 9 (6.43%) JUnit
7 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.29%) Selenium
9 5 (3.57%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.14%) Android Studio
11 2 (1.43%) GitLab
11 2 (1.43%) Gradle
11 2 (1.43%) Grunt
11 2 (1.43%) Maven
11 2 (1.43%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.43%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (4.29%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Electronics
2 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.71%) Marketing
3 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 97 (69.29%) Developer
2 31 (22.14%) Java Developer
3 26 (18.57%) Software Engineer
4 19 (13.57%) PHP Developer
5 16 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 14 (10.00%) iOS Developer
8 13 (9.29%) SQL Developer
9 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (7.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.14%) Java Engineer
11 9 (6.43%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (5.71%) JavaScript Engineer
12 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
13 7 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
14 6 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
15 5 (3.57%) PHP Software Engineer
15 5 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.86%) Spring
2 26 (18.57%) HTML
2 26 (18.57%) REST
3 25 (17.86%) .NET
3 25 (17.86%) CSS
4 24 (17.14%) Node.js
5 23 (16.43%) ASP.NET
5 23 (16.43%) Hibernate
6 18 (12.86%) Symfony
6 18 (12.86%) Web Services
7 17 (12.14%) RESTful
8 15 (10.71%) HTML5
9 13 (9.29%) CSS3
9 13 (9.29%) jQuery
9 13 (9.29%) SOAP
10 11 (7.86%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.43%) React
12 8 (5.71%) Django
12 8 (5.71%) XML
13 7 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (9.29%) Algorithms
2 13 (9.29%) Data Structures
2 13 (9.29%) iPhone
3 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.43%) Clustering
4 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Animation
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.71%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.71%) Linux
2 16 (11.43%) Apple iOS
3 13 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.71%) Windows
5 6 (4.29%) Android
6 4 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.14%) Unix
8 2 (1.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (1.43%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.71%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (33.57%) Test Automation
3 40 (28.57%) TDD
4 30 (21.43%) DevOps
5 28 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (17.86%) Microservices
7 24 (17.14%) MVC
8 18 (12.86%) BDD
9 17 (12.14%) Unit Testing
10 16 (11.43%) iOS Development
11 15 (10.71%) OO
12 14 (10.00%) Open Source
12 14 (10.00%) Scrum
12 14 (10.00%) SDLC
13 12 (8.57%) Code Optimisation
13 12 (8.57%) Kanban
13 12 (8.57%) Memory Management
13 12 (8.57%) Multithreading
13 12 (8.57%) Regression Testing
14 11 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (53.57%) Java
2 54 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 33 (23.57%) SQL
4 27 (19.29%) PHP
5 26 (18.57%) C#
6 23 (16.43%) Python
7 16 (11.43%) Apple Swift
8 14 (10.00%) Scala
9 10 (7.14%) Groovy
10 9 (6.43%) C++
10 9 (6.43%) Ruby
11 6 (4.29%) ECMAScript
12 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.86%) C
12 4 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.71%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.43%) MCSE
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) HDFS
3 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Puppet
2 7 (5.00%) Ansible
3 4 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.14%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.43%) Rancher
6 1 (0.71%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.71%) Nagios
6 1 (0.71%) Salt
6 1 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) vRealize
6 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (21.43%) Oracle
2 15 (10.71%) Zend
3 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.57%) Google
6 4 (2.86%) VMware
7 3 (2.14%) Adobe
7 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.43%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.71%) Apple
9 1 (0.71%) hybris
9 1 (0.71%) New Relic
9 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.71%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.71%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £630 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago