The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 125 113
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.84% 0.72% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.75% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 23
Median daily rate £393 £373 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% +12.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £317 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £570 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +3.28% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.53% +5.87%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1945 2669 2814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.67% 96.25% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1828 1885
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 61 114
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +17.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire +12 11 £420 +29.23% 24
South Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 4
North Yorkshire +10 2 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 30 (71.43%) Java
3 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 18 (42.86%) Linux
5 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 13 (30.95%) JIRA
6 13 (30.95%) TDD
6 13 (30.95%) Python
6 13 (30.95%) PHP
7 12 (28.57%) Node.js
8 11 (26.19%) Symfony
8 11 (26.19%) SQL
8 11 (26.19%) MVC
9 10 (23.81%) C++
9 10 (23.81%) Confluence
10 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
10 9 (21.43%) MySQL
10 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 8 (19.05%) SDLC
11 8 (19.05%) Web Services
12 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 7 (16.67%) CSS
12 7 (16.67%) HTML
12 7 (16.67%) BDD
12 7 (16.67%) REST
12 7 (16.67%) DevOps
13 6 (14.29%) Microservices
13 6 (14.29%) Cucumber

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (23.81%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.38%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Slack
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DVB
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Redis
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (30.95%) JIRA
3 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 5 (11.90%) Jasmine
5 5 (11.90%) JUnit
6 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.14%) Android Studio
7 3 (7.14%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.38%) GitLab
8 1 (2.38%) Hudson
8 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.38%) Subversion
8 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (11.90%) Electronics
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Back Office
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) Node.js
2 11 (26.19%) Symfony
3 8 (19.05%) Web Services
4 7 (16.67%) CSS
4 7 (16.67%) HTML
4 7 (16.67%) REST
5 6 (14.29%) RESTful
6 3 (7.14%) HTML5
6 3 (7.14%) J2EE
6 3 (7.14%) Spring
6 3 (7.14%) XHTML
6 3 (7.14%) XML
7 2 (4.76%) .NET
7 2 (4.76%) CSS3
7 2 (4.76%) JSP
7 2 (4.76%) Laravel
7 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.76%) SOAP
7 2 (4.76%) WSDL
7 2 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (4.76%) STB
1 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Android
3 5 (11.90%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Windows
5 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 11 (26.19%) MVC
5 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 8 (19.05%) SDLC
7 7 (16.67%) BDD
7 7 (16.67%) DevOps
7 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.29%) Microservices
8 6 (14.29%) OO
8 6 (14.29%) Open Source
8 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.52%) OO PHP
10 3 (7.14%) Coaching
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (7.14%) Database Optimisation
10 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.14%) Project Management
10 3 (7.14%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.95%) PHP
3 13 (30.95%) Python
4 11 (26.19%) SQL
5 10 (23.81%) C++
6 6 (14.29%) C
7 3 (7.14%) Embedded C
7 3 (7.14%) Scala
8 2 (4.76%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.14%) Zend
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) hybris
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
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