The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 101 123 119
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.17% 0.67% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.69% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 12
Median daily rate £410 £420 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
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 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  

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 2065 2741 2537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.55% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1822 1597
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 115 136
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
West Yorkshire +29 22 £410 -2.38% 17
North Yorkshire -1 1 - - 6
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 8
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 32 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 31 (81.58%) Java
3 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 20 (52.63%) Git (software)
5 19 (50.00%) Linux
5 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
7 14 (36.84%) Python
8 13 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (31.58%) JIRA
10 11 (28.95%) Node.js
10 11 (28.95%) SQL
11 10 (26.32%) Jasmine
12 9 (23.68%) PHP
12 9 (23.68%) JUnit
12 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
12 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
12 9 (23.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (23.68%) Symfony
12 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (21.05%) RESTful
13 8 (21.05%) MVC
13 8 (21.05%) TDD
13 8 (21.05%) MySQL
13 8 (21.05%) C++
13 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
14 7 (18.42%) C
14 7 (18.42%) Web Services
14 7 (18.42%) Android
14 7 (18.42%) Confluence

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (18.42%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Drupal
4 1 (2.63%) uWSGI
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.63%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Slack
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (23.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
3 8 (21.05%) MySQL
4 4 (10.53%) Redis
5 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) Big Data
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
3 12 (31.58%) JIRA
4 10 (26.32%) Jasmine
5 9 (23.68%) JUnit
6 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
6 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
7 5 (13.16%) Android Studio
8 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
8 3 (7.89%) Hudson
8 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.63%) Grunt
9 1 (2.63%) gulp
9 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.63%) Subversion
9 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (13.16%) Electronics
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) Node.js
2 9 (23.68%) Symfony
3 8 (21.05%) RESTful
4 7 (18.42%) Web Services
5 5 (13.16%) J2EE
6 4 (10.53%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) REST
6 4 (10.53%) Spring
7 3 (7.89%) HTML
7 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (7.89%) Sass
7 3 (7.89%) XHTML
8 2 (5.26%) .NET
8 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.26%) Express
8 2 (5.26%) JSP
8 2 (5.26%) LESS
8 2 (5.26%) WSDL
8 2 (5.26%) XML
8 2 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Android
4 6 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Windows
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 8 (21.05%) MVC
3 8 (21.05%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) Kanban
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) SDLC
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.89%) BDD
7 3 (7.89%) Coaching
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Microservices
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source
7 3 (7.89%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) Python
4 11 (28.95%) SQL
5 9 (23.68%) PHP
6 8 (21.05%) C++
7 7 (18.42%) C
8 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
8 2 (5.26%) C#
8 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.63%) VB
9 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Zend
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe
3 1 (2.63%) hybris
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
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