The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 61 61
Rank change year-on-year +23 0  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 93 95 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.68% 3.37% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 3.90% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 63 60
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £40.63 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +3.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £41.50 £37.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £41.50 £41.50
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1678 2437 2459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.41% 86.57% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 1695 1712
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 54
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -7.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Yorkshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 +5 60 £400 -3.03% 48
South Yorkshire +16 14 £463 +63.71% 20
East Yorkshire - 7 £350 - 3
North Yorkshire +10 6 £350 -9.09% 2
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 111 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (53.44%) Java
3 63 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 62 (32.80%) Test Automation
5 50 (26.46%) TDD
6 47 (24.87%) Oracle
7 45 (23.81%) SQL
7 45 (23.81%) MySQL
8 42 (22.22%) NoSQL
9 41 (21.69%) Web Services
10 39 (20.63%) Git (software)
11 38 (20.11%) Spring
12 36 (19.05%) RESTful
12 36 (19.05%) Linux
12 36 (19.05%) .NET
13 35 (18.52%) C#
13 35 (18.52%) DevOps
14 32 (16.93%) HTML
14 32 (16.93%) ASP.NET
14 32 (16.93%) JIRA
15 31 (16.40%) CSS
15 31 (16.40%) Scrum
16 30 (15.87%) MVC
16 30 (15.87%) PHP
17 29 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (15.34%) Node.js
17 29 (15.34%) Greenfield Project
18 28 (14.81%) REST
18 28 (14.81%) Jenkins
19 27 (14.29%) Microservices

Software Engineering
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 26 (13.76%) Confluence
2 8 (4.23%) Apache
3 5 (2.65%) CMS
4 4 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.59%) nginx
6 2 (1.06%) IIS
6 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.06%) WordPress
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.53%) Drupal
7 1 (0.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.53%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.88%) Slack
2 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.06%) GitHub
3 2 (1.06%) IaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) Firebase
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.53%) Loggly
4 1 (0.53%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.29%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) LAN
2 2 (1.06%) VPN
2 2 (1.06%) WAN
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) DVB
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.81%) MySQL
2 42 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 26 (13.76%) MongoDB
4 24 (12.70%) SQL Server
5 15 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.76%) Redis
8 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.53%) Riak
11 1 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 39 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 32 (16.93%) JIRA
3 28 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 11 (5.82%) PHPUnit
5 11 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.82%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.29%) JUnit
7 9 (4.76%) Jasmine
8 8 (4.23%) Selenium
9 7 (3.70%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.65%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.12%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.59%) Android Studio
12 3 (1.59%) Gradle
12 3 (1.59%) Maven
12 3 (1.59%) Subversion
13 2 (1.06%) GitLab
13 2 (1.06%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.06%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (6.88%) Finance
2 6 (3.17%) Electronics
3 3 (1.59%) Back Office
3 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.53%) Automotive
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (66.14%) Developer
2 46 (24.34%) Java Developer
3 36 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 25 (13.23%) .NET Developer
5 24 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (12.70%) C# Developer
6 21 (11.11%) PHP Developer
7 19 (10.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (10.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (7.94%) SQL Developer
9 14 (7.41%) iOS Developer
10 12 (6.35%) Java Engineer
11 11 (5.82%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (5.29%) SQL Server Developer
13 8 (4.23%) C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (4.23%) JavaScript Engineer
14 7 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 7 (3.70%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.70%) Sitecore Developer
15 6 (3.17%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.69%) Web Services
2 38 (20.11%) Spring
3 36 (19.05%) .NET
3 36 (19.05%) RESTful
4 32 (16.93%) ASP.NET
4 32 (16.93%) HTML
5 31 (16.40%) CSS
6 29 (15.34%) Node.js
7 28 (14.81%) REST
8 26 (13.76%) Hibernate
9 19 (10.05%) Symfony
10 18 (9.52%) SOAP
11 16 (8.47%) HTML5
12 13 (6.88%) CSS3
12 13 (6.88%) jQuery
13 12 (6.35%) AngularJS
14 11 (5.82%) XML
15 10 (5.29%) J2EE
15 10 (5.29%) React
16 9 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.34%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.88%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.88%) Data Structures
3 13 (6.88%) iPhone
4 8 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.12%) User Experience
6 3 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.06%) Clustering
7 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (1.06%) STB
7 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.53%) Animation
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.05%) Linux
2 16 (8.47%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.29%) Windows
5 6 (3.17%) Android
6 5 (2.65%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (2.12%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.59%) Unix
9 2 (1.06%) Solaris
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.53%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (32.80%) Test Automation
3 50 (26.46%) TDD
4 35 (18.52%) DevOps
5 31 (16.40%) Scrum
6 30 (15.87%) MVC
7 29 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (14.29%) Microservices
9 25 (13.23%) BDD
10 23 (12.17%) Unit Testing
11 19 (10.05%) OO
12 16 (8.47%) iOS Development
13 14 (7.41%) Kanban
13 14 (7.41%) Open Source
13 14 (7.41%) SDLC
14 13 (6.88%) Data Modelling
14 13 (6.88%) Multithreading
15 12 (6.35%) Code Optimisation
15 12 (6.35%) Memory Management
15 12 (6.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (53.44%) Java
2 63 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 45 (23.81%) SQL
4 35 (18.52%) C#
5 30 (15.87%) PHP
6 27 (14.29%) Python
7 22 (11.64%) Scala
8 16 (8.47%) Apple Swift
9 12 (6.35%) Groovy
9 12 (6.35%) Ruby
10 11 (5.82%) C++
11 7 (3.70%) C
11 7 (3.70%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.17%) ECMAScript
13 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.12%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.12%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.59%) Go
15 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (6.35%) Degree
2 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.12%) MCSE
3 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.06%) MCP
6 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.41%) Docker
2 4 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) HDFS
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.82%) Puppet
2 7 (3.70%) Ansible
3 4 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.59%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.06%) Rancher
5 2 (1.06%) SCCM
6 1 (0.53%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.53%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) Salt
6 1 (0.53%) SCOM
6 1 (0.53%) vRealize
6 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (24.87%) Oracle
2 15 (7.94%) Zend
3 9 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 6 (3.17%) VMware
6 5 (2.65%) Google
7 4 (2.12%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.59%) Adobe
9 2 (1.06%) Citrix
9 2 (1.06%) Sun
9 2 (1.06%) Veritas
10 1 (0.53%) Apple
10 1 (0.53%) hybris
10 1 (0.53%) New Relic
10 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.53%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.53%) Splunk
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