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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / Yorkshire
Rank 46 78 60
Rank change year-on-year +32 -18  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 92 57 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.32% 2.03% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 2.51% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 35 58
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  

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 1755 2268 2147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.39% 80.88% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1527 1390
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 64 60
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £34.25 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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 +32 76 £400 +14.28% 45
South Yorkshire +8 7 £358 +43.00% 12
North Yorkshire +4 4 - - 14
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 106 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (60.74%) Java
3 54 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 48 (29.45%) Scrum
5 46 (28.22%) Git (software)
6 39 (23.93%) Jenkins
7 38 (23.31%) SQL
7 38 (23.31%) Linux
8 37 (22.70%) MySQL
9 34 (20.86%) Spring
9 34 (20.86%) MongoDB
10 33 (20.25%) REST
10 33 (20.25%) RESTful
10 33 (20.25%) Oracle
10 33 (20.25%) Python
11 32 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (18.40%) NoSQL
13 29 (17.79%) Kanban
14 28 (17.18%) JIRA
14 28 (17.18%) HTML
14 28 (17.18%) Web Services
15 27 (16.56%) DevOps
16 26 (15.95%) PHP
17 25 (15.34%) CSS
17 25 (15.34%) MVC
17 25 (15.34%) TDD
17 25 (15.34%) Unit Testing
17 25 (15.34%) Node.js
18 23 (14.11%) Automated Testing
18 23 (14.11%) PostgreSQL

Software Engineering
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 15 (9.20%) Confluence
2 11 (6.75%) Apache
3 4 (2.45%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.45%) nginx
3 4 (2.45%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Drupal
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) SAS
6 1 (0.61%) uWSGI
6 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.61%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.07%) IaaS
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.45%) Loggly
3 4 (2.45%) Slack
3 4 (2.45%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (1.23%) GitHub
4 2 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.04%) HTTP
2 4 (2.45%) DNS
2 4 (2.45%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) LAN
3 2 (1.23%) VPN
3 2 (1.23%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.70%) MySQL
2 34 (20.86%) MongoDB
3 30 (18.40%) NoSQL
4 23 (14.11%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (12.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (11.04%) Redis
7 12 (7.36%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.07%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.45%) HBase
10 4 (2.45%) Riak
11 2 (1.23%) Informix
11 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.61%) Big Data
12 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (28.22%) Git (software)
2 39 (23.93%) Jenkins
3 28 (17.18%) JIRA
4 16 (9.82%) JUnit
5 15 (9.20%) Jasmine
6 12 (7.36%) PHPUnit
6 12 (7.36%) Selenium
7 11 (6.75%) Visual Studio
8 8 (4.91%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.91%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.29%) Grunt
9 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.68%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.07%) Android Studio
11 5 (3.07%) Maven
11 5 (3.07%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.45%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.84%) Hudson
13 3 (1.84%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (4.91%) Finance
2 5 (3.07%) Electronics
3 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Automotive
4 1 (0.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Billing
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Law
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 98 (60.12%) Developer
2 38 (23.31%) Java Developer
3 30 (18.40%) Software Engineer
4 17 (10.43%) PHP Developer
5 11 (6.75%) Java Engineer
6 10 (6.13%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.52%) iOS Developer
8 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (4.91%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.91%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.68%) JavaScript Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Tester
11 5 (3.07%) Automation Tester
11 5 (3.07%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.86%) Spring
2 33 (20.25%) REST
2 33 (20.25%) RESTful
3 28 (17.18%) HTML
3 28 (17.18%) Web Services
4 25 (15.34%) CSS
4 25 (15.34%) Node.js
5 23 (14.11%) Hibernate
6 22 (13.50%) .NET
7 18 (11.04%) SOAP
8 16 (9.82%) AngularJS
8 16 (9.82%) Django
9 15 (9.20%) Symfony
10 14 (8.59%) CSS3
10 14 (8.59%) HTML5
11 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET
12 11 (6.75%) Gherkin
12 11 (6.75%) Laravel
13 10 (6.13%) EclipseLink
13 10 (6.13%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.13%) Algorithms
2 9 (5.52%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.91%) iPhone
4 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.68%) User Experience
6 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.45%) Replication
8 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.23%) Clustering
9 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.23%) Derivative
9 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.61%) Animation
10 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.61%) STB
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.31%) Linux
2 17 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (7.36%) Windows
4 11 (6.75%) Apple iOS
5 10 (6.13%) Android
6 8 (4.91%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (3.07%) Unix
8 4 (2.45%) CoreOS
8 4 (2.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (2.45%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.45%) Scrum
3 32 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (17.79%) Kanban
5 27 (16.56%) DevOps
6 25 (15.34%) MVC
6 25 (15.34%) TDD
6 25 (15.34%) Unit Testing
7 23 (14.11%) Automated Testing
7 23 (14.11%) OO
8 17 (10.43%) BDD
9 15 (9.20%) Mentoring
9 15 (9.20%) User Stories
10 13 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (7.98%) Microservices
11 11 (6.75%) iOS Development
11 11 (6.75%) Test Automation
12 10 (6.13%) Open Source
12 10 (6.13%) Regression Testing
12 10 (6.13%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 99 (60.74%) Java
2 54 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 38 (23.31%) SQL
4 33 (20.25%) Python
5 26 (15.95%) PHP
6 19 (11.66%) C#
7 13 (7.98%) Scala
8 11 (6.75%) Apple Swift
9 10 (6.13%) C++
10 9 (5.52%) Ruby
11 8 (4.91%) C
11 8 (4.91%) Groovy
12 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.84%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.23%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.23%) Go
14 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.61%) JSX
15 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.07%) Degree
3 4 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.45%) MCSE
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (7.36%) Docker
2 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.45%) HDFS
2 4 (2.45%) VirtualBox
2 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) Ansible
1 11 (6.75%) Puppet
2 6 (3.68%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.45%) Nagios
3 4 (2.45%) Salt
3 4 (2.45%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.23%) Rancher
4 2 (1.23%) SCCM
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (20.25%) Oracle
2 15 (9.20%) Red Hat
3 11 (6.75%) Google
3 11 (6.75%) Zend
4 9 (5.52%) VMware
5 5 (3.07%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.45%) New Relic
6 4 (2.45%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.45%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.45%) Splunk
7 3 (1.84%) Adobe
8 2 (1.23%) Citrix
8 2 (1.23%) Sun
8 2 (1.23%) Veritas
9 1 (0.61%) Apple
9 1 (0.61%) hybris
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