Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 81 119
Rank change year-on-year +34 +38 -53
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 179 154 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.11% 2.83% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 3.36% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 104 84
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +28.30% -5.36%
10th Percentile £340 £310 £300
90th Percentile £645 £564 £468
England median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 16
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.88 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +9.38% -9.09%
10th Percentile £39.49 £37.25 £15.04
90th Percentile £46.20 £47.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3631 4577 5148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.47% 84.14% 83.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2415 2988 3539
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 130 178
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £34.74
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +25 141 £430 +1.18% 48
South Yorkshire +38 33 £588 +72.79% 18
East Yorkshire - 7 £338 - 2
North Yorkshire +7 5 £315 -18.18% 10
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 110 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (56.42%) Java
3 79 (44.13%) JavaScript
4 74 (41.34%) TDD
5 67 (37.43%) Git (software)
6 61 (34.08%) Microservices
7 60 (33.52%) SQL
7 60 (33.52%) MySQL
8 53 (29.61%) MongoDB
9 52 (29.05%) BDD
10 49 (27.37%) Node.js
11 48 (26.82%) NoSQL
11 48 (26.82%) Linux
12 46 (25.70%) Jenkins
13 45 (25.14%) Test Automation
14 41 (22.91%) JIRA
14 41 (22.91%) Scrum
14 41 (22.91%) DevOps
15 38 (21.23%) C#
15 38 (21.23%) Spring
15 38 (21.23%) Open Source
16 36 (20.11%) REST
16 36 (20.11%) .NET
17 35 (19.55%) Confluence
18 34 (18.99%) Oracle
19 33 (18.44%) ASP.NET
19 33 (18.44%) Mentoring
20 32 (17.88%) Hibernate
21 31 (17.32%) Docker
22 30 (16.76%) MVC

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 35 (19.55%) Confluence
2 10 (5.59%) nginx
3 7 (3.91%) CMS
4 5 (2.79%) JBoss
4 5 (2.79%) Jupyter
5 4 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.68%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.12%) Apache
7 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.12%) IIS
7 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.12%) WordPress
8 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.20%) Slack
2 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.23%) GitHub
5 3 (1.68%) Heroku
6 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.56%) Firebase
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.82%) HTTP
2 4 (2.23%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) FTP
3 1 (0.56%) SMTP
3 1 (0.56%) SSH
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (33.52%) MySQL
2 53 (29.61%) MongoDB
3 48 (26.82%) NoSQL
4 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
5 23 (12.85%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (12.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.23%) Big Data
9 3 (1.68%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 67 (37.43%) Git (software)
2 46 (25.70%) Jenkins
3 41 (22.91%) JIRA
4 27 (15.08%) Cucumber
5 18 (10.06%) Jasmine
6 16 (8.94%) JUnit
7 10 (5.59%) Maven
7 10 (5.59%) SonarQube
8 9 (5.03%) IntelliJ
9 8 (4.47%) Subversion
10 6 (3.35%) Selenium
10 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.23%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.23%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.68%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (12.29%) Finance
2 17 (9.50%) Banking
3 10 (5.59%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.35%) Games
5 3 (1.68%) Marketing
5 3 (1.68%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Military
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (58.66%) Developer
2 46 (25.70%) Java Developer
3 41 (22.91%) Software Engineer
4 25 (13.97%) .NET Developer
5 24 (13.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (13.41%) C# Developer
6 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (12.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (11.17%) Java Engineer
8 19 (10.61%) Java Software Engineer
9 16 (8.94%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (7.26%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (5.59%) Java Software Developer
12 10 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Lead Software Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 9 (5.03%) Scala Developer
14 8 (4.47%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.37%) Node.js
2 38 (21.23%) Spring
3 36 (20.11%) .NET
3 36 (20.11%) REST
4 33 (18.44%) ASP.NET
5 32 (17.88%) Hibernate
6 30 (16.76%) CSS
6 30 (16.76%) HTML
7 29 (16.20%) Web Services
8 25 (13.97%) AngularJS
9 19 (10.61%) React
10 18 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (10.06%) XML
11 17 (9.50%) .NET Framework
12 13 (7.26%) Entity Framework
12 13 (7.26%) JSON
13 12 (6.70%) jQuery
13 12 (6.70%) Spring Boot
14 11 (6.15%) HTML5
14 11 (6.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.70%) User Experience
3 10 (5.59%) Clustering
4 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.56%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.82%) Linux
2 30 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.23%) Unix
4 3 (1.68%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (41.34%) TDD
3 61 (34.08%) Microservices
4 52 (29.05%) BDD
5 45 (25.14%) Test Automation
6 41 (22.91%) DevOps
6 41 (22.91%) Scrum
7 38 (21.23%) Open Source
8 33 (18.44%) Mentoring
9 30 (16.76%) MVC
10 28 (15.64%) Coaching
11 27 (15.08%) Kanban
12 26 (14.53%) SFIA
13 25 (13.97%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (8.38%) Configuration Management
14 15 (8.38%) OO
14 15 (8.38%) SDLC
15 14 (7.82%) Web Development
16 12 (6.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (56.42%) Java
2 79 (44.13%) JavaScript
3 60 (33.52%) SQL
4 38 (21.23%) C#
5 22 (12.29%) Python
6 19 (10.61%) Scala
7 15 (8.38%) PHP
8 14 (7.82%) Shell Script
9 11 (6.15%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.47%) C++
11 6 (3.35%) Groovy
12 4 (2.23%) Ruby
12 4 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.68%) ES6
13 3 (1.68%) Go
14 2 (1.12%) C
14 2 (1.12%) Elixir
15 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.56%) Perl
15 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.59%) Degree
2 8 (4.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.56%) MISRA
System Software
1 31 (17.32%) Docker
2 8 (4.47%) Xen
3 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (11.73%) Puppet
2 14 (7.82%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.23%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.68%) Graphite
4 3 (1.68%) Nagios
4 3 (1.68%) Opsview
4 3 (1.68%) Rancher
5 2 (1.12%) Terraform
6 1 (0.56%) Ansible
6 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.56%) Grafana
6 1 (0.56%) Graylog
Vendors
1 34 (18.99%) Oracle
2 19 (10.61%) Red Hat
3 17 (9.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.79%) Splunk
4 5 (2.79%) Symantec
5 4 (2.23%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.23%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.12%) Telerik
7 1 (0.56%) Google
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Zend