Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 44 81
Rank change year-on-year -1 +37 +25
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 207 182 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.25% 4.24% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 4.98% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 199 109
Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.03% +1.18% +25.00%
10th Percentile £350 £340 £310
90th Percentile £538 £645 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £41.88 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.90% -4.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £39.75 £39.49 £37.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.20 £47.50
England median hourly rate £43.75 £44.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -0.57% +6.02% +3.75%

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 4,213 3,655 4,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.51% 85.16% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,843 2,439 3,097
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 97 134
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £15.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.30% +5.77%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.80 £11.02
90th Percentile £42.20 £33.05 £40.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £22.84
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.12% +3.80%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 +6 172 £440 +2.33% 71
South Yorkshire -24 15 £450 -18.18% 29
North Yorkshire +3 12 £425 +34.92% 25
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 110 (53.14%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (42.03%) Java
3 82 (39.61%) JavaScript
4 81 (39.13%) TDD
5 70 (33.82%) SQL
6 63 (30.43%) NoSQL
7 58 (28.02%) Git (software)
8 56 (27.05%) BDD
9 49 (23.67%) MongoDB
10 47 (22.71%) Microservices
10 47 (22.71%) Test Automation
11 44 (21.26%) MySQL
11 44 (21.26%) Linux
11 44 (21.26%) Node.js
12 43 (20.77%) C#
13 42 (20.29%) .NET
14 39 (18.84%) Python
15 38 (18.36%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (17.39%) JIRA
16 36 (17.39%) Jenkins
17 35 (16.91%) Slack
18 34 (16.43%) Confluence
18 34 (16.43%) Scrum
19 32 (15.46%) OO
19 32 (15.46%) SDLC
19 32 (15.46%) Docker
20 31 (14.98%) HTML
21 30 (14.49%) CSS
22 28 (13.53%) Kafka

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 34 (16.43%) Confluence
2 20 (9.66%) Apache Spark
3 15 (7.25%) Apache
4 13 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.83%) nginx
6 7 (3.38%) WordPress
7 4 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.97%) JBoss
9 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.91%) Slack
2 27 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.42%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.93%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.93%) iPaaS
6 4 (1.93%) Route 53
7 2 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.97%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (0.97%) GitHub
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.48%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.90%) HTTP
1 6 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.42%) Internet
3 3 (1.45%) 3G
3 3 (1.45%) 4G
3 3 (1.45%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.45%) DLNA
3 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.45%) UPnP
4 1 (0.48%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (30.43%) NoSQL
2 49 (23.67%) MongoDB
3 44 (21.26%) MySQL
4 38 (18.36%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (10.63%) Big Data
5 22 (10.63%) Hadoop
6 18 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (8.21%) Apache Hive
8 15 (7.25%) Redis
9 12 (5.80%) Relational Database
9 12 (5.80%) SQL Server
10 11 (5.31%) HBase
11 10 (4.83%) RDBMS
12 9 (4.35%) CouchDB
12 9 (4.35%) GIS
12 9 (4.35%) Riak
13 7 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.97%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.97%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 58 (28.02%) Git (software)
2 36 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 36 (17.39%) JIRA
3 27 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 14 (6.76%) Subversion
5 12 (5.80%) Mercurial
6 9 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.86%) Selenium
7 8 (3.86%) SonarQube
7 8 (3.86%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.38%) Mockito
9 6 (2.90%) Artifactory
9 6 (2.90%) GCC
9 6 (2.90%) Maven
10 5 (2.42%) MSTest
10 5 (2.42%) NUnit
11 4 (1.93%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.93%) JMeter
11 4 (1.93%) JUnit
11 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (7.25%) Finance
2 10 (4.83%) Automotive
3 8 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.90%) Law
5 3 (1.45%) Electronics
5 3 (1.45%) Games
5 3 (1.45%) Retail
6 2 (0.97%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 93 (44.93%) Developer
2 77 (37.20%) Software Engineer
3 30 (14.49%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.18%) .NET Developer
5 18 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
6 17 (8.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (6.28%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.31%) Python Developer
9 10 (4.83%) Architect
9 10 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.83%) Software Developer
10 9 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.86%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Java Engineer
12 7 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 7 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.38%) React Developer
13 6 (2.90%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.26%) Node.js
2 42 (20.29%) .NET
3 31 (14.98%) HTML
4 30 (14.49%) CSS
5 28 (13.53%) Kafka
6 27 (13.04%) REST
6 27 (13.04%) Spring
7 25 (12.08%) Spring Boot
8 22 (10.63%) ASP.NET
9 21 (10.14%) Web Services
10 18 (8.70%) AngularJS
11 17 (8.21%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (7.73%) Hibernate
12 16 (7.73%) React
13 14 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (6.76%) RESTful
14 11 (5.31%) jQuery
15 10 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (4.83%) WCF
15 10 (4.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.42%) User Experience
6 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.45%) BeagleBone
6 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.45%) MPEG
6 3 (1.45%) NHS
7 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.48%) Fintech
8 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.26%) Linux
2 25 (12.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (5.80%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (5.31%) Windows
5 7 (3.38%) Android
6 4 (1.93%) CentOS
7 2 (0.97%) Unix
8 1 (0.48%) Android TV
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (53.14%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (39.13%) TDD
3 56 (27.05%) BDD
4 47 (22.71%) Microservices
4 47 (22.71%) Test Automation
5 36 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (16.43%) Scrum
7 32 (15.46%) OO
7 32 (15.46%) SDLC
8 27 (13.04%) Coaching
8 27 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 19 (9.18%) DevOps
9 19 (9.18%) MVC
10 17 (8.21%) OOP
11 16 (7.73%) Unit Testing
12 14 (6.76%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.76%) Open Source
13 12 (5.80%) Integration Testing
14 10 (4.83%) Kanban
14 10 (4.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (42.03%) Java
2 82 (39.61%) JavaScript
3 70 (33.82%) SQL
4 43 (20.77%) C#
5 39 (18.84%) Python
6 27 (13.04%) C++
7 22 (10.63%) Java 8
8 17 (8.21%) C
9 14 (6.76%) Embedded C
9 14 (6.76%) PHP
9 14 (6.76%) Scala
10 10 (4.83%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.35%) Go
12 4 (1.93%) ES6
12 4 (1.93%) Ruby
13 3 (1.45%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.45%) VC++
14 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.28%) Degree
2 8 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.97%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.38%) MISRA
1 7 (3.38%) QA
2 5 (2.42%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.45%) GDPR
4 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.48%) PMO
5 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (15.46%) Docker
2 3 (1.45%) vSphere
3 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (9.66%) Puppet
2 14 (6.76%) Ansible
3 13 (6.28%) Terraform
4 12 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.83%) Grafana
6 9 (4.35%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.90%) Graylog
7 6 (2.90%) Packer
8 5 (2.42%) Kubernetes
8 5 (2.42%) Rancher
9 3 (1.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (0.48%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.48%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (5.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.86%) MapR
3 7 (3.38%) Google
4 6 (2.90%) Coverity
5 5 (2.42%) Adobe
6 4 (1.93%) Black Duck
6 4 (1.93%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.45%) IBM
7 3 (1.45%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.97%) BT
8 2 (0.97%) EMC
8 2 (0.97%) NetApp
8 2 (0.97%) VMware
9 1 (0.48%) Informatica
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.48%) Sun
9 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.48%) webMethods
9 1 (0.48%) Xamarin