Period
to 19 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 39 43
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +43
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 201 264 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.66% 5.29% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 6.02% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 187 162
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £317 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £543 £543
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £35.00 £38.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £48.83 £46.25 £43.25
England median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +6.98% -1.15% +2.47%

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 3,688 4,384 3,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 85.59% 87.77% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,454 2,935 2,376
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.83% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £265
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 124 90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +50.94% -8.62%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.17 £8.83
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.46 £35.35
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.42 £24.86
% change year-on-year +11.51% -9.81% +5.79%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 +1 143 £475 +13.43% 103
South Yorkshire -20 30 £450 +1.41% 26
North Yorkshire +2 10 £450 +5.88% 16
East Yorkshire - 7 £213 - 1
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 96 (47.76%) Java
2 80 (39.80%) Linux
3 79 (39.30%) C++
4 73 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (27.86%) C
6 54 (26.87%) Jenkins
7 52 (25.87%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (23.88%) JavaScript
8 48 (23.88%) Android
9 46 (22.89%) Multithreading
10 44 (21.89%) DevOps
11 39 (19.40%) Git (software)
12 38 (18.91%) TDD
12 38 (18.91%) Python
13 33 (16.42%) Hadoop
14 32 (15.92%) Ansible
15 31 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
15 31 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (14.93%) NoSQL
17 29 (14.43%) SQL
18 28 (13.93%) C#
19 24 (11.94%) Apache Spark
20 23 (11.44%) Big Data
20 23 (11.44%) Ruby
21 22 (10.95%) Test Automation
21 22 (10.95%) Kafka
22 20 (9.95%) Finance
23 19 (9.45%) Spring
23 19 (9.45%) GitHub
24 18 (8.96%) Scrum

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 24 (11.94%) Apache Spark
2 15 (7.46%) Apache
3 9 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.48%) nginx
4 8 (3.98%) Confluence
4 8 (3.98%) JBoss
5 6 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.49%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.49%) Jetty
7 3 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.00%) CMS
8 2 (1.00%) Drupal
8 2 (1.00%) Jadu
8 2 (1.00%) TYPO3
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.45%) GitHub
3 17 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.49%) Kong
7 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.00%) Serverless
7 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.50%) Boomi
8 1 (0.50%) Datadog
8 1 (0.50%) IaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Office 365
8 1 (0.50%) PaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.99%) Bluetooth
2 5 (2.49%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.49%) VoIP
2 5 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.49%) HTTP
4 2 (1.00%) DVB
4 2 (1.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.00%) SSL
4 2 (1.00%) Wireless
4 2 (1.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.50%) FTP
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.42%) Hadoop
2 30 (14.93%) NoSQL
3 23 (11.44%) Big Data
4 16 (7.96%) SQL Server
5 15 (7.46%) Apache Hive
5 15 (7.46%) MongoDB
6 13 (6.47%) HBase
6 13 (6.47%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (5.97%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.98%) Redis
9 9 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (3.98%) CouchDB
10 8 (3.98%) GIS
10 8 (3.98%) Riak
11 7 (3.48%) DB2
12 6 (2.99%) MySQL
13 1 (0.50%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (26.87%) Jenkins
2 39 (19.40%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.96%) JIRA
4 12 (5.97%) Maven
4 12 (5.97%) Subversion
5 9 (4.48%) Mercurial
6 7 (3.48%) GitLab
6 7 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (2.99%) Redmine
7 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.49%) ClearCase
8 5 (2.49%) ClearQuest
8 5 (2.49%) Selenium
8 5 (2.49%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.99%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.99%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.49%) gulp
10 3 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.49%) MSTest
General
1 20 (9.95%) Finance
2 10 (4.98%) Retail
3 4 (1.99%) Law
4 3 (1.49%) Banking
4 3 (1.49%) Electronics
4 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.49%) Marketing
4 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (38.81%) Software Engineer
2 69 (34.33%) Developer
3 39 (19.40%) Embedded Engineer
4 38 (18.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (11.94%) Linux Developer
6 22 (10.95%) C++ Developer
7 20 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (9.45%) Android Developer
9 14 (6.97%) C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (6.97%) Java Engineer
10 13 (6.47%) Java Developer
11 12 (5.97%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 12 (5.97%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (4.98%) Python Developer
13 9 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
14 8 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 7 (3.48%) Big Data Engineer
16 6 (2.99%) MATLAB Engineer
16 6 (2.99%) Ruby Developer
16 6 (2.99%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.95%) Kafka
2 19 (9.45%) Spring
3 18 (8.96%) CSS
4 17 (8.46%) .NET
5 16 (7.96%) HTML
5 16 (7.96%) jQuery
6 15 (7.46%) JSON
7 14 (6.97%) Node.js
8 13 (6.47%) AngularJS
8 13 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (6.47%) Web Services
9 11 (5.47%) Swagger
10 10 (4.98%) XML
11 9 (4.48%) REST
11 9 (4.48%) Spring Boot
12 8 (3.98%) Hibernate
12 8 (3.98%) React
13 6 (2.99%) HTML5
13 6 (2.99%) JAX-RS
13 6 (2.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.48%) User Experience
2 5 (2.49%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (1.99%) STB
4 3 (1.49%) Blog
4 3 (1.49%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.00%) CMDB
5 2 (1.00%) iSeries
5 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.50%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.50%) FMCG
6 1 (0.50%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 80 (39.80%) Linux
2 48 (23.88%) Android
3 16 (7.96%) Windows
4 9 (4.48%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (2.49%) CentOS
5 5 (2.49%) Unix
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (25.87%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (22.89%) Multithreading
4 44 (21.89%) DevOps
5 38 (18.91%) TDD
6 31 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (10.95%) Test Automation
8 18 (8.96%) Scrum
9 17 (8.46%) Microservices
10 14 (6.97%) BDD
10 14 (6.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (6.47%) Web Development
12 12 (5.97%) OO
13 10 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (4.98%) Open Source
14 9 (4.48%) Configuration Management
14 9 (4.48%) Functional Programming
15 8 (3.98%) Data Analysis
15 8 (3.98%) MVC
15 8 (3.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 96 (47.76%) Java
2 79 (39.30%) C++
3 56 (27.86%) C
4 48 (23.88%) JavaScript
5 38 (18.91%) Python
6 29 (14.43%) SQL
7 28 (13.93%) C#
8 23 (11.44%) Ruby
9 17 (8.46%) Scala
10 16 (7.96%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.98%) Go
11 10 (4.98%) PHP
12 9 (4.48%) Embedded C
12 9 (4.48%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.98%) Shell Script
13 8 (3.98%) TypeScript
14 7 (3.48%) Embedded C++
14 7 (3.48%) MATLAB
14 7 (3.48%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (6.47%) Degree
2 7 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) Dublin Core
2 2 (1.00%) GDPR
2 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (6.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (15.92%) Ansible
2 17 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (6.47%) Puppet
4 12 (5.97%) Kubernetes
4 12 (5.97%) Terraform
5 7 (3.48%) WMI
6 4 (1.99%) Rancher
7 3 (1.49%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.00%) PingFederate
8 2 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.50%) Grafana
9 1 (0.50%) Istio
9 1 (0.50%) Oozie
9 1 (0.50%) Packer
9 1 (0.50%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.97%) MuleSoft
3 9 (4.48%) MapR
4 8 (3.98%) Google
4 8 (3.98%) Oracle
5 7 (3.48%) SAP
6 6 (2.99%) EMC
6 6 (2.99%) NetApp
6 6 (2.99%) TOWER Software
7 4 (1.99%) Splunk
8 3 (1.49%) IBM
8 3 (1.49%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.00%) Coverity
9 2 (1.00%) Mercator
9 2 (1.00%) NVIDIA
9 2 (1.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.00%) Veritas
10 1 (0.50%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.50%) Nintex
10 1 (0.50%) Tableau