Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 37 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 +44 +42
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 225 211 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.63% 4.78% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 5.65% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 206 89
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £428 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% +21.74%
10th Percentile £350 £340 £313
90th Percentile £550 £638 £513
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £39.75 £37.45 £38.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.05 £47.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.67%

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 4,220 3,737 4,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.85% 84.64% 85.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,842 2,453 2,722
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £256
90th Percentile £563 £545 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 104 138
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.04% -0.90%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.35 £32.88
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +8 190 £450 +4.65% 91
South Yorkshire -32 12 £425 -22.73% 34
North Yorkshire -3 10 £438 +13.64% 22
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 117 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (40.89%) Java
3 83 (36.89%) TDD
4 82 (36.44%) JavaScript
5 70 (31.11%) SQL
5 70 (31.11%) NoSQL
6 64 (28.44%) Git (software)
7 63 (28.00%) Linux
8 58 (25.78%) Python
9 54 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 51 (22.67%) Microservices
11 48 (21.33%) MongoDB
11 48 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (20.44%) BDD
12 46 (20.44%) Node.js
13 44 (19.56%) SDLC
13 44 (19.56%) JIRA
14 42 (18.67%) MySQL
14 42 (18.67%) Jenkins
15 41 (18.22%) C#
15 41 (18.22%) PostgreSQL
16 40 (17.78%) .NET
16 40 (17.78%) Confluence
17 39 (17.33%) C++
17 39 (17.33%) Slack
18 33 (14.67%) OO
19 32 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
19 32 (14.22%) REST
20 31 (13.78%) Coaching
20 31 (13.78%) DevOps

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 40 (17.78%) Confluence
2 24 (10.67%) Apache Spark
3 19 (8.44%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (8.00%) nginx
5 13 (5.78%) Apache
6 7 (3.11%) WordPress
7 6 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.44%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.33%) Slack
2 32 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.78%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.78%) GitHub
6 4 (1.78%) iPaaS
6 4 (1.78%) Route 53
7 3 (1.33%) IaaS
8 2 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.89%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.44%) PaaS
9 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.56%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (2.67%) HTTP
3 5 (2.22%) DLNA
3 5 (2.22%) Internet
3 5 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.22%) UPnP
4 3 (1.33%) 3G
4 3 (1.33%) 4G
4 3 (1.33%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.89%) Firewall
5 2 (0.89%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (31.11%) NoSQL
2 48 (21.33%) MongoDB
3 42 (18.67%) MySQL
4 41 (18.22%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (11.56%) Hadoop
6 24 (10.67%) Redis
7 23 (10.22%) Big Data
8 20 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (7.56%) Apache Hive
10 16 (7.11%) Relational Database
11 14 (6.22%) Riak
12 13 (5.78%) CouchDB
12 13 (5.78%) GIS
12 13 (5.78%) HBase
13 12 (5.33%) RDBMS
14 8 (3.56%) SQL Server
15 6 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.89%) Pentaho
16 2 (0.89%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 64 (28.44%) Git (software)
2 44 (19.56%) JIRA
3 42 (18.67%) Jenkins
4 26 (11.56%) Cucumber
5 20 (8.89%) Mercurial
5 20 (8.89%) Subversion
6 10 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.56%) GCC
7 8 (3.56%) Selenium
8 7 (3.11%) HP UFT
9 6 (2.67%) Burp Suite
9 6 (2.67%) GitLab
9 6 (2.67%) JMeter
9 6 (2.67%) JUnit
9 6 (2.67%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.67%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.22%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.22%) GDB
10 5 (2.22%) GoogleTest
10 5 (2.22%) Mockito
General
1 19 (8.44%) Finance
2 11 (4.89%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.56%) Automotive
4 7 (3.11%) Law
5 5 (2.22%) Electronics
6 4 (1.78%) Games
7 2 (0.89%) Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.89%) Military
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (42.22%) Developer
2 78 (34.67%) Software Engineer
3 30 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 24 (10.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 24 (10.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 17 (7.56%) Python Developer
6 14 (6.22%) Software Developer
7 10 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.44%) Architect
7 10 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (4.44%) Test Engineer
8 9 (4.00%) Java Engineer
9 7 (3.11%) React Developer
10 6 (2.67%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (2.67%) HTML Developer
11 5 (2.22%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.22%) Consultant
11 5 (2.22%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.44%) Node.js
2 40 (17.78%) .NET
3 32 (14.22%) REST
4 31 (13.78%) HTML
5 30 (13.33%) CSS
5 30 (13.33%) Kafka
6 24 (10.67%) RabbitMQ
6 24 (10.67%) Spring
7 19 (8.44%) React
7 19 (8.44%) Spring Boot
8 17 (7.56%) AngularJS
9 13 (5.78%) CSS3
9 13 (5.78%) Hibernate
9 13 (5.78%) RESTful
10 11 (4.89%) Django
10 11 (4.89%) Web Services
11 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET
11 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (4.44%) HTML5
11 10 (4.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (3.11%) User Experience
2 6 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.22%) MPEG
4 4 (1.78%) iSeries
4 4 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.78%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.33%) BeagleBone
5 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.44%) EPoS
7 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.00%) Linux
2 30 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (8.00%) Windows
4 17 (7.56%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (4.44%) Android
6 6 (2.67%) CentOS
6 6 (2.67%) Unix
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.44%) Android TV
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (36.89%) TDD
3 54 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 51 (22.67%) Microservices
5 48 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (20.44%) BDD
7 44 (19.56%) SDLC
8 33 (14.67%) OO
9 31 (13.78%) Coaching
9 31 (13.78%) DevOps
10 30 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 28 (12.44%) Scrum
12 22 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (8.89%) Open Source
14 18 (8.00%) OOP
15 14 (6.22%) Web Development
16 13 (5.78%) E-Commerce
17 12 (5.33%) MVC
18 10 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (40.89%) Java
2 82 (36.44%) JavaScript
3 70 (31.11%) SQL
4 58 (25.78%) Python
5 41 (18.22%) C#
6 39 (17.33%) C++
7 22 (9.78%) C
8 16 (7.11%) Embedded C
8 16 (7.11%) Scala
9 15 (6.67%) Java 8
10 14 (6.22%) PHP
11 12 (5.33%) Go
12 9 (4.00%) Ruby
13 6 (2.67%) ES6
14 4 (1.78%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.78%) VC++
15 3 (1.33%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.67%) Degree
2 8 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.89%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.11%) MISRA
2 6 (2.67%) WCAG
3 5 (2.22%) MISRA C
4 4 (1.78%) QA
5 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (11.56%) Docker
2 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (11.11%) Ansible
2 19 (8.44%) Puppet
3 12 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.44%) Terraform
5 9 (4.00%) Prometheus
6 8 (3.56%) Kubernetes
7 7 (3.11%) Grafana
8 6 (2.67%) Nessus
8 6 (2.67%) Packer
9 5 (2.22%) Rancher
10 3 (1.33%) Graylog
11 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 10 (4.44%) Google
1 10 (4.44%) MapR
1 10 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.11%) EMC
2 7 (3.11%) NetApp
3 5 (2.22%) TOWER Software
4 4 (1.78%) Black Duck
4 4 (1.78%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.89%) BT
6 2 (0.89%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (0.89%) Pega
7 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.44%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) Informatica
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle
7 1 (0.44%) Teradata
7 1 (0.44%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.44%) Trustwave