The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 46 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 22.01% 27.11% 23.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.12% 28.85% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
199 156 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 95.22% 93.98% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 66 95
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.18 £9.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.44% -67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Bradford region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Bradford region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 50 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (47.83%) .NET
4 42 (45.65%) C#
4 42 (45.65%) SQL
5 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET
6 34 (36.96%) JavaScript
6 34 (36.96%) MVC
7 31 (33.70%) jQuery
8 29 (31.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (30.43%) WCF
10 26 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (28.26%) Web Services
10 26 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (27.17%) Finance
11 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
13 23 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (22.83%) HTML
15 18 (19.57%) CSS
15 18 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (18.48%) CMS
16 17 (18.48%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
17 16 (17.39%) ETL
18 13 (14.13%) N-Tier
19 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
20 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
20 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (18.48%) CMS
2 10 (10.87%) SAS
3 8 (8.70%) Umbraco
4 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.17%) Confluence
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.17%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (1.09%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.09%) IIS
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.09%) CICS
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.09%) FastStats
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 26 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (18.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.52%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (6.52%) OLAP
10 5 (5.43%) Base SAS
11 4 (4.35%) MS Access
11 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
12 3 (3.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 2 (2.17%) Data Mart
13 2 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (2.17%) SQLite
13 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (31.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.26%) Toad
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.17%) JUnit
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) Xcode
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (47.83%) .NET
2 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET
3 31 (33.70%) jQuery
4 28 (30.43%) WCF
5 26 (28.26%) Web Services
6 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (22.83%) HTML
8 18 (19.57%) CSS
9 7 (7.61%) XML
10 4 (4.35%) MDX
11 3 (3.26%) Spring
12 2 (2.17%) Java EE
12 2 (2.17%) JSON
12 2 (2.17%) Grails
12 2 (2.17%) WSDL
12 2 (2.17%) XML Schema
12 2 (2.17%) JAXB
12 2 (2.17%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.17%) CSS3
12 2 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.17%) W3C
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.09%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) Linux
1 2 (2.17%) Android
1 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.09%) zOS
2 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.96%) MVC
3 26 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (17.39%) ETL
4 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.78%) TDD
7 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.70%) Scrum
8 7 (7.61%) CRM
9 6 (6.52%) OO
9 6 (6.52%) RUP
9 6 (6.52%) Test Strategy
10 5 (5.43%) Data Management
11 3 (3.26%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.26%) Mobile Development
12 2 (2.17%) SDLC
12 2 (2.17%) Kimball Methodology
12 2 (2.17%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) C#
1 42 (45.65%) SQL
2 34 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.78%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.70%) Java
5 6 (6.52%) VBA
6 5 (5.43%) VB
7 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.17%) Python
8 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.17%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) COBOL
9 1 (1.09%) LotusScript
9 1 (1.09%) VB6
9 1 (1.09%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.09%) Groovy
9 1 (1.09%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) SAS Certification
1 2 (2.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle
3 8 (8.70%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe
5 1 (1.09%) Lotus
5 1 (1.09%) Apple
5 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.09%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) Zend
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