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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 45 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 20.93% 24.06% 18.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.84% 26.02% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
206 123 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 95.81% 92.48% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 71 63
Average daily rate £335 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £12.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £32.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
2 35 (41.18%) SQL
2 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.29%) HTML
4 28 (32.94%) .NET
5 27 (31.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (30.59%) C#
6 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
6 26 (30.59%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
8 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET
8 24 (28.24%) jQuery
9 23 (27.06%) MVC
10 22 (25.88%) Finance
10 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (25.88%) Web Services
11 21 (24.71%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (24.71%) WCF
12 20 (23.53%) CSS
13 18 (21.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (20.00%) ETL
15 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
15 14 (16.47%) Software Engineering
15 14 (16.47%) CMS
16 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (12.94%) E-Learning
17 11 (12.94%) XML
18 10 (11.76%) Java

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (16.47%) CMS
2 7 (8.24%) SAS
3 5 (5.88%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.53%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.35%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (9.41%) Adobe Captivate
3 8 (9.41%) Photoshop
3 8 (9.41%) MS Office
3 8 (9.41%) InDesign
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.18%) FastStats
5 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.18%) Unica
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Intranet
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (24.71%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (21.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (7.06%) OLAP
7 6 (7.06%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.53%) Base SAS
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.35%) MySQL
10 2 (2.35%) Data Mart
10 2 (2.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (2.35%) SQLite
10 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (1.18%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 27 (31.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.35%) JUnit
2 2 (2.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Marketing
3 6 (7.06%) Publishing
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.29%) HTML
2 28 (32.94%) .NET
3 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET
3 24 (28.24%) jQuery
4 22 (25.88%) Web Services
5 21 (24.71%) WCF
6 20 (23.53%) CSS
7 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (12.94%) XML
9 8 (9.41%) HTML5
10 4 (4.71%) JSON
10 4 (4.71%) MDX
10 4 (4.71%) RESTful
11 3 (3.53%) CSS3
12 2 (2.35%) WSDL
12 2 (2.35%) XML Schema
12 2 (2.35%) JAXB
12 2 (2.35%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.35%) Spring
12 2 (2.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) E-Learning
2 7 (8.24%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.71%) NHS
4 3 (3.53%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.35%) W3C
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Android
2 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (27.06%) MVC
4 17 (20.00%) ETL
5 14 (16.47%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.41%) Scrum
8 6 (7.06%) RUP
8 6 (7.06%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.88%) TDD
10 4 (4.71%) CRM
10 4 (4.71%) Android Development
11 3 (3.53%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.53%) Customer Insight
11 3 (3.53%) OO
11 3 (3.53%) SOA
12 2 (2.35%) Data Modelling
12 2 (2.35%) Project Management
12 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) SQL
2 26 (30.59%) C#
2 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.76%) Java
4 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.53%) VBA
6 3 (3.53%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) R
8 1 (1.18%) Scala
8 1 (1.18%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.18%) Groovy
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.18%) LotusScript
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Adobe
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.35%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.18%) Ceridian
5 1 (1.18%) Zend
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Lotus
5 1 (1.18%) Apple
5 1 (1.18%) Cognos
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