The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Harrogate 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 59.09% 24.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 61.90% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £274 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.67 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.37% -3.80%
Developer
North 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 Harrogate 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
Harrogate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 95.45% 96.00% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 13
Average daily rate £300 £283 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Harrogate

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Harrogate

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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 12 (57.14%) Java
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Android Development
2 9 (42.86%) OO
2 9 (42.86%) Android
3 7 (33.33%) REST
3 7 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 5 (23.81%) MySQL
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) PHP
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) C++
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) iPhone
7 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (9.52%) User Experience
8 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (4.76%) Subversion
8 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
8 1 (4.76%) Open Source
8 1 (4.76%) iPad
8 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.76%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) REST
1 7 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) MooTools
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP
5 1 (4.76%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) OO
2 9 (42.86%) Android Development
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) System Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle