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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 22.22% 20.00% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.59% 20.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
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£280 £280 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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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
29 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 80.56% 100.00% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 3
Average daily rate £325 £258 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 8 (38.10%) OO
3 8 (38.10%) Android
3 8 (38.10%) Android Development
4 7 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 7 (33.33%) REST
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) MySQL
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) LAMP
6 3 (14.29%) Apache
6 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Zend
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Doctrine
8 1 (4.76%) User Experience
8 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) REST
1 7 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Doctrine
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) MooTools
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Android
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) OO
2 8 (38.10%) Android Development
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) System Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) PHP5
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects