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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank - 4 8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate - 22.22% 21.88%
As % of the Job Titles category - 27.27% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £288 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
19 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 100.00% 81.48% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 11
Average daily rate £300 £313 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +35.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £115 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) Android
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Product Management
4 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (37.50%) Apache
4 6 (37.50%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) Android Development
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (25.00%) LESS
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) Smartphone
6 4 (25.00%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 2 (12.50%) PHP 5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) JSON
4 4 (25.00%) LESS
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI
6 1 (6.25%) ODBC
6 1 (6.25%) React
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Android
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Product Management
2 5 (31.25%) Android Development
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) PHP 5
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Telerik