The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Huddersfield 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Huddersfield region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 37.04% 37.50% 42.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.04% 37.50% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
Average daily rate £350 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Huddersfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
27 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 18
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £8.75 £8.76 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -23.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Developer
West Yorkshire

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) MySQL
3 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 7 (35.00%) Symfony
4 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (30.00%) Zend
4 6 (30.00%) CodeIgniter
4 6 (30.00%) Drupal
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) VB6
7 3 (15.00%) Classic ASP
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) B2B

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 (30.00%) Drupal
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) ERwin
2 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Behat
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) Symfony
3 6 (30.00%) CodeIgniter
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) BDD
4 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PHP
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) VB
4 4 (20.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) PHP5
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Zend
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Sencha
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica