The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 70 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 0.75% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.80% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.35%
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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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
934 876 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.48% 94.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 477 619
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 8 (47.06%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Web Development
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) Android
3 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JDBC
3 4 (23.53%) JSP
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Apple
3 4 (23.53%) NHS
3 4 (23.53%) VLE
4 3 (17.65%) OOP
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) IDOL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Multimedia
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) J2EE
2 4 (23.53%) JDBC
2 4 (23.53%) JSP
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
1 4 (23.53%) VLE
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) OOP
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) PHP5
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle