The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 483 479 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.46% 29.35% 22.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.93% 30.78% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 332 151
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
Developer
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
1308 1556 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.04% 95.34% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 1062 605
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 523 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (42.05%) JavaScript
3 383 (38.07%) Java
4 328 (32.60%) HTML
5 311 (30.91%) CSS
6 301 (29.92%) TDD
7 199 (19.78%) .NET
8 193 (19.18%) C#
9 175 (17.40%) Scrum
10 169 (16.80%) SQL Server
11 168 (16.70%) SQL
12 167 (16.60%) HTML5
13 166 (16.50%) Spring
14 162 (16.10%) AngularJS
15 159 (15.81%) MVC
16 155 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
17 143 (14.21%) CSS3
17 143 (14.21%) Front End Development
18 138 (13.72%) React
19 136 (13.52%) Node.js
20 126 (12.52%) Git (software)
20 126 (12.52%) RESTful
21 121 (12.03%) BDD
22 114 (11.33%) Jenkins
23 111 (11.03%) ASP.NET
24 109 (10.83%) OO
25 107 (10.64%) Scala
26 104 (10.34%) Web Development
27 100 (9.94%) User Experience
28 97 (9.64%) Hibernate

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (3.88%) CMS
2 24 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (2.29%) Confluence
4 22 (2.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 22 (2.19%) WordPress
5 18 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.59%) Drupal
7 14 (1.39%) Apache Spark
7 14 (1.39%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.19%) nginx
9 11 (1.09%) Apache
10 10 (0.99%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.80%) Jetty
12 7 (0.70%) SAS
13 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.40%) Mule
14 4 (0.40%) Mule ESB
15 3 (0.30%) JBoss
15 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.099%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.099%) MS Office
5 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.89%) Magento
3 7 (0.70%) Visualfiles
4 5 (0.50%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.20%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.20%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.099%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.099%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.57%) GitHub
2 18 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.50%) IaaS
3 5 (0.50%) PaaS
4 4 (0.40%) SaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.099%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.099%) Slack
6 1 (0.099%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.87%) HTTP
2 9 (0.89%) Internet
3 7 (0.70%) LDAP
4 3 (0.30%) Network Security
4 3 (0.30%) SMTP
5 1 (0.099%) FTP
5 1 (0.099%) Intranet
5 1 (0.099%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.099%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.099%) Wireless
5 1 (0.099%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.099%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (16.80%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 68 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 61 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 56 (5.57%) MySQL
6 53 (5.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (2.29%) Redis
12 19 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.29%) OLAP
15 12 (1.19%) CouchDB
16 11 (1.09%) Big Data
16 11 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 126 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 114 (11.33%) Jenkins
3 57 (5.67%) JUnit
4 47 (4.67%) Subversion
5 44 (4.37%) JIRA
6 31 (3.08%) Maven
7 28 (2.78%) Jasmine
8 24 (2.39%) Selenium
9 23 (2.29%) Grunt
10 21 (2.09%) Mercurial
11 20 (1.99%) Vagrant
12 19 (1.89%) Visual Studio
13 18 (1.79%) Cucumber
14 16 (1.59%) Mockito
14 16 (1.59%) TestNG
15 15 (1.49%) gulp
16 13 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (1.19%) WebDriver
18 10 (0.99%) NUnit
19 9 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 59 (5.86%) Finance
2 29 (2.88%) Games
3 24 (2.39%) Retail
4 19 (1.89%) Advertising
5 13 (1.29%) Marketing
6 12 (1.19%) Banking
7 9 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.70%) Publishing
9 6 (0.60%) Back Office
10 4 (0.40%) Billing
10 4 (0.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.20%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.20%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.099%) Automotive
12 1 (0.099%) Electronics
12 1 (0.099%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (32.60%) HTML
2 311 (30.91%) CSS
3 199 (19.78%) .NET
4 167 (16.60%) HTML5
5 166 (16.50%) Spring
6 162 (16.10%) AngularJS
7 143 (14.21%) CSS3
8 138 (13.72%) React
9 136 (13.52%) Node.js
10 126 (12.52%) RESTful
11 111 (11.03%) ASP.NET
12 97 (9.64%) Hibernate
13 89 (8.85%) jQuery
14 71 (7.06%) REST
15 70 (6.96%) Web Services
16 69 (6.86%) JSON
17 61 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
18 59 (5.86%) XML
19 50 (4.97%) Ajax
20 46 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.94%) User Experience
2 57 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 26 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.79%) iPhone
6 17 (1.69%) iPad
7 15 (1.49%) Visualisation
8 14 (1.39%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.39%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 10 (0.99%) Animation
11 9 (0.89%) Cryptography
12 7 (0.70%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.60%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.60%) NHS
14 5 (0.50%) PlayStation
14 5 (0.50%) Replication
14 5 (0.50%) RIA
15 4 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 94 (9.34%) Linux
2 44 (4.37%) Unix
3 33 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 27 (2.68%) Android
5 23 (2.29%) Windows
6 16 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.099%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.099%) OS/400
8 1 (0.099%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (29.92%) TDD
3 175 (17.40%) Scrum
4 159 (15.81%) MVC
5 155 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
6 143 (14.21%) Front End Development
7 121 (12.03%) BDD
8 109 (10.83%) OO
9 104 (10.34%) Web Development
10 92 (9.15%) Software Engineering
11 90 (8.95%) Open Source
12 79 (7.85%) Pair Programming
13 68 (6.76%) Unit Testing
14 64 (6.36%) Microservices
15 63 (6.26%) E-Commerce
16 52 (5.17%) High Availability
17 50 (4.97%) Automated Testing
18 49 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
18 49 (4.87%) Web Design
19 48 (4.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 423 (42.05%) JavaScript
2 383 (38.07%) Java
3 193 (19.18%) C#
4 168 (16.70%) SQL
5 107 (10.64%) Scala
6 76 (7.55%) PHP
7 74 (7.36%) Ruby
8 66 (6.56%) Python
9 48 (4.77%) T-SQL
10 34 (3.38%) Groovy
11 24 (2.39%) ES6
12 23 (2.29%) Clojure
13 18 (1.79%) Objective-C
14 17 (1.69%) VB.NET
15 16 (1.59%) C
15 16 (1.59%) C++
16 11 (1.09%) Apple Swift
16 11 (1.09%) ECMAScript
17 9 (0.89%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (2.98%) Security Cleared
2 13 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 13 (1.29%) Degree
3 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.20%) MCITP
5 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.099%) CCA
6 1 (0.099%) CCNP
6 1 (0.099%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.099%) CISSP
6 1 (0.099%) CLAS
6 1 (0.099%) ISEB
6 1 (0.099%) MCSE
6 1 (0.099%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (1.29%) QA
3 3 (0.30%) SDET
4 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.099%) HL7
5 1 (0.099%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
2 21 (2.09%) Docker
3 10 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.60%) Varnish
5 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.099%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.099%) Firmware
6 1 (0.099%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.099%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 56 (5.57%) Puppet
2 14 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
3 13 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 12 (1.19%) Ansible
5 3 (0.30%) logstash
6 2 (0.20%) Piwik
7 1 (0.099%) Grafana
7 1 (0.099%) Kibana
7 1 (0.099%) Nagios
7 1 (0.099%) SCCM
7 1 (0.099%) SCOM
7 1 (0.099%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (6.56%) Oracle
2 50 (4.97%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.08%) Google
4 25 (2.49%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.39%) SAP
6 10 (0.99%) Tableau
6 10 (0.99%) VMware
7 9 (0.89%) Apple
8 7 (0.70%) Adobe
8 7 (0.70%) MuleSoft
8 7 (0.70%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.70%) Splunk
9 5 (0.50%) Cisco
9 5 (0.50%) Cognos
9 5 (0.50%) EMC
9 5 (0.50%) F5
9 5 (0.50%) NetApp
9 5 (0.50%) Sony
9 5 (0.50%) Sybase
9 5 (0.50%) Virgin Media
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