The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Leeds 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 266 223 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.00% 24.59% 26.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.73% 26.05% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 130 205
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £31.50 £38.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +113.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £35.70 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £45.00 £20.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 856 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.52% 94.38% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 455 627
Average daily rate £325 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 47
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Developer
West Yorkshire

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 24 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 204 (31.05%) SQL
2 186 (28.31%) JavaScript
3 184 (28.01%) .NET
4 180 (27.40%) HTML
4 180 (27.40%) C#
5 170 (25.88%) MVC
6 168 (25.57%) SQL Server
7 153 (23.29%) CSS
8 147 (22.37%) Java
9 132 (20.09%) PHP
10 122 (18.57%) jQuery
11 118 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
12 116 (17.66%) ASP.NET
13 101 (15.37%) Oracle
14 81 (12.33%) XML
14 81 (12.33%) HTML5
15 79 (12.02%) Web Services
16 73 (11.11%) Finance
17 69 (10.50%) Zend
18 68 (10.35%) OO
19 63 (9.59%) TDD
20 60 (9.13%) Spring
21 57 (8.68%) Software Engineering
22 56 (8.52%) WinForms
23 54 (8.22%) VB.NET
23 54 (8.22%) CSS3
24 52 (7.91%) Scrum
25 49 (7.46%) MySQL
26 48 (7.31%) PL/SQL
26 48 (7.31%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 40 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.57%) CMS
3 24 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (3.04%) Drupal
4 20 (3.04%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.74%) Apache
6 14 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.98%) SAS
8 12 (1.83%) Apache Solr
8 12 (1.83%) WordPress
8 12 (1.83%) IIS
9 7 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.91%) SugarCRM
10 6 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.76%) Moodle
12 4 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (2.28%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.22%) MS Office
4 7 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (3.50%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (2.44%) Magento
3 9 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.30%) Lawson
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.30%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) Force.com
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.89%) Internet
2 9 (1.37%) Intranet
3 8 (1.22%) HTTP
4 2 (0.30%) LDAP
4 2 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (25.57%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.46%) MySQL
3 38 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 27 (4.11%) Oracle Database
8 26 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 23 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (2.13%) Star Schema
11 13 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.52%) Base SAS
13 10 (1.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 10 (1.52%) DB2
13 10 (1.52%) Relational Database
14 9 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
14 9 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (5.78%) Maven
2 36 (5.48%) Visual Studio
3 24 (3.65%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.20%) Jenkins
6 20 (3.04%) Subversion
7 18 (2.74%) JUnit
8 13 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (1.52%) Selenium
10 6 (0.91%) NUnit
11 5 (0.76%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.76%) Hudson
11 5 (0.76%) PhoneGap
11 5 (0.76%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.61%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.61%) JIRA
13 3 (0.46%) DbUnit
13 3 (0.46%) MSTest
14 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 73 (11.11%) Finance
2 18 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.67%) Advertising
3 11 (1.67%) Marketing
4 9 (1.37%) Back Office
5 7 (1.07%) Retail
6 6 (0.91%) Legal
7 4 (0.61%) Banking
8 3 (0.46%) Local Government
9 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.15%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (28.01%) .NET
2 180 (27.40%) HTML
3 153 (23.29%) CSS
4 122 (18.57%) jQuery
5 116 (17.66%) ASP.NET
6 81 (12.33%) XML
6 81 (12.33%) HTML5
7 79 (12.02%) Web Services
8 60 (9.13%) Spring
9 56 (8.52%) WinForms
10 54 (8.22%) CSS3
11 47 (7.15%) WCF
12 45 (6.85%) J2EE
13 44 (6.70%) Symfony
14 41 (6.24%) .NET Framework
14 41 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (6.24%) Hibernate
15 26 (3.96%) Sass
15 26 (3.96%) REST
16 25 (3.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (3.20%) Mobile App
3 12 (1.83%) Computer Science
3 12 (1.83%) NHS
4 8 (1.22%) Open Source
5 7 (1.07%) Data Integration
5 7 (1.07%) iPhone
6 6 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 6 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.76%) iPad
8 4 (0.61%) VLE
8 4 (0.61%) Handset
9 3 (0.46%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.46%) Social Media
9 3 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.30%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.63%) Windows
2 33 (5.02%) Linux
3 20 (3.04%) Android
4 16 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.83%) UNIX
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.15%) MVS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (25.88%) MVC
2 118 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (10.35%) OO
4 63 (9.59%) TDD
5 57 (8.68%) Software Engineering
6 52 (7.91%) Scrum
7 46 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (5.94%) Unit Testing
9 37 (5.63%) E-Commerce
10 36 (5.48%) OOP
10 36 (5.48%) Web Development
11 34 (5.18%) ETL
12 26 (3.96%) Web Design
13 25 (3.81%) Data Modelling
14 24 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (3.65%) Responsive Web Design
15 22 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (3.04%) Workflow
17 19 (2.89%) Migration
18 17 (2.59%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 204 (31.05%) SQL
2 186 (28.31%) JavaScript
3 180 (27.40%) C#
4 147 (22.37%) Java
5 132 (20.09%) PHP
6 54 (8.22%) VB.NET
7 48 (7.31%) PL/SQL
8 25 (3.81%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.44%) PHP5
9 16 (2.44%) X++
10 15 (2.28%) Python
11 14 (2.13%) Ruby
11 14 (2.13%) VB
12 13 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.83%) VB6
14 10 (1.52%) C++
15 8 (1.22%) COBOL
16 7 (1.07%) VBA
17 6 (0.91%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (1.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (1.52%) Degree
3 6 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.20%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 101 (15.37%) Oracle
2 69 (10.50%) Zend
3 48 (7.31%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.44%) Adobe
5 15 (2.28%) IBM
5 15 (2.28%) Perforce
6 13 (1.98%) hybris
7 8 (1.22%) Twitter
8 6 (0.91%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.91%) SAP
8 6 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.76%) JBoss
10 4 (0.61%) Facebook
10 4 (0.61%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.61%) Kofax
10 4 (0.61%) Sybase
10 4 (0.61%) Apple
10 4 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.46%) Informatica
11 3 (0.46%) Orchard
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