The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 265 300 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.70% 30.33% 24.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.47% 32.02% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 193 136
Average daily rate
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£356 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £412 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
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
1129 937 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.47% 94.74% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 578 475
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 42
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 189 (38.49%) .NET
2 179 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (35.03%) HTML
4 166 (33.81%) JavaScript
5 149 (30.35%) C#
6 144 (29.33%) ASP.NET
7 137 (27.90%) SQL
8 127 (25.87%) CSS
8 127 (25.87%) SQL Server
9 124 (25.25%) Java
10 114 (23.22%) MVC
11 82 (16.70%) jQuery
12 78 (15.89%) Oracle
13 70 (14.26%) Web Services
14 65 (13.24%) Web Development
15 64 (13.03%) .NET Framework
16 63 (12.83%) ASP.NET MVC
17 54 (11.00%) TDD
18 53 (10.79%) Microsoft
19 49 (9.98%) Linux
20 48 (9.78%) Hibernate
21 47 (9.57%) REST
22 46 (9.37%) SQL Server 2008
23 45 (9.16%) Web Design
24 43 (8.76%) Subversion
25 42 (8.55%) Relational Database
26 40 (8.15%) XML
26 40 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 39 (7.94%) Automated Testing
28 38 (7.74%) UNIX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.30%) CMS
3 18 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (2.24%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.63%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.63%) Apache ServiceMix
7 7 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (1.22%) Node.js
8 6 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.22%) JBoss
8 6 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.02%) Apache
9 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle BPEL
11 3 (0.61%) IIS
11 3 (0.61%) Kentico
11 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.04%) MS Office
4 5 (1.02%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.61%) Magento
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Heroku
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) Route 53
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) Force.com
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.30%) HTTP
2 13 (2.65%) Internet
3 9 (1.83%) Intranet
4 5 (1.02%) Firewall
5 2 (0.41%) CTI
6 1 (0.20%) LDAP
6 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (25.87%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (8.55%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (7.74%) MongoDB
6 32 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (5.09%) Neo4j
8 24 (4.89%) Oracle Database
8 24 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (4.48%) MySQL
10 21 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (3.46%) NoSQL
13 14 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (2.85%) Oracle OWB
14 12 (2.44%) DB2
15 11 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (2.24%) Oracle ODI
16 9 (1.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (8.76%) Subversion
2 27 (5.50%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.30%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.67%) JUnit
6 10 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.83%) MSTest
8 7 (1.43%) DbUnit
9 6 (1.22%) JMeter
9 6 (1.22%) NUnit
10 5 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (1.02%) QUnit
11 4 (0.81%) PHPUnit
11 4 (0.81%) ClearQuest
11 4 (0.81%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.81%) Maven
12 3 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.61%) LLBLGen Pro
12 3 (0.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 36 (7.33%) Finance
2 10 (2.04%) Marketing
3 9 (1.83%) Retail
4 7 (1.43%) Multimedia
4 7 (1.43%) Banking
5 5 (1.02%) Advertising
6 4 (0.81%) Back Office
7 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.61%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (38.49%) .NET
2 172 (35.03%) HTML
3 144 (29.33%) ASP.NET
4 127 (25.87%) CSS
5 82 (16.70%) jQuery
6 70 (14.26%) Web Services
7 64 (13.03%) .NET Framework
8 63 (12.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (9.78%) Hibernate
10 47 (9.57%) REST
11 40 (8.15%) XML
12 37 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 36 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 35 (7.13%) HTML5
15 34 (6.92%) WCF
16 33 (6.72%) CSS3
17 30 (6.11%) J2EE
18 26 (5.30%) Spring
19 24 (4.89%) JAX-RS
20 23 (4.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.11%) NHS
2 24 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.24%) Data Structures
3 11 (2.24%) User Experience
4 9 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.43%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.02%) W3C
6 5 (1.02%) Smartcard
6 5 (1.02%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.02%) PKI
7 4 (0.81%) iPhone
7 4 (0.81%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.81%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.81%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.61%) FMCG
8 3 (0.61%) AS400
8 3 (0.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.98%) Linux
2 38 (7.74%) UNIX
3 28 (5.70%) Mac OS X
4 19 (3.87%) Windows
5 14 (2.85%) Android
6 7 (1.43%) AIX
7 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.02%) CentOS
9 4 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.22%) MVC
3 65 (13.24%) Web Development
4 54 (11.00%) TDD
5 45 (9.16%) Web Design
6 39 (7.94%) Automated Testing
7 37 (7.54%) Mentoring
8 36 (7.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 35 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (6.92%) Dependency Injection
10 34 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (6.11%) Software Engineering
12 27 (5.50%) Configuration Management
12 27 (5.50%) OO
13 24 (4.89%) Scrum
14 20 (4.07%) Web Application Development
15 19 (3.87%) CRM
15 19 (3.87%) ETL
16 18 (3.67%) Enterprise Architecture
17 17 (3.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 166 (33.81%) JavaScript
2 149 (30.35%) C#
3 137 (27.90%) SQL
4 124 (25.25%) Java
5 37 (7.54%) PHP
6 36 (7.33%) T-SQL
7 25 (5.09%) Python
8 13 (2.65%) Ruby
9 10 (2.04%) C++
10 9 (1.83%) C
10 9 (1.83%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.83%) VBA
10 9 (1.83%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.22%) VB
13 5 (1.02%) VB6
14 4 (0.81%) COBOL
15 3 (0.61%) RPG
15 3 (0.61%) RPG IV
16 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.43%) Degree
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.41%) MCTS
6 1 (0.20%) MCITP
6 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.22%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.22%) OpenIDM
2 5 (1.02%) Puppet
3 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.41%) Graphite
5 1 (0.20%) Salt
5 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 78 (15.89%) Oracle
2 53 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.44%) IBM
3 12 (2.44%) hybris
4 8 (1.63%) Sitecore
4 8 (1.63%) Zend
4 8 (1.63%) Adobe
5 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.22%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.02%) Splunk
6 5 (1.02%) ATG
6 5 (1.02%) Cisco
7 4 (0.81%) Twitter
8 3 (0.61%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.61%) Jaspersoft
8 3 (0.61%) RedDot
8 3 (0.61%) jBASE
8 3 (0.61%) Sencha
9 2 (0.41%) RedPrairie
9 2 (0.41%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £410 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + Negotiable on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Henderson Drake
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £475 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago