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 28 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 418 266 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.14% 25.00% 24.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.38% 26.71% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 177 130
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £36.02 £31.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.34% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £16.70 £35.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.84 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -1.42%
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
1473 996 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.12% 93.61% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 687 459
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 34
Average hourly rate £13.80 £13.20 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% -54.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.65 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, 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.

1 356 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (34.15%) SQL
3 260 (31.71%) HTML
4 253 (30.85%) JavaScript
5 242 (29.51%) SQL Server
6 221 (26.95%) .NET
7 216 (26.34%) Java
8 210 (25.61%) CSS
9 189 (23.05%) MVC
10 187 (22.80%) C#
11 156 (19.02%) jQuery
12 149 (18.17%) TDD
13 114 (13.90%) ASP.NET
14 111 (13.54%) T-SQL
15 107 (13.05%) Oracle
16 102 (12.44%) Finance
16 102 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 92 (11.22%) HTML5
18 90 (10.98%) Linux
18 90 (10.98%) Microsoft
19 89 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
20 79 (9.63%) OO
21 77 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
22 76 (9.27%) PHP
22 76 (9.27%) REST
22 76 (9.27%) AngularJS
22 76 (9.27%) ASP.NET Web API
23 74 (9.02%) Git (software)
24 70 (8.54%) E-Commerce
25 69 (8.41%) Web Design

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 44 (5.37%) CMS
2 41 (5.00%) SAS
3 34 (4.15%) Node.js
4 19 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.20%) Apache
6 15 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.83%) Apache Solr
7 11 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.10%) Confluence
10 7 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.73%) JBoss
12 5 (0.61%) IIS
12 5 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.61%) PowerPivot
3 5 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) FastStats
5 1 (0.12%) MS Office
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.85%) Magento
3 2 (0.24%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.46%) GitHub
2 8 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.49%) Office 365
5 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.37%) HTTP
2 7 (0.85%) Firewall
3 6 (0.73%) Intranet
4 2 (0.24%) Internet
4 2 (0.24%) LDAP
4 2 (0.24%) SSL
4 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 102 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (8.41%) MongoDB
4 65 (7.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 61 (7.44%) Oracle Database
6 57 (6.95%) MySQL
7 55 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (6.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 53 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (6.34%) Relational Database
10 50 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (4.02%) Neo4j
13 22 (2.68%) NoSQL
14 14 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.59%) OLAP
15 13 (1.59%) Base SAS
16 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (1.34%) DB2
16 11 (1.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 74 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 55 (6.71%) NUnit
3 41 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 33 (4.02%) Subversion
5 32 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (3.05%) Toad
7 24 (2.93%) Jenkins
8 20 (2.44%) Selenium
8 20 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
9 19 (2.32%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.20%) JUnit
10 18 (2.20%) Maven
10 18 (2.20%) Eclipse
11 13 (1.59%) SpecFlow
12 10 (1.22%) JIRA
13 8 (0.98%) NetBeans
13 8 (0.98%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.98%) Capybara
13 8 (0.98%) GitLab
14 7 (0.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 102 (12.44%) Finance
2 15 (1.83%) Retail
3 14 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.46%) Games
5 10 (1.22%) Back Office
6 8 (0.98%) Marketing
7 6 (0.73%) Banking
7 6 (0.73%) Publishing
8 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.12%) Advertising
10 1 (0.12%) Front Office
10 1 (0.12%) Electronics
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (31.71%) HTML
2 221 (26.95%) .NET
3 210 (25.61%) CSS
4 156 (19.02%) jQuery
5 114 (13.90%) ASP.NET
6 92 (11.22%) HTML5
7 76 (9.27%) REST
7 76 (9.27%) AngularJS
7 76 (9.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 69 (8.41%) CSS3
9 61 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (6.83%) .NET Framework
10 56 (6.83%) Web Services
11 51 (6.22%) Entity Framework
12 50 (6.10%) XML
13 49 (5.98%) Spring
13 49 (5.98%) JSON
14 44 (5.37%) Hibernate
15 42 (5.12%) WCF
16 41 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.17%) User Experience
2 18 (2.20%) Visualisation
3 16 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (1.83%) NHS
5 9 (1.10%) EPoS
6 8 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.73%) Life Science
8 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.61%) Social Media
8 5 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.61%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.61%) Chemistry
9 4 (0.49%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.37%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.37%) Replication
10 3 (0.37%) W3C
11 2 (0.24%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.24%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.24%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 90 (10.98%) Linux
2 67 (8.17%) UNIX
3 48 (5.85%) Mac OS X
4 17 (2.07%) Windows
5 14 (1.71%) Android
6 13 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.73%) AIX
8 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) HPUX
10 1 (0.12%) OS/390
10 1 (0.12%) zOS
10 1 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (23.05%) MVC
3 149 (18.17%) TDD
4 89 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (9.63%) OO
6 77 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
7 70 (8.54%) E-Commerce
8 69 (8.41%) Web Design
9 68 (8.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 66 (8.05%) Scrum
11 61 (7.44%) Data Modelling
12 59 (7.20%) Configuration Management
13 54 (6.59%) SDLC
14 51 (6.22%) Software Engineering
15 42 (5.12%) ETL
16 41 (5.00%) BDD
17 39 (4.76%) Integration Testing
18 37 (4.51%) Release Management
19 32 (3.90%) Data Mapping
20 30 (3.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 280 (34.15%) SQL
2 253 (30.85%) JavaScript
3 216 (26.34%) Java
4 187 (22.80%) C#
5 111 (13.54%) T-SQL
6 76 (9.27%) PHP
7 61 (7.44%) PL/SQL
8 49 (5.98%) PowerShell
9 33 (4.02%) VB
10 30 (3.66%) VB.NET
10 30 (3.66%) Ruby
10 30 (3.66%) Apex Code
11 29 (3.54%) Python
12 28 (3.41%) C++
13 23 (2.80%) VB6
14 19 (2.32%) C
15 15 (1.83%) VBA
16 12 (1.46%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.34%) Groovy
18 9 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (2.93%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.20%) Degree
3 10 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.73%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.12%) MCSD
7 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.80%) QA
2 9 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.85%) Docker
3 3 (0.37%) QEMU
3 3 (0.37%) KVM
4 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.83%) Puppet
3 7 (0.85%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.85%) Graylog
4 6 (0.73%) Ansible
4 6 (0.73%) logstash
5 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.37%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.12%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.12%) Salt
6 1 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 107 (13.05%) Oracle
2 90 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
4 29 (3.54%) Sitecore
5 28 (3.41%) Adobe
6 12 (1.46%) VMware
7 11 (1.34%) hybris
8 9 (1.10%) IBM
9 8 (0.98%) Zend
10 7 (0.85%) Akamai
10 7 (0.85%) Informatica
10 7 (0.85%) New Relic
11 4 (0.49%) Tableau
11 4 (0.49%) Google
12 3 (0.37%) Netezza
12 3 (0.37%) Teradata
12 3 (0.37%) jBASE
12 3 (0.37%) Splunk
12 3 (0.37%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.37%) EPiServer
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