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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 508 392 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.29% 28.84% 32.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.70% 30.43% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 298 275
Median daily rate £395 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.55 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.15% +20.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.63
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.94%
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
1464 1288 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.94% 94.78% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 896 799
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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.

1 480 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (39.16%) Java
3 300 (33.19%) JavaScript
4 299 (33.08%) TDD
5 223 (24.67%) HTML
6 195 (21.57%) CSS
7 179 (19.80%) SQL
8 178 (19.69%) .NET
9 176 (19.47%) SQL Server
9 176 (19.47%) Spring
10 164 (18.14%) C#
11 123 (13.61%) MVC
12 117 (12.94%) Scrum
13 114 (12.61%) Linux
14 112 (12.39%) AngularJS
15 101 (11.17%) HTML5
15 101 (11.17%) Hibernate
15 101 (11.17%) Git (software)
16 95 (10.51%) ASP.NET
16 95 (10.51%) RESTful
16 95 (10.51%) Node.js
17 94 (10.40%) BDD
18 90 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
19 89 (9.85%) Web Development
19 89 (9.85%) Front End Development
20 88 (9.73%) PHP
21 87 (9.62%) CSS3
22 86 (9.51%) OO
22 86 (9.51%) Unit Testing
23 82 (9.07%) REST

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 95 (10.51%) Node.js
2 26 (2.88%) Apache
3 22 (2.43%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.32%) CMS
5 20 (2.21%) SAS
6 19 (2.10%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.99%) Drupal
7 18 (1.99%) WordPress
8 13 (1.44%) Confluence
9 12 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.33%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.77%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.77%) JBoss
11 7 (0.77%) Mule
11 7 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.66%) Jetty
13 5 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.44%) MS Office
2 4 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.44%) MS Project
3 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (1.77%) Magento
2 10 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.44%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Exchequer
5 2 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.22%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.21%) GitHub
3 17 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.33%) Google Play
5 1 (0.11%) AdWords
5 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.76%) HTTP
2 8 (0.88%) DNS
3 6 (0.66%) Internet
4 3 (0.33%) DSL
4 3 (0.33%) LDAP
4 3 (0.33%) Network Security
5 2 (0.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.30%) MongoDB
3 51 (5.64%) MySQL
4 42 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 41 (4.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 32 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 31 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.77%) CouchDB
13 15 (1.66%) Redis
14 12 (1.33%) Base SAS
15 10 (1.11%) Hazelcast
15 10 (1.11%) MS Access
15 10 (1.11%) Neo4j
16 8 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 101 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 82 (9.07%) Jenkins
3 62 (6.86%) Maven
4 44 (4.87%) JUnit
4 44 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (4.31%) Subversion
6 33 (3.65%) JIRA
7 28 (3.10%) Mockito
8 27 (2.99%) Visual Studio
9 20 (2.21%) Grunt
9 20 (2.21%) gulp
10 19 (2.10%) Selenium
11 16 (1.77%) Ant
11 16 (1.77%) Hamcrest
12 15 (1.66%) Mocha
13 14 (1.55%) Android Studio
13 14 (1.55%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.22%) Appium
14 11 (1.22%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.22%) SonarQube
General
1 66 (7.30%) Finance
2 50 (5.53%) Retail
3 29 (3.21%) Games
4 17 (1.88%) Banking
5 9 (1.00%) Retail Banking
6 7 (0.77%) Back Office
6 7 (0.77%) Online Betting
7 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.55%) Marketing
9 4 (0.44%) Publishing
10 3 (0.33%) Legal
10 3 (0.33%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.22%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (24.67%) HTML
2 195 (21.57%) CSS
3 178 (19.69%) .NET
4 176 (19.47%) Spring
5 112 (12.39%) AngularJS
6 101 (11.17%) Hibernate
6 101 (11.17%) HTML5
7 95 (10.51%) ASP.NET
7 95 (10.51%) RESTful
8 87 (9.62%) CSS3
9 82 (9.07%) REST
10 79 (8.74%) React
11 78 (8.63%) jQuery
12 74 (8.19%) XML
13 67 (7.41%) Web Services
14 65 (7.19%) RabbitMQ
15 51 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (4.87%) JSON
17 39 (4.31%) LESS
17 39 (4.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.97%) User Experience
2 48 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.10%) Algorithms
5 20 (2.21%) iPad
5 20 (2.21%) iPhone
6 16 (1.77%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.55%) Replication
8 13 (1.44%) Animation
9 12 (1.33%) Cryptography
10 10 (1.11%) Visualisation
11 8 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (0.77%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.77%) NHS
13 5 (0.55%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.55%) PlayStation
14 4 (0.44%) Computer Science
15 3 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 114 (12.61%) Linux
2 45 (4.98%) Windows
3 42 (4.65%) Unix
4 35 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 31 (3.43%) Android
6 16 (1.77%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (33.08%) TDD
3 123 (13.61%) MVC
4 117 (12.94%) Scrum
5 94 (10.40%) BDD
6 90 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (9.85%) Front End Development
7 89 (9.85%) Web Development
8 86 (9.51%) OO
8 86 (9.51%) Unit Testing
9 67 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 62 (6.86%) DevOps
11 56 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 55 (6.08%) Open Source
13 50 (5.53%) Microservices
14 45 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
15 43 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
16 39 (4.31%) High Availability
17 38 (4.20%) Web Design
18 37 (4.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 354 (39.16%) Java
2 300 (33.19%) JavaScript
3 179 (19.80%) SQL
4 164 (18.14%) C#
5 88 (9.73%) PHP
6 71 (7.85%) T-SQL
7 69 (7.63%) Python
8 50 (5.53%) Ruby
9 33 (3.65%) Scala
10 32 (3.54%) C++
11 28 (3.10%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.54%) ES6
13 19 (2.10%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.88%) Perl
15 16 (1.77%) ECMAScript
16 13 (1.44%) Groovy
17 12 (1.33%) Objective-C
18 11 (1.22%) C
18 11 (1.22%) VB
18 11 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 18 (1.99%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (1.11%) BC Cleared
4 10 (1.11%) Degree
5 1 (0.11%) CISSP
5 1 (0.11%) CLAS
5 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.11%) ISEB
5 1 (0.11%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (1.11%) QA
3 8 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (2.65%) Docker
2 11 (1.22%) vSphere
3 6 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.44%) Varnish
5 1 (0.11%) HDFS
5 1 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 63 (6.97%) Puppet
2 9 (1.00%) logstash
2 9 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.88%) ZABBIX
4 7 (0.77%) Ansible
4 7 (0.77%) Piwik
5 6 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Mesos
7 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (8.30%) Oracle
2 51 (5.64%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.10%) Atlassian
4 18 (1.99%) Red Hat
4 18 (1.99%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.55%) Apple
5 14 (1.55%) Informatica
6 12 (1.33%) Zend
7 11 (1.22%) SAP
8 8 (0.88%) Google
9 7 (0.77%) IBM
9 7 (0.77%) VMware
10 6 (0.66%) Splunk
11 5 (0.55%) Cognos
11 5 (0.55%) Sony
11 5 (0.55%) Virgin Media
12 4 (0.44%) DevExpress
13 3 (0.33%) PayPal
13 3 (0.33%) SaltStack
13 3 (0.33%) Tableau
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