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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 375 449 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.72% 28.42% 23.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.44% 30.30% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 297 176
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
1089 1482 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.03% 93.80% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 983 733
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 45 36
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.13 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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.

1 403 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (38.47%) JavaScript
3 314 (34.32%) Java
4 292 (31.91%) HTML
5 276 (30.16%) CSS
6 209 (22.84%) SQL
7 195 (21.31%) TDD
8 170 (18.58%) C#
9 168 (18.36%) .NET
10 166 (18.14%) SQL Server
11 155 (16.94%) MVC
12 149 (16.28%) HTML5
13 148 (16.17%) AngularJS
14 140 (15.30%) Scrum
15 135 (14.75%) Front End Development
16 120 (13.11%) CSS3
17 115 (12.57%) Spring
18 111 (12.13%) RESTful
19 110 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
20 108 (11.80%) Git (software)
20 108 (11.80%) Scala
21 105 (11.48%) Node.js
22 103 (11.26%) ASP.NET
23 97 (10.60%) Web Development
24 96 (10.49%) Jenkins
25 89 (9.73%) React
26 86 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 80 (8.74%) Microsoft
27 80 (8.74%) User Experience
28 77 (8.42%) T-SQL

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 33 (3.61%) CMS
2 29 (3.17%) Confluence
3 24 (2.62%) Mule
4 21 (2.30%) Mule ESB
4 21 (2.30%) WordPress
5 16 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.31%) Drupal
9 11 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.87%) Apache
11 8 (0.87%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.87%) nginx
11 8 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.66%) SAS
12 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.33%) JBoss
14 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.09%) Magento
3 9 (0.98%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.72%) GitHub
2 13 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.33%) Office 365
6 2 (0.22%) Google Play
6 2 (0.22%) IaaS
6 2 (0.22%) iTunes
6 2 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.59%) HTTP
2 9 (0.98%) Internet
3 5 (0.55%) LDAP
4 3 (0.33%) Network Security
4 3 (0.33%) SMTP
5 2 (0.22%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (18.14%) SQL Server
2 86 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 60 (6.56%) MongoDB
4 57 (6.23%) NoSQL
5 54 (5.90%) MySQL
6 53 (5.79%) Relational Database
7 51 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (1.97%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.97%) Redis
14 15 (1.64%) OLAP
15 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (0.87%) Power BI
16 8 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 108 (11.80%) Git (software)
2 96 (10.49%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.03%) JIRA
4 45 (4.92%) JUnit
5 36 (3.93%) Subversion
6 31 (3.39%) Jasmine
7 29 (3.17%) Grunt
8 27 (2.95%) Selenium
9 25 (2.73%) Maven
10 21 (2.30%) gulp
11 19 (2.08%) Visual Studio
12 15 (1.64%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.53%) Vagrant
14 13 (1.42%) WebDriver
15 12 (1.31%) Mercurial
16 11 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (1.09%) TestNG
18 8 (0.87%) IntelliJ
18 8 (0.87%) NUnit
19 7 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 56 (6.12%) Finance
2 29 (3.17%) Advertising
3 16 (1.75%) Retail
4 13 (1.42%) Games
5 11 (1.20%) Marketing
6 10 (1.09%) Banking
7 9 (0.98%) Back Office
7 9 (0.98%) Publishing
8 6 (0.66%) Law
8 6 (0.66%) Legal
9 3 (0.33%) Billing
9 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.22%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.11%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (31.91%) HTML
2 276 (30.16%) CSS
3 168 (18.36%) .NET
4 149 (16.28%) HTML5
5 148 (16.17%) AngularJS
6 120 (13.11%) CSS3
7 115 (12.57%) Spring
8 111 (12.13%) RESTful
9 105 (11.48%) Node.js
10 103 (11.26%) ASP.NET
11 89 (9.73%) React
12 73 (7.98%) jQuery
13 71 (7.76%) REST
14 66 (7.21%) JSON
15 59 (6.45%) Hibernate
16 53 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 50 (5.46%) Ajax
18 49 (5.36%) Web Services
19 42 (4.59%) .NET Framework
20 39 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.74%) User Experience
2 38 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 25 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.19%) Visualisation
6 14 (1.53%) Data Integration
7 11 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 9 (0.98%) N-Tier
9 7 (0.77%) Algorithms
9 7 (0.77%) iPhone
9 7 (0.77%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.66%) iPad
11 5 (0.55%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.55%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.55%) Replication
11 5 (0.55%) Statistics
12 4 (0.44%) Animation
12 4 (0.44%) RIA
12 4 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.09%) Linux
2 36 (3.93%) Unix
3 24 (2.62%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.51%) Android
5 13 (1.42%) Mac OS X
5 13 (1.42%) Windows
6 10 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.11%) OS/400
7 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (21.31%) TDD
3 155 (16.94%) MVC
4 140 (15.30%) Scrum
5 135 (14.75%) Front End Development
6 110 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (10.60%) Web Development
8 75 (8.20%) BDD
8 75 (8.20%) Open Source
9 74 (8.09%) OO
10 69 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
11 64 (6.99%) E-Commerce
12 63 (6.89%) Software Engineering
13 56 (6.12%) Pair Programming
14 45 (4.92%) ETL
14 45 (4.92%) Web Design
15 44 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
16 43 (4.70%) Microservices
17 41 (4.48%) Kanban
17 41 (4.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 352 (38.47%) JavaScript
2 314 (34.32%) Java
3 209 (22.84%) SQL
4 170 (18.58%) C#
5 108 (11.80%) Scala
6 77 (8.42%) T-SQL
7 76 (8.31%) Ruby
8 69 (7.54%) PHP
9 58 (6.34%) Python
10 24 (2.62%) Groovy
11 16 (1.75%) C
11 16 (1.75%) Clojure
11 16 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.42%) VBA
13 12 (1.31%) Objective-C
14 11 (1.20%) ES6
15 10 (1.09%) C++
16 9 (0.98%) Apple Swift
16 9 (0.98%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (3.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (1.64%) Degree
3 11 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.22%) CCA
6 2 (0.22%) MCITP
6 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) CCNP
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.11%) MCSE
7 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (1.20%) QA
3 5 (0.55%) SDET
4 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) FATCA
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (1.20%) Docker
3 4 (0.44%) Varnish
4 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (3.17%) Puppet
2 21 (2.30%) Oracle Identity Management
3 20 (2.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 8 (0.87%) Ansible
5 7 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.66%) vRealize
7 1 (0.11%) Grafana
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) logstash
7 1 (0.11%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
7 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 66 (7.21%) Oracle
3 45 (4.92%) Google
4 25 (2.73%) MuleSoft
5 22 (2.40%) Tableau
6 18 (1.97%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.31%) SAP
8 10 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 9 (0.98%) Adobe
9 9 (0.98%) VMware
10 6 (0.66%) Splunk
10 6 (0.66%) Sybase
10 6 (0.66%) Zend
11 5 (0.55%) Cognos
12 4 (0.44%) IBM
12 4 (0.44%) Netezza
13 3 (0.33%) Apple
13 3 (0.33%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.33%) Twitter
14 2 (0.22%) Cloudera
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £340 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Wenham Carter
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Middletons Assured Talent
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £370 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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NHS Digital
Rate: £40,028 - £48,034
Posted: 3 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago