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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 363 386 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.53% 27.09% 26.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.15% 28.53% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 259 211
Median daily rate £386 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
1063 1353 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.25% 94.95% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 910 746
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.46 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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.

1 365 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (36.66%) JavaScript
3 269 (33.54%) Java
4 239 (29.80%) HTML
5 221 (27.56%) CSS
6 200 (24.94%) SQL
7 151 (18.83%) .NET
8 147 (18.33%) TDD
9 146 (18.20%) SQL Server
10 143 (17.83%) C#
11 137 (17.08%) MVC
12 132 (16.46%) HTML5
13 129 (16.08%) AngularJS
14 121 (15.09%) Scrum
15 115 (14.34%) CSS3
16 110 (13.72%) RESTful
17 107 (13.34%) Front End Development
18 101 (12.59%) Spring
19 96 (11.97%) Git (software)
20 95 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
21 85 (10.60%) ASP.NET
22 83 (10.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 82 (10.22%) Scala
23 82 (10.22%) Jenkins
24 81 (10.10%) OO
25 80 (9.98%) Microsoft
25 80 (9.98%) REST
26 74 (9.23%) Node.js
27 73 (9.10%) Python
28 71 (8.85%) 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 35 (4.36%) Mule
2 32 (3.99%) Confluence
3 26 (3.24%) CMS
4 24 (2.99%) Mule ESB
5 18 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.62%) Apache
7 10 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.12%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.12%) WordPress
9 8 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.75%) SAS
11 6 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.62%) nginx
13 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.50%) JBoss
14 3 (0.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 33 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.12%) Visualfiles
3 5 (0.62%) Magento
4 4 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.87%) GitHub
2 11 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.00%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.37%) Office 365
6 2 (0.25%) Google Play
6 2 (0.25%) iTunes
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.86%) HTTP
2 15 (1.87%) Internet
3 4 (0.50%) SMTP
4 3 (0.37%) Intranet
4 3 (0.37%) LDAP
5 2 (0.25%) DNS
5 2 (0.25%) FTP
5 2 (0.25%) Network Security
6 1 (0.12%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.12%) SSH
6 1 (0.12%) Wireless
6 1 (0.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 83 (10.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (7.98%) NoSQL
4 50 (6.23%) MongoDB
5 48 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (5.86%) Relational Database
7 44 (5.49%) MySQL
8 38 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (1.87%) OLAP
16 13 (1.62%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.62%) Redis
17 11 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
18 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 8 (1.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 96 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 82 (10.22%) Jenkins
3 47 (5.86%) JIRA
4 44 (5.49%) JUnit
5 35 (4.36%) Subversion
6 34 (4.24%) Grunt
7 29 (3.62%) Maven
7 29 (3.62%) Selenium
8 24 (2.99%) gulp
8 24 (2.99%) Jasmine
9 20 (2.49%) Visual Studio
10 19 (2.37%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.62%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.50%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.25%) JMeter
14 9 (1.12%) Vagrant
15 8 (1.00%) Mockito
16 7 (0.87%) PHPUnit
17 6 (0.75%) Rational Application Developer
17 6 (0.75%) RSpec
General
1 53 (6.61%) Finance
2 27 (3.37%) Advertising
3 13 (1.62%) Retail
4 11 (1.37%) Publishing
5 9 (1.12%) Back Office
5 9 (1.12%) Law
5 9 (1.12%) Marketing
6 6 (0.75%) Banking
6 6 (0.75%) Billing
6 6 (0.75%) Games
6 6 (0.75%) Legal
7 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.12%) Automotive
8 1 (0.12%) Electronics
8 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (29.80%) HTML
2 221 (27.56%) CSS
3 151 (18.83%) .NET
4 132 (16.46%) HTML5
5 129 (16.08%) AngularJS
6 115 (14.34%) CSS3
7 110 (13.72%) RESTful
8 101 (12.59%) Spring
9 85 (10.60%) ASP.NET
10 80 (9.98%) REST
11 74 (9.23%) Node.js
12 68 (8.48%) React
13 59 (7.36%) JSON
14 53 (6.61%) jQuery
15 47 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 47 (5.86%) Hibernate
16 41 (5.11%) Ajax
16 41 (5.11%) Web Services
17 40 (4.99%) .NET Framework
18 38 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.60%) User Experience
2 35 (4.36%) Mobile App
3 24 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.00%) Visualisation
5 14 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 10 (1.25%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.87%) iPhone
8 7 (0.87%) RIA
9 6 (0.75%) NHS
10 4 (0.50%) Animation
10 4 (0.50%) iPad
10 4 (0.50%) Tandem
11 3 (0.37%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.37%) Informatics
11 3 (0.37%) iSeries
11 3 (0.37%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.61%) Linux
2 25 (3.12%) Android
2 25 (3.12%) Apple iOS
3 22 (2.74%) Unix
4 12 (1.50%) Windows
5 10 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.12%) OS/400
7 1 (0.12%) Solaris
7 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (18.33%) TDD
3 137 (17.08%) MVC
4 121 (15.09%) Scrum
5 107 (13.34%) Front End Development
6 95 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (10.10%) OO
8 70 (8.73%) Web Development
9 67 (8.35%) E-Commerce
10 61 (7.61%) Software Engineering
11 60 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
12 58 (7.23%) Open Source
13 56 (6.98%) BDD
14 43 (5.36%) ETL
15 40 (4.99%) Responsive Web Design
16 38 (4.74%) Web Design
17 37 (4.61%) Microservices
18 36 (4.49%) SOA
19 35 (4.36%) Kanban
20 34 (4.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 294 (36.66%) JavaScript
2 269 (33.54%) Java
3 200 (24.94%) SQL
4 143 (17.83%) C#
5 82 (10.22%) Scala
6 73 (9.10%) Python
7 71 (8.85%) T-SQL
8 65 (8.10%) Ruby
9 59 (7.36%) PHP
10 13 (1.62%) Apple Swift
10 13 (1.62%) Groovy
11 12 (1.50%) C
11 12 (1.50%) VBA
12 11 (1.37%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.25%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.12%) C++
14 9 (1.12%) Clojure
15 8 (1.00%) VB
16 5 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (3.99%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.24%) Degree
3 9 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.25%) CCA
6 2 (0.25%) MCITP
7 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) CCNP
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (0.75%) QA
2 6 (0.75%) SDET
3 5 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.25%) FATCA
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (2.12%) Docker
2 9 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) Varnish
5 1 (0.12%) vCloud
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (3.24%) Puppet
2 21 (2.62%) Oracle Identity Management
3 20 (2.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 9 (1.12%) vRealize
5 8 (1.00%) Ansible
6 6 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.25%) Nagios
8 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) Salt
8 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 59 (7.36%) Oracle
3 40 (4.99%) Google
4 29 (3.62%) MuleSoft
5 22 (2.74%) Tableau
6 12 (1.50%) VMware
7 11 (1.37%) Adobe
7 11 (1.37%) Sitecore
8 10 (1.25%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.12%) SAP
10 8 (1.00%) Splunk
10 8 (1.00%) Zend
11 7 (0.87%) IBM
12 4 (0.50%) Cognos
13 3 (0.37%) Apple
13 3 (0.37%) Twitter
14 2 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.25%) Netezza
14 2 (0.25%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.25%) Sage
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: From £375 to £425 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £440 per annum
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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