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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 522 380 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.41% 24.68% 31.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.02% 25.97% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 302 249
Median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.09 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.02% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.06%
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
1410 1463 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.66% 95.00% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 1048 787
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 26
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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.

1 520 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (38.80%) Java
3 361 (37.45%) JavaScript
4 323 (33.51%) TDD
5 252 (26.14%) HTML
6 236 (24.48%) CSS
7 205 (21.27%) .NET
8 201 (20.85%) SQL Server
9 185 (19.19%) Spring
10 184 (19.09%) SQL
11 181 (18.78%) C#
12 138 (14.32%) AngularJS
13 137 (14.21%) MVC
14 123 (12.76%) Scrum
15 120 (12.45%) ASP.NET
16 118 (12.24%) Git (software)
16 118 (12.24%) Node.js
17 116 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
17 116 (12.03%) Hibernate
18 115 (11.93%) Front End Development
19 114 (11.83%) HTML5
20 113 (11.72%) Linux
21 108 (11.20%) BDD
21 108 (11.20%) React
22 106 (11.00%) RESTful
23 101 (10.48%) Web Development
24 98 (10.17%) OO
25 97 (10.06%) CSS3
26 93 (9.65%) Unit Testing
27 88 (9.13%) Jenkins

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 34 (3.53%) CMS
2 21 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 20 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.87%) WordPress
6 17 (1.76%) Drupal
6 17 (1.76%) SAS
7 15 (1.56%) Apache
8 12 (1.24%) Confluence
9 10 (1.04%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.73%) Mule
11 7 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.62%) JBoss
12 6 (0.62%) Jetty
13 5 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.52%) nginx
13 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.41%) MS Office
2 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.41%) MS Project
2 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.14%) Magento
2 8 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.62%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.21%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.21%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.10%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.10%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (2.90%) GitHub
2 17 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.52%) IaaS
3 5 (0.52%) PaaS
4 4 (0.41%) SaaS
5 3 (0.31%) Google Play
6 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.10%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.15%) HTTP
2 7 (0.73%) DNS
3 5 (0.52%) Internet
4 4 (0.41%) LDAP
5 3 (0.31%) Network Security
6 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) FTP
7 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (20.85%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.68%) MongoDB
3 49 (5.08%) MySQL
4 43 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 43 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (4.36%) NoSQL
6 33 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (2.07%) CouchDB
11 20 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.87%) Redis
13 10 (1.04%) Base SAS
13 10 (1.04%) Neo4j
14 9 (0.93%) MS Access
14 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 118 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 88 (9.13%) Jenkins
3 52 (5.39%) Maven
4 45 (4.67%) Subversion
5 39 (4.05%) JUnit
5 39 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (3.53%) JIRA
7 27 (2.80%) Visual Studio
8 25 (2.59%) Mockito
9 24 (2.49%) Jasmine
10 17 (1.76%) Grunt
10 17 (1.76%) gulp
11 15 (1.56%) Android Studio
12 14 (1.45%) Mercurial
12 14 (1.45%) Selenium
13 12 (1.24%) Ant
13 12 (1.24%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.24%) TestNG
13 12 (1.24%) Vagrant
14 11 (1.14%) Hamcrest
General
1 68 (7.05%) Finance
2 48 (4.98%) Retail
3 30 (3.11%) Games
4 21 (2.18%) Banking
5 11 (1.14%) Marketing
6 9 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.62%) Advertising
8 6 (0.62%) Publishing
9 5 (0.52%) Back Office
10 4 (0.41%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.41%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.31%) Billing
11 3 (0.31%) Legal
12 2 (0.21%) Law
13 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.10%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (26.14%) HTML
2 236 (24.48%) CSS
3 205 (21.27%) .NET
4 185 (19.19%) Spring
5 138 (14.32%) AngularJS
6 120 (12.45%) ASP.NET
7 118 (12.24%) Node.js
8 116 (12.03%) Hibernate
9 114 (11.83%) HTML5
10 108 (11.20%) React
11 106 (11.00%) RESTful
12 97 (10.06%) CSS3
13 85 (8.82%) jQuery
14 78 (8.09%) REST
15 75 (7.78%) Web Services
16 66 (6.85%) RabbitMQ
17 64 (6.64%) XML
18 52 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
19 47 (4.88%) JSON
20 44 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.05%) User Experience
2 54 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.56%) Mobile App
4 28 (2.90%) Algorithms
5 21 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.07%) iPhone
7 18 (1.87%) Data Structures
7 18 (1.87%) iPad
8 17 (1.76%) Replication
9 14 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.24%) Animation
10 12 (1.24%) Cryptography
11 11 (1.14%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.83%) Computer Science
12 8 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
13 7 (0.73%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.73%) NHS
14 6 (0.62%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.52%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.52%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 113 (11.72%) Linux
2 58 (6.02%) Unix
3 46 (4.77%) Windows
4 35 (3.63%) Apple iOS
5 34 (3.53%) Android
6 22 (2.28%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.31%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (33.51%) TDD
3 137 (14.21%) MVC
4 123 (12.76%) Scrum
5 116 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (11.93%) Front End Development
7 108 (11.20%) BDD
8 101 (10.48%) Web Development
9 98 (10.17%) OO
10 93 (9.65%) Unit Testing
11 78 (8.09%) Software Engineering
12 66 (6.85%) Open Source
13 59 (6.12%) Microservices
14 55 (5.71%) Pair Programming
15 53 (5.50%) DevOps
15 53 (5.50%) E-Commerce
16 50 (5.19%) High Availability
17 48 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
19 44 (4.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 374 (38.80%) Java
2 361 (37.45%) JavaScript
3 184 (19.09%) SQL
4 181 (18.78%) C#
5 86 (8.92%) PHP
6 74 (7.68%) T-SQL
7 68 (7.05%) Python
8 51 (5.29%) Ruby
9 40 (4.15%) Scala
10 33 (3.42%) C++
11 28 (2.90%) ES6
12 25 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 21 (2.18%) Groovy
14 19 (1.97%) ECMAScript
15 16 (1.66%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.35%) Clojure
16 13 (1.35%) Perl
17 12 (1.24%) C
17 12 (1.24%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.73%) BC Cleared
4 7 (0.73%) Degree
5 3 (0.31%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.10%) CISSP
6 1 (0.10%) CLAS
6 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.10%) ISEB
6 1 (0.10%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (1.66%) QA
3 5 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (2.07%) Docker
2 14 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.73%) vSphere
5 5 (0.52%) Varnish
6 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 64 (6.64%) Puppet
2 12 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.04%) Ansible
4 8 (0.83%) logstash
4 8 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (0.73%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.52%) Piwik
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.10%) Grafana
8 1 (0.10%) Kibana
8 1 (0.10%) Mesos
8 1 (0.10%) SCCM
8 1 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (8.09%) Oracle
2 55 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.01%) Sitecore
4 15 (1.56%) Informatica
5 14 (1.45%) Apple
5 14 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 14 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 14 (1.45%) SAP
6 11 (1.14%) Google
6 11 (1.14%) Zend
7 9 (0.93%) VMware
8 7 (0.73%) Splunk
9 6 (0.62%) Cognos
10 5 (0.52%) IBM
10 5 (0.52%) Sony
10 5 (0.52%) Sybase
10 5 (0.52%) Virgin Media
11 3 (0.31%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.31%) PayPal
11 3 (0.31%) Tableau
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