The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 388 176 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.08% 23.01% 20.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.40% 24.24% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 102 118
Average daily rate £325 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +112.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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.

1 217 (32.24%) JavaScript
2 207 (30.76%) SQL
3 192 (28.53%) HTML
4 191 (28.38%) .NET
5 190 (28.23%) SQL Server
6 175 (26.00%) C#
7 163 (24.22%) PHP
8 160 (23.77%) MVC
9 153 (22.73%) Java
10 150 (22.29%) CSS
11 133 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
12 128 (19.02%) jQuery
13 111 (16.49%) Oracle
14 110 (16.34%) ASP.NET
15 100 (14.86%) HTML5
16 96 (14.26%) Web Services
17 79 (11.74%) Finance
18 76 (11.29%) OO
19 70 (10.40%) Zend
20 65 (9.66%) TDD
21 64 (9.51%) Scrum
22 60 (8.92%) XML
22 60 (8.92%) MySQL
22 60 (8.92%) CSS3
23 57 (8.47%) Linux
24 56 (8.32%) Spring
25 55 (8.17%) Software Engineering
26 54 (8.02%) PL/SQL
27 53 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
28 52 (7.73%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 34 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.82%) Drupal
3 18 (2.67%) Node.js
4 17 (2.53%) CMS
5 16 (2.38%) Apache
6 15 (2.23%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.78%) IIS
9 12 (1.78%) SAS
10 10 (1.49%) WordPress
11 9 (1.34%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.04%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.59%) SugarCRM
13 4 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 18 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.23%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.74%) MS Office
5 1 (0.15%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 17 (2.53%) Magento
2 10 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.30%) Lawson
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.82%) Internet
2 14 (2.08%) DNS
3 13 (1.93%) SSL
3 13 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.74%) Intranet
5 4 (0.59%) HTTP
6 1 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (28.23%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.92%) MySQL
3 51 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (5.20%) Oracle Database
6 32 (4.75%) Oracle Reports
7 29 (4.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 27 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (2.82%) Relational Database
11 18 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (2.67%) NoSQL
12 15 (2.23%) Oracle9i Database
13 14 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
14 13 (1.93%) OLAP
15 12 (1.78%) Data Mining
15 12 (1.78%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.63%) DB2
17 10 (1.49%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 32 (4.75%) Visual Studio
2 29 (4.31%) Maven
3 26 (3.86%) Git (software)
3 26 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (2.97%) Subversion
5 19 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 18 (2.67%) JUnit
7 15 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (1.93%) PhoneGap
9 11 (1.63%) NUnit
10 8 (1.19%) Selenium
10 8 (1.19%) Hudson
10 8 (1.19%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.04%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.74%) JIRA
12 5 (0.74%) Toad
13 4 (0.59%) PHPUnit
14 3 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 3 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.45%) NetAdvantage
General
1 79 (11.74%) Finance
2 25 (3.71%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.08%) Back Office
4 10 (1.49%) Retail
5 7 (1.04%) Banking
6 6 (0.89%) Advertising
7 4 (0.59%) Games
7 4 (0.59%) Publishing
7 4 (0.59%) Marketing
7 4 (0.59%) Local Government
8 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.30%) Electronics
9 2 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (28.53%) HTML
2 191 (28.38%) .NET
3 150 (22.29%) CSS
4 128 (19.02%) jQuery
5 110 (16.34%) ASP.NET
6 100 (14.86%) HTML5
7 96 (14.26%) Web Services
8 60 (8.92%) XML
8 60 (8.92%) CSS3
9 56 (8.32%) Spring
10 53 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (6.84%) J2EE
12 45 (6.69%) WCF
12 45 (6.69%) Symfony
13 42 (6.24%) WinForms
14 32 (4.75%) Hibernate
15 29 (4.31%) SOAP
15 29 (4.31%) REST
16 27 (4.01%) .NET Framework
16 27 (4.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.31%) Mobile App
2 20 (2.97%) NHS
3 18 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 11 (1.63%) Open Source
5 11 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.49%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
8 8 (1.19%) Social Media
9 7 (1.04%) iPhone
9 7 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.74%) iPad
11 4 (0.59%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.59%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.45%) Handset
13 2 (0.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.47%) Linux
2 47 (6.98%) Windows
3 29 (4.31%) UNIX
4 22 (3.27%) Android
5 19 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (0.89%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.59%) BlackBerry OS
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (23.77%) MVC
2 133 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (11.29%) OO
4 65 (9.66%) TDD
5 64 (9.51%) Scrum
6 55 (8.17%) Software Engineering
7 52 (7.73%) ETL
8 48 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
9 47 (6.98%) Web Development
10 40 (5.94%) Unit Testing
11 39 (5.79%) OOP
12 31 (4.61%) Responsive Web Design
13 30 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (3.71%) Data Modelling
15 24 (3.57%) Kanban
15 24 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (3.42%) Web Design
17 21 (3.12%) Load Balancing
17 21 (3.12%) E-Commerce
18 20 (2.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 217 (32.24%) JavaScript
2 207 (30.76%) SQL
3 175 (26.00%) C#
4 163 (24.22%) PHP
5 153 (22.73%) Java
6 54 (8.02%) PL/SQL
7 51 (7.58%) VB.NET
8 38 (5.65%) Ruby
9 27 (4.01%) VB
10 26 (3.86%) T-SQL
10 26 (3.86%) C++
11 22 (3.27%) Python
12 19 (2.82%) VB6
13 14 (2.08%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.93%) COBOL
15 12 (1.78%) PHP5
16 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.04%) VBA
17 6 (0.89%) XAML
17 6 (0.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (3.57%) Degree
2 8 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.45%) MCITP
3 3 (0.45%) MCTS
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) MCP
5 1 (0.15%) OCP
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.97%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 111 (16.49%) Oracle
2 70 (10.40%) Zend
3 48 (7.13%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.27%) Adobe
5 21 (3.12%) Perforce
6 13 (1.93%) IBM
7 9 (1.34%) hybris
7 9 (1.34%) Sencha
8 8 (1.19%) JBoss
9 7 (1.04%) Informatica
10 5 (0.74%) Facebook
10 5 (0.74%) Twitter
10 5 (0.74%) SAP
10 5 (0.74%) Apple
11 4 (0.59%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.59%) Sybase
11 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.59%) QNX
11 4 (0.59%) Kofax
12 3 (0.45%) Appcelerator
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £295 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Propel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £330 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £0 to £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago