The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 325 277 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.49% 28.73% 23.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.18% 30.31% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 199 100
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1010 914 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.65% 94.81% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 576 348
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 45
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £27.00 £111.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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.

1 239 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (36.79%) HTML
3 211 (35.28%) JavaScript
4 197 (32.94%) .NET
5 172 (28.76%) Java
6 166 (27.76%) CSS
7 164 (27.42%) C#
8 160 (26.76%) SQL
9 138 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 137 (22.91%) MVC
11 122 (20.40%) SQL Server
12 97 (16.22%) TDD
13 93 (15.55%) REST
14 92 (15.38%) jQuery
15 70 (11.71%) Web Development
16 69 (11.54%) Linux
16 69 (11.54%) Microsoft
17 67 (11.20%) Oracle
18 62 (10.37%) Web Design
19 60 (10.03%) PHP
20 59 (9.87%) Hibernate
21 58 (9.70%) Web Services
21 58 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
22 56 (9.36%) .NET Framework
22 56 (9.36%) Subversion
23 55 (9.20%) Relational Database
24 54 (9.03%) Finance
25 53 (8.86%) UNIX
26 51 (8.53%) Git (software)
27 50 (8.36%) MongoDB

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.85%) CMS
3 15 (2.51%) Node.js
4 12 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (1.84%) Apache
6 10 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.00%) Oracle BPEL
9 6 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
9 6 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.84%) JBoss
11 4 (0.67%) IIS
11 4 (0.67%) SAS
11 4 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.01%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.34%) MS Office
4 3 (0.50%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.50%) Magento
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.84%) Office 365
3 3 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Route 53
5 1 (0.17%) Heroku
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.35%) HTTP
2 12 (2.01%) Intranet
3 6 (1.00%) Firewall
4 4 (0.67%) Internet
5 2 (0.33%) CTI
5 2 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (20.40%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 50 (8.36%) MongoDB
4 40 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (5.85%) MySQL
7 33 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (4.52%) Neo4j
9 26 (4.35%) Oracle Database
10 22 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (3.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (3.34%) NoSQL
12 17 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.84%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.67%) QlikView
16 9 (1.51%) Oracle OWB
17 8 (1.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 56 (9.36%) Subversion
2 51 (8.53%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.68%) Visual Studio
4 24 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.51%) JUnit
6 17 (2.84%) NUnit
7 15 (2.51%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.17%) Selenium
9 11 (1.84%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (1.51%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.34%) PHPUnit
12 7 (1.17%) JMeter
13 6 (1.00%) Maven
13 6 (1.00%) QUnit
13 6 (1.00%) Grunt
14 5 (0.84%) DbUnit
15 4 (0.67%) MSTest
15 4 (0.67%) JProfiler
15 4 (0.67%) Hudson
15 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 54 (9.03%) Finance
2 11 (1.84%) Retail
3 7 (1.17%) Banking
3 7 (1.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.84%) Marketing
5 4 (0.67%) Electronics
5 4 (0.67%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.50%) Games
6 3 (0.50%) Advertising
6 3 (0.50%) Back Office
6 3 (0.50%) Automotive
7 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.17%) Legal
8 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.17%) Publishing
8 1 (0.17%) Billing
8 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (36.79%) HTML
2 197 (32.94%) .NET
3 166 (27.76%) CSS
4 138 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 93 (15.55%) REST
6 92 (15.38%) jQuery
7 59 (9.87%) Hibernate
8 58 (9.70%) Web Services
8 58 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (9.36%) .NET Framework
10 44 (7.36%) XML
11 42 (7.02%) HTML5
11 42 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 41 (6.86%) CSS3
13 34 (5.69%) J2EE
14 30 (5.02%) JSON
14 30 (5.02%) Spring
14 30 (5.02%) WCF
15 29 (4.85%) Ajax
16 27 (4.52%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.85%) NHS
2 20 (3.34%) User Experience
3 14 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.34%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.51%) Open Source
5 7 (1.17%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.17%) Algorithms
5 7 (1.17%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.17%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.00%) Smartcard
6 6 (1.00%) Chemistry
6 6 (1.00%) PKI
7 5 (0.84%) W3C
8 4 (0.67%) Ontologies
8 4 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.50%) FMCG
9 3 (0.50%) iPhone
9 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.50%) GIS
9 3 (0.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.54%) Linux
2 53 (8.86%) UNIX
3 42 (7.02%) Mac OS X
4 33 (5.52%) Windows
5 19 (3.18%) Android
6 12 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.00%) AIX
8 6 (1.00%) CentOS
9 5 (0.84%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (22.91%) MVC
3 97 (16.22%) TDD
4 70 (11.71%) Web Development
5 62 (10.37%) Web Design
6 49 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (8.03%) Responsive Web Design
8 40 (6.69%) Integration Testing
8 40 (6.69%) Release Management
9 37 (6.19%) OO
9 37 (6.19%) Mentoring
10 36 (6.02%) Scrum
11 34 (5.69%) Configuration Management
12 33 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 31 (5.18%) Automated Testing
14 31 (5.18%) Software Engineering
14 31 (5.18%) BDD
15 26 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
15 26 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 211 (35.28%) JavaScript
2 172 (28.76%) Java
3 164 (27.42%) C#
4 160 (26.76%) SQL
5 60 (10.03%) PHP
6 47 (7.86%) T-SQL
7 35 (5.85%) Apex Code
8 28 (4.68%) Python
9 23 (3.85%) Ruby
10 14 (2.34%) C
11 12 (2.01%) C++
12 11 (1.84%) VB
12 11 (1.84%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.84%) VBA
12 11 (1.84%) VB6
13 7 (1.17%) PHP5
13 7 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.67%) SPARQL
16 3 (0.50%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 25 (4.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.01%) Degree
3 9 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.84%) VCP4
5 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.33%) MCTS
6 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.84%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.17%) OpenIDM
2 5 (0.84%) Puppet
3 4 (0.67%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.50%) Graylog
5 2 (0.33%) Graphite
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 69 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 67 (11.20%) Oracle
3 35 (5.85%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (2.84%) Zend
5 16 (2.68%) Xamarin
6 13 (2.17%) hybris
7 9 (1.51%) Adobe
8 7 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.00%) Cisco
9 6 (1.00%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.00%) Splunk
9 6 (1.00%) jBASE
10 5 (0.84%) IBM
11 4 (0.67%) ATG
12 3 (0.50%) Akamai
12 3 (0.50%) Sencha
12 3 (0.50%) VMware
12 3 (0.50%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.50%) New Relic
13 2 (0.33%) RedPrairie
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