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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 233 252 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.07% 26.84% 25.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.97% 28.47% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 153 183
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £19.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +125.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
933 885 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.38% 94.25% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 481 634
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 32
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 August 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 27 August 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.

1 194 (30.79%) .NET
2 183 (29.05%) SQL
3 180 (28.57%) C#
4 171 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 171 (27.14%) MVC
5 163 (25.87%) SQL Server
6 162 (25.71%) HTML
7 147 (23.33%) Java
7 147 (23.33%) CSS
8 130 (20.63%) ASP.NET
9 116 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (17.62%) jQuery
11 110 (17.46%) PHP
12 106 (16.83%) Oracle
13 80 (12.70%) XML
14 76 (12.06%) Web Services
15 69 (10.95%) OO
16 67 (10.63%) Finance
17 65 (10.32%) Zend
18 63 (10.00%) TDD
19 62 (9.84%) HTML5
20 61 (9.68%) Software Engineering
21 59 (9.37%) Spring
22 55 (8.73%) WinForms
23 53 (8.41%) .NET Framework
23 53 (8.41%) WCF
24 51 (8.10%) Microsoft
25 50 (7.94%) VB.NET
26 46 (7.30%) SharePoint
26 46 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.92%) CMS
3 30 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 19 (3.02%) Drupal
6 18 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (2.22%) Apache
8 13 (2.06%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.90%) IIS
9 12 (1.90%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.27%) SAS
11 7 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.95%) WordPress
12 6 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.63%) SugarCRM
14 4 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.11%) MS Office
4 6 (0.95%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (3.97%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.75%) Magento
3 8 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.32%) Lawson
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.16%) Force.com
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.86%) Internet
2 14 (2.22%) Intranet
3 9 (1.43%) HTTP
4 2 (0.32%) LDAP
4 2 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (25.87%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 38 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (5.87%) MySQL
4 35 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (5.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 28 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 27 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
9 25 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (2.22%) Star Schema
11 14 (2.22%) Relational Database
12 13 (2.06%) DB2
13 12 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
15 10 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
16 9 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 38 (6.03%) Maven
3 24 (3.81%) Subversion
4 23 (3.65%) Git (software)
5 22 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (3.33%) JUnit
7 20 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (1.59%) Selenium
10 7 (1.11%) NUnit
11 6 (0.95%) DbUnit
12 5 (0.79%) MSTest
12 5 (0.79%) Hudson
12 5 (0.79%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.79%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.63%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.63%) ClearQuest
13 4 (0.63%) JIRA
13 4 (0.63%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 67 (10.63%) Finance
2 14 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.06%) Advertising
3 13 (2.06%) Marketing
4 7 (1.11%) Retail
5 6 (0.95%) Legal
6 5 (0.79%) Back Office
7 4 (0.63%) Banking
8 3 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.48%) Local Government
9 2 (0.32%) Games
9 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
10 1 (0.16%) Electronics
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (30.79%) .NET
2 162 (25.71%) HTML
3 147 (23.33%) CSS
4 130 (20.63%) ASP.NET
5 111 (17.62%) jQuery
6 80 (12.70%) XML
7 76 (12.06%) Web Services
8 62 (9.84%) HTML5
9 59 (9.37%) Spring
10 55 (8.73%) WinForms
11 53 (8.41%) .NET Framework
11 53 (8.41%) WCF
12 46 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (6.83%) J2EE
14 42 (6.67%) CSS3
14 42 (6.67%) Symfony
15 40 (6.35%) Hibernate
16 27 (4.29%) Spring MVC
17 25 (3.97%) REST
17 25 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.22%) NHS
4 13 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.27%) iPhone
7 7 (1.11%) N-Tier
8 6 (0.95%) Open Source
9 5 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.79%) iPad
9 5 (0.79%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.63%) Handset
10 4 (0.63%) VLE
11 3 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.32%) W3C
12 2 (0.32%) Social Media
12 2 (0.32%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.16%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.87%) Windows
2 32 (5.08%) Linux
3 23 (3.65%) Android
4 19 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.06%) UNIX
6 4 (0.63%) AIX
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) MVS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (27.14%) MVC
2 116 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (10.95%) OO
4 63 (10.00%) TDD
5 61 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 44 (6.98%) Web Development
6 44 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (6.67%) Scrum
8 34 (5.40%) OOP
8 34 (5.40%) Unit Testing
9 33 (5.24%) E-Commerce
10 29 (4.60%) ETL
11 25 (3.97%) Web Design
12 23 (3.65%) Workflow
13 22 (3.49%) Data Modelling
14 21 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (2.86%) Migration
15 18 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (2.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 183 (29.05%) SQL
2 180 (28.57%) C#
3 171 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 147 (23.33%) Java
5 110 (17.46%) PHP
6 50 (7.94%) VB.NET
7 45 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 25 (3.97%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.54%) X++
11 15 (2.38%) PHP5
12 14 (2.22%) Python
13 13 (2.06%) VB
14 10 (1.59%) VB6
15 9 (1.43%) VBA
15 9 (1.43%) C++
16 8 (1.27%) COBOL
17 7 (1.11%) Ruby
17 7 (1.11%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.16%) Puppet
1 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 106 (16.83%) Oracle
2 65 (10.32%) Zend
3 51 (8.10%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.86%) IBM
5 15 (2.38%) Perforce
6 13 (2.06%) hybris
7 10 (1.59%) Adobe
8 8 (1.27%) Twitter
9 6 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.95%) Kofax
9 6 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.79%) SAP
10 5 (0.79%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.63%) Apple
11 4 (0.63%) JBoss
12 3 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.48%) Sybase
12 3 (0.48%) Orchard
12 3 (0.48%) Facebook
13 2 (0.32%) Google
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