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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 377 391 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.95% 32.00% 22.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.60% 34.45% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 269 105
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -18.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
1232 1135 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.33% 92.88% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 790 379
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 330 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (34.37%) HTML
3 249 (33.56%) SQL
4 238 (32.08%) JavaScript
5 217 (29.25%) Java
5 217 (29.25%) .NET
6 201 (27.09%) CSS
7 195 (26.28%) SQL Server
8 193 (26.01%) C#
9 179 (24.12%) MVC
10 156 (21.02%) TDD
11 126 (16.98%) jQuery
12 117 (15.77%) ASP.NET
13 101 (13.61%) Oracle
14 100 (13.48%) Linux
15 98 (13.21%) REST
16 96 (12.94%) Microsoft
17 90 (12.13%) T-SQL
18 85 (11.46%) OO
19 80 (10.78%) Web Design
19 80 (10.78%) Git (software)
20 78 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 78 (10.51%) Finance
21 75 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
22 74 (9.97%) UNIX
23 72 (9.70%) PHP
24 69 (9.30%) Relational Database
25 68 (9.16%) Responsive Web Design
26 67 (9.03%) MongoDB
27 66 (8.89%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.45%) Node.js
3 25 (3.37%) SAS
4 22 (2.96%) CMS
5 17 (2.29%) Apache
6 15 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (1.35%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.81%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.81%) IIS
14 5 (0.67%) JBoss
15 4 (0.54%) Drupal
16 3 (0.40%) FileNet
16 3 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.54%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) MS Office
5 1 (0.13%) FastStats
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.13%) Unica
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.62%) Office 365
3 6 (0.81%) GitHub
3 6 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.14%) HTTP
2 16 (2.16%) Intranet
3 8 (1.08%) Firewall
4 3 (0.40%) Wireless
4 3 (0.40%) Skype
5 2 (0.27%) Internet
5 2 (0.27%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (26.28%) SQL Server
2 78 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 67 (9.03%) MongoDB
5 55 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 53 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (6.60%) MySQL
8 48 (6.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 45 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (5.12%) Neo4j
12 31 (4.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (3.23%) NoSQL
15 16 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (1.89%) OLAP
17 12 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (1.62%) Base SAS
18 11 (1.48%) DB2
19 9 (1.21%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 80 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 55 (7.41%) Subversion
3 51 (6.87%) NUnit
4 48 (6.47%) Visual Studio
5 25 (3.37%) Selenium
5 25 (3.37%) Rhino Mocks
5 25 (3.37%) Jenkins
6 23 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (2.83%) JUnit
7 21 (2.83%) Toad
8 17 (2.29%) Eclipse
9 16 (2.16%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.75%) SpecFlow
11 12 (1.62%) Maven
12 8 (1.08%) Capybara
12 8 (1.08%) NetBeans
13 7 (0.94%) ERwin
13 7 (0.94%) IntelliJ
13 7 (0.94%) PHPUnit
13 7 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (10.51%) Finance
2 14 (1.89%) Retail
3 13 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.35%) Games
5 9 (1.21%) Back Office
6 8 (1.08%) Banking
7 5 (0.67%) Marketing
8 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.40%) Electronics
10 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (34.37%) HTML
2 217 (29.25%) .NET
3 201 (27.09%) CSS
4 126 (16.98%) jQuery
5 117 (15.77%) ASP.NET
6 98 (13.21%) REST
7 66 (8.89%) .NET Framework
8 65 (8.76%) HTML5
9 61 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 60 (8.09%) CSS3
11 57 (7.68%) Hibernate
12 54 (7.28%) Entity Framework
13 53 (7.14%) Web Services
13 53 (7.14%) AngularJS
14 47 (6.33%) JSON
14 47 (6.33%) XML
15 46 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (5.12%) Spring
17 36 (4.85%) WCF
17 36 (4.85%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (2.83%) User Experience
2 17 (2.29%) NHS
3 16 (2.16%) Visualisation
4 14 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 7 (0.94%) Chemistry
8 6 (0.81%) Life Science
9 5 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.54%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.54%) W3C
10 4 (0.54%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.40%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.40%) AS400
11 3 (0.40%) Replication
11 3 (0.40%) EPoS
11 3 (0.40%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.27%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 100 (13.48%) Linux
2 74 (9.97%) UNIX
3 60 (8.09%) Mac OS X
4 34 (4.58%) Windows
5 21 (2.83%) Android
6 17 (2.29%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (1.08%) AIX
9 7 (0.94%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.27%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) MVS
11 1 (0.13%) OS/390
11 1 (0.13%) zOS
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (24.12%) MVC
3 156 (21.02%) TDD
4 85 (11.46%) OO
5 80 (10.78%) Web Design
6 75 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (9.16%) Responsive Web Design
8 59 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (7.55%) Scrum
9 56 (7.55%) Configuration Management
10 48 (6.47%) Data Modelling
11 47 (6.33%) BDD
12 45 (6.06%) Release Management
13 44 (5.93%) SDLC
13 44 (5.93%) Web Development
13 44 (5.93%) Software Engineering
13 44 (5.93%) E-Commerce
14 43 (5.80%) Integration Testing
15 34 (4.58%) System Integration Testing
15 34 (4.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 249 (33.56%) SQL
2 238 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 217 (29.25%) Java
4 193 (26.01%) C#
5 90 (12.13%) T-SQL
6 72 (9.70%) PHP
7 55 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 41 (5.53%) PowerShell
9 38 (5.12%) Apex Code
10 31 (4.18%) Python
11 28 (3.77%) Ruby
12 25 (3.37%) VB
13 24 (3.23%) VB.NET
14 23 (3.10%) VB6
15 20 (2.70%) C++
16 16 (2.16%) C
17 14 (1.89%) VBA
18 10 (1.35%) Groovy
19 9 (1.21%) Bash Shell
20 8 (1.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 31 (4.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (2.16%) Degree
3 10 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.67%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.43%) QA
2 5 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.40%) KVM
2 3 (0.40%) QEMU
3 1 (0.13%) Varnish
3 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.62%) Puppet
3 7 (0.94%) Graylog
4 6 (0.81%) Ansible
5 4 (0.54%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.40%) SCCM
7 2 (0.27%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.13%) OpenView
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 101 (13.61%) Oracle
2 96 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.12%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (2.16%) Zend
5 15 (2.02%) Adobe
5 15 (2.02%) Sitecore
6 11 (1.48%) VMware
6 11 (1.48%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.35%) hybris
8 8 (1.08%) IBM
9 7 (0.94%) Informatica
9 7 (0.94%) Akamai
9 7 (0.94%) New Relic
10 6 (0.81%) jBASE
11 4 (0.54%) Tableau
11 4 (0.54%) Splunk
12 3 (0.40%) Teradata
12 3 (0.40%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.40%) Google
13 2 (0.27%) Twitter
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