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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 236 255 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.37% 26.96% 25.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.19% 28.52% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 156 173
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +104.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
937 894 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.77% 94.50% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 490 607
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £177 £223
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 30 45 30
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 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 192 (30.97%) .NET
2 179 (28.87%) C#
3 178 (28.71%) SQL
4 168 (27.10%) MVC
5 166 (26.77%) JavaScript
6 159 (25.65%) HTML
7 158 (25.48%) SQL Server
8 144 (23.23%) CSS
9 142 (22.90%) Java
10 129 (20.81%) ASP.NET
11 113 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
12 108 (17.42%) PHP
13 107 (17.26%) jQuery
14 106 (17.10%) Oracle
15 76 (12.26%) XML
16 75 (12.10%) Web Services
17 69 (11.13%) OO
18 64 (10.32%) Zend
19 63 (10.16%) TDD
20 62 (10.00%) Software Engineering
20 62 (10.00%) Finance
21 61 (9.84%) HTML5
22 58 (9.35%) Spring
23 55 (8.87%) WinForms
24 53 (8.55%) .NET Framework
25 52 (8.39%) WCF
26 50 (8.06%) Microsoft
27 49 (7.90%) VB.NET
28 46 (7.42%) SharePoint
29 45 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 32 (5.16%) CMS
3 30 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (2.74%) Drupal
7 14 (2.26%) Apache
8 13 (2.10%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.94%) IIS
10 11 (1.77%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.13%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.97%) SAS
13 6 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.81%) WordPress
14 5 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
14 5 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.65%) SugarCRM
15 4 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (1.77%) Photoshop
1 11 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.13%) MS Office
3 6 (0.97%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (4.03%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.45%) Magento
3 8 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.32%) Lawson
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.29%) 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 (2.90%) Internet
2 14 (2.26%) Intranet
3 9 (1.45%) HTTP
4 2 (0.32%) LDAP
4 2 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (25.48%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (5.81%) MySQL
5 34 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (5.32%) Oracle Database
7 32 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
8 27 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
9 26 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (2.26%) Star Schema
11 14 (2.26%) Relational Database
12 13 (2.10%) DB2
13 12 (1.94%) Oracle OWB
13 12 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
15 9 (1.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 9 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 41 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 38 (6.13%) Maven
3 23 (3.71%) Git (software)
4 22 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (3.55%) Subversion
5 19 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.74%) JUnit
7 13 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (1.61%) Selenium
9 8 (1.29%) NUnit
10 6 (0.97%) DbUnit
10 6 (0.97%) MSTest
11 5 (0.81%) Hudson
11 5 (0.81%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.65%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.65%) ClearQuest
12 4 (0.65%) JIRA
12 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (10.00%) Finance
2 14 (2.26%) Advertising
2 14 (2.26%) Telecoms
2 14 (2.26%) Marketing
3 7 (1.13%) Retail
4 6 (0.97%) Legal
5 4 (0.65%) Back Office
6 3 (0.48%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.48%) Banking
6 3 (0.48%) Local Government
7 2 (0.32%) Games
7 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.16%) Publishing
8 1 (0.16%) Electronics
8 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (30.97%) .NET
2 159 (25.65%) HTML
3 144 (23.23%) CSS
4 129 (20.81%) ASP.NET
5 107 (17.26%) jQuery
6 76 (12.26%) XML
7 75 (12.10%) Web Services
8 61 (9.84%) HTML5
9 58 (9.35%) Spring
10 55 (8.87%) WinForms
11 53 (8.55%) .NET Framework
12 52 (8.39%) WCF
13 45 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (6.61%) Symfony
14 41 (6.61%) J2EE
15 40 (6.45%) Hibernate
15 40 (6.45%) CSS3
16 26 (4.19%) REST
16 26 (4.19%) Spring MVC
17 25 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (3.06%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.10%) NHS
3 13 (2.10%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.45%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.29%) iPhone
6 7 (1.13%) N-Tier
7 6 (0.97%) Open Source
8 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.81%) iPad
8 5 (0.81%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.65%) Handset
9 4 (0.65%) VLE
10 3 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.32%) W3C
11 2 (0.32%) Social Media
11 2 (0.32%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.16%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.65%) Windows
2 32 (5.16%) Linux
3 23 (3.71%) Android
4 18 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.10%) UNIX
6 4 (0.65%) AIX
7 1 (0.16%) MVS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (27.10%) MVC
2 113 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (11.13%) OO
4 63 (10.16%) TDD
5 62 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 43 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (6.77%) Web Development
8 40 (6.45%) Scrum
9 34 (5.48%) OOP
9 34 (5.48%) Unit Testing
10 32 (5.16%) E-Commerce
11 27 (4.35%) ETL
12 23 (3.71%) Web Design
12 23 (3.71%) Workflow
13 22 (3.55%) Data Modelling
14 20 (3.23%) Migration
14 20 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (3.06%) Mentoring
16 17 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (2.74%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 179 (28.87%) C#
2 178 (28.71%) SQL
3 166 (26.77%) JavaScript
4 142 (22.90%) Java
5 108 (17.42%) PHP
6 49 (7.90%) VB.NET
7 44 (7.10%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.87%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.74%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.58%) X++
11 15 (2.42%) PHP5
11 15 (2.42%) Python
12 12 (1.94%) VB
13 9 (1.45%) VBA
13 9 (1.45%) C++
13 9 (1.45%) VB6
14 8 (1.29%) Ruby
14 8 (1.29%) COBOL
15 7 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.06%) 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 (17.10%) Oracle
2 64 (10.32%) Zend
3 50 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.90%) IBM
5 12 (1.94%) Perforce
5 12 (1.94%) hybris
6 9 (1.45%) Adobe
7 7 (1.13%) Twitter
8 6 (0.97%) Kofax
8 6 (0.97%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.81%) SAP
9 5 (0.81%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.65%) JBoss
11 3 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.48%) Apple
11 3 (0.48%) Orchard
11 3 (0.48%) Facebook
12 2 (0.32%) Google
12 2 (0.32%) Telerik
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