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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 489 403 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.37% 30.07% 34.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.71% 31.78% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 285 288
Average daily rate £390 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.55 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.15% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
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
1495 1268 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.89% 94.63% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 845 741
Average daily rate £405 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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.

1 424 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (38.22%) Java
3 255 (29.45%) TDD
4 249 (28.75%) JavaScript
5 208 (24.02%) HTML
6 187 (21.59%) SQL
7 180 (20.79%) .NET
8 173 (19.98%) CSS
9 171 (19.75%) SQL Server
10 167 (19.28%) C#
11 154 (17.78%) Spring
12 127 (14.67%) MVC
13 116 (13.39%) Linux
14 100 (11.55%) Scrum
15 95 (10.97%) ASP.NET
16 92 (10.62%) AngularJS
17 91 (10.51%) HTML5
18 88 (10.16%) Git (software)
19 84 (9.70%) Web Development
20 83 (9.58%) XML
21 82 (9.47%) PHP
21 82 (9.47%) Oracle
22 81 (9.35%) Hibernate
23 79 (9.12%) RESTful
24 77 (8.89%) Unit Testing
24 77 (8.89%) Node.js
25 76 (8.78%) REST
26 74 (8.55%) Front End Development
27 73 (8.43%) T-SQL
28 69 (7.97%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 77 (8.89%) Node.js
2 29 (3.35%) Apache
3 26 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.77%) CMS
5 22 (2.54%) SAS
6 20 (2.31%) Tomcat
7 19 (2.19%) Drupal
8 16 (1.85%) WordPress
9 13 (1.50%) JBoss
10 12 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.27%) Confluence
11 11 (1.27%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.81%) Mule
15 6 (0.69%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
17 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
17 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.46%) MS Office
2 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.46%) MS Project
3 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.73%) Magento
2 10 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.12%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.62%) GitHub
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) AdWords
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.04%) HTTP
2 8 (0.92%) DNS
2 8 (0.92%) Internet
3 4 (0.46%) LDAP
4 3 (0.35%) DSL
4 3 (0.35%) Network Security
5 2 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.16%) MongoDB
3 47 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (5.31%) MySQL
5 43 (4.97%) NoSQL
6 35 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (3.58%) Relational Database
8 30 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.62%) Base SAS
12 14 (1.62%) CouchDB
13 10 (1.15%) Hazelcast
13 10 (1.15%) MS Access
13 10 (1.15%) Neo4j
14 9 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.04%) Redis
14 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 88 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 67 (7.74%) Maven
3 63 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 52 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (4.62%) JUnit
6 30 (3.46%) Subversion
7 29 (3.35%) JIRA
8 28 (3.23%) Visual Studio
9 24 (2.77%) Mockito
10 23 (2.66%) Selenium
11 16 (1.85%) Ant
11 16 (1.85%) Grunt
11 16 (1.85%) gulp
11 16 (1.85%) Hamcrest
12 14 (1.62%) Mocha
13 12 (1.39%) Android Studio
14 11 (1.27%) Appium
14 11 (1.27%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.27%) SonarQube
15 8 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 62 (7.16%) Finance
2 49 (5.66%) Retail
3 27 (3.12%) Games
4 16 (1.85%) Banking
5 9 (1.04%) Retail Banking
6 6 (0.69%) Back Office
6 6 (0.69%) Marketing
6 6 (0.69%) Online Betting
7 4 (0.46%) Legal
7 4 (0.46%) Publishing
7 4 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.23%) Advertising
8 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.12%) Electronics
9 1 (0.12%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.12%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (24.02%) HTML
2 180 (20.79%) .NET
3 173 (19.98%) CSS
4 154 (17.78%) Spring
5 95 (10.97%) ASP.NET
6 92 (10.62%) AngularJS
7 91 (10.51%) HTML5
8 83 (9.58%) XML
9 81 (9.35%) Hibernate
10 79 (9.12%) RESTful
11 76 (8.78%) REST
12 69 (7.97%) CSS3
13 66 (7.62%) jQuery
14 65 (7.51%) RabbitMQ
15 60 (6.93%) Web Services
16 59 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (5.66%) React
18 42 (4.85%) JSON
19 36 (4.16%) WCF
20 35 (4.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.00%) User Experience
2 44 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.12%) Algorithms
5 18 (2.08%) iPad
5 18 (2.08%) iPhone
6 15 (1.73%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.62%) Replication
8 13 (1.50%) Animation
9 12 (1.39%) Cryptography
9 12 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.39%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.92%) Data Integration
10 8 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.58%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.58%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.58%) NHS
12 4 (0.46%) Blog
13 3 (0.35%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 116 (13.39%) Linux
2 43 (4.97%) Windows
3 38 (4.39%) Unix
4 33 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 31 (3.58%) Android
6 16 (1.85%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (29.45%) TDD
3 127 (14.67%) MVC
4 100 (11.55%) Scrum
5 84 (9.70%) Web Development
6 77 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 74 (8.55%) Front End Development
8 68 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (7.85%) OO
9 65 (7.51%) BDD
9 65 (7.51%) DevOps
10 55 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
11 53 (6.12%) E-Commerce
12 52 (6.00%) Software Engineering
13 50 (5.77%) Open Source
14 40 (4.62%) Microservices
14 40 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
15 36 (4.16%) ETL
16 35 (4.04%) Web Design
17 32 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 331 (38.22%) Java
2 249 (28.75%) JavaScript
3 187 (21.59%) SQL
4 167 (19.28%) C#
5 82 (9.47%) PHP
6 73 (8.43%) T-SQL
7 64 (7.39%) Python
8 41 (4.73%) Ruby
9 32 (3.70%) C++
9 32 (3.70%) Scala
10 31 (3.58%) PL/SQL
11 19 (2.19%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.19%) ES6
11 19 (2.19%) VB.NET
12 17 (1.96%) Perl
13 14 (1.62%) ECMAScript
13 14 (1.62%) VB
14 12 (1.39%) C
15 10 (1.15%) Groovy
15 10 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 17 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.62%) BC Cleared
4 11 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.81%) Degree
6 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.12%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.92%) QA
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (1.85%) Docker
2 11 (1.27%) vSphere
3 4 (0.46%) Varnish
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 55 (6.35%) Puppet
2 12 (1.39%) ZABBIX
3 8 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.81%) logstash
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.58%) Piwik
7 4 (0.46%) Ansible
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.12%) Mesos
9 1 (0.12%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) Opsview
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 82 (9.47%) Oracle
2 61 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.77%) Atlassian
4 19 (2.19%) Sitecore
5 18 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.73%) Informatica
7 14 (1.62%) Apple
8 12 (1.39%) IBM
8 12 (1.39%) Zend
9 8 (0.92%) Google
9 8 (0.92%) SAP
10 6 (0.69%) ATG
10 6 (0.69%) BEA
10 6 (0.69%) hybris
11 5 (0.58%) Cognos
11 5 (0.58%) Splunk
12 4 (0.46%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.46%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.46%) Tableau
13 3 (0.35%) PayPal
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