The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 536 455 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 36.84% 27.54% 23.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.29% 29.04% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 338 158
Median daily rate £400 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £29.02 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% +6.41%
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
1400 1567 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.22% 94.85% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 1110 630
Median daily rate £400 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 30
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 August 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 546 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (41.80%) JavaScript
3 386 (37.26%) Java
4 328 (31.66%) HTML
4 328 (31.66%) TDD
5 321 (30.98%) CSS
6 206 (19.88%) .NET
7 196 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 195 (18.82%) C#
9 185 (17.86%) Spring
10 173 (16.70%) HTML5
10 173 (16.70%) SQL
11 162 (15.64%) MVC
12 159 (15.35%) Scrum
12 159 (15.35%) AngularJS
13 155 (14.96%) Front End Development
14 149 (14.38%) CSS3
15 148 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 138 (13.32%) Node.js
17 137 (13.22%) React
18 129 (12.45%) RESTful
19 117 (11.29%) ASP.NET
20 116 (11.20%) Git (software)
21 113 (10.91%) BDD
22 112 (10.81%) Web Development
23 109 (10.52%) Hibernate
24 106 (10.23%) OO
25 103 (9.94%) User Experience
26 96 (9.27%) jQuery
27 95 (9.17%) Open Source

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (4.25%) CMS
2 27 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (2.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 24 (2.32%) WordPress
4 20 (1.93%) Drupal
4 20 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.64%) Confluence
6 14 (1.35%) Apache Solr
6 14 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.97%) Apache
8 10 (0.97%) SAS
9 9 (0.87%) Jetty
9 9 (0.87%) Mule
10 7 (0.68%) nginx
11 5 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.48%) JBoss
12 4 (0.39%) Mule ESB
12 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.097%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.097%) MS Project
5 1 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.97%) Magento
2 6 (0.58%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.48%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.19%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.19%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.097%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.097%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.76%) GitHub
2 16 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.48%) IaaS
4 5 (0.48%) PaaS
5 4 (0.39%) SaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Office 365
7 1 (0.097%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.097%) Slack
7 1 (0.097%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.44%) HTTP
2 8 (0.77%) LDAP
3 6 (0.58%) Internet
4 4 (0.39%) Network Security
5 3 (0.29%) DNS
5 3 (0.29%) SMTP
6 1 (0.097%) FTP
6 1 (0.097%) Intranet
6 1 (0.097%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.097%) Wireless
6 1 (0.097%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.097%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 78 (7.53%) MongoDB
3 65 (6.27%) NoSQL
4 57 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 46 (4.44%) MySQL
6 43 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (1.93%) Redis
11 20 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (1.64%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.45%) CouchDB
15 14 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (0.97%) Big Data
18 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
19 8 (0.77%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 116 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 94 (9.07%) Jenkins
3 48 (4.63%) JUnit
4 43 (4.15%) Subversion
5 38 (3.67%) JIRA
6 27 (2.61%) Maven
7 23 (2.22%) Jasmine
8 22 (2.12%) Mercurial
9 21 (2.03%) Visual Studio
10 19 (1.83%) Mockito
11 18 (1.74%) Grunt
12 17 (1.64%) gulp
12 17 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (1.54%) TestNG
14 14 (1.35%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.35%) Vagrant
15 10 (0.97%) Android Studio
15 10 (0.97%) NUnit
16 9 (0.87%) IntelliJ
16 9 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 61 (5.89%) Finance
2 38 (3.67%) Games
2 38 (3.67%) Retail
3 21 (2.03%) Banking
4 13 (1.25%) Marketing
5 12 (1.16%) Advertising
6 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.87%) Publishing
8 6 (0.58%) Back Office
8 6 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.39%) Billing
10 3 (0.29%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.29%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.097%) Electronics
11 1 (0.097%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.097%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (31.66%) HTML
2 321 (30.98%) CSS
3 206 (19.88%) .NET
4 185 (17.86%) Spring
5 173 (16.70%) HTML5
6 159 (15.35%) AngularJS
7 149 (14.38%) CSS3
8 138 (13.32%) Node.js
9 137 (13.22%) React
10 129 (12.45%) RESTful
11 117 (11.29%) ASP.NET
12 109 (10.52%) Hibernate
13 96 (9.27%) jQuery
14 82 (7.92%) REST
15 72 (6.95%) Web Services
16 71 (6.85%) RabbitMQ
17 60 (5.79%) JSON
18 57 (5.50%) XML
19 52 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web API
20 51 (4.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 103 (9.94%) User Experience
2 64 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.34%) Mobile App
4 27 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.32%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.03%) iPhone
7 18 (1.74%) iPad
8 14 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.25%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.06%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.06%) Visualisation
11 9 (0.87%) Animation
11 9 (0.87%) Cryptography
11 9 (0.87%) Data Integration
11 9 (0.87%) Replication
12 8 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.48%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.48%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.48%) NHS
13 5 (0.48%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 89 (8.59%) Linux
2 42 (4.05%) Unix
3 36 (3.47%) Apple iOS
4 32 (3.09%) Android
5 26 (2.51%) Windows
6 16 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.097%) OS/400
7 1 (0.097%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (31.66%) TDD
3 162 (15.64%) MVC
4 159 (15.35%) Scrum
5 155 (14.96%) Front End Development
6 148 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 113 (10.91%) BDD
8 112 (10.81%) Web Development
9 106 (10.23%) OO
10 95 (9.17%) Open Source
11 80 (7.72%) Unit Testing
12 78 (7.53%) Pair Programming
13 76 (7.34%) Software Engineering
14 73 (7.05%) Microservices
15 63 (6.08%) High Availability
16 57 (5.50%) E-Commerce
17 52 (5.02%) Web Design
18 50 (4.83%) Responsive Web Design
19 48 (4.63%) SOA
20 47 (4.54%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 433 (41.80%) JavaScript
2 386 (37.26%) Java
3 195 (18.82%) C#
4 173 (16.70%) SQL
5 92 (8.88%) Scala
6 88 (8.49%) PHP
7 73 (7.05%) Python
8 71 (6.85%) Ruby
9 59 (5.69%) T-SQL
10 32 (3.09%) Groovy
11 31 (2.99%) C++
12 28 (2.70%) ES6
13 23 (2.22%) Clojure
14 20 (1.93%) C
15 17 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 15 (1.45%) Objective-C
16 15 (1.45%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.35%) ECMAScript
18 9 (0.87%) PowerShell
19 8 (0.77%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 29 (2.80%) Security Cleared
2 14 (1.35%) Degree
3 10 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.39%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.19%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.097%) CCNP
7 1 (0.097%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.097%) CISSP
7 1 (0.097%) CLAS
7 1 (0.097%) ISEB
7 1 (0.097%) MCSE
7 1 (0.097%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (1.35%) QA
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.097%) HL7
4 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (2.32%) Docker
1 24 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.77%) Varnish
4 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.097%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.097%) Firmware
5 1 (0.097%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.097%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (4.83%) Puppet
2 14 (1.35%) Ansible
3 13 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
4 12 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.29%) logstash
6 2 (0.19%) Piwik
6 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.097%) Grafana
7 1 (0.097%) Kibana
7 1 (0.097%) Mesos
7 1 (0.097%) Nagios
7 1 (0.097%) SCCM
7 1 (0.097%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (7.05%) Oracle
2 49 (4.73%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.09%) Sitecore
4 28 (2.70%) Google
5 15 (1.45%) SAP
6 14 (1.35%) Informatica
7 11 (1.06%) Apple
7 11 (1.06%) VMware
8 8 (0.77%) Adobe
9 6 (0.58%) Splunk
10 5 (0.48%) Cisco
10 5 (0.48%) Cognos
10 5 (0.48%) EMC
10 5 (0.48%) F5
10 5 (0.48%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.48%) NetApp
10 5 (0.48%) Netezza
10 5 (0.48%) Sony
10 5 (0.48%) Sybase
10 5 (0.48%) Virgin Media
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £270 to £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago