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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 455 235 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.33% 23.45% 27.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.47% 25.27% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 160 152
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £29.02 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
1544 930 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.73% 92.81% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 604 481
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 45
Average hourly rate £15.86 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 376 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (37.53%) HTML
3 300 (35.97%) SQL
4 298 (35.73%) JavaScript
5 253 (30.34%) CSS
6 250 (29.98%) SQL Server
7 234 (28.06%) Java
8 231 (27.70%) .NET
9 191 (22.90%) C#
10 190 (22.78%) MVC
11 178 (21.34%) jQuery
12 174 (20.86%) TDD
13 131 (15.71%) ASP.NET
14 114 (13.67%) HTML5
15 110 (13.19%) T-SQL
16 109 (13.07%) Oracle
17 102 (12.23%) E-Commerce
18 101 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 99 (11.87%) Finance
20 95 (11.39%) Git (software)
21 93 (11.15%) Linux
22 88 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
23 87 (10.43%) Microsoft
24 85 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
25 82 (9.83%) AngularJS
26 81 (9.71%) PHP
27 80 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
28 79 (9.47%) OO
28 79 (9.47%) UNIX
29 72 (8.63%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 52 (6.24%) CMS
2 47 (5.64%) SAS
3 45 (5.40%) Node.js
4 26 (3.12%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.64%) WebSphere
6 17 (2.04%) Apache
6 17 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 17 (2.04%) Apache Solr
7 14 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.56%) WordPress
9 12 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (1.44%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.32%) JBoss
11 10 (1.20%) Confluence
12 9 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.84%) Drupal
14 6 (0.72%) IIS
14 6 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.80%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.60%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) FastStats
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (2.40%) Magento
2 13 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.60%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.28%) GitHub
2 10 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.72%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.60%) Office 365
5 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.35%) HTTP
2 7 (0.84%) Intranet
3 6 (0.72%) Firewall
4 5 (0.60%) Internet
5 3 (0.36%) LDAP
6 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.24%) DNS
6 2 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.12%) SSH
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) FTP
7 1 (0.12%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (29.98%) SQL Server
2 101 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (8.63%) MySQL
4 70 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 69 (8.27%) MongoDB
6 60 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 59 (7.07%) Oracle Database
8 53 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 51 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 51 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (6.00%) Relational Database
11 43 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (3.72%) NoSQL
13 22 (2.64%) Neo4j
14 15 (1.80%) Base SAS
14 15 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 13 (1.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 12 (1.44%) Data Mining
16 12 (1.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 95 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.07%) Subversion
3 53 (6.35%) NUnit
4 38 (4.56%) Visual Studio
5 32 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (3.72%) Jenkins
7 30 (3.60%) JUnit
8 27 (3.24%) Maven
9 25 (3.00%) Toad
9 25 (3.00%) Selenium
9 25 (3.00%) Cucumber
10 19 (2.28%) Rhino Mocks
11 18 (2.16%) Eclipse
12 14 (1.68%) SpecFlow
13 13 (1.56%) GitLab
13 13 (1.56%) JIRA
14 10 (1.20%) Mockito
15 8 (0.96%) ERwin
16 7 (0.84%) JMeter
16 7 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 99 (11.87%) Finance
2 21 (2.52%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.28%) Retail
4 12 (1.44%) Publishing
5 11 (1.32%) Marketing
5 11 (1.32%) Back Office
6 10 (1.20%) Games
7 8 (0.96%) Banking
8 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.12%) Advertising
10 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.12%) Front Office
10 1 (0.12%) Electronics
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (37.53%) HTML
2 253 (30.34%) CSS
3 231 (27.70%) .NET
4 178 (21.34%) jQuery
5 131 (15.71%) ASP.NET
6 114 (13.67%) HTML5
7 82 (9.83%) AngularJS
8 80 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 69 (8.27%) CSS3
10 60 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 59 (7.07%) Web Services
12 58 (6.95%) Spring
12 58 (6.95%) .NET Framework
13 54 (6.47%) XML
14 53 (6.35%) Entity Framework
15 49 (5.88%) REST
15 49 (5.88%) JSON
16 44 (5.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 39 (4.68%) WCF
18 35 (4.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.44%) User Experience
2 29 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.04%) Visualisation
5 13 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.56%) EPoS
6 12 (1.44%) NHS
7 9 (1.08%) Social Media
8 7 (0.84%) Algorithms
8 7 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 6 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.60%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.48%) iPhone
11 4 (0.48%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.36%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.36%) VSAM
12 3 (0.36%) Replication
12 3 (0.36%) Life Science
13 2 (0.24%) iPad
13 2 (0.24%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 93 (11.15%) Linux
2 79 (9.47%) UNIX
3 56 (6.71%) Mac OS X
4 19 (2.28%) Android
5 18 (2.16%) Windows
6 17 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.84%) AIX
8 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) HPUX
10 1 (0.12%) OS/390
10 1 (0.12%) zOS
10 1 (0.12%) MVS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (22.78%) MVC
3 174 (20.86%) TDD
4 102 (12.23%) E-Commerce
5 88 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
6 85 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
7 79 (9.47%) OO
8 72 (8.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 65 (7.79%) BDD
9 65 (7.79%) Data Modelling
9 65 (7.79%) Web Design
10 64 (7.67%) Scrum
11 47 (5.64%) SDLC
12 45 (5.40%) Configuration Management
13 43 (5.16%) Software Engineering
14 42 (5.04%) ETL
15 33 (3.96%) Web Development
16 32 (3.84%) Data Mapping
16 32 (3.84%) Analytics
17 27 (3.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 300 (35.97%) SQL
2 298 (35.73%) JavaScript
3 234 (28.06%) Java
4 191 (22.90%) C#
5 110 (13.19%) T-SQL
6 81 (9.71%) PHP
7 61 (7.31%) PL/SQL
8 52 (6.24%) PowerShell
9 38 (4.56%) C++
10 28 (3.36%) VB
10 28 (3.36%) Ruby
11 27 (3.24%) Python
12 22 (2.64%) VB.NET
13 21 (2.52%) C
14 12 (1.44%) VBA
15 10 (1.20%) Scala
15 10 (1.20%) VB6
16 9 (1.08%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.96%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.20%) Degree
4 8 (0.96%) BC Cleared
5 6 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.12%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.12%) MCSD
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.16%) QA
2 10 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (0.96%) Docker
2 5 (0.60%) Varnish
3 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.44%) Puppet
3 11 (1.32%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.96%) logstash
5 6 (0.72%) Ansible
6 5 (0.60%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.36%) SCCM
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.24%) Graylog
9 1 (0.12%) OpenView
9 1 (0.12%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 109 (13.07%) Oracle
2 87 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 40 (4.80%) Adobe
4 34 (4.08%) Sitecore
5 17 (2.04%) hybris
6 14 (1.68%) IBM
7 10 (1.20%) Google
8 8 (0.96%) Informatica
9 6 (0.72%) BEA
9 6 (0.72%) ATG
9 6 (0.72%) Teradata
10 4 (0.48%) VMware
10 4 (0.48%) Omniture
11 3 (0.36%) Tableau
11 3 (0.36%) Netezza
11 3 (0.36%) Zend
11 3 (0.36%) Progress
11 3 (0.36%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.36%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.24%) New Relic
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