The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 256 226 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.36% 25.36% 27.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.04% 26.90% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 135 209
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £353 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £31.50 £38.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +113.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £35.70 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £45.00 £20.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
983 840 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.53% 94.28% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 449 632
Average daily rate £325 £311 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 47
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
West Yorkshire

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 205 (30.78%) SQL
2 196 (29.43%) JavaScript
3 193 (28.98%) .NET
4 189 (28.38%) C#
5 179 (26.88%) HTML
6 170 (25.53%) SQL Server
6 170 (25.53%) MVC
7 152 (22.82%) CSS
8 147 (22.07%) Java
9 130 (19.52%) PHP
10 126 (18.92%) ASP.NET
10 126 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
11 121 (18.17%) jQuery
12 102 (15.32%) Oracle
13 88 (13.21%) Web Services
14 82 (12.31%) XML
15 80 (12.01%) HTML5
16 74 (11.11%) Finance
17 69 (10.36%) OO
18 68 (10.21%) Zend
19 63 (9.46%) TDD
20 60 (9.01%) Spring
21 58 (8.71%) Software Engineering
22 56 (8.41%) WinForms
23 55 (8.26%) VB.NET
24 53 (7.96%) CSS3
25 52 (7.81%) Scrum
26 50 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC
27 49 (7.36%) .NET Framework
27 49 (7.36%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.50%) CMS
3 24 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (3.00%) Drupal
4 20 (3.00%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.70%) Apache
6 14 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.95%) SAS
8 12 (1.80%) IIS
8 12 (1.80%) WordPress
8 12 (1.80%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.90%) SugarCRM
10 6 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.75%) Moodle
12 4 (0.60%) Confluence
12 4 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 15 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.10%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.20%) MS Office
4 7 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (2.40%) Magento
3 9 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.30%) Lawson
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.30%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.00%) Internet
2 9 (1.35%) Intranet
3 8 (1.20%) HTTP
4 2 (0.30%) LDAP
4 2 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.36%) MySQL
3 37 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (4.20%) Oracle Database
8 27 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 24 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (2.10%) Star Schema
11 13 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
13 10 (1.50%) Relational Database
13 10 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.50%) Base SAS
13 10 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 10 (1.50%) DB2
14 9 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (5.71%) Maven
2 37 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 24 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.15%) Jenkins
6 20 (3.00%) Subversion
7 18 (2.70%) JUnit
8 13 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (1.50%) Selenium
10 6 (0.90%) NUnit
11 5 (0.75%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.75%) Hudson
11 5 (0.75%) PhoneGap
12 4 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.60%) JIRA
13 3 (0.45%) DbUnit
13 3 (0.45%) MSTest
14 2 (0.30%) PHPUnit
14 2 (0.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 74 (11.11%) Finance
2 18 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.65%) Advertising
3 11 (1.65%) Marketing
4 10 (1.50%) Back Office
5 7 (1.05%) Retail
6 6 (0.90%) Legal
7 4 (0.60%) Banking
8 3 (0.45%) Local Government
9 2 (0.30%) Games
9 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.15%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.15%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (28.98%) .NET
2 179 (26.88%) HTML
3 152 (22.82%) CSS
4 126 (18.92%) ASP.NET
5 121 (18.17%) jQuery
6 88 (13.21%) Web Services
7 82 (12.31%) XML
8 80 (12.01%) HTML5
9 60 (9.01%) Spring
10 56 (8.41%) WinForms
11 53 (7.96%) CSS3
12 50 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (7.36%) .NET Framework
14 47 (7.06%) WCF
15 45 (6.76%) J2EE
16 44 (6.61%) Symfony
17 41 (6.16%) Hibernate
18 26 (3.90%) Sass
18 26 (3.90%) REST
19 25 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (3.15%) Mobile App
3 19 (2.85%) NHS
4 12 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.20%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.20%) Open Source
6 7 (1.05%) iPhone
7 6 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 6 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.75%) iPad
9 4 (0.60%) Handset
9 4 (0.60%) VLE
10 3 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.45%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.45%) Social Media
11 2 (0.30%) W3C
11 2 (0.30%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.56%) Windows
2 33 (4.95%) Linux
3 20 (3.00%) Android
4 16 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.80%) UNIX
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.15%) MVS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (25.53%) MVC
2 126 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (10.36%) OO
4 63 (9.46%) TDD
5 58 (8.71%) Software Engineering
6 52 (7.81%) Scrum
7 47 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (6.91%) Web Development
9 39 (5.86%) Unit Testing
10 37 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 37 (5.56%) OOP
11 34 (5.11%) ETL
12 26 (3.90%) Data Modelling
12 26 (3.90%) Web Design
13 24 (3.60%) Responsive Web Design
14 23 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.15%) Automated Testing
17 20 (3.00%) Workflow
18 19 (2.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 205 (30.78%) SQL
2 196 (29.43%) JavaScript
3 189 (28.38%) C#
4 147 (22.07%) Java
5 130 (19.52%) PHP
6 55 (8.26%) VB.NET
7 48 (7.21%) PL/SQL
8 25 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.40%) X++
9 16 (2.40%) PHP5
10 15 (2.25%) Python
11 14 (2.10%) VB
12 13 (1.95%) Ruby
12 13 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.80%) VB6
14 10 (1.50%) C++
15 8 (1.20%) COBOL
16 7 (1.05%) VBA
17 6 (0.90%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (2.10%) Security Cleared
2 11 (1.65%) Degree
3 7 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.15%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 102 (15.32%) Oracle
2 68 (10.21%) Zend
3 49 (7.36%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.40%) Adobe
5 15 (2.25%) IBM
5 15 (2.25%) Perforce
6 13 (1.95%) hybris
7 8 (1.20%) Twitter
8 6 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.90%) SAP
8 6 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.75%) JBoss
10 4 (0.60%) Sybase
10 4 (0.60%) Apple
10 4 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.60%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.60%) Kofax
10 4 (0.60%) Facebook
11 3 (0.45%) Orchard
11 3 (0.45%) Google
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Roc Search
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £18,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
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AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
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DP Connect
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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University of Leeds
Rate: From £30,728 to £36,661 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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