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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 398 387 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.15% 33.05% 23.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.39% 35.34% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 272 102
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +9.43%
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
1192 1095 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.30% 93.51% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 713 374
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.27% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £85.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 298 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (40.40%) HTML
3 235 (33.67%) Java
4 226 (32.38%) JavaScript
5 203 (29.08%) CSS
6 190 (27.22%) SQL
6 190 (27.22%) .NET
7 165 (23.64%) C#
8 143 (20.49%) SQL Server
9 141 (20.20%) MVC
10 129 (18.48%) TDD
11 128 (18.34%) REST
12 118 (16.91%) Linux
13 113 (16.19%) ASP.NET
14 96 (13.75%) Web Design
14 96 (13.75%) jQuery
15 92 (13.18%) UNIX
16 87 (12.46%) Oracle
17 85 (12.18%) Hibernate
17 85 (12.18%) Responsive Web Design
18 84 (12.03%) MongoDB
18 84 (12.03%) Relational Database
19 80 (11.46%) Mac OS X
20 75 (10.74%) Git (software)
21 72 (10.32%) Microsoft
22 69 (9.89%) HTTP
23 68 (9.74%) Configuration Management
23 68 (9.74%) PHP
24 65 (9.31%) Finance
25 63 (9.03%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 37 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.15%) Node.js
3 20 (2.87%) CMS
4 19 (2.72%) SAS
5 16 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (1.86%) Apache
7 11 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (1.29%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.00%) IIS
11 6 (0.86%) Oracle BPEL
11 6 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.57%) WordPress
14 3 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.57%) MS Office
4 3 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.14%) FastStats
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.58%) Office 365
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (9.89%) HTTP
2 14 (2.01%) Intranet
3 12 (1.72%) Firewall
4 3 (0.43%) Wireless
4 3 (0.43%) Internet
4 3 (0.43%) Skype
5 2 (0.29%) LDAP
5 2 (0.29%) CTI
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 84 (12.03%) MongoDB
2 84 (12.03%) Relational Database
3 57 (8.17%) Neo4j
3 57 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (6.16%) MySQL
5 41 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (5.44%) Oracle Database
8 32 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 27 (3.87%) NoSQL
10 25 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (2.01%) OLAP
15 10 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
16 9 (1.29%) DB2
16 9 (1.29%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 75 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 60 (8.60%) Subversion
3 38 (5.44%) Visual Studio
4 24 (3.44%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (2.87%) NUnit
7 19 (2.72%) JUnit
8 17 (2.44%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.86%) Selenium
10 12 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
11 11 (1.58%) Maven
12 9 (1.29%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.15%) NetBeans
14 7 (1.00%) ERwin
14 7 (1.00%) PHPUnit
15 6 (0.86%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.86%) QUnit
15 6 (0.86%) Capybara
15 6 (0.86%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.86%) JMeter
General
1 65 (9.31%) Finance
2 10 (1.43%) Telecoms
2 10 (1.43%) Retail
3 8 (1.15%) Banking
4 6 (0.86%) Games
5 5 (0.72%) Electronics
5 5 (0.72%) Marketing
6 3 (0.43%) Back Office
6 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.29%) Automotive
7 2 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.14%) Billing
8 1 (0.14%) Local Government
8 1 (0.14%) Legal
8 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (40.40%) HTML
2 203 (29.08%) CSS
3 190 (27.22%) .NET
4 128 (18.34%) REST
5 113 (16.19%) ASP.NET
6 96 (13.75%) jQuery
7 85 (12.18%) Hibernate
8 62 (8.88%) HTML5
9 56 (8.02%) JAX-RS
10 52 (7.45%) CSS3
11 50 (7.16%) XML
12 48 (6.88%) Web Services
13 47 (6.73%) .NET Framework
14 41 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 37 (5.30%) AngularJS
16 33 (4.73%) WCF
17 32 (4.58%) JSON
18 31 (4.44%) Entity Framework
18 31 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 30 (4.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.15%) Open Source
2 18 (2.58%) User Experience
2 18 (2.58%) NHS
3 11 (1.58%) Algorithms
3 11 (1.58%) Visualisation
4 10 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.29%) Chemistry
6 8 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (0.86%) PKI
7 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 6 (0.86%) Smartcard
8 5 (0.72%) Life Science
8 5 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.57%) Ontologies
10 3 (0.43%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.43%) AS400
10 3 (0.43%) W3C
11 2 (0.29%) IVR
11 2 (0.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 118 (16.91%) Linux
2 92 (13.18%) UNIX
3 80 (11.46%) Mac OS X
4 36 (5.16%) Windows
5 18 (2.58%) Android
6 10 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (1.00%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.00%) AIX
9 6 (0.86%) CentOS
10 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) OS/390
11 1 (0.14%) zOS
11 1 (0.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (20.20%) MVC
3 129 (18.48%) TDD
4 96 (13.75%) Web Design
5 85 (12.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 68 (9.74%) Configuration Management
7 63 (9.03%) OO
8 58 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (8.02%) Web Development
10 48 (6.88%) Scrum
11 47 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (6.45%) Release Management
12 45 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 43 (6.16%) Integration Testing
14 41 (5.87%) BDD
15 37 (5.30%) Software Engineering
16 33 (4.73%) CRM
17 31 (4.44%) Unit Testing
18 30 (4.30%) Data Modelling
19 29 (4.15%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 235 (33.67%) Java
2 226 (32.38%) JavaScript
3 190 (27.22%) SQL
4 165 (23.64%) C#
5 68 (9.74%) PHP
6 55 (7.88%) T-SQL
7 38 (5.44%) Apex Code
8 32 (4.58%) PL/SQL
9 31 (4.44%) Python
10 23 (3.30%) Ruby
11 21 (3.01%) VB6
11 21 (3.01%) VB
12 20 (2.87%) VB.NET
13 16 (2.29%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.15%) C
15 14 (2.01%) VBA
16 12 (1.72%) C++
17 9 (1.29%) Groovy
18 8 (1.15%) PHP5
19 6 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.01%) Degree
3 6 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.57%) BC Cleared
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.29%) MCTS
6 1 (0.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.29%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.43%) QEMU
2 3 (0.43%) KVM
3 2 (0.29%) Firmware
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.29%) Puppet
1 9 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.00%) OpenIDM
3 6 (0.86%) Ansible
3 6 (0.86%) Graylog
4 4 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 87 (12.46%) Oracle
2 72 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (2.29%) Zend
5 15 (2.15%) Xamarin
6 11 (1.58%) Adobe
7 9 (1.29%) VMware
7 9 (1.29%) hybris
8 7 (1.00%) Splunk
8 7 (1.00%) Informatica
9 6 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.86%) Cisco
9 6 (0.86%) New Relic
9 6 (0.86%) Akamai
9 6 (0.86%) jBASE
10 4 (0.57%) IBM
11 3 (0.43%) Teradata
11 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.43%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.43%) Tableau
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Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £320 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
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CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £270 - £310 per annum
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4it Recruitment Ltd
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