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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 231 239 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.22% 27.04% 24.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.22% 28.59% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 154 156
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +104.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
916 836 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.06% 94.57% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 461 562
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 224 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (33.94%) .NET
3 187 (31.11%) C#
4 172 (28.62%) SQL
5 164 (27.29%) JavaScript
6 160 (26.62%) MVC
7 157 (26.12%) HTML
8 151 (25.12%) SQL Server
9 143 (23.79%) ASP.NET
10 139 (23.13%) CSS
11 135 (22.46%) Java
12 101 (16.81%) jQuery
13 99 (16.47%) Oracle
14 88 (14.64%) PHP
15 82 (13.64%) Web Services
16 77 (12.81%) XML
17 64 (10.65%) OO
18 61 (10.15%) .NET Framework
19 60 (9.98%) Software Engineering
20 59 (9.82%) TDD
20 59 (9.82%) Finance
21 56 (9.32%) HTML5
22 55 (9.15%) Spring
23 52 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
23 52 (8.65%) WCF
23 52 (8.65%) Web Development
24 50 (8.32%) WinForms
25 47 (7.82%) Microsoft
26 46 (7.65%) Zend
27 44 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 39 (6.49%) CMS
3 28 (4.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (3.16%) WebLogic
5 17 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (2.33%) Apache
7 11 (1.83%) Drupal
8 10 (1.66%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.50%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.33%) IIS
11 7 (1.16%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.83%) WordPress
13 4 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.67%) Moodle
13 4 (0.67%) Confluence
13 4 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 14 (2.33%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.33%) MS Office
4 6 (1.00%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (4.33%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.66%) Magento
3 7 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.17%) Heroku
2 1 (0.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Force.com
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.33%) Internet
2 14 (2.33%) Intranet
3 8 (1.33%) HTTP
4 2 (0.33%) LDAP
4 2 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (5.49%) Oracle Database
5 31 (5.16%) MySQL
5 31 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (4.66%) Oracle Reports
7 27 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (4.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.33%) Star Schema
11 13 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (2.16%) Oracle OWB
11 13 (2.16%) DB2
12 11 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
13 10 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (1.66%) QlikView
14 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (7.15%) Visual Studio
2 35 (5.82%) Maven
3 31 (5.16%) Subversion
4 25 (4.16%) Git (software)
5 22 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (2.83%) JUnit
7 13 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (2.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.33%) Selenium
10 7 (1.16%) MSTest
11 6 (1.00%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.00%) NUnit
11 6 (1.00%) DbUnit
12 5 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (0.67%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.67%) ClearQuest
13 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 4 (0.67%) JIRA
14 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (9.82%) Finance
2 14 (2.33%) Advertising
2 14 (2.33%) Marketing
3 12 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.33%) Retail
5 7 (1.16%) Legal
6 4 (0.67%) Back Office
7 3 (0.50%) Banking
7 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.33%) Games
8 2 (0.33%) Publishing
8 2 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.17%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (33.94%) .NET
2 157 (26.12%) HTML
3 143 (23.79%) ASP.NET
4 139 (23.13%) CSS
5 101 (16.81%) jQuery
6 82 (13.64%) Web Services
7 77 (12.81%) XML
8 61 (10.15%) .NET Framework
9 56 (9.32%) HTML5
10 55 (9.15%) Spring
11 52 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (8.65%) WCF
12 50 (8.32%) WinForms
13 40 (6.66%) Hibernate
13 40 (6.66%) J2EE
14 39 (6.49%) CSS3
15 28 (4.66%) REST
16 26 (4.33%) Spring MVC
16 26 (4.33%) Symfony
17 25 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.83%) NHS
4 14 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.00%) User Experience
6 11 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.66%) iPhone
8 7 (1.16%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.16%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.00%) Open Source
10 5 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.83%) iPad
10 5 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.67%) W3C
11 4 (0.67%) VLE
11 4 (0.67%) Handset
11 4 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.33%) Social Media
12 2 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.66%) Windows
2 32 (5.32%) Linux
3 23 (3.83%) Android
4 16 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.33%) UNIX
6 4 (0.67%) AIX
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (26.62%) MVC
3 64 (10.65%) OO
4 60 (9.98%) Software Engineering
5 59 (9.82%) TDD
6 52 (8.65%) Web Development
7 40 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (6.32%) Scrum
9 37 (6.16%) E-Commerce
10 32 (5.32%) Unit Testing
11 30 (4.99%) OOP
12 24 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (3.83%) Automated Testing
13 23 (3.83%) ETL
14 22 (3.66%) Web Design
15 21 (3.49%) Migration
15 21 (3.49%) Workflow
15 21 (3.49%) Data Modelling
16 20 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
17 16 (2.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 187 (31.11%) C#
2 172 (28.62%) SQL
3 164 (27.29%) JavaScript
4 135 (22.46%) Java
5 88 (14.64%) PHP
6 44 (7.32%) VB.NET
7 39 (6.49%) PL/SQL
8 25 (4.16%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.83%) X++
10 16 (2.66%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.50%) Python
12 12 (2.00%) VB
12 12 (2.00%) PHP5
13 9 (1.50%) VB6
13 9 (1.50%) VBA
14 8 (1.33%) C++
14 8 (1.33%) COBOL
15 7 (1.16%) Ruby
15 7 (1.16%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.83%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 99 (16.47%) Oracle
2 47 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 46 (7.65%) Zend
4 17 (2.83%) IBM
5 12 (2.00%) Perforce
6 10 (1.66%) Adobe
6 10 (1.66%) hybris
7 9 (1.50%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.00%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.83%) Twitter
9 5 (0.83%) Kofax
10 4 (0.67%) JBoss
10 4 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.67%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.50%) Orchard
11 3 (0.50%) Jaspersoft
12 2 (0.33%) SAP
12 2 (0.33%) Sybase
12 2 (0.33%) HP
12 2 (0.33%) Informatica
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months Initially + extension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day + Negotiable upon skills
Posted: 8 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £301 - £500 per day + competitive
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: up to £350 a day
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Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
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