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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 396 299 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.83% 26.77% 28.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.29% 28.53% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 214 185
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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 1048 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.85% 93.82% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 752 567
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 415 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (37.85%) Java
3 288 (33.33%) HTML
4 257 (29.75%) JavaScript
5 248 (28.70%) .NET
6 227 (26.27%) SQL
7 225 (26.04%) C#
8 223 (25.81%) CSS
9 190 (21.99%) TDD
10 180 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 161 (18.63%) MVC
12 142 (16.44%) Linux
13 133 (15.39%) ASP.NET
14 130 (15.05%) Spring
15 123 (14.24%) HTML5
16 105 (12.15%) Oracle
17 99 (11.46%) jQuery
18 90 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
19 88 (10.19%) Git (software)
19 88 (10.19%) Maven
20 81 (9.38%) Finance
21 80 (9.26%) Front End Development
22 79 (9.14%) Web Services
23 77 (8.91%) Scrum
24 76 (8.80%) XML
24 76 (8.80%) PHP
24 76 (8.80%) E-Commerce
25 72 (8.33%) Microsoft
25 72 (8.33%) MySQL
26 70 (8.10%) Jenkins

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 61 (7.06%) Node.js
2 38 (4.40%) Apache
3 36 (4.17%) CMS
4 35 (4.05%) SAS
5 30 (3.47%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.01%) WordPress
7 22 (2.55%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.97%) JBoss
8 17 (1.97%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.85%) Drupal
10 13 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (1.39%) Confluence
11 12 (1.39%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.16%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.93%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
16 5 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.58%) MS Office
5 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (2.89%) Magento
2 8 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.12%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.62%) GitHub
4 6 (0.69%) AdWords
4 6 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.86%) HTTP
2 21 (2.43%) Internet
3 6 (0.69%) LDAP
4 4 (0.46%) DNS
5 3 (0.35%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.35%) DSL
5 3 (0.35%) Intranet
6 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) DHCP
7 1 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 72 (8.33%) MySQL
3 66 (7.64%) MongoDB
4 59 (6.83%) NoSQL
5 49 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 33 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (2.78%) Oracle Database
13 22 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (2.20%) Base SAS
14 19 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.50%) RDBMS
16 12 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 11 (1.27%) Hadoop
17 11 (1.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 88 (10.19%) Git (software)
1 88 (10.19%) Maven
2 70 (8.10%) Jenkins
3 51 (5.90%) Subversion
4 47 (5.44%) JUnit
4 47 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (5.44%) Visual Studio
5 26 (3.01%) JIRA
6 23 (2.66%) Mockito
7 22 (2.55%) Eclipse
7 22 (2.55%) Selenium
8 17 (1.97%) Grunt
9 15 (1.74%) Ant
10 13 (1.50%) Firebug
11 12 (1.39%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.39%) Mocha
12 11 (1.27%) Hamcrest
12 11 (1.27%) SonarQube
13 10 (1.16%) Appium
14 9 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 81 (9.38%) Finance
2 22 (2.55%) Retail
3 19 (2.20%) Publishing
4 11 (1.27%) Banking
4 11 (1.27%) Games
4 11 (1.27%) Marketing
5 8 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.58%) Back Office
7 5 (0.58%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.35%) Legal
10 2 (0.23%) Advertising
10 2 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (33.33%) HTML
2 248 (28.70%) .NET
3 223 (25.81%) CSS
4 133 (15.39%) ASP.NET
5 130 (15.05%) Spring
6 123 (14.24%) HTML5
7 99 (11.46%) jQuery
8 79 (9.14%) Web Services
9 76 (8.80%) XML
10 69 (7.99%) AngularJS
11 67 (7.75%) Hibernate
12 64 (7.41%) CSS3
12 64 (7.41%) REST
13 63 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 52 (6.02%) Sass
15 46 (5.32%) .NET Framework
16 45 (5.21%) RESTful
16 45 (5.21%) WCF
17 37 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 37 (4.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.21%) User Experience
2 42 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.43%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 15 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.62%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 11 (1.27%) iPad
9 10 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.93%) Ontologies
10 8 (0.93%) Replication
11 7 (0.81%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.81%) EPoS
11 7 (0.81%) iPhone
12 6 (0.69%) Animation
13 5 (0.58%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.58%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.58%) Social Media
14 4 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 142 (16.44%) Linux
2 61 (7.06%) Unix
3 42 (4.86%) Mac OS X
4 37 (4.28%) Windows
5 24 (2.78%) Android
6 23 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.58%) AIX
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) webOS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (21.99%) TDD
3 161 (18.63%) MVC
4 90 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
5 80 (9.26%) Front End Development
6 77 (8.91%) Scrum
7 76 (8.80%) E-Commerce
8 61 (7.06%) DevOps
9 60 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (6.83%) BDD
11 56 (6.48%) Analytics
12 50 (5.79%) OO
13 48 (5.56%) Open Source
13 48 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 46 (5.32%) Web Design
15 41 (4.75%) Unit Testing
16 39 (4.51%) Software Engineering
17 34 (3.94%) Web Development
18 32 (3.70%) SOA
19 27 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 327 (37.85%) Java
2 257 (29.75%) JavaScript
3 227 (26.27%) SQL
4 225 (26.04%) C#
5 76 (8.80%) PHP
6 68 (7.87%) T-SQL
7 64 (7.41%) Python
8 61 (7.06%) Ruby
9 50 (5.79%) C++
10 34 (3.94%) PL/SQL
11 28 (3.24%) Scala
12 26 (3.01%) VB
13 22 (2.55%) VB.NET
14 18 (2.08%) Perl
15 16 (1.85%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.62%) C
17 13 (1.50%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.04%) FQL
19 8 (0.93%) SPARQL
20 6 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 34 (3.94%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (1.62%) BC Cleared
5 12 (1.39%) Degree
6 3 (0.35%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (1.74%) QA
3 14 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.35%) WCAG
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (1.16%) vSphere
2 5 (0.58%) Docker
2 5 (0.58%) Varnish
3 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 45 (5.21%) Puppet
2 15 (1.74%) ZABBIX
3 12 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 11 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (0.81%) logstash
5 7 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (0.69%) Piwik
7 5 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.12%) Ansible
10 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) Oozie
10 1 (0.12%) Opsview
10 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 105 (12.15%) Oracle
2 72 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.01%) Atlassian
4 15 (1.74%) Adobe
4 15 (1.74%) Red Hat
4 15 (1.74%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.62%) IBM
6 11 (1.27%) Google
6 11 (1.27%) hybris
7 7 (0.81%) ATG
7 7 (0.81%) BEA
8 6 (0.69%) Apple
8 6 (0.69%) SAP
8 6 (0.69%) Zend
9 5 (0.58%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.58%) Teradata
10 4 (0.46%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.35%) Cognos
11 3 (0.35%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.35%) Tableau
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