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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 278 283 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.76% 29.51% 22.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.00% 31.17% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 183 114
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -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
993 908 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.03% 94.68% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 561 397
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 41
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £27.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 207 (39.43%) .NET
1 207 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (37.71%) HTML
3 197 (37.52%) JavaScript
4 166 (31.62%) C#
5 156 (29.71%) ASP.NET
6 149 (28.38%) CSS
7 140 (26.67%) SQL
8 133 (25.33%) Java
9 128 (24.38%) MVC
10 126 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 88 (16.76%) jQuery
12 78 (14.86%) TDD
13 75 (14.29%) Web Development
14 72 (13.71%) .NET Framework
15 70 (13.33%) Microsoft
16 67 (12.76%) Oracle
17 65 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
18 62 (11.81%) Web Services
19 59 (11.24%) REST
20 58 (11.05%) Hibernate
21 53 (10.10%) Subversion
22 52 (9.90%) Linux
22 52 (9.90%) Relational Database
23 51 (9.71%) Web Design
24 49 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
25 43 (8.19%) UNIX
26 42 (8.00%) SharePoint
26 42 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
26 42 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 42 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.38%) CMS
3 16 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.10%) Node.js
6 9 (1.71%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.52%) Adobe CQ
7 8 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
9 6 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.95%) Oracle BPEL
10 5 (0.95%) Apache
11 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.76%) JBoss
12 3 (0.57%) Kentico
12 3 (0.57%) IIS
13 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 27 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.10%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.71%) MS Office
4 7 (1.33%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.76%) Magento
3 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (2.10%) Office 365
2 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.19%) Route 53
4 1 (0.19%) Heroku
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.90%) HTTP
2 17 (3.24%) Intranet
3 5 (0.95%) Firewall
4 4 (0.76%) Internet
5 2 (0.38%) CTI
5 2 (0.38%) Wireless
6 1 (0.19%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.90%) Relational Database
3 42 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (7.81%) MongoDB
5 37 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (4.95%) Neo4j
8 24 (4.57%) MySQL
9 23 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (4.19%) Oracle Database
11 20 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (3.81%) NoSQL
12 17 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (2.29%) Oracle OWB
15 10 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (1.71%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.71%) DB2
17 8 (1.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (10.10%) Subversion
2 33 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 33 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (4.00%) JUnit
4 17 (3.24%) NUnit
5 14 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.29%) Selenium
7 10 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (1.52%) DbUnit
9 7 (1.33%) MSTest
10 6 (1.14%) JMeter
11 5 (0.95%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.95%) PHPUnit
11 5 (0.95%) QUnit
12 4 (0.76%) Grunt
12 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.76%) JProfiler
12 4 (0.76%) Hudson
12 4 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 38 (7.24%) Finance
2 11 (2.10%) Retail
3 8 (1.52%) Banking
3 8 (1.52%) Marketing
4 6 (1.14%) Multimedia
4 6 (1.14%) Back Office
5 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
5 5 (0.95%) Advertising
6 4 (0.76%) Electronics
7 3 (0.57%) Automotive
8 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (39.43%) .NET
2 198 (37.71%) HTML
3 156 (29.71%) ASP.NET
4 149 (28.38%) CSS
5 88 (16.76%) jQuery
6 72 (13.71%) .NET Framework
7 65 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (11.81%) Web Services
9 59 (11.24%) REST
10 58 (11.05%) Hibernate
11 49 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 36 (6.86%) XML
13 35 (6.67%) HTML5
14 34 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 34 (6.48%) J2EE
15 32 (6.10%) WCF
16 31 (5.90%) CSS3
17 29 (5.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 28 (5.33%) JSON
19 27 (5.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.67%) NHS
2 22 (4.19%) User Experience
3 17 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 8 (1.52%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.95%) W3C
7 5 (0.95%) Smartcard
7 5 (0.95%) PKI
7 5 (0.95%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.76%) Open Source
8 4 (0.76%) iPhone
8 4 (0.76%) Ontologies
8 4 (0.76%) Chemistry
8 4 (0.76%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.57%) GIS
9 3 (0.57%) AS400
9 3 (0.57%) FMCG
9 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.90%) Linux
2 43 (8.19%) UNIX
3 33 (6.29%) Mac OS X
4 31 (5.90%) Windows
5 20 (3.81%) Android
6 11 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (1.71%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.14%) AIX
9 5 (0.95%) CentOS
10 4 (0.76%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (24.38%) MVC
3 78 (14.86%) TDD
4 75 (14.29%) Web Development
5 51 (9.71%) Web Design
6 42 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (7.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 39 (7.43%) Automated Testing
9 37 (7.05%) Mentoring
10 35 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (6.48%) OO
12 33 (6.29%) Dependency Injection
13 28 (5.33%) Scrum
13 28 (5.33%) Configuration Management
14 25 (4.76%) Software Engineering
14 25 (4.76%) Web Application Development
15 23 (4.38%) Unit Testing
16 22 (4.19%) CRM
16 22 (4.19%) BDD
17 19 (3.62%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 197 (37.52%) JavaScript
2 166 (31.62%) C#
3 140 (26.67%) SQL
4 133 (25.33%) Java
5 41 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 40 (7.62%) PHP
7 22 (4.19%) Python
8 13 (2.48%) Ruby
9 12 (2.29%) C
10 10 (1.90%) C++
10 10 (1.90%) VBA
11 8 (1.52%) Apex Code
12 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.33%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.76%) SPARQL
13 4 (0.76%) PHP5
14 3 (0.57%) RPG IV
14 3 (0.57%) RPG
14 3 (0.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (5.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.33%) Degree
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.38%) MCTS
5 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.33%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.14%) OpenIDM
2 5 (0.95%) Puppet
3 3 (0.57%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) Graphite
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 70 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 67 (12.76%) Oracle
3 16 (3.05%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.29%) Zend
4 12 (2.29%) hybris
5 8 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.33%) IBM
6 7 (1.33%) Adobe
7 6 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.95%) Splunk
8 5 (0.95%) Cisco
9 4 (0.76%) ATG
9 4 (0.76%) jBASE
10 3 (0.57%) Kofax
10 3 (0.57%) Sencha
10 3 (0.57%) Jaspersoft
10 3 (0.57%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.38%) Twitter
11 2 (0.38%) RedDot
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £335 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £155 - £305.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago