The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 91 81 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.75% 0.43% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.46% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Average daily rate
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£344 £350 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £400 £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +34.06%
Programmer
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
1202 1088 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.24% 93.31% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 721 384
Average daily rate £350 £340 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Leeds region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Leeds region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) SAS
4 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) Node.js
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) Maven
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (21.43%) SAS
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) ERwin
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (14.29%) ADO
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CAML
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Memcached
4 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) UML
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) System Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) VB6
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Graphite
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
2 1 (7.14%) Tealeaf
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk