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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 98 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.30% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.32% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +156.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -10.71%
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
1544 930 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.73% 92.81% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 604 481
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 45
Average hourly rate £15.86 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
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 4 September 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 6 (31.58%) IBM
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Line Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) C
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) Retail

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) ERwin
2 1 (5.26%) WebSpeed
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) CAML
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) ADO
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
2 2 (10.53%) Informatics
2 2 (10.53%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Line Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Data Management
3 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Security
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) C
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) VB6
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP