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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 87 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 12 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.88% 0.16% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.18% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £355 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £395 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +8.46%
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
1232 1132 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.79% 93.02% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 779 385
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (43.75%) Finance
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) SAS
4 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (18.75%) ADO
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) VB6
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (18.75%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (18.75%) SAS
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) OpenEdge
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) Base SAS
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) ERwin
2 1 (6.25%) WebSpeed
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) ADO
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CAML
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) UML
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
1 3 (18.75%) System Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Line Management
2 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Data Security
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Document Management
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) VB6
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
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