The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 82 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 22 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.63% 2.63% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.77% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 6
Median daily rate £475 £451 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +33.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £551 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £37.04 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
Senior 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
1295 1553 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.93% 95.16% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 1067 607
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 38
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.55 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 73 (76.04%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (67.71%) TDD
3 63 (65.63%) Java
4 50 (52.08%) Spring
4 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
5 39 (40.63%) HTML
6 38 (39.58%) Git (software)
7 37 (38.54%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (33.33%) CSS
9 31 (32.29%) RESTful
10 30 (31.25%) Scrum
11 29 (30.21%) SOA
11 29 (30.21%) Open Source
11 29 (30.21%) Microservices
12 28 (29.17%) OO
13 27 (28.13%) Hibernate
14 24 (25.00%) Pair Programming
14 24 (25.00%) HTML5
15 22 (22.92%) Software Delivery
16 21 (21.88%) Virtual Machines
16 21 (21.88%) CSS3
16 21 (21.88%) GitHub
16 21 (21.88%) Groovy
17 20 (20.83%) Scala
17 20 (20.83%) Clojure
18 19 (19.79%) Puppet
18 19 (19.79%) Mercurial
18 19 (19.79%) Enterprise Software
18 19 (19.79%) OOP
19 17 (17.71%) BDD

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.13%) Jetty
3 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 2 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.04%) concrete5
4 1 (1.04%) Drupal
4 1 (1.04%) nginx
4 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.88%) GitHub
2 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.13%) IaaS
4 3 (3.13%) PaaS
4 3 (3.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) FTP
1 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.21%) MySQL
4 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.17%) Hazelcast
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.08%) Power BI
6 2 (2.08%) PowerPivot
6 2 (2.08%) Redis
6 2 (2.08%) Riak
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.08%) SSDT
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 38 (39.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.79%) Mercurial
3 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.46%) JIRA
4 11 (11.46%) Maven
5 8 (8.33%) JUnit
6 7 (7.29%) Mockito
7 5 (5.21%) Travis CI
8 4 (4.17%) Hamcrest
9 3 (3.13%) Subversion
10 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.08%) Xcode
11 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.04%) Geb
11 1 (1.04%) Gradle
11 1 (1.04%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.04%) Spock
General
1 16 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.08%) Spring
2 39 (40.63%) HTML
3 32 (33.33%) CSS
4 31 (32.29%) RESTful
5 27 (28.13%) Hibernate
6 24 (25.00%) HTML5
7 21 (21.88%) CSS3
8 14 (14.58%) AngularJS
9 13 (13.54%) Node.js
9 13 (13.54%) React
9 13 (13.54%) REST
10 12 (12.50%) Spring Boot
11 6 (6.25%) jQuery
12 5 (5.21%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (4.17%) JPA
13 4 (4.17%) Middleware
13 4 (4.17%) XML
14 3 (3.13%) .NET
15 2 (2.08%) Entity Framework
15 2 (2.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.17%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Blog
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.04%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) iSeries
5 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.04%) Physics
5 1 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (3.13%) Unix
4 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (76.04%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (67.71%) TDD
3 37 (38.54%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (31.25%) Scrum
5 29 (30.21%) Microservices
5 29 (30.21%) Open Source
5 29 (30.21%) SOA
6 28 (29.17%) OO
7 24 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 22 (22.92%) Software Delivery
9 19 (19.79%) OOP
10 17 (17.71%) BDD
11 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
13 5 (5.21%) Data Management
13 5 (5.21%) Front End Development
13 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
14 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
15 3 (3.13%) DevOps
15 3 (3.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (65.63%) Java
2 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.88%) Groovy
4 20 (20.83%) Clojure
4 20 (20.83%) Scala
5 10 (10.42%) Ruby
6 6 (6.25%) SQL
7 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.17%) C++
8 4 (4.17%) Python
9 2 (2.08%) ABAP
9 2 (2.08%) C#
9 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.04%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) F#
10 1 (1.04%) JCL
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (21.88%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (10.42%) Docker
3 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 19 (19.79%) Puppet
2 10 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle
2 6 (6.25%) VMware
3 5 (5.21%) Cisco
3 5 (5.21%) EMC
3 5 (5.21%) F5
3 5 (5.21%) NetApp
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.04%) HP
6 1 (1.04%) IBM