The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 52 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 43 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.89% 2.11% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 2.24% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 6
Average daily rate £450 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +0.57%
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
1407 1070 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.68% 93.94% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 761 570
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.34 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 11 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 64 (67.37%) Java
2 46 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (41.05%) HTML
4 34 (35.79%) TDD
5 28 (29.47%) REST
6 25 (26.32%) SQL
7 24 (25.26%) C#
7 24 (25.26%) Linux
7 24 (25.26%) Spring
8 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
9 21 (22.11%) .NET
9 21 (22.11%) CSS
9 21 (22.11%) Python
10 20 (21.05%) Unix
11 19 (20.00%) Ruby
12 18 (18.95%) NoSQL
13 17 (17.89%) Oracle
13 17 (17.89%) Mac OS X
14 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (14.74%) XML
15 14 (14.74%) Hibernate
16 13 (13.68%) Disclosure Scotland
16 13 (13.68%) C++
16 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
16 13 (13.68%) HTML5
16 13 (13.68%) Responsive Web Design
17 12 (12.63%) MongoDB
17 12 (12.63%) PHP
17 12 (12.63%) Web Design
18 11 (11.58%) Retail

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.37%) Node.js
2 3 (3.16%) JBoss
2 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.11%) SAS
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.05%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.05%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.05%) InDesign
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) GitHub
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) HTTP
2 8 (8.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) NoSQL
2 12 (12.63%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (7.37%) MySQL
5 6 (6.32%) Neo4j
6 5 (5.26%) Hazelcast
6 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.11%) Redis
9 2 (2.11%) Riak
10 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 10 (10.53%) Mockito
2 8 (8.42%) Subversion
3 7 (7.37%) JUnit
3 7 (7.37%) Maven
3 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.37%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.26%) Hamcrest
5 4 (4.21%) JIRA
6 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.11%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.11%) Bundler
7 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.11%) Firebug
7 2 (2.11%) Gemnasium
7 2 (2.11%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.11%) StyleCop
8 1 (1.05%) Ant
8 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (11.58%) Retail
2 4 (4.21%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.05%) HTML
2 28 (29.47%) REST
3 24 (25.26%) Spring
4 21 (22.11%) .NET
4 21 (22.11%) CSS
5 14 (14.74%) Hibernate
5 14 (14.74%) XML
6 13 (13.68%) HTML5
7 11 (11.58%) JSON
8 9 (9.47%) WCF
8 9 (9.47%) Web Services
8 9 (9.47%) XHTML
9 8 (8.42%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.42%) Apache Camel
10 7 (7.37%) jQuery
11 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
11 6 (6.32%) J2EE
11 6 (6.32%) JPA
11 6 (6.32%) Spring Boot
12 5 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.11%) Blog
3 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.05%) EPoS
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.26%) Linux
2 20 (21.05%) Unix
3 17 (17.89%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.26%) Windows
5 2 (2.11%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.05%) Android
6 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.79%) TDD
3 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (13.68%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (12.63%) Web Design
6 11 (11.58%) BDD
7 9 (9.47%) Automated Testing
7 9 (9.47%) Open Source
8 8 (8.42%) OO
8 8 (8.42%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.37%) SOA
10 6 (6.32%) Scrum
11 5 (5.26%) MVC
11 5 (5.26%) OOP
11 5 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
12 4 (4.21%) SDLC
12 4 (4.21%) Web Development
13 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (3.16%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (67.37%) Java
2 25 (26.32%) SQL
3 24 (25.26%) C#
4 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
5 21 (22.11%) Python
6 19 (20.00%) Ruby
7 13 (13.68%) C++
8 12 (12.63%) PHP
9 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
10 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
11 5 (5.26%) Perl
11 5 (5.26%) Scala
12 4 (4.21%) VB
13 2 (2.11%) C
13 2 (2.11%) Groovy
13 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.11%) VBA
14 1 (1.05%) VB6
14 1 (1.05%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.37%) Degree
3 6 (6.32%) BC Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.16%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Oracle
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.21%) Zend
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe
4 2 (2.11%) Capita
4 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.11%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.11%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.05%) Google
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