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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 66 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 1.23% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.30% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £344 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £402 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
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
1142 924 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.69% 94.67% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 561 494
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) MVC
3 15 (38.46%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) .NET
4 14 (35.90%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 13 (33.33%) jQuery
6 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
7 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.51%) Subversion
8 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
9 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.95%) TDD
9 7 (17.95%) Ajax
9 7 (17.95%) JPA
9 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
9 7 (17.95%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (15.38%) XML
10 6 (15.38%) PHP
11 5 (12.82%) J2EE
11 5 (12.82%) Finance
11 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
11 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (17.95%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.69%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (10.26%) Pentaho
3 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Redis
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) OLTP
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) OLAP
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Subversion
2 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) QUnit
4 4 (10.26%) JMeter
4 4 (10.26%) JUnit
5 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.13%) Maven
7 1 (2.56%) NUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Selenium
7 1 (2.56%) MSTest
7 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 13 (33.33%) jQuery
3 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
5 7 (17.95%) Ajax
5 7 (17.95%) JPA
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (15.38%) XML
7 5 (12.82%) J2EE
7 5 (12.82%) REST
8 4 (10.26%) Mustache
8 4 (10.26%) Apache Camel
8 4 (10.26%) Drools
8 4 (10.26%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (10.26%) JSON
8 4 (10.26%) JRules
8 4 (10.26%) HTML
9 3 (7.69%) JSP
9 3 (7.69%) Spring
9 3 (7.69%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) Smartcard
3 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) CentOS
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) MVC
3 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.26%) Coaching
6 4 (10.26%) Time Management
6 4 (10.26%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) ETL
6 4 (10.26%) Workflow
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.69%) CMMI
7 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.13%) Kanban
8 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) PHP
5 4 (10.26%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.13%) VB6
6 2 (5.13%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Splunk
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) ATG
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) hybris
3 3 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 3 (7.69%) Twitter
4 2 (5.13%) Zend
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
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Annapurna
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 18 days ago