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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 37 86 62
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 81 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.35% 1.26% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 1.32% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 7 16
Median daily rate £450 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £329 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
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
1447 1286 1164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.64% 95.19% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 899 810
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 32
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.10 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 91 (74.59%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (70.49%) TDD
3 85 (69.67%) Java
4 67 (54.92%) Spring
5 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
6 36 (29.51%) HTML
7 34 (27.87%) REST
8 29 (23.77%) Git (software)
9 28 (22.95%) Retail
10 26 (21.31%) Hibernate
10 26 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (18.85%) BDD
11 23 (18.85%) Oracle
12 22 (18.03%) CSS
12 22 (18.03%) Linux
12 22 (18.03%) Scrum
13 20 (16.39%) RESTful
14 19 (15.57%) Open Source
14 19 (15.57%) SOA
15 18 (14.75%) Microservices
15 18 (14.75%) Spring Boot
16 17 (13.93%) NoSQL
17 16 (13.11%) Puppet
17 16 (13.11%) OO
18 15 (12.30%) JUnit
18 15 (12.30%) Pair Programming
18 15 (12.30%) Mockito
19 14 (11.48%) HTML5
19 14 (11.48%) Maven
20 13 (10.66%) Node.js

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 13 (10.66%) Node.js
2 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.64%) SAS
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.82%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) GitHub
2 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.46%) IaaS
3 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.46%) PaaS
3 3 (2.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) FTP
2 1 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.93%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.38%) Hazelcast
5 7 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.10%) MySQL
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.46%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.64%) Redis
9 2 (1.64%) Riak
10 1 (0.82%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.30%) JUnit
2 15 (12.30%) Mockito
3 14 (11.48%) Maven
4 12 (9.84%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.84%) JIRA
5 9 (7.38%) Hamcrest
5 9 (7.38%) Mercurial
6 7 (5.74%) Subversion
7 4 (3.28%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.46%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.64%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.64%) Gradle
9 2 (1.64%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.64%) StyleCop
9 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.64%) Xcode
10 1 (0.82%) NUnit
General
1 28 (22.95%) Retail
2 3 (2.46%) Back Office
2 3 (2.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Games
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Billing
3 1 (0.82%) Interactive Media
3 1 (0.82%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (54.92%) Spring
2 36 (29.51%) HTML
3 34 (27.87%) REST
4 26 (21.31%) Hibernate
5 22 (18.03%) CSS
6 20 (16.39%) RESTful
7 18 (14.75%) Spring Boot
8 14 (11.48%) HTML5
9 12 (9.84%) CSS3
9 12 (9.84%) XML
10 11 (9.02%) AngularJS
11 10 (8.20%) React
12 9 (7.38%) JPA
12 9 (7.38%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (4.10%) .NET
13 5 (4.10%) Apache Camel
13 5 (4.10%) jQuery
14 4 (3.28%) Dropwizard
14 4 (3.28%) JAX-RS
14 4 (3.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.28%) User Experience
3 2 (1.64%) Blog
3 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.82%) iPad
4 1 (0.82%) iSeries
4 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.82%) Physics
4 1 (0.82%) Tandem
4 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Linux
2 11 (9.02%) Unix
3 6 (4.92%) Windows
4 5 (4.10%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.82%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (74.59%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (70.49%) TDD
3 26 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (18.85%) BDD
5 22 (18.03%) Scrum
6 19 (15.57%) Open Source
6 19 (15.57%) SOA
7 18 (14.75%) Microservices
8 16 (13.11%) OO
9 15 (12.30%) Pair Programming
10 11 (9.02%) OOP
10 11 (9.02%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.20%) Software Delivery
11 10 (8.20%) Web Development
12 7 (5.74%) MVC
13 6 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (4.92%) Software Engineering
13 6 (4.92%) Web Design
14 5 (4.10%) Data Management
14 5 (4.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (69.67%) Java
2 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.84%) Scala
4 9 (7.38%) Clojure
4 9 (7.38%) Groovy
4 9 (7.38%) Ruby
5 6 (4.92%) Python
5 6 (4.92%) SQL
6 5 (4.10%) PHP
7 4 (3.28%) C#
7 4 (3.28%) C++
7 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.64%) ABAP
9 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.64%) VB
9 2 (1.64%) VBA
10 1 (0.82%) JCL
10 1 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.28%) Degree
3 2 (1.64%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) Docker
2 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 16 (13.11%) Puppet
2 8 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Oracle
2 4 (3.28%) VMware
3 3 (2.46%) Cisco
3 3 (2.46%) EMC
3 3 (2.46%) F5
3 3 (2.46%) NetApp
3 3 (2.46%) SAP
3 3 (2.46%) Zend
4 2 (1.64%) Capita
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.64%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.82%) HP
5 1 (0.82%) IBM
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