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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 57 89 60
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 50 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.46% 1.31% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 1.38% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 10
Median daily rate £450 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £251 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £365 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.04 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
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
1394 1521 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 95.00% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1084 695
Median daily rate £405 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 88 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (70.91%) TDD
3 75 (68.18%) Java
4 59 (53.64%) Spring
5 47 (42.73%) JavaScript
6 38 (34.55%) HTML
7 35 (31.82%) Git (software)
8 33 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (25.45%) CSS
9 28 (25.45%) Hibernate
10 27 (24.55%) Scrum
11 26 (23.64%) RESTful
11 26 (23.64%) REST
12 25 (22.73%) Open Source
13 24 (21.82%) Microservices
13 24 (21.82%) Retail
14 23 (20.91%) SOA
15 22 (20.00%) OO
16 21 (19.09%) HTML5
17 20 (18.18%) Pair Programming
18 19 (17.27%) BDD
19 18 (16.36%) CSS3
20 17 (15.45%) GitHub
20 17 (15.45%) Puppet
20 17 (15.45%) Scala
20 17 (15.45%) Virtual Machines
20 17 (15.45%) Software Delivery
20 17 (15.45%) Linux
20 17 (15.45%) Oracle
21 16 (14.55%) OOP

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 (5.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.82%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) Jetty
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.91%) JBoss
3 1 (0.91%) nginx
3 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.45%) GitHub
2 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.73%) IaaS
4 3 (2.73%) PaaS
4 3 (2.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) FTP
2 1 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) MongoDB
1 13 (11.82%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.64%) Hazelcast
4 4 (3.64%) MySQL
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.73%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.82%) Power BI
6 2 (1.82%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.82%) Redis
6 2 (1.82%) Riak
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.82%) SSDT
7 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.64%) Mercurial
3 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.82%) Maven
4 11 (10.00%) JIRA
5 10 (9.09%) JUnit
5 10 (9.09%) Mockito
6 5 (4.55%) Subversion
7 4 (3.64%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.64%) Hamcrest
7 4 (3.64%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.82%) Gradle
8 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.82%) Xcode
9 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.91%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.91%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (21.82%) Retail
2 3 (2.73%) Games
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Billing
3 1 (0.91%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Interactive Media
3 1 (0.91%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (53.64%) Spring
2 38 (34.55%) HTML
3 28 (25.45%) CSS
3 28 (25.45%) Hibernate
4 26 (23.64%) REST
4 26 (23.64%) RESTful
5 21 (19.09%) HTML5
6 18 (16.36%) CSS3
7 14 (12.73%) Node.js
8 13 (11.82%) Spring Boot
9 12 (10.91%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.91%) React
10 6 (5.45%) jQuery
11 4 (3.64%) Dropwizard
11 4 (3.64%) JAX-RS
11 4 (3.64%) JPA
11 4 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (3.64%) XML
12 3 (2.73%) Doctrine
12 3 (2.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.82%) Blog
3 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.91%) iPad
4 1 (0.91%) iSeries
4 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.91%) Physics
4 1 (0.91%) Tandem
4 1 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Linux
2 7 (6.36%) Unix
3 5 (4.55%) Windows
4 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (70.91%) TDD
3 33 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (24.55%) Scrum
5 25 (22.73%) Open Source
6 24 (21.82%) Microservices
7 23 (20.91%) SOA
8 22 (20.00%) OO
9 20 (18.18%) Pair Programming
10 19 (17.27%) BDD
11 17 (15.45%) Software Delivery
12 16 (14.55%) OOP
13 8 (7.27%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.27%) Unit Testing
14 7 (6.36%) MVC
14 7 (6.36%) Web Development
15 5 (4.55%) Data Management
15 5 (4.55%) Kanban
15 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
16 4 (3.64%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (68.18%) Java
2 47 (42.73%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.45%) Scala
4 16 (14.55%) Groovy
5 15 (13.64%) Clojure
6 9 (8.18%) Ruby
7 5 (4.55%) Python
7 5 (4.55%) SQL
8 4 (3.64%) C++
8 4 (3.64%) PHP
8 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.82%) ABAP
9 2 (1.82%) C#
9 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.91%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.91%) C
10 1 (0.91%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 17 (15.45%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (9.09%) Docker
3 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.91%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 17 (15.45%) Puppet
2 9 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle
2 5 (4.55%) VMware
3 4 (3.64%) Cisco
3 4 (3.64%) EMC
3 4 (3.64%) F5
3 4 (3.64%) NetApp
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.73%) SAP
4 3 (2.73%) Zend
5 2 (1.82%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.91%) HP
6 1 (0.91%) IBM
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