The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 69 62 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 16 5 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.37% 0.64% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.67% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 34
Average daily rate £375 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1098 746 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.69% 95.03% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 384 465
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.90 £44.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Senior Developer
West Yorkshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) .NET
3 10 (41.67%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
4 9 (37.50%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) PHP
7 6 (25.00%) Zend
8 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
9 4 (16.67%) VB
9 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 4 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) CSS
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) WCF
9 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.67%) HTML5
10 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (12.50%) LINQ
10 3 (12.50%) QA
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (12.50%) Incident Management

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.67%) WCF
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) LINQ
4 3 (12.50%) CSS3
4 3 (12.50%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE
5 2 (8.33%) WinForms
5 2 (8.33%) Symfony
5 2 (8.33%) JPA
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.17%) Spring Batch
6 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
1 1 (4.17%) Open Source
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.50%) Scrum
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Use Case
4 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) ETL
4 1 (4.17%) UML
4 1 (4.17%) OOP
4 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) PHP
6 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
7 4 (16.67%) VB
8 3 (12.50%) VB6
9 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Zend
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
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