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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 59 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 26 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.36% 0.83% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 0.88% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 4
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£388 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
1010 914 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.65% 94.81% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 576 348
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 45
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £27.00 £111.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) MVC
2 21 (43.75%) .NET
3 20 (41.67%) Java
4 19 (39.58%) C#
5 16 (33.33%) SQL
6 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (29.17%) PHP
6 14 (29.17%) TDD
7 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (25.00%) jQuery
9 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
11 9 (18.75%) Subversion
11 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (16.67%) Ajax
12 8 (16.67%) J2EE
12 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 7 (14.58%) Mustache
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (14.58%) REST
13 7 (14.58%) JUnit
13 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
13 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.58%) Symfony
14 6 (12.50%) Zend
14 6 (12.50%) WCF
14 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 6 (12.50%) Kanban
14 6 (12.50%) JPA

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (8.33%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.50%) Pentaho
4 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.08%) OLAP
7 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.08%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Subversion
2 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.58%) JUnit
4 6 (12.50%) JMeter
4 6 (12.50%) QUnit
5 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) Capybara
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) .NET
2 12 (25.00%) jQuery
3 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.67%) J2EE
4 8 (16.67%) Ajax
5 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
5 7 (14.58%) Symfony
5 7 (14.58%) Mustache
5 7 (14.58%) REST
6 6 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 6 (12.50%) Doctrine
6 6 (12.50%) WCF
6 6 (12.50%) JPA
6 6 (12.50%) Drools
6 6 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (12.50%) JRules
6 6 (12.50%) JSON
6 6 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Smartcard
1 6 (12.50%) PKI
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) MVC
3 14 (29.17%) TDD
4 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Kanban
5 6 (12.50%) Workflow
5 6 (12.50%) CRM
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (8.33%) Web Development
6 4 (8.33%) Time Management
6 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) Coaching
7 3 (6.25%) CMMI
7 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.17%) Web Design
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) C#
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) PHP
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (10.42%) PHP5
7 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.25%) VB
8 3 (6.25%) VB6
9 2 (4.17%) Ruby
9 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) VCP4
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) OpenIDM
2 1 (2.08%) Graylog
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco
1 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 6 (12.50%) Zend
1 6 (12.50%) Splunk
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) ATG
3 2 (4.17%) hybris
4 1 (2.08%) Akamai
4 1 (2.08%) New Relic
4 1 (2.08%) Open Text
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Vignette
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