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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Rank 66 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 28 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.52% 2.98% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 3.11% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 19
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.58% +17.60%

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
1076 1351 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.85% 95.95% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 924 754
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £21.50 £18.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (40.48%) TDD
3 17 (40.48%) Spring
4 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 10 (23.81%) CSS
5 10 (23.81%) Microservices
6 9 (21.43%) OO
6 9 (21.43%) .NET
6 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 8 (19.05%) MVC
7 8 (19.05%) C#
7 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 7 (16.67%) DevOps
8 7 (16.67%) REST
8 7 (16.67%) Retail
8 7 (16.67%) RESTful
8 7 (16.67%) SOLID
9 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 6 (14.29%) BDD
9 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
9 6 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 6 (14.29%) Analytics
9 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle

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 2 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.38%) concrete5
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Power BI
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.90%) Maven
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.38%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) jMock
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Mockito
4 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (16.67%) Retail
2 6 (14.29%) Publishing
3 3 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Spring
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
2 10 (23.81%) HTML
3 9 (21.43%) .NET
3 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (16.67%) REST
5 7 (16.67%) RESTful
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 5 (11.90%) CSS3
7 5 (11.90%) HTML5
8 4 (9.52%) J2EE
8 4 (9.52%) Spring Boot
9 3 (7.14%) jQuery
9 3 (7.14%) Web Services
9 3 (7.14%) XML
10 2 (4.76%) Node.js
10 2 (4.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) TDD
3 10 (23.81%) Microservices
4 9 (21.43%) OO
5 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 8 (19.05%) MVC
6 7 (16.67%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) SOLID
7 6 (14.29%) Analytics
7 6 (14.29%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 6 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.52%) SOA
9 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
9 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) Scala
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Clojure
5 3 (7.14%) Groovy
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) F#
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
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