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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 67 60 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 38 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 1.78% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.93% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £320 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £376 £776
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.49% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.02 £20.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+80.10% -48.38%
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
1549 934 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.64% 92.38% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 605 479
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (40.00%) .NET
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) HTML
3 18 (32.73%) CSS
4 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
5 15 (27.27%) Java
5 15 (27.27%) MVC
6 14 (25.45%) C#
6 14 (25.45%) SQL
6 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
7 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
7 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
8 11 (20.00%) HTML5
9 10 (18.18%) Analytics
9 10 (18.18%) Python
9 10 (18.18%) MySQL
10 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
11 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.73%) Finance
12 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (10.91%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (10.91%) Sitecore
13 6 (10.91%) Ruby
13 6 (10.91%) Marketing
13 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (10.91%) XHTML
13 6 (10.91%) Big Data

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (9.09%) CMS
1 5 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
3 10 (18.18%) MySQL
4 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (10.91%) Big Data
7 5 (9.09%) Neo4j
7 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
8 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.82%) DB2
10 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.82%) Redis
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) JMeter
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) GitLab
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 4 (7.27%) Publishing
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) .NET
2 21 (38.18%) HTML
3 18 (32.73%) CSS
4 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
5 11 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (10.91%) XHTML
8 5 (9.09%) Spring
8 5 (9.09%) Apache Camel
8 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (7.27%) Sass
9 4 (7.27%) jQuery
10 3 (5.45%) J2EE
10 3 (5.45%) Web Services
10 3 (5.45%) XML
11 2 (3.64%) JSP
11 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
1 5 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) MVC
3 10 (18.18%) Analytics
4 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.91%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (9.09%) TDD
7 5 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.09%) UML
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps
8 4 (7.27%) BDD
8 4 (7.27%) Multivariate Testing
8 4 (7.27%) RUP
8 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.27%) SDLC
9 3 (5.45%) Software Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
2 15 (27.27%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) C#
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
4 10 (18.18%) Python
5 6 (10.91%) Ruby
6 5 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (7.27%) PHP
8 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.64%) VB
9 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.64%) Scala
9 2 (3.64%) VB6
10 1 (1.82%) Clojure
10 1 (1.82%) X++
10 1 (1.82%) Groovy
10 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.82%) XAML
10 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Vagrant
1 5 (9.09%) logstash
2 1 (1.82%) Salt
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Sitecore
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.82%) Zend
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