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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 79 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 29 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.00% 2.30% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.42% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 5
Median daily rate £500 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £384
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £37.04 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.02 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +80.10%
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
1398 1568 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.21% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 1110 626
Median daily rate £400 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 30
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 87 (79.82%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (70.64%) TDD
3 75 (68.81%) Java
4 62 (56.88%) Spring
5 55 (50.46%) JavaScript
6 41 (37.61%) Git (software)
7 40 (36.70%) HTML
8 38 (34.86%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (31.19%) CSS
10 32 (29.36%) Hibernate
10 32 (29.36%) Scrum
10 32 (29.36%) RESTful
10 32 (29.36%) Open Source
11 30 (27.52%) Microservices
12 29 (26.61%) SOA
12 29 (26.61%) OO
13 27 (24.77%) HTML5
14 25 (22.94%) Pair Programming
15 24 (22.02%) CSS3
16 23 (21.10%) GitHub
16 23 (21.10%) Software Delivery
16 23 (21.10%) Virtual Machines
17 22 (20.18%) Scala
17 22 (20.18%) Retail
17 22 (20.18%) Groovy
17 22 (20.18%) OOP
18 21 (19.27%) Mercurial
18 21 (19.27%) Clojure
18 21 (19.27%) Enterprise Software
19 20 (18.35%) REST

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 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.75%) Jetty
3 2 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.92%) concrete5
4 1 (0.92%) Drupal
4 1 (0.92%) nginx
4 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.10%) GitHub
2 6 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.75%) IaaS
4 3 (2.75%) PaaS
4 3 (2.75%) SaaS
5 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) FTP
1 1 (0.92%) HTTP
1 1 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) NoSQL
2 10 (9.17%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.59%) MySQL
4 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.67%) Hazelcast
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.83%) Power BI
6 2 (1.83%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.83%) Redis
6 2 (1.83%) Riak
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.83%) SSDT
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 41 (37.61%) Git (software)
2 21 (19.27%) Mercurial
3 14 (12.84%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.01%) JIRA
5 11 (10.09%) Maven
6 10 (9.17%) JUnit
7 8 (7.34%) Mockito
8 5 (4.59%) Travis CI
9 4 (3.67%) Hamcrest
10 3 (2.75%) Subversion
11 2 (1.83%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.83%) Gradle
11 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.83%) Xcode
12 1 (0.92%) Geb
12 1 (0.92%) git-flow
12 1 (0.92%) Spock
12 1 (0.92%) VersionOne
General
1 22 (20.18%) Retail
2 3 (2.75%) Games
3 1 (0.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Billing
3 1 (0.92%) Interactive Media
3 1 (0.92%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (56.88%) Spring
2 40 (36.70%) HTML
3 34 (31.19%) CSS
4 32 (29.36%) Hibernate
4 32 (29.36%) RESTful
5 27 (24.77%) HTML5
6 24 (22.02%) CSS3
7 20 (18.35%) REST
8 15 (13.76%) Node.js
9 13 (11.93%) AngularJS
9 13 (11.93%) React
9 13 (11.93%) Spring Boot
10 6 (5.50%) jQuery
11 5 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.67%) JPA
12 4 (3.67%) XML
13 3 (2.75%) .NET
13 3 (2.75%) Middleware
14 2 (1.83%) J2EE
14 2 (1.83%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.67%) User Experience
3 3 (2.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) Blog
4 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.92%) iPad
5 1 (0.92%) iSeries
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.92%) Physics
5 1 (0.92%) Tandem
5 1 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Linux
2 6 (5.50%) Windows
3 3 (2.75%) Unix
4 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (79.82%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (70.64%) TDD
3 38 (34.86%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (29.36%) Open Source
4 32 (29.36%) Scrum
5 30 (27.52%) Microservices
6 29 (26.61%) OO
6 29 (26.61%) SOA
7 25 (22.94%) Pair Programming
8 23 (21.10%) Software Delivery
9 22 (20.18%) OOP
10 16 (14.68%) BDD
11 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.50%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.59%) Data Management
13 5 (4.59%) MVC
13 5 (4.59%) Web Development
14 4 (3.67%) Front End Development
14 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (68.81%) Java
2 55 (50.46%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.18%) Groovy
3 22 (20.18%) Scala
4 21 (19.27%) Clojure
5 9 (8.26%) Ruby
6 6 (5.50%) SQL
7 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.67%) C++
8 4 (3.67%) Python
9 3 (2.75%) PHP
10 2 (1.83%) ABAP
10 2 (1.83%) C#
10 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.92%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.92%) C
11 1 (0.92%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 23 (21.10%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (9.17%) Docker
3 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.92%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 18 (16.51%) Puppet
2 10 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Oracle
2 6 (5.50%) VMware
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco
3 5 (4.59%) EMC
3 5 (4.59%) F5
3 5 (4.59%) NetApp
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.75%) SAP
5 2 (1.83%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.92%) HP
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) Zend