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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 45 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 61 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.91% 2.39% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 2.52% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 14
Average daily rate £450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £40.29
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -0.70%
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
1495 1268 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.89% 94.63% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 845 741
Average daily rate £405 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 83 (79.81%) Java
2 73 (70.19%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (69.23%) TDD
4 58 (55.77%) Spring
5 36 (34.62%) REST
6 29 (27.88%) HTML
7 28 (26.92%) Retail
8 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
9 23 (22.12%) Oracle
10 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
11 19 (18.27%) Hibernate
12 17 (16.35%) Linux
12 17 (16.35%) NoSQL
13 16 (15.38%) Spring Boot
14 15 (14.42%) Scrum
14 15 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (13.46%) SOA
15 14 (13.46%) Mockito
16 13 (12.50%) HTML5
16 13 (12.50%) RESTful
16 13 (12.50%) BDD
16 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
16 13 (12.50%) Microservices
16 13 (12.50%) JUnit
16 13 (12.50%) CSS
16 13 (12.50%) XML
17 12 (11.54%) Open Source
18 11 (10.58%) Relational Database
18 11 (10.58%) Unix
18 11 (10.58%) OO

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (7.69%) Node.js
2 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.92%) SAS
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) GitHub
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) FTP
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) NoSQL
2 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.58%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.65%) Hazelcast
5 7 (6.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.85%) MySQL
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.88%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.88%) Redis
7 3 (2.88%) Riak
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.96%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.46%) Mockito
3 13 (12.50%) JUnit
4 10 (9.62%) Maven
5 9 (8.65%) Hamcrest
5 9 (8.65%) JIRA
6 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.73%) Subversion
7 6 (5.77%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.88%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.92%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.92%) StyleCop
10 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.96%) Firebug
11 1 (0.96%) NUnit
11 1 (0.96%) Xcode
General
1 28 (26.92%) Retail
2 3 (2.88%) Back Office
2 3 (2.88%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Interactive Media
3 1 (0.96%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (55.77%) Spring
2 36 (34.62%) REST
3 29 (27.88%) HTML
4 19 (18.27%) Hibernate
5 16 (15.38%) Spring Boot
6 13 (12.50%) CSS
6 13 (12.50%) HTML5
6 13 (12.50%) RESTful
6 13 (12.50%) XML
7 9 (8.65%) CSS3
7 9 (8.65%) JPA
7 9 (8.65%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (6.73%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.81%) .NET
9 5 (4.81%) Apache Camel
9 5 (4.81%) JSON
9 5 (4.81%) WCF
10 4 (3.85%) J2EE
10 4 (3.85%) JAX-RS
10 4 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) Blog
4 2 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.96%) iPad
5 1 (0.96%) iSeries
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Tandem
5 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Linux
2 11 (10.58%) Unix
3 6 (5.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.85%) Windows
5 2 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (70.19%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (69.23%) TDD
3 15 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (14.42%) Scrum
4 14 (13.46%) SOA
5 13 (12.50%) BDD
5 13 (12.50%) Microservices
6 12 (11.54%) Open Source
7 11 (10.58%) OO
8 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.69%) MVC
9 8 (7.69%) OOP
9 8 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 8 (7.69%) Web Development
10 7 (6.73%) Software Delivery
11 6 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.77%) Web Design
12 5 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.85%) Automated Testing
14 3 (2.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (79.81%) Java
2 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.65%) Scala
4 7 (6.73%) Groovy
4 7 (6.73%) SQL
5 6 (5.77%) C#
5 6 (5.77%) Clojure
6 5 (4.81%) PHP
6 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.81%) Python
7 3 (2.88%) Ruby
7 3 (2.88%) VB
8 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.92%) VBA
9 1 (0.96%) ABAP
9 1 (0.96%) C
9 1 (0.96%) JCL
9 1 (0.96%) Perl
9 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.77%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.88%) Degree
5 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) Puppet
2 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (22.12%) Oracle
2 3 (2.88%) SaltStack
2 3 (2.88%) Zend
3 2 (1.92%) Capita
3 2 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe
4 1 (0.96%) Google
4 1 (0.96%) IBM
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