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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 77 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 25 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 1.98% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 2.13% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £320 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £351 £776
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.02 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+92.60% -46.66%
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
1497 988 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.12% 93.12% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 674 443
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £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 38 23 34
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.20 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -54.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 31 July 2015.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) Java
3 17 (30.91%) .NET
4 16 (29.09%) MVC
5 14 (25.45%) HTML
6 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
7 12 (21.82%) C#
7 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
8 11 (20.00%) SQL
8 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (18.18%) CSS
9 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
10 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
10 9 (16.36%) Scrum
10 9 (16.36%) TDD
11 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.73%) HTML5
12 7 (12.73%) Analytics
12 7 (12.73%) Spring
12 7 (12.73%) MySQL
12 7 (12.73%) Finance
13 6 (10.91%) J2EE
13 6 (10.91%) PHP
13 6 (10.91%) Python
13 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (10.91%) Neo4j
13 6 (10.91%) Big Data

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (7.27%) CMS
1 4 (7.27%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.73%) MySQL
5 6 (10.91%) Neo4j
5 6 (10.91%) Big Data
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.82%) DB2
8 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.82%) Redis
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) JUnit
2 4 (7.27%) JIRA
3 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) JMeter
5 1 (1.82%) GitLab
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) QUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Capybara
5 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) .NET
2 14 (25.45%) HTML
3 10 (18.18%) CSS
4 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.73%) Spring
5 7 (12.73%) HTML5
6 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (10.91%) REST
6 6 (10.91%) jQuery
6 6 (10.91%) J2EE
7 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (9.09%) Apache Camel
8 4 (7.27%) JAX-RS
8 4 (7.27%) Web Services
8 4 (7.27%) XML
8 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.45%) JSP
9 3 (5.45%) Symfony
9 3 (5.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.82%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.82%) iPhone
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
2 3 (5.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) MVC
3 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.36%) TDD
4 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (16.36%) Scrum
5 7 (12.73%) Analytics
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) DevOps
6 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.27%) Kanban
7 4 (7.27%) BDD
7 4 (7.27%) UML
8 3 (5.45%) RUP
8 3 (5.45%) Web Design
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.45%) Pair Programming
8 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
2 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) C#
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) PHP
5 6 (10.91%) Python
6 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) VB
8 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.64%) Scala
8 2 (3.64%) VB6
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) PHP5
9 1 (1.82%) Groovy
9 1 (1.82%) Clojure
9 1 (1.82%) XAML
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Vagrant
1 4 (7.27%) logstash
2 1 (1.82%) Salt
2 1 (1.82%) Graylog
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) OpenIDM
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Sitecore
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe
2 3 (5.45%) Zend
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Vignette
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.82%) OpenText
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Akamai
4 1 (1.82%) Splunk
4 1 (1.82%) New Relic
4 1 (1.82%) SaltStack
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