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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 54 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 19 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.91% 0.68% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.72% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £271 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £440 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
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
916 836 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.06% 94.57% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 461 562
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 19 September 2014, 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 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 13 (33.33%) jQuery
5 12 (30.77%) C#
6 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (25.64%) Java
7 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
8 8 (20.51%) Web Development
8 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
8 8 (20.51%) MVC
8 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
9 7 (17.95%) HTML
9 7 (17.95%) Windows
10 6 (15.38%) VB
10 6 (15.38%) Finance
10 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (15.38%) VB6
10 6 (15.38%) Spring
10 6 (15.38%) Maven
10 6 (15.38%) HTML5
11 5 (12.82%) CSS3
11 5 (12.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (12.82%) JPA
11 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
11 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
11 5 (12.82%) CSS
11 5 (12.82%) Oracle

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (10.26%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.26%) Redis
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.13%) OLTP
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Maven
2 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) MSTest
5 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 13 (33.33%) jQuery
3 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
5 7 (17.95%) HTML
6 6 (15.38%) Spring
6 6 (15.38%) HTML5
7 5 (12.82%) CSS3
7 5 (12.82%) JPA
7 5 (12.82%) CSS
8 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
8 4 (10.26%) WCF
8 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.69%) WPF
9 3 (7.69%) Silverlight
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.69%) ADO
10 2 (5.13%) XML
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Web Development
2 8 (20.51%) MVC
3 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) CMMI
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.56%) Data Governance
8 1 (2.56%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) C#
3 10 (25.64%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) VB
5 6 (15.38%) VB6
6 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.13%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) Ruby
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Twitter
3 3 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.56%) Zend
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) ATG
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
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