The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software 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 Software Developer
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £316
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Senior Software 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 Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Leeds region.

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Senior Software 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 Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) logstash
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Graylog
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (33.33%) New Relic
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Senior Software 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 Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Capybara
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Sinatra
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (66.67%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Akamai
1 1 (33.33%) New Relic