The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 94 92 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 0.92% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.96% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 7
Median daily rate £325 £320 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £320 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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
1418 1451 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.68% 94.96% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1040 762
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 24
Median hourly rate £12.66 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 25 (64.10%) C#
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) MVC
4 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
5 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
7 11 (28.21%) jQuery
8 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (20.51%) Web Development
10 7 (17.95%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) CSS
10 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
11 6 (15.38%) HTML5
11 6 (15.38%) User Experience
11 6 (15.38%) Sass
11 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (15.38%) Grunt
11 6 (15.38%) CSS3
11 6 (15.38%) Node.js
11 6 (15.38%) Front End Development
11 6 (15.38%) React
11 6 (15.38%) gulp
12 5 (12.82%) lodash
12 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (12.82%) LESS

Software 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 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Grunt
1 6 (15.38%) gulp
2 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.56%) Bower
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (28.21%) jQuery
5 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (17.95%) CSS
6 7 (17.95%) HTML
7 6 (15.38%) CSS3
7 6 (15.38%) HTML5
7 6 (15.38%) Node.js
7 6 (15.38%) React
7 6 (15.38%) Sass
7 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (12.82%) LESS
8 5 (12.82%) lodash
9 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
9 4 (10.26%) WCF
10 3 (7.69%) LINQ
10 3 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) MVC
3 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
4 8 (20.51%) Web Development
5 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.38%) Front End Development
7 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (12.82%) Web Design
8 4 (10.26%) DevOps
8 4 (10.26%) High Availability
9 3 (7.69%) MVVM
9 3 (7.69%) OO
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) Scrum
10 2 (5.13%) TDD
11 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (2.56%) Low Latency
11 1 (2.56%) Memory Management
11 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
11 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) C#
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) DevExpress
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Sage
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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