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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Rank 76 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.99% 1.39% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.46% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £388 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £295 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £494 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
- +10.07%

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
1056 1371 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.48% 95.01% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 917 756
Median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.32 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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
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 19 January 2017, 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 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 17 (53.13%) Java
4 16 (50.00%) HTML
5 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
6 8 (25.00%) Ruby
7 7 (21.88%) Node.js
7 7 (21.88%) Scrum
7 7 (21.88%) .NET
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
8 6 (18.75%) CSS
8 6 (18.75%) MySQL
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source
8 6 (18.75%) Kanban
9 5 (15.63%) Selenium
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.63%) Scala
9 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
9 5 (15.63%) TDD
9 5 (15.63%) MVC
9 5 (15.63%) C#
9 5 (15.63%) OO
10 4 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Python
10 4 (12.50%) PHP
10 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering

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 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.63%) Selenium
4 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.38%) Grunt
6 2 (6.25%) Calabash
6 2 (6.25%) gulp
6 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.25%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) JUnit
6 2 (6.25%) Subversion
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (3.13%) Back Office
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.88%) .NET
3 7 (21.88%) Node.js
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (9.38%) LAMP
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) LESS
7 2 (6.25%) lodash
7 2 (6.25%) React
7 2 (6.25%) Sass
7 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Psychology
3 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) Kanban
3 6 (18.75%) Open Source
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) OO
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.38%) OOP
6 3 (9.38%) SOLID
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) OWASP
7 2 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) Ruby
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) Scala
6 4 (12.50%) PHP
6 4 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) ES6
7 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.13%) C
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCNP
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) RHCE
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SDET
2 1 (3.13%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore