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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 89 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.23% 1.25% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.32% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 8
Median daily rate £321 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £340 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1408 1518 1013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.37% 94.88% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1082 701
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 43 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 July 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 July 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 21 (58.33%) C#
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 15 (41.67%) MVC
4 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
4 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
4 13 (36.11%) jQuery
5 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 11 (30.56%) User Experience
6 11 (30.56%) Front End Development
6 11 (30.56%) CSS
6 11 (30.56%) HTML
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
7 10 (27.78%) gulp
7 10 (27.78%) React
7 10 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (27.78%) Sass
7 10 (27.78%) Grunt
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (27.78%) HTML5
7 10 (27.78%) Node.js
7 10 (27.78%) CSS3
8 9 (25.00%) LESS
8 9 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (25.00%) lodash
8 9 (25.00%) Web Design
8 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (25.00%) Web Development
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (5.56%) Apache Solr
1 2 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Grunt
1 10 (27.78%) gulp
2 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Bower
4 1 (2.78%) Mockito
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
2 13 (36.11%) jQuery
3 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 11 (30.56%) CSS
4 11 (30.56%) HTML
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (27.78%) CSS3
5 10 (27.78%) HTML5
5 10 (27.78%) Node.js
5 10 (27.78%) React
5 10 (27.78%) Sass
5 10 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (25.00%) LESS
6 9 (25.00%) lodash
7 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (11.11%) WCF
9 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.33%) Ajax
9 3 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) MVC
3 11 (30.56%) Front End Development
4 9 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (25.00%) Web Design
4 9 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.11%) High Availability
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) Microservices
7 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) OOP
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) SOLID
8 1 (2.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) ES6
5 3 (8.33%) C
5 3 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
1 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.78%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) Sage