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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 94 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 1.30% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.37% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 8
Median daily rate £325 £320 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £320 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £375 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +8.33%
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
1460 1313 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.93% 94.73% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 916 809
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 33
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £26.60 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 (55.26%) C#
1 21 (55.26%) .NET
2 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
4 16 (42.11%) MVC
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (28.95%) SQL
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 10 (26.32%) jQuery
7 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
8 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.05%) Web Development
8 8 (21.05%) HTML
8 8 (21.05%) CSS
9 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
9 7 (18.42%) HTML5
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (15.79%) React
10 6 (15.79%) Grunt
10 6 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (15.79%) Sass
10 6 (15.79%) Node.js
10 6 (15.79%) CSS3
10 6 (15.79%) gulp
11 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
11 5 (13.16%) LESS
11 5 (13.16%) lodash
11 5 (13.16%) User Experience

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 6 (15.79%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Grunt
1 6 (15.79%) gulp
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.63%) Bower
5 1 (2.63%) Mockito
5 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
4 10 (26.32%) jQuery
5 8 (21.05%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) HTML
6 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (18.42%) HTML5
7 6 (15.79%) CSS3
7 6 (15.79%) React
7 6 (15.79%) Sass
7 6 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (13.16%) LESS
8 5 (13.16%) lodash
9 4 (10.53%) WinForms
10 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.89%) LINQ
11 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
11 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (42.11%) MVC
2 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) Web Development
3 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
5 5 (13.16%) Web Design
6 4 (10.53%) MVVM
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) High Availability
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.63%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.63%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.63%) Memory Management
8 1 (2.63%) Open Source
8 1 (2.63%) Scrum
8 1 (2.63%) SDLC
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) C#
2 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) DevExpress
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.63%) Sage