The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 88 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.082% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £48.92
% change year-on-year
- -33.56%
Software Programmer
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
1129 937 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.47% 94.74% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 578 475
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 42
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Programmer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software Programmer 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) Riak
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Graphite

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software Programmer 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) Riak
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle