The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.43% 10.00% 23.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.43% 10.00% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £360 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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 Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
28 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 100.00% 100.00% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 14
Average daily rate £355 £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £125 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.99 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Biml
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) RSS
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Epicor
2 1 (10.00%) SAP