The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 357 375 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.31% 25.61% 23.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.17% 27.29% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 234 227
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £29.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £31.70 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1477 1374 1777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.31% 93.85% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 754 937
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 63 77
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 211 £320 +6.66% 131
Bradford 0 46 £325 +8.33% 19
Halifax -4 22 £425 +11.11% 10
Huddersfield -2 6 £225 -23.07% 10
Ilkley - 2 £265 - 2
Castleford - - - - 1
Dewsbury - - - - 1
Batley - - - - 1
Bingley - - - - 1
Otley - - - - 4
Pontefract - - - -
Sowerby Bridge - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 16
Wetherby - - - - 4
Developer
Yorkshire

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 275 (33.21%) .NET
2 265 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (30.31%) SQL
4 244 (29.47%) C#
5 221 (26.69%) SQL Server
6 207 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 201 (24.28%) HTML
8 197 (23.79%) MVC
9 179 (21.62%) ASP.NET
10 172 (20.77%) CSS
11 162 (19.57%) Oracle
12 161 (19.44%) Java
13 135 (16.30%) jQuery
14 118 (14.25%) XML
15 113 (13.65%) Web Services
16 96 (11.59%) Finance
17 86 (10.39%) PHP
18 84 (10.14%) WCF
19 72 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
20 71 (8.57%) .NET Framework
20 71 (8.57%) Software Engineering
21 69 (8.33%) OO
22 68 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
23 67 (8.09%) HTML5
24 65 (7.85%) TDD
25 63 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
26 62 (7.49%) J2EE
26 62 (7.49%) Microsoft
27 58 (7.00%) SharePoint
27 58 (7.00%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 58 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 50 (6.04%) CMS
3 34 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 27 (3.26%) WebSphere
4 27 (3.26%) WebLogic
5 19 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.69%) Apache
7 13 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.45%) SAS
9 11 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.09%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (0.85%) Drupal
13 6 (0.72%) IIS
13 6 (0.72%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.72%) WordPress
14 5 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
14 5 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.05%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.21%) MS Office
4 9 (1.09%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 27 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.45%) Magento
3 10 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.36%) Force.com
3 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Heroku
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.29%) Internet
2 16 (1.93%) HTTP
3 13 (1.57%) Intranet
4 2 (0.24%) FTP
4 2 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (26.69%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
6 47 (5.68%) Oracle Database
7 45 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 38 (4.59%) Oracle Reports
9 35 (4.23%) MySQL
10 30 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 29 (3.50%) DB2
12 28 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (3.02%) Oracle BI EE
14 21 (2.54%) Relational Database
14 21 (2.54%) Oracle ODI
15 17 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (2.05%) Oracle OWB
16 15 (1.81%) Star Schema
16 15 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (1.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 50 (6.04%) Visual Studio
2 41 (4.95%) Maven
3 40 (4.83%) Subversion
3 40 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (3.86%) Git (software)
5 21 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (1.93%) JUnit
7 15 (1.81%) ClearQuest
7 15 (1.81%) ClearCase
8 12 (1.45%) Xcode
8 12 (1.45%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.33%) Selenium
10 9 (1.09%) JIRA
11 8 (0.97%) MSTest
12 7 (0.85%) NUnit
13 6 (0.72%) DbUnit
13 6 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 5 (0.60%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.60%) Hudson
14 5 (0.60%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 96 (11.59%) Finance
2 26 (3.14%) Retail
3 20 (2.42%) Marketing
4 18 (2.17%) Advertising
5 15 (1.81%) Banking
6 11 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.97%) Legal
8 5 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.60%) Back Office
9 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.48%) Games
10 3 (0.36%) Law
11 2 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (33.21%) .NET
2 201 (24.28%) HTML
3 179 (21.62%) ASP.NET
4 172 (20.77%) CSS
5 135 (16.30%) jQuery
6 118 (14.25%) XML
7 113 (13.65%) Web Services
8 84 (10.14%) WCF
9 71 (8.57%) .NET Framework
10 67 (8.09%) HTML5
11 63 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 62 (7.49%) J2EE
13 58 (7.00%) Spring
14 49 (5.92%) Hibernate
15 48 (5.80%) WinForms
16 47 (5.68%) CSS3
17 40 (4.83%) JSON
18 39 (4.71%) REST
19 32 (3.86%) XHTML
20 31 (3.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.74%) Mobile App
2 31 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (3.14%) NHS
4 22 (2.66%) Mainframe
5 17 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.93%) iPhone
6 16 (1.93%) User Experience
7 12 (1.45%) Data Integration
8 11 (1.33%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.09%) iPad
10 8 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.85%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.60%) Graphic Design
12 5 (0.60%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.60%) W3C
13 4 (0.48%) VLE
13 4 (0.48%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.95%) Linux
2 39 (4.71%) Android
3 37 (4.47%) Windows
4 32 (3.86%) Apple iOS
5 25 (3.02%) UNIX
6 15 (1.81%) AIX
7 6 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (23.79%) MVC
3 72 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 71 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 69 (8.33%) OO
6 65 (7.85%) TDD
7 56 (6.76%) Web Development
8 51 (6.16%) Scrum
9 47 (5.68%) E-Commerce
10 45 (5.43%) ETL
11 43 (5.19%) Unit Testing
12 38 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (3.99%) Data Modelling
14 30 (3.62%) Mentoring
14 30 (3.62%) Migration
15 29 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (3.50%) OOP
16 27 (3.26%) SOA
17 25 (3.02%) iOS Development
18 24 (2.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 251 (30.31%) SQL
2 244 (29.47%) C#
3 207 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 161 (19.44%) Java
5 86 (10.39%) PHP
6 52 (6.28%) PL/SQL
7 48 (5.80%) VB.NET
8 36 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 36 (4.35%) VB
9 27 (3.26%) VB6
10 18 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.05%) X++
12 16 (1.93%) Objective-C
13 15 (1.81%) Python
14 14 (1.69%) PHP5
15 12 (1.45%) VBA
15 12 (1.45%) C++
15 12 (1.45%) COBOL
16 7 (0.85%) Ruby
16 7 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (2.66%) Security Cleared
2 15 (1.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.48%) Degree
4 3 (0.36%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.93%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.12%) SLA
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 162 (19.57%) Oracle
2 62 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 38 (4.59%) Zend
4 35 (4.23%) IBM
5 19 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.69%) Adobe
7 12 (1.45%) Perforce
8 11 (1.33%) Xamarin
8 11 (1.33%) hybris
9 9 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.85%) Appcelerator
10 7 (0.85%) JBoss
11 5 (0.60%) Twitter
11 5 (0.60%) Sencha
11 5 (0.60%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.60%) RedDot
11 5 (0.60%) Open Text
11 5 (0.60%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.48%) Apple
12 4 (0.48%) Informatica
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + doe
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Henderson Drake
Rate: From £375 to £410 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £270.00 - £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 7 days ago