The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development 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 Head of Development in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank - 99 101
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Development 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.064% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.068% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £488 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Head of Development
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
1736 1471 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.98% 93.46% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 883 787
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 93
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £8.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Head of Development
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Head of Development Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Head of Development 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 Head of Development in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Head of Development 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 Head of Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Google