The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 64 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 29 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.71% 0.70% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.75% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
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£425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £292 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £664 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-48.38% -8.82%
Senior 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
1583 1473 1842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.50% 94.06% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 782 1020
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 71 76
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 +19 17 £320 -27.27% 19
Halifax 0 8 £425 +3.03% 1
Bradford - - - - 1
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 21 (38.89%) SQL
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.33%) .NET
3 17 (31.48%) jQuery
4 16 (29.63%) Java
5 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 13 (24.07%) Oracle
7 12 (22.22%) HTML
7 12 (22.22%) C#
8 11 (20.37%) Windows
9 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
9 10 (18.52%) MVC
10 9 (16.67%) WebSphere
10 9 (16.67%) HTML5
11 8 (14.81%) CSS3
11 8 (14.81%) Spring
11 8 (14.81%) Maven
11 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
11 8 (14.81%) CSS
11 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
11 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (12.96%) IBM
12 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
12 7 (12.96%) VB
12 7 (12.96%) Finance
12 7 (12.96%) VB6
12 7 (12.96%) JPA
13 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 6 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (11.11%) Relational Database

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (7.41%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.11%) DB2
2 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (7.41%) Redis
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.56%) MS Access
5 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.70%) OLTP
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Maven
2 6 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 6 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.56%) NUnit
5 2 (3.70%) Selenium
5 2 (3.70%) JMeter
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.85%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) Bazaar
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) .NET
2 17 (31.48%) jQuery
3 12 (22.22%) HTML
4 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
5 9 (16.67%) HTML5
6 8 (14.81%) CSS3
6 8 (14.81%) Spring
6 8 (14.81%) CSS
7 7 (12.96%) JPA
8 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 5 (9.26%) J2EE
9 5 (9.26%) WCF
10 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.41%) Spring MVC
10 4 (7.41%) XML
11 3 (5.56%) ADO
11 3 (5.56%) WPF
11 3 (5.56%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.41%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.70%) GIS
6 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.85%) Open Source
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) AIX
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) MVC
2 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
2 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
4 6 (11.11%) Workflow Management
4 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.11%) Workflow
4 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 6 (11.11%) ETL
5 4 (7.41%) Web Development
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.56%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Scrum
7 2 (3.70%) TDD
8 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 16 (29.63%) Java
3 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.22%) C#
5 7 (12.96%) VB
5 7 (12.96%) VB6
6 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.41%) PHP
8 3 (5.56%) VBA
8 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.70%) C++
9 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.85%) Python
10 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) IBM
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Twitter
5 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.56%) Zend
6 2 (3.70%) Sybase
7 1 (1.85%) Adobe
7 1 (1.85%) Informatica
7 1 (1.85%) JBoss
7 1 (1.85%) ATG
7 1 (1.85%) hybris