The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 78 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 35 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 1.81% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.88% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 5
Median daily rate £363 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £430 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +24.73%

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
1379 1857 1680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.30% 96.22% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 1259 1112
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 66 76
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.38 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -17 10 £375 +15.38% 13
Bradford +10 1 £275 - 1
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 15 (44.12%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) .NET
6 8 (23.53%) C#
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) MVC
7 7 (20.59%) Scrum
7 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.65%) Kanban
8 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
8 6 (17.65%) TDD
8 6 (17.65%) Ruby
9 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.71%) Python
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
9 5 (14.71%) Linux
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (14.71%) Open Source
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (14.71%) Node.js
10 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
10 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.76%) Scala
10 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
10 4 (11.76%) GitHub
10 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
1 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) GitHub
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
1 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.82%) Grunt
5 2 (5.88%) Calabash
5 2 (5.88%) gulp
5 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) JUnit
5 2 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 15 (44.12%) HTML
3 10 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (14.71%) Node.js
5 4 (11.76%) CSS
5 4 (11.76%) Web Services
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.88%) jQuery
7 2 (5.88%) LAMP
7 2 (5.88%) React
7 2 (5.88%) Sass
7 2 (5.88%) WCF
8 1 (2.94%) Browserify
8 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.94%) LESS
8 1 (2.94%) lodash
8 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) NHS
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) MVC
3 7 (20.59%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Kanban
4 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 5 (14.71%) Open Source
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) OOP
7 3 (8.82%) SOLID
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) SOA
8 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Ruby
5 5 (14.71%) Python
6 4 (11.76%) Scala
7 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.88%) ES6
8 2 (5.88%) PHP
8 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.94%) JSX
9 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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