The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 100 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 1.41% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.50% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software 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
1594 1465 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.57% 93.91% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 899 638
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 58 98
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £28.20 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 3 £375 +17.18% 12
Pontefract - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 5
Bradford - - - - 4
Castleford - - - - 3
Dewsbury - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Keighley - - - -
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
7 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Discovery
7 2 (13.33%) JFreeChart

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) CTI
1 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) RavenDB
5 1 (6.67%) Redis
5 1 (6.67%) Riak
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) NetBeans
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Capybara
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) JavaFX
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (13.33%) JFreeChart
6 2 (13.33%) JFace
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Swing
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Chemistry
1 2 (13.33%) Life Science
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
5 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Discovery
5 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (13.33%) Groovy
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Graylog
1 1 (6.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Akamai
2 1 (6.67%) New Relic
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