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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 91 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.31% 1.38% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.45% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 9
Median daily rate £321 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £340 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1991 2074 1596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.89% 95.18% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1459 1013
Median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 66 58
Median hourly rate £12.82 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 18 £321 -2.87% 15
Bradford +1 3 £288 -11.53% 1
Halifax - 3 £323 - 1
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) C#
2 27 (50.94%) .NET
3 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
4 22 (41.51%) jQuery
5 19 (35.85%) Web Development
5 19 (35.85%) HTML
5 19 (35.85%) CSS
5 19 (35.85%) AngularJS
6 18 (33.96%) User Experience
6 18 (33.96%) Front End Development
6 18 (33.96%) MVC
7 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
7 17 (32.08%) HTML5
7 17 (32.08%) Node.js
7 17 (32.08%) gulp
7 17 (32.08%) React
7 17 (32.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (32.08%) CSS3
7 17 (32.08%) Sass
7 17 (32.08%) Grunt
8 16 (30.19%) LESS
8 16 (30.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (30.19%) lodash
8 16 (30.19%) Web Design
9 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
10 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
10 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (20.75%) SQL
11 11 (20.75%) C

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 3 (5.66%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.77%) OpenEdge
2 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Grunt
1 17 (32.08%) gulp
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.89%) Bower
4 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.89%) Mockito
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) .NET
2 22 (41.51%) jQuery
3 19 (35.85%) AngularJS
3 19 (35.85%) CSS
3 19 (35.85%) HTML
4 17 (32.08%) CSS3
4 17 (32.08%) HTML5
4 17 (32.08%) Node.js
4 17 (32.08%) React
4 17 (32.08%) Sass
4 17 (32.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (30.19%) LESS
5 16 (30.19%) lodash
6 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
7 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (13.21%) WCF
10 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.66%) Ajax
10 3 (5.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Web Development
3 18 (33.96%) Front End Development
3 18 (33.96%) MVC
4 16 (30.19%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (30.19%) Web Design
5 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.55%) DevOps
6 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.55%) High Availability
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.66%) OO
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) TDD
8 2 (3.77%) Microservices
8 2 (3.77%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) OOP
8 2 (3.77%) SDLC
8 2 (3.77%) SOA
8 2 (3.77%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) C#
2 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.75%) C
3 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) ES6
5 3 (5.66%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle
1 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.89%) DevExpress
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.89%) Sage
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