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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 85 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.35% 1.16% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.23% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Median daily rate £425 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +2.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.07%
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
1492 2031 1685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.58% 94.20% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 1327 1058
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 87 73
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.43 £9.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +15 20 £425 +28.78% 12
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (42.50%) HTML
4 15 (37.50%) Java
4 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 12 (30.00%) .NET
6 11 (27.50%) C#
7 9 (22.50%) CSS
7 9 (22.50%) Node.js
8 8 (20.00%) Ruby
8 8 (20.00%) jQuery
8 8 (20.00%) Scrum
8 8 (20.00%) MVC
9 7 (17.50%) Linux
9 7 (17.50%) HTML5
9 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.50%) Web Development
9 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
9 7 (17.50%) User Experience
9 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
10 6 (15.00%) Grunt
10 6 (15.00%) TDD
10 6 (15.00%) Kanban
10 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (15.00%) MySQL
10 6 (15.00%) SQL
11 5 (12.50%) Web Design
11 5 (12.50%) CSS3
11 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design

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 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (5.00%) CMS
1 2 (5.00%) Confluence
1 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.00%) OpenEdge
1 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Grunt
3 5 (12.50%) gulp
3 5 (12.50%) Selenium
4 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.00%) Calabash
5 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) HTML
2 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 12 (30.00%) .NET
4 9 (22.50%) CSS
4 9 (22.50%) Node.js
5 8 (20.00%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) HTML5
7 5 (12.50%) CSS3
7 5 (12.50%) LESS
7 5 (12.50%) lodash
7 5 (12.50%) Sass
7 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (10.00%) React
8 4 (10.00%) Web Services
9 3 (7.50%) Ajax
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (7.50%) LAMP
10 2 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Psychology
3 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) MVC
2 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.50%) Web Development
4 6 (15.00%) Kanban
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
5 5 (12.50%) Open Source
5 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (12.50%) Web Design
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.00%) OO
6 4 (10.00%) OOP
6 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.50%) SOA
7 3 (7.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) C#
4 8 (20.00%) Ruby
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 5 (12.50%) ES6
6 5 (12.50%) Scala
7 4 (10.00%) PHP
7 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (7.50%) C
9 2 (5.00%) Python
9 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.50%) C++
10 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SDET
2 1 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle