The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 90 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 0.83% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.88% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Average daily rate £300 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £363 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1669 1251 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.03% 94.63% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 619 867
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 74
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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
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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -13 11 £300 +8.10% 15
Halifax - 3 £325 - 2
Bradford 0 1 £275 -15.38% 1
Castleford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Bingley - - - - 1
Software Developer
Yorkshire

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 23 (67.65%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle
3 17 (50.00%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) MVC
4 15 (44.12%) VB
5 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 13 (38.24%) SQL
7 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
7 12 (35.29%) OO
7 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (32.35%) VB6
9 10 (29.41%) HTML
10 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
11 8 (23.53%) Finance
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 7 (20.59%) XML
12 7 (20.59%) jQuery
13 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
13 6 (17.65%) Web Services
13 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
14 5 (14.71%) TDD
14 5 (14.71%) ColdFusion
14 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
14 5 (14.71%) J2EE
15 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (11.76%) WPF
15 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
15 4 (11.76%) CSS
16 3 (8.82%) Classic ASP
16 3 (8.82%) VB.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.71%) ColdFusion
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 7 (20.59%) XML
4 7 (20.59%) jQuery
5 6 (17.65%) Web Services
6 5 (14.71%) J2EE
7 4 (11.76%) CSS
7 4 (11.76%) WPF
8 3 (8.82%) LINQ
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.82%) WCF
8 3 (8.82%) Classic ASP
8 3 (8.82%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.94%) REST
10 1 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (2.94%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) MVC
2 12 (35.29%) OO
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.71%) TDD
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (8.82%) OOP
5 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
7 1 (2.94%) SOA
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Document Management
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) VB
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) VB6
5 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.88%) PHP
8 2 (5.88%) COBOL
8 2 (5.88%) Java
9 1 (2.94%) C++
9 1 (2.94%) VC++
9 1 (2.94%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) BEA
3 2 (5.88%) Micro Focus
3 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
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