The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 114 92 124
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 47 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 1.65% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.72% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 5
Median daily rate £313 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £408 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.59
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2118 2731 2471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.89% 95.93% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1793 1603
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 104 120
Median hourly rate £12.75 £13.81 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +10.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire -6 12 £363 +13.28% 28
East Yorkshire +2 2 £275 - 3
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 24 (48.98%) Java
4 22 (44.90%) AngularJS
5 17 (34.69%) HTML
5 17 (34.69%) .NET
6 15 (30.61%) C#
7 12 (24.49%) MVC
8 11 (22.45%) SQL
8 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
9 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
10 9 (18.37%) Scrum
10 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (16.33%) Kanban
11 8 (16.33%) TDD
11 8 (16.33%) Web Services
12 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 7 (14.29%) Scala
12 7 (14.29%) Node.js
12 7 (14.29%) Ruby
12 7 (14.29%) GitHub
12 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
13 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
13 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (12.24%) Open Source
13 6 (12.24%) Python
14 5 (10.20%) Linux
14 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
14 5 (10.20%) CSS

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (4.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.04%) Kentico
2 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
1 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) Grunt
4 4 (8.16%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.08%) Calabash
6 2 (4.08%) gulp
6 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.08%) JIRA
6 2 (4.08%) JUnit
6 2 (4.08%) Subversion
7 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Law
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) AngularJS
2 17 (34.69%) .NET
2 17 (34.69%) HTML
3 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
4 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (16.33%) Web Services
6 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (14.29%) Node.js
7 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.20%) CSS
9 4 (8.16%) Entity Framework
9 4 (8.16%) REST
10 2 (4.08%) ADO
10 2 (4.08%) HTML5
10 2 (4.08%) jQuery
10 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.08%) LAMP
10 2 (4.08%) React
10 2 (4.08%) Sass
10 2 (4.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.08%) NHS
1 2 (4.08%) User Experience
2 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) MVC
3 9 (18.37%) Scrum
4 8 (16.33%) Kanban
4 8 (16.33%) TDD
5 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.24%) Open Source
7 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.16%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Functional Testing
8 4 (8.16%) OO
8 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.16%) Web Development
9 3 (6.12%) OOP
9 3 (6.12%) SOLID
10 2 (4.08%) Information Architecture
10 2 (4.08%) OWASP
10 2 (4.08%) SOA
10 2 (4.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 24 (48.98%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) C#
4 11 (22.45%) SQL
5 7 (14.29%) Ruby
5 7 (14.29%) Scala
6 6 (12.24%) Python
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.12%) Groovy
8 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.08%) ES6
10 1 (2.04%) JSX
10 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.04%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
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