The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 11 July 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 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 102 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.91% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.96% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 15
Average daily rate
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£320 £278 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £230 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £290 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +102.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2151 1970 2379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.52% 94.44% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1341 1036 1289
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 126 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.26 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
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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
West Yorkshire +3 10 £310 +12.72% 22
South Yorkshire +5 4 £200 - 5
North Yorkshire -6 3 £320 +10.34% 8
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (60.00%) C#
1 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) MVC
3 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (36.67%) OO
5 10 (33.33%) HTML
5 10 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (23.33%) CSS
9 6 (20.00%) jQuery
10 5 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
11 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
11 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
12 3 (10.00%) LINQ
12 3 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (10.00%) WinForms
12 3 (10.00%) Finance
12 3 (10.00%) Internet
12 3 (10.00%) TDD
12 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (10.00%) VBA
12 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
12 3 (10.00%) Java
12 3 (10.00%) OOP
12 3 (10.00%) Web Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (10.00%) WinForms
7 3 (10.00%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) LINQ
7 3 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.67%) HTML5
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 2 (6.67%) J2EE
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
9 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.33%) WCF
9 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) MVC
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) OOP
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) OOD
6 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) VBA
5 3 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) X++
7 1 (3.33%) COBOL
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) BEA
3 1 (3.33%) Micro Focus
3 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
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