The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 101 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 39 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.31% 0.60% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.64% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 10
Average daily rate
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£323 £320 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +13.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £297 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Software Developer
England

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
2766 2195 1965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.73% 93.64% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1884 1327 1046
Average daily rate £351 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 110 121
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.58 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 30 £325 +4.83% 17
South Yorkshire -4 6 £325 - 7
North Yorkshire -2 3 £300 -6.25% 5
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 40 (63.49%) JavaScript
2 36 (57.14%) .NET
3 33 (52.38%) C#
4 32 (50.79%) SQL
4 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET
5 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (47.62%) Software Engineering
6 28 (44.44%) MVC
7 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (36.51%) jQuery
8 23 (36.51%) Java
9 21 (33.33%) HTML
9 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 21 (33.33%) CSS
9 21 (33.33%) Web Services
9 21 (33.33%) WCF
10 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (22.22%) Finance
12 12 (19.05%) HTML5
13 11 (17.46%) OO
13 11 (17.46%) MySQL
14 10 (15.87%) Oracle
14 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
15 9 (14.29%) Entity Framework
15 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
16 8 (12.70%) JSON
16 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (12.70%) Dapper ORM
16 8 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (12.70%) N-Tier

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (9.52%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) MySQL
3 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) JIRA
1 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.94%) NetBeans
3 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) Ant
5 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.59%) Capybara
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (57.14%) .NET
2 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET
3 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (36.51%) jQuery
5 21 (33.33%) HTML
5 21 (33.33%) WCF
5 21 (33.33%) CSS
5 21 (33.33%) Web Services
6 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (19.05%) HTML5
8 9 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 8 (12.70%) JSON
9 8 (12.70%) Dapper ORM
10 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 7 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (11.11%) Spring
11 6 (9.52%) Apache Camel
12 5 (7.94%) JavaFX
12 5 (7.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.94%) Chemistry
2 5 (7.94%) Life Science
2 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.59%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 28 (44.44%) MVC
3 11 (17.46%) OO
4 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (9.52%) UML
7 5 (7.94%) OOP
7 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Functional Programming
7 5 (7.94%) Knowledge Discovery
7 5 (7.94%) Concurrent Programming
7 5 (7.94%) Machine Learning
8 4 (6.35%) TDD
9 3 (4.76%) RUP
9 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) JavaScript
2 33 (52.38%) C#
3 32 (50.79%) SQL
4 23 (36.51%) Java
5 6 (9.52%) Python
6 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.94%) Groovy
7 3 (4.76%) C
7 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) XPath
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Vagrant
1 6 (9.52%) logstash
2 1 (1.59%) Graylog
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Akamai
3 1 (1.59%) New Relic
3 1 (1.59%) IBM
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