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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 116 112 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.88% 0.75% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.80% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 14
Average daily rate
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£338 £258 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% -8.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £191 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
2648 2366 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.68% 93.93% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1698 1495 957
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 124 118
Average hourly rate £13.87 £14.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.34 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £33.25 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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
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 6 May 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 +5 22 £325 +10.16% 17
North Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 7
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) .NET
3 15 (51.72%) C#
3 15 (51.72%) SQL
4 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
4 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (41.38%) MVC
5 12 (41.38%) Java
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
6 11 (37.93%) Web Services
6 11 (37.93%) OO
6 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
6 11 (37.93%) WCF
6 11 (37.93%) jQuery
7 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (34.48%) Oracle
8 9 (31.03%) HTML
9 8 (27.59%) CSS
10 6 (20.69%) Python
10 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
10 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
11 5 (17.24%) JavaFX
11 5 (17.24%) Groovy
11 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
11 5 (17.24%) Chemistry
11 5 (17.24%) Life Science
11 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning
11 5 (17.24%) JFace

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) CTI
1 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
2 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Redis
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
2 5 (17.24%) NetBeans
2 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Ant
5 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) Capybara
5 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
3 11 (37.93%) WCF
3 11 (37.93%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) Swing
7 5 (17.24%) JFace
7 5 (17.24%) JavaFX
7 5 (17.24%) JFreeChart
8 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.79%) JSON
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.34%) Dapper ORM
9 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
10 2 (6.90%) HTML5
10 2 (6.90%) Ajax
10 2 (6.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Chemistry
1 5 (17.24%) Life Science
1 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) MVC
3 11 (37.93%) OO
3 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning
5 5 (17.24%) Functional Programming
5 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Discovery
5 5 (17.24%) Concurrent Programming
5 5 (17.24%) OOP
5 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.45%) Web Design
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) C#
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) Groovy
6 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.90%) XPath
8 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Graylog
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Akamai
3 1 (3.45%) New Relic
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
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