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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 105 95 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 1.21% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.29% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 12
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£320 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £64.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
Software Developer
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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
2193 2086 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.81% 93.63% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1119 1351
Average daily rate £331 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 140 128
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 9 £320 +20.75% 17
South Yorkshire +6 2 - - 2
North Yorkshire -1 2 £320 +10.34% 11
East Yorkshire - - - -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (57.69%) C#
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) OO
5 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 9 (34.62%) jQuery
7 8 (30.77%) HTML
8 7 (26.92%) MVC
9 4 (15.38%) WinForms
9 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) WCF
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
10 3 (11.54%) XML
10 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.54%) SOA
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.54%) VB
10 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
10 3 (11.54%) VBA
10 3 (11.54%) Java
10 3 (11.54%) J2EE
10 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
10 3 (11.54%) NHibernate
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Telerik
10 3 (11.54%) VB6

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) WinForms
5 4 (15.38%) WCF
6 3 (11.54%) NHibernate
6 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
6 3 (11.54%) J2EE
6 3 (11.54%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) LINQ
8 1 (3.85%) RESTful
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) MVVM
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
7 1 (3.85%) Document Management
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VB
4 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
4 3 (11.54%) VB6
4 3 (11.54%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Telerik
3 1 (3.85%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (3.85%) Kony