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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 109 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 33 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.12% 0.55% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.59% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 12
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£323 £290 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
- +2.34%
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 £39.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
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
2723 2211 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.65% 93.61% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1829 1381 998
Average daily rate £350 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 109 118
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £43.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 0 27 £320 +8.47% 12
South Yorkshire -13 5 £325 +62.50% 2
North Yorkshire -6 1 - - 7
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
3 28 (59.57%) C#
4 26 (55.32%) SQL
4 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
4 26 (55.32%) Software Engineering
5 24 (51.06%) MVC
6 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (44.68%) Web Services
7 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (42.55%) WCF
9 19 (40.43%) jQuery
9 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
10 16 (34.04%) Java
11 14 (29.79%) CSS
11 14 (29.79%) HTML
12 13 (27.66%) Finance
13 11 (23.40%) OO
14 10 (21.28%) Oracle
14 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (17.02%) Dapper ORM
15 8 (17.02%) Entity Framework
15 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
15 8 (17.02%) JSON
15 8 (17.02%) N-Tier
16 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
16 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
16 6 (12.77%) Python
16 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (10.64%) Visualisation

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (6.38%) IIS
1 3 (6.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) NetBeans
3 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.13%) Capybara
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
3 21 (44.68%) Web Services
3 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (42.55%) WCF
5 19 (40.43%) jQuery
6 14 (29.79%) CSS
6 14 (29.79%) HTML
7 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (17.02%) Dapper ORM
8 8 (17.02%) JSON
8 8 (17.02%) Entity Framework
8 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.64%) Swing
9 5 (10.64%) CSS3
9 5 (10.64%) JFreeChart
9 5 (10.64%) JavaFX
9 5 (10.64%) HTML5
9 5 (10.64%) JFace
10 3 (6.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.64%) Chemistry
2 5 (10.64%) Life Science
2 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.13%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Software Engineering
2 24 (51.06%) MVC
3 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) OO
5 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
6 5 (10.64%) Machine Learning
6 5 (10.64%) Functional Programming
6 5 (10.64%) Knowledge Discovery
6 5 (10.64%) Concurrent Programming
6 5 (10.64%) OOP
7 4 (8.51%) TDD
8 1 (2.13%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.13%) API Development
8 1 (2.13%) Open Source
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
2 28 (59.57%) C#
3 26 (55.32%) SQL
4 16 (34.04%) Java
5 6 (12.77%) Python
6 5 (10.64%) Groovy
7 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) XPath
9 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Graylog
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Akamai
3 1 (2.13%) New Relic
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
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