The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 117 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.99% 1.13% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.19% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 12
Median daily rate £325 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +2.00%
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
2710 2699 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.79% 95.17% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1874 1786 1545
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 101 125
Median hourly rate £15.29 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -4 20 £323 +0.78% 24
North Yorkshire +11 6 - - 3
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (49.30%) .NET
3 33 (46.48%) C#
3 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
4 27 (38.03%) MVC
5 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
6 23 (32.39%) CSS
6 23 (32.39%) HTML
6 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
7 22 (30.99%) jQuery
7 22 (30.99%) Web Development
8 20 (28.17%) AngularJS
9 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (26.76%) HTML5
10 16 (22.54%) CSS3
10 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
11 15 (21.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (19.72%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (19.72%) Sass
12 14 (19.72%) Grunt
12 14 (19.72%) React
12 14 (19.72%) gulp
12 14 (19.72%) Node.js
12 14 (19.72%) SQL
13 13 (18.31%) C
13 13 (18.31%) Web Design
13 13 (18.31%) Front End Development
13 13 (18.31%) lodash
13 13 (18.31%) User Experience
13 13 (18.31%) LESS

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (19.72%) Node.js
2 1 (1.41%) Apache
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.23%) Modbus
2 2 (2.82%) DVB
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Grunt
1 14 (19.72%) gulp
2 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.41%) Bower
4 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Mockito
4 1 (1.41%) Moq
4 1 (1.41%) MSTest
4 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (49.30%) .NET
2 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
3 23 (32.39%) CSS
3 23 (32.39%) HTML
4 22 (30.99%) jQuery
5 20 (28.17%) AngularJS
6 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (26.76%) HTML5
7 16 (22.54%) CSS3
8 15 (21.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (19.72%) React
9 14 (19.72%) Sass
10 13 (18.31%) LESS
10 13 (18.31%) lodash
11 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (9.86%) WCF
13 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
14 5 (7.04%) WinForms
15 4 (5.63%) LINQ
15 4 (5.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) User Experience
2 4 (5.63%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) DTV
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) IPTV
3 2 (2.82%) MHEG
3 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.82%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) MVC
3 22 (30.99%) Web Development
4 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
5 14 (19.72%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (18.31%) Front End Development
6 13 (18.31%) Web Design
7 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.04%) TDD
9 4 (5.63%) DevOps
9 4 (5.63%) High Availability
9 4 (5.63%) MVVM
10 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.23%) ERP
11 2 (2.82%) DRM
11 2 (2.82%) OO
11 2 (2.82%) Scrum
11 2 (2.82%) SDLC
12 1 (1.41%) Cybersecurity
12 1 (1.41%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) C#
1 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
2 14 (19.72%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) C
4 7 (9.86%) Java
5 5 (7.04%) Embedded C
6 4 (5.63%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) Python
7 3 (4.23%) Ruby
8 2 (2.82%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.41%) Go
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.82%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) Sage
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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