Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Developer
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 128 126
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.14% 0.57% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.60% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 34
Leeds median daily rate £325 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% -5.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £355 £304
90th Percentile £338 £435 £425
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £380 £388
% change year-on-year -14.47% -1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Leeds median hourly rate - - £45.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2143 2506 3095
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 95.80% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1672 2144
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £561 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 98
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -2.16% +2.20%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.86
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.35 £35.61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Leeds

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Developer in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Leeds

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Leeds

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Applications 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 Leeds region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
1 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle