The median contractor rate for a Developer was £389 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Developer
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 388 456 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.26% 31.58% 34.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.27% 32.62% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 345 280
Median daily rate £389 £388 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +9.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 988 1398 1114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.44% 96.81% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 975 733
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 41
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Leeds

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Leeds

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Leeds

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Leeds

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 383 (51.07%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (38.67%) JavaScript
3 238 (31.73%) Java
4 203 (27.07%) HTML
5 192 (25.60%) CSS
6 177 (23.60%) SQL
7 149 (19.87%) MVC
8 145 (19.33%) .NET
9 139 (18.53%) AngularJS
10 126 (16.80%) C#
11 124 (16.53%) SQL Server
12 121 (16.13%) Python
13 116 (15.47%) TDD
14 115 (15.33%) Git (software)
15 101 (13.47%) RESTful
16 98 (13.07%) HTML5
16 98 (13.07%) PHP
17 96 (12.80%) Spring
18 91 (12.13%) ASP.NET
19 85 (11.33%) Front End Development
20 84 (11.20%) Scrum
21 81 (10.80%) CSS3
22 80 (10.67%) OO
23 76 (10.13%) Software Engineering
24 72 (9.60%) NoSQL
25 71 (9.47%) REST
26 70 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
27 68 (9.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 67 (8.93%) Linux
28 67 (8.93%) Microsoft

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 32 (4.27%) Mule
2 27 (3.60%) Confluence
3 24 (3.20%) CMS
4 22 (2.93%) Mule ESB
5 21 (2.80%) Apache
6 15 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.73%) WordPress
8 10 (1.33%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.40%) Plone
13 3 (0.40%) SilverStripe
13 3 (0.40%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Magento
1 4 (0.53%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.00%) GitHub
2 14 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.07%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.93%) IaaS
6 6 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.53%) Loggly
7 4 (0.53%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.27%) Google Play
8 2 (0.27%) iTunes
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.13%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.87%) HTTP
2 10 (1.33%) Internet
3 3 (0.40%) DNS
3 3 (0.40%) Intranet
3 3 (0.40%) LDAP
4 2 (0.27%) Firewall
4 2 (0.27%) FTP
4 2 (0.27%) SMTP
4 2 (0.27%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.13%) Network Security
5 1 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.60%) NoSQL
3 68 (9.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (7.47%) MongoDB
5 50 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 49 (6.53%) MySQL
7 47 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (2.53%) Redis
15 15 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.60%) Power BI
17 10 (1.33%) Riak
18 8 (1.07%) QlikView
19 7 (0.93%) RDBMS
20 6 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 115 (15.33%) Git (software)
2 64 (8.53%) Jenkins
3 47 (6.27%) Subversion
4 38 (5.07%) JIRA
5 37 (4.93%) Grunt
6 30 (4.00%) Maven
7 29 (3.87%) JUnit
8 28 (3.73%) Jasmine
9 23 (3.07%) gulp
9 23 (3.07%) Visual Studio
10 14 (1.87%) Xcode
11 13 (1.73%) Mercurial
11 13 (1.73%) Selenium
12 12 (1.60%) PHPUnit
13 10 (1.33%) Android Studio
14 9 (1.20%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.07%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.93%) Rational Application Developer
16 7 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (0.80%) Mockito
General
1 37 (4.93%) Finance
2 18 (2.40%) Advertising
3 12 (1.60%) Publishing
4 11 (1.47%) Back Office
5 10 (1.33%) Law
6 9 (1.20%) Billing
6 9 (1.20%) Retail
7 7 (0.93%) Banking
8 6 (0.80%) Marketing
8 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.67%) Games
9 5 (0.67%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (27.07%) HTML
2 192 (25.60%) CSS
3 145 (19.33%) .NET
4 139 (18.53%) AngularJS
5 101 (13.47%) RESTful
6 98 (13.07%) HTML5
7 96 (12.80%) Spring
8 91 (12.13%) ASP.NET
9 81 (10.80%) CSS3
10 71 (9.47%) REST
11 67 (8.93%) Node.js
12 58 (7.73%) jQuery
13 54 (7.20%) React
14 51 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 49 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 49 (6.53%) Hibernate
15 49 (6.53%) Web Services
16 47 (6.27%) .NET Framework
17 44 (5.87%) Symfony
18 41 (5.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.93%) User Experience
2 42 (5.60%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.07%) Algorithms
5 20 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.20%) iPhone
9 8 (1.07%) NHS
10 5 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.67%) RIA
11 4 (0.53%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.53%) Replication
11 4 (0.53%) Tandem
12 3 (0.40%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.27%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.27%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.27%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.93%) Linux
2 42 (5.60%) Android
3 39 (5.20%) Apple iOS
4 26 (3.47%) Unix
5 17 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.73%) Windows
7 8 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (51.07%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (19.87%) MVC
3 116 (15.47%) TDD
4 85 (11.33%) Front End Development
5 84 (11.20%) Scrum
6 80 (10.67%) OO
7 76 (10.13%) Software Engineering
8 70 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (8.27%) Web Development
10 53 (7.07%) Unit Testing
11 51 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (5.73%) BDD
13 42 (5.60%) E-Commerce
13 42 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
14 41 (5.47%) Web Design
15 38 (5.07%) Open Source
16 36 (4.80%) Android Development
16 36 (4.80%) Automated Testing
17 35 (4.67%) iOS Development
18 33 (4.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (38.67%) JavaScript
2 238 (31.73%) Java
3 177 (23.60%) SQL
4 126 (16.80%) C#
5 121 (16.13%) Python
6 98 (13.07%) PHP
7 59 (7.87%) T-SQL
8 55 (7.33%) Scala
9 53 (7.07%) Ruby
10 31 (4.13%) Apple Swift
11 18 (2.40%) Objective-C
12 16 (2.13%) TypeScript
13 12 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.60%) C++
13 12 (1.60%) VB
14 10 (1.33%) VBA
15 6 (0.80%) Go
15 6 (0.80%) VB6
16 5 (0.67%) C
17 4 (0.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.00%) Degree
3 10 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) CCA
5 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (0.67%) QA
3 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.40%) SDET
5 2 (0.27%) FATCA
System Software
1 33 (4.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.27%) vCloud
2 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) HDFS
3 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (3.33%) Puppet
2 15 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 14 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 13 (1.73%) Ansible
5 12 (1.60%) vRealize
6 11 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.80%) Salt
8 4 (0.53%) Nagios
8 4 (0.53%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 67 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.93%) Oracle
3 34 (4.53%) Google
4 26 (3.47%) MuleSoft
5 23 (3.07%) Zend
6 15 (2.00%) Tableau
7 14 (1.87%) VMware
8 11 (1.47%) SAP
9 10 (1.33%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.33%) Splunk
10 8 (1.07%) Rackspace
11 7 (0.93%) Adobe
11 7 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.80%) IBM
12 6 (0.80%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.53%) New Relic
13 4 (0.53%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.27%) Apple
14 2 (0.27%) Cognos
14 2 (0.27%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Rate: Up to £450 per day (negotiable)
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Rate: £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago