The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 373 522 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.47% 35.41% 24.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.99% 36.97% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 403 299
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 1066 1412 1455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.52% 95.79% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 998 1042
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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.

1 447 (58.66%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 262 (34.38%) Java
4 222 (29.13%) HTML
5 204 (26.77%) CSS
6 164 (21.52%) TDD
7 159 (20.87%) SQL
8 158 (20.73%) .NET
8 158 (20.73%) MVC
9 153 (20.08%) Python
10 142 (18.64%) Git (software)
11 140 (18.37%) C#
12 124 (16.27%) Spring
13 117 (15.35%) AngularJS
14 111 (14.57%) PHP
15 110 (14.44%) ASP.NET
16 109 (14.30%) SQL Server
17 106 (13.91%) Scrum
17 106 (13.91%) HTML5
18 96 (12.60%) Test Automation
18 96 (12.60%) RESTful
19 95 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
20 92 (12.07%) Software Engineering
21 90 (11.81%) NoSQL
21 90 (11.81%) CSS3
22 88 (11.55%) OO
23 84 (11.02%) Front End Development
24 83 (10.89%) Linux
25 80 (10.50%) Node.js
26 79 (10.37%) React

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 31 (4.07%) Confluence
2 28 (3.67%) CMS
3 18 (2.36%) Apache
4 15 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (1.71%) WordPress
6 9 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.92%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.79%) Mule
9 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.52%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.39%) Drupal
11 3 (0.39%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.39%) SAS
11 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Magento
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.57%) GitHub
4 6 (0.79%) IaaS
5 5 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.66%) Slack
6 3 (0.39%) Loggly
6 3 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.13%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.38%) HTTP
2 12 (1.57%) Firewall
3 7 (0.92%) Internet
4 3 (0.39%) LDAP
5 2 (0.26%) DNS
5 2 (0.26%) Intranet
5 2 (0.26%) SMTP
5 2 (0.26%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (14.30%) SQL Server
2 90 (11.81%) NoSQL
3 76 (9.97%) MySQL
4 59 (7.74%) MongoDB
5 52 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 41 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.57%) Redis
14 11 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.44%) Couchbase
14 11 (1.44%) CouchDB
14 11 (1.44%) Power BI
14 11 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 142 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 64 (8.40%) Jenkins
3 55 (7.22%) Subversion
4 53 (6.96%) JIRA
5 36 (4.72%) JUnit
6 27 (3.54%) Grunt
7 24 (3.15%) Visual Studio
8 22 (2.89%) Maven
9 18 (2.36%) Mercurial
9 18 (2.36%) Xcode
10 14 (1.84%) Jasmine
11 12 (1.57%) Android Studio
11 12 (1.57%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.31%) gulp
13 10 (1.31%) PHPUnit
14 8 (1.05%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.05%) Selenium
15 6 (0.79%) Gradle
15 6 (0.79%) Mockito
General
1 27 (3.54%) Finance
2 10 (1.31%) Billing
3 9 (1.18%) Banking
4 8 (1.05%) Advertising
4 8 (1.05%) Games
4 8 (1.05%) Marketing
4 8 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 7 (0.92%) Publishing
6 6 (0.79%) Retail
7 5 (0.66%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.52%) Back Office
8 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (29.13%) HTML
2 204 (26.77%) CSS
3 158 (20.73%) .NET
4 124 (16.27%) Spring
5 117 (15.35%) AngularJS
6 110 (14.44%) ASP.NET
7 106 (13.91%) HTML5
8 96 (12.60%) RESTful
9 90 (11.81%) CSS3
10 80 (10.50%) Node.js
11 79 (10.37%) React
12 73 (9.58%) Hibernate
13 71 (9.32%) jQuery
14 62 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 57 (7.48%) REST
16 54 (7.09%) Symfony
17 45 (5.91%) Web Services
18 44 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
19 41 (5.38%) JSON
20 38 (4.99%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.14%) User Experience
2 55 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (7.22%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.54%) Algorithms
3 27 (3.54%) Data Structures
4 20 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.71%) iPhone
7 9 (1.18%) NHS
8 5 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.66%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.52%) iPad
9 4 (0.52%) RIA
10 3 (0.39%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.39%) Replication
10 3 (0.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 2 (0.26%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.26%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.26%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 83 (10.89%) Linux
2 56 (7.35%) Android
3 49 (6.43%) Apple iOS
4 18 (2.36%) Unix
5 12 (1.57%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.31%) Windows
7 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.39%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (58.66%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (21.52%) TDD
3 158 (20.73%) MVC
4 106 (13.91%) Scrum
5 96 (12.60%) Test Automation
6 95 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (12.07%) Software Engineering
8 88 (11.55%) OO
9 84 (11.02%) Front End Development
10 60 (7.87%) BDD
11 55 (7.22%) Web Development
12 53 (6.96%) Unit Testing
13 51 (6.69%) DevOps
14 50 (6.56%) Android Development
15 48 (6.30%) Open Source
16 47 (6.17%) iOS Development
17 38 (4.99%) Microservices
17 38 (4.99%) Web Design
18 37 (4.86%) Responsive Web Design
19 34 (4.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 310 (40.68%) JavaScript
2 262 (34.38%) Java
3 159 (20.87%) SQL
4 153 (20.08%) Python
5 140 (18.37%) C#
6 111 (14.57%) PHP
7 74 (9.71%) Scala
8 53 (6.96%) Ruby
9 49 (6.43%) T-SQL
10 40 (5.25%) Apple Swift
11 28 (3.67%) Objective-C
12 20 (2.62%) Groovy
13 15 (1.97%) C++
14 13 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.44%) Perl
16 9 (1.18%) TypeScript
17 8 (1.05%) VB
18 7 (0.92%) ECMAScript
18 7 (0.92%) VB6
19 5 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (2.36%) Degree
2 11 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.05%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.13%) IFRS
5 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 51 (6.69%) Docker
2 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.26%) vCloud
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) vSphere
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (3.81%) Puppet
2 22 (2.89%) Ansible
3 10 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.18%) vRealize
5 6 (0.79%) Salt
6 4 (0.52%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.39%) Nagios
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.39%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 47 (6.17%) Oracle
2 44 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.41%) Google
4 25 (3.28%) Sitecore
5 24 (3.15%) Zend
6 11 (1.44%) SAP
7 10 (1.31%) VMware
8 7 (0.92%) Rackspace
8 7 (0.92%) Splunk
9 5 (0.66%) Apple
9 5 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.66%) SaltStack
9 5 (0.66%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.52%) Tableau
11 3 (0.39%) Adobe
11 3 (0.39%) IBM
11 3 (0.39%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.39%) New Relic
12 2 (0.26%) Cognos
13 1 (0.13%) Citrix
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