The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 30 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.

Senior Developer
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 50 63
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 27 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.66% 3.20% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 3.30% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 23
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £491 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

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 989 1392 1115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.44% 96.73% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 971 732
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 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 42
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 £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Leeds

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Leeds

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Leeds over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Leeds

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Java
3 17 (34.69%) Spring
4 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.65%) .NET
5 15 (30.61%) TDD
6 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
6 13 (26.53%) MVC
7 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
7 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
8 11 (22.45%) C#
9 10 (20.41%) SQL
10 9 (18.37%) Maven
10 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
11 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
11 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
11 8 (16.33%) SOLID
12 7 (14.29%) Front End Development
12 7 (14.29%) Microservices
12 7 (14.29%) OO
12 7 (14.29%) Python
12 7 (14.29%) HTML
12 7 (14.29%) CSS
12 7 (14.29%) Oracle
12 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
12 7 (14.29%) REST
13 6 (12.24%) Entity Framework
13 6 (12.24%) Analytics
13 6 (12.24%) jQuery

Senior 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 2 (4.08%) CMS
1 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) Power BI
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Maven
2 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) Gradle
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.04%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) jMock
5 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.04%) Mockito
5 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.24%) Publishing
1 6 (12.24%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) Spring
2 16 (32.65%) .NET
3 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
4 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
5 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
6 7 (14.29%) CSS
6 7 (14.29%) HTML
6 7 (14.29%) REST
7 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.24%) Entity Framework
7 6 (12.24%) jQuery
7 6 (12.24%) RESTful
7 6 (12.24%) Spring Boot
8 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.16%) J2EE
8 4 (8.16%) React
9 3 (6.12%) CSS3
9 3 (6.12%) HTML5
9 3 (6.12%) Web Services
9 3 (6.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) TDD
3 13 (26.53%) MVC
4 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.33%) SOLID
6 7 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 7 (14.29%) Microservices
6 7 (14.29%) OO
7 6 (12.24%) Analytics
7 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.24%) DevOps
7 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.20%) BDD
9 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Scrum
10 3 (6.12%) Web Development
11 2 (4.08%) ETL
11 2 (4.08%) Kanban
11 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) C#
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 7 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) Go
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) VMware