Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Developer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 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.

Technical Developer
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 136 145
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Leeds median daily rate £440 - £469
10th Percentile £313 - £399
90th Percentile £460 - £556
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £525 £463
% change year-on-year -16.19% +13.51% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 2154 2516 3106
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 95.77% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1677 2152
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 £548 £555 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 98
Leeds median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -2.16% +2.20%
10th Percentile £10.59 £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%

Technical Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Developer in Leeds

Technical Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Developer in Leeds

Technical Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Developer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Microservices
2 4 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Docker
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS

Technical 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 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Microservices
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore