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Mike Harper

IT Contract Developer

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Who are you?

I'm a versatile full-stack developer with a proven record of excellence in the private sector, from startups to household names such as Jaguar Land Rover, Jet2, Highways England (via FMG), Capita, and First Direct, as well as considerable international experience.

What do you do?

Development because I enjoy it! Over time I've gravitated more to the front end, preferring React and TypeScript. My collaboration and communication skills also help when dealing with stakeholders and mentoring others.

In contract until22 Dec 23


  •  15 Jan 24
  •  Yorks / remote
  •  React
  •  TypeScript
  •  C#
  •  ASP.Net
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I work as a full-stack developer, though nowadays I lean towards React and TypeScript, because I enjoy using them.

Hexcel Composites LtdSep 23 - Dec 23

Web Application Development

  •  Contract
  •  Remote
  •  3m
  •  Manufacturing
  •  Full Stack
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Working with React, TypeScript, C# and ASP.Net Core to enhance an existing application used by project managers.

  • React
  • TypeScript
  • C#
  • ASP.Net

Why should I hire you?

Do you need a conscientious dev who can add value quickly? Who can fit smoothly into your project team? You might want to look at my Testimonials.

Do you only do contract work?

Yes. I've been a contractor for over 25 years. I like the variety and flexibility. Typically I work on a day rate basis.

Where are you based?

It hardly seems to matter nowadays, does it? Anyway it's Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. I've worked remotely off and on since 2007, exclusively so since March 2020 from a dedicated home office.

By the way, are you based in Germany, Austria or Switzerland? I also speak fluent German (C2 qualified - near-native proficiency) and am always happy to use it at work.

Mike had previously worked at FMG as a contract developer on a transformation project. The quality and professionalism of Mike meant that we extended him several times after this initial project was completed to work on other projects. Due to his previous excellent work, I didn't hesitate to ask Mike back to help deliver a large high profile project with dates that couldn't slip earlier this year. I would not hesitate to recommend or use Mike again. He will be an asset to any development team.