The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wakefield region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 11.11% 14.29% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.20% 14.29% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £337 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% +14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £287 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £360 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 91.11% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 5
Median daily rate £325 £360 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% +36.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.20 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.50 £14.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wakefield region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Wakefield region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Wakefield region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (50.00%) Mule
2 5 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 5 (50.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) Content Development
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) MDX
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 5 (50.00%) Mule
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle CX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Java EE
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) MDX
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Content Development
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) OOP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Zend