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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 13.64% 20.83% 13.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.95% 20.83% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £388 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
Developer
West Yorkshire

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
43 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 97.73% 100.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 6
Median daily rate £269 £360 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.24% +36.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £245 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.41 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +27.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 December 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) Java EE
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) Mule
2 3 (27.27%) MuleSoft
3 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET

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 3 (27.27%) Mule
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle CX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) QlikView
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) Java EE
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) MDX
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Symfony
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) ETL
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Content Development
2 1 (9.09%) Content Management
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) OOP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) MuleSoft
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Zend