The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 94 84 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 26 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.40% 2.12% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.21% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 15
Median daily rate £450 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £304 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £527 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £37.04 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
Senior Developer
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1789 2174 1581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.55% 96.19% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1473 953
Median daily rate £380 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 95 79
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -16 22 £475 +5.20% 19
Halifax - 1 £450 - 3
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 79 (75.24%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (63.81%) TDD
3 65 (61.90%) Java
4 51 (48.57%) JavaScript
5 50 (47.62%) Spring
6 39 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (37.14%) HTML
6 39 (37.14%) Git (software)
7 34 (32.38%) Scrum
8 32 (30.48%) CSS
8 32 (30.48%) RESTful
9 31 (29.52%) Open Source
10 29 (27.62%) Microservices
10 29 (27.62%) SOA
11 28 (26.67%) OO
12 27 (25.71%) Hibernate
13 24 (22.86%) Pair Programming
13 24 (22.86%) HTML5
14 22 (20.95%) Software Delivery
15 21 (20.00%) GitHub
15 21 (20.00%) Groovy
15 21 (20.00%) CSS3
15 21 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
16 20 (19.05%) Clojure
16 20 (19.05%) Scala
16 20 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (18.10%) Mercurial
17 19 (18.10%) BDD
17 19 (18.10%) Puppet
17 19 (18.10%) OOP

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.76%) Jetty
3 2 (1.90%) Confluence
3 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.95%) Apache
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.95%) concrete5
4 1 (0.95%) Drupal
4 1 (0.95%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (0.95%) nginx
4 1 (0.95%) SAS
4 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.00%) GitHub
2 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.86%) IaaS
4 3 (2.86%) PaaS
4 3 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) FTP
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.62%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.76%) MySQL
4 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.81%) Hazelcast
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) Power BI
6 2 (1.90%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.90%) Redis
6 2 (1.90%) Riak
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.90%) SSDT
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.95%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 39 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.10%) Mercurial
3 15 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.43%) Maven
5 11 (10.48%) JIRA
6 9 (8.57%) JUnit
7 8 (7.62%) Mockito
8 5 (4.76%) Travis CI
9 4 (3.81%) Hamcrest
10 3 (2.86%) Subversion
11 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.90%) Gradle
11 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.90%) Xcode
12 1 (0.95%) DbUnit
12 1 (0.95%) Geb
12 1 (0.95%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.95%) Spock
12 1 (0.95%) UltraEdit
General
1 16 (15.24%) Retail
2 3 (2.86%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (0.95%) Advertising
3 1 (0.95%) Banking
3 1 (0.95%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (47.62%) Spring
2 39 (37.14%) HTML
3 32 (30.48%) CSS
3 32 (30.48%) RESTful
4 27 (25.71%) Hibernate
5 24 (22.86%) HTML5
6 21 (20.00%) CSS3
7 14 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 13 (12.38%) Node.js
8 13 (12.38%) React
8 13 (12.38%) REST
9 12 (11.43%) Spring Boot
10 6 (5.71%) jQuery
10 6 (5.71%) XML
11 5 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.81%) .NET
12 4 (3.81%) JPA
12 4 (3.81%) Middleware
13 3 (2.86%) Dropwizard
13 3 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.81%) User Experience
4 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Blog
5 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) iSeries
6 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.95%) Physics
6 1 (0.95%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.81%) Unix
5 3 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (75.24%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (63.81%) TDD
3 39 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (32.38%) Scrum
5 31 (29.52%) Open Source
6 29 (27.62%) Microservices
6 29 (27.62%) SOA
7 28 (26.67%) OO
8 24 (22.86%) Pair Programming
9 22 (20.95%) Software Delivery
10 19 (18.10%) BDD
10 19 (18.10%) OOP
11 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (5.71%) Data Management
12 6 (5.71%) iOS Development
13 5 (4.76%) Front End Development
13 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.76%) Mobile Development
13 5 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (61.90%) Java
2 51 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.00%) Groovy
4 20 (19.05%) Clojure
4 20 (19.05%) Scala
5 10 (9.52%) Ruby
6 6 (5.71%) SQL
7 5 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.81%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.81%) C++
8 4 (3.81%) Python
9 3 (2.86%) C#
10 2 (1.90%) ABAP
10 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.95%) C
11 1 (0.95%) F#
11 1 (0.95%) JCL
11 1 (0.95%) PHP
11 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (9.52%) Docker
3 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 19 (18.10%) Puppet
2 10 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (10.48%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) VMware
3 5 (4.76%) Cisco
3 5 (4.76%) EMC
3 5 (4.76%) F5
3 5 (4.76%) NetApp
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (1.90%) IBM
5 2 (1.90%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.95%) HP