The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 82 94 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 60 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.06% 1.34% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.42% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 12
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+32.66% +10.29%
Senior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2761 2401 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.81% 94.71% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 1586 1251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 116 102
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £12.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +6 43 £450 +20.00% 36
South Yorkshire -3 11 £425 +7.25% 12
North Yorkshire +6 3 £410 +7.18% 3
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 97 (59.88%) Java
2 68 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (41.36%) HTML
4 65 (40.12%) JavaScript
5 63 (38.89%) SQL
6 47 (29.01%) CSS
7 46 (28.40%) TDD
8 45 (27.78%) Linux
9 39 (24.07%) C#
9 39 (24.07%) REST
10 37 (22.84%) Python
11 36 (22.22%) .NET
12 29 (17.90%) PHP
12 29 (17.90%) Spring
13 28 (17.28%) XML
13 28 (17.28%) Unix
13 28 (17.28%) HTML5
13 28 (17.28%) NoSQL
14 25 (15.43%) C++
14 25 (15.43%) Oracle
14 25 (15.43%) SQL Server
14 25 (15.43%) JSON
15 24 (14.81%) jQuery
15 24 (14.81%) Git (software)
15 24 (14.81%) Mac OS X
15 24 (14.81%) AngularJS
16 23 (14.20%) MongoDB
16 23 (14.20%) Responsive Web Design
16 23 (14.20%) Hibernate
17 22 (13.58%) Ruby

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.88%) Node.js
2 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.85%) CMS
3 3 (1.85%) JBoss
3 3 (1.85%) nginx
4 2 (1.23%) Apache
4 2 (1.23%) Confluence
4 2 (1.23%) IIS
4 2 (1.23%) SAS
4 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.62%) Liferay
5 1 (0.62%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.62%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.62%) InDesign
2 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) GitHub
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) HTTP
2 10 (6.17%) Internet
2 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.28%) NoSQL
2 25 (15.43%) SQL Server
3 23 (14.20%) MongoDB
4 17 (10.49%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.41%) MySQL
5 12 (7.41%) Neo4j
6 8 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.09%) Hazelcast
9 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.85%) Redis
11 3 (1.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 24 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.49%) Maven
2 17 (10.49%) Subversion
3 16 (9.88%) Mockito
4 11 (6.79%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.94%) JUnit
6 8 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.32%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.09%) Hamcrest
8 5 (3.09%) JIRA
9 3 (1.85%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.85%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.85%) GitLab
10 2 (1.23%) Bundler
10 2 (1.23%) Firebug
10 2 (1.23%) Gemnasium
10 2 (1.23%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.23%) StyleCop
10 2 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (6.79%) Retail
2 6 (3.70%) Finance
3 3 (1.85%) Back Office
3 3 (1.85%) Marketing
4 2 (1.23%) Advertising
4 2 (1.23%) Billing
4 2 (1.23%) Local Government
5 1 (0.62%) Games
5 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (41.36%) HTML
2 47 (29.01%) CSS
3 39 (24.07%) REST
4 36 (22.22%) .NET
5 29 (17.90%) Spring
6 28 (17.28%) HTML5
6 28 (17.28%) XML
7 25 (15.43%) JSON
8 24 (14.81%) AngularJS
8 24 (14.81%) jQuery
9 23 (14.20%) Hibernate
10 18 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 14 (8.64%) CSS3
12 11 (6.79%) JAX-RS
13 10 (6.17%) WCF
13 10 (6.17%) Web Services
13 10 (6.17%) XHTML
14 9 (5.56%) Apache Camel
14 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.47%) e-Learning
3 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.47%) User Experience
4 3 (1.85%) Blog
4 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.62%) EPoS
5 1 (0.62%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 45 (27.78%) Linux
2 28 (17.28%) Unix
3 24 (14.81%) Mac OS X
4 12 (7.41%) Android
5 5 (3.09%) Windows
6 3 (1.85%) CentOS
7 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (28.40%) TDD
3 23 (14.20%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (11.73%) BDD
4 19 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (11.11%) Web Design
6 16 (9.88%) MVC
7 14 (8.64%) Web Development
8 13 (8.02%) Open Source
9 12 (7.41%) Android Development
9 12 (7.41%) OO
10 11 (6.79%) Automated Testing
10 11 (6.79%) Scrum
11 9 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.56%) Microservices
11 9 (5.56%) Product Management
11 9 (5.56%) SOA
11 9 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.94%) OOP
13 7 (4.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 97 (59.88%) Java
2 65 (40.12%) JavaScript
3 63 (38.89%) SQL
4 39 (24.07%) C#
5 37 (22.84%) Python
6 29 (17.90%) PHP
7 25 (15.43%) C++
8 22 (13.58%) Ruby
9 13 (8.02%) PL/SQL
10 11 (6.79%) T-SQL
11 10 (6.17%) Scala
12 6 (3.70%) Perl
13 5 (3.09%) Groovy
14 4 (2.47%) VB
14 4 (2.47%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.85%) C
15 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.23%) Clojure
16 2 (1.23%) PHP 5
16 2 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (4.32%) Degree
4 6 (3.70%) BC Cleared
4 6 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.85%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) Puppet
2 3 (1.85%) Nagios
2 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.85%) Opsview
3 2 (1.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (15.43%) Oracle
2 14 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.70%) Zend
4 3 (1.85%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.23%) Adobe
5 2 (1.23%) Capita
5 2 (1.23%) Google
5 2 (1.23%) Informatica
5 2 (1.23%) NetCracker
5 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.23%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.23%) Sonatype
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago