The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Software 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
Software Developer
Rank 96 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 32 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.32% 1.27% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.35% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 4
Median daily rate £425 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £505 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.07%
Software 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
2305 2899 2479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.41% 94.22% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1477 1898 1527
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 158 147
Median hourly rate £14.57 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
West Yorkshire +8 20 £425 +32.81% 24
South Yorkshire -8 10 £425 +41.66% 2
East Yorkshire +3 1 £275 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Software 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 Yorkshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (37.50%) Java
4 20 (35.71%) .NET
5 18 (32.14%) C#
5 18 (32.14%) HTML
5 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
6 11 (19.64%) Node.js
6 11 (19.64%) MVC
7 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
7 10 (17.86%) Scrum
7 10 (17.86%) SQL
7 10 (17.86%) CSS
8 9 (16.07%) Ruby
8 9 (16.07%) Web Development
9 8 (14.29%) HTML5
9 8 (14.29%) TDD
9 8 (14.29%) Scala
9 8 (14.29%) jQuery
9 8 (14.29%) Kanban
9 8 (14.29%) Web Services
10 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.50%) Linux
10 7 (12.50%) GitHub
10 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 7 (12.50%) Grunt
10 7 (12.50%) User Experience
10 7 (12.50%) Front End Development
11 6 (10.71%) MongoDB

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.57%) OpenEdge
2 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.79%) LDAP
1 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.50%) Grunt
2 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.93%) gulp
3 5 (8.93%) Selenium
4 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.57%) Calabash
6 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.57%) JIRA
6 2 (3.57%) JUnit
6 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.79%) Back Office
1 1 (1.79%) Games
1 1 (1.79%) Law
1 1 (1.79%) Legal
1 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) .NET
2 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
2 18 (32.14%) HTML
3 11 (19.64%) Node.js
4 10 (17.86%) CSS
5 8 (14.29%) HTML5
5 8 (14.29%) jQuery
5 8 (14.29%) Web Services
6 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.93%) CSS3
8 5 (8.93%) LESS
8 5 (8.93%) lodash
8 5 (8.93%) REST
8 5 (8.93%) Sass
8 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.14%) React
10 3 (5.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) Psychology
3 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.64%) MVC
3 10 (17.86%) Scrum
3 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.07%) Web Development
5 8 (14.29%) Kanban
5 8 (14.29%) TDD
6 7 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 6 (10.71%) Open Source
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (8.93%) Web Design
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.14%) OO
9 4 (7.14%) OOP
9 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.36%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (37.50%) Java
3 18 (32.14%) C#
4 10 (17.86%) SQL
5 9 (16.07%) Ruby
6 8 (14.29%) Scala
7 6 (10.71%) PHP
7 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
8 5 (8.93%) ES6
9 4 (7.14%) C
10 3 (5.36%) Groovy
10 3 (5.36%) Python
11 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.79%) C++
12 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.79%) Perl
12 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SDET
2 1 (1.79%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Xamarin