The median contractor rate for a Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 16 2 12
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 5.66% 19.59% 13.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 20.86% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 13
Median daily rate £340 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.10% +23.23%  
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 £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 96 139 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 90.57% 93.92% 99.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 92 110
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 22
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +68.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Bradford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Bradford

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Bradford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bradford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
6 4 (19.05%) HTML5
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Grails
7 3 (14.29%) RESTful
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Ember.js
7 3 (14.29%) Node.js
7 3 (14.29%) CSS3
7 3 (14.29%) User Experience
8 2 (9.52%) Grunt
8 2 (9.52%) gulp
8 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 2 (9.52%) WordPress
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Grunt
1 2 (9.52%) gulp
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Mockito
2 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) CSS3
4 3 (14.29%) Ember.js
4 3 (14.29%) Grails
4 3 (14.29%) Node.js
4 3 (14.29%) RESTful
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
5 2 (9.52%) Spring
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE
6 1 (4.76%) JSF
6 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) e-Learning
2 2 (9.52%) Learning Management System
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) BDD
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Android Development
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.76%) Microservices
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
5 1 (4.76%) SEO
5 1 (4.76%) Use Case
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Groovy
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) ECMAScript
6 1 (4.76%) ES6
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) DevExpress
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin