Period
to 19 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Developer
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 37 77 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 18.69% 23.40% 20.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.37% 24.21% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 73
Bradford median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £307 £212 £265
90th Percentile £485 £450 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.09 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.03% +288.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bradford
Contract vacancies in Bradford with a recognized job title 191 318 453
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.66% 97.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 181 252
Bradford median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £203 £255 £263
90th Percentile £551 £525 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £374
% change year-on-year - +6.95% +6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 41
Bradford median hourly rate £21.00 £10.94 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.00% -15.87% +40.58%
10th Percentile £13.58 £8.83 £8.50
90th Percentile £27.20 £20.77 £22.64
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.93 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +7.15% -4.38% +9.24%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Bradford over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Bradford

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Bradford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
2 15 (40.54%) CSS
3 13 (35.14%) HTML
4 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (29.73%) .NET
5 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.03%) Java
7 9 (24.32%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) C#
8 8 (21.62%) MVC
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
8 8 (21.62%) REST
8 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
8 8 (21.62%) Microservices
9 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (16.22%) Retail
10 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (16.22%) XSD
10 6 (16.22%) OOD
10 6 (16.22%) Docker
10 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (16.22%) BDD
10 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
10 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
10 6 (16.22%) Dropwizard
11 5 (13.51%) Minimum Viable Product
11 5 (13.51%) JIRA
11 5 (13.51%) Web Development
11 5 (13.51%) User Stories

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) JBoss
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) npm
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) MS Access
5 1 (2.70%) OLAP
5 1 (2.70%) Power BI
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.51%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Babel
4 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.41%) ReSharper
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.41%) webpack
4 2 (5.41%) YouTrack
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) CSS
2 13 (35.14%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) .NET
4 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
4 8 (21.62%) REST
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (16.22%) Dropwizard
5 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (16.22%) XSD
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (13.51%) CSS3
6 5 (13.51%) HTML5
6 5 (13.51%) JAXB
6 5 (13.51%) React
7 4 (10.81%) jQuery
7 4 (10.81%) Swagger
8 3 (8.11%) Angular 2
8 3 (8.11%) Immutable.js
8 3 (8.11%) JSON
8 3 (8.11%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Minimum Viable Product
2 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Microservices
2 8 (21.62%) MVC
3 6 (16.22%) BDD
3 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
3 6 (16.22%) OOD
4 5 (13.51%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) User Stories
4 5 (13.51%) Web Development
5 4 (10.81%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.81%) Wireframes
6 3 (8.11%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 3 (8.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Business Development
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) ECMAScript
5 2 (5.41%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.70%) PHP 7
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) DevExpress
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter
3 1 (2.70%) Xamarin