The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 4 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 17 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 22.67% 12.90% 13.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.97% 13.04% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 22
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £350 £475
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 Halifax. 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
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 74 92 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.67% 98.92% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 128
Median daily rate £388 £358 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -77.50%  
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 Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Halifax

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Halifax

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Halifax over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Halifax

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Halifax

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 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 Halifax region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) C#
3 13 (39.39%) Finance
4 12 (36.36%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) HTML
8 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 6 (18.18%) jQuery
9 5 (15.15%) WCF
9 5 (15.15%) IBM
9 5 (15.15%) CSS
9 5 (15.15%) Web Services
9 5 (15.15%) Windows
9 5 (15.15%) Banking
10 4 (12.12%) Web Design
10 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
10 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
10 4 (12.12%) SAS
10 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
10 4 (12.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
11 3 (9.09%) iSeries
11 3 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
11 3 (9.09%) ISPF
11 3 (9.09%) Axway
11 3 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 4 (12.12%) SAS
2 2 (6.06%) StreamWeaver
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.06%) Informix
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) OLAP
4 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.03%) Power BI
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Flex Builder
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 6 (18.18%) HTML
3 6 (18.18%) jQuery
4 5 (15.15%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) WCF
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) ISPF
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware
6 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.06%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) XSLT
7 1 (3.03%) Flash
7 1 (3.03%) J2EE
7 1 (3.03%) JDBC
7 1 (3.03%) Node.js
7 1 (3.03%) WinForms
7 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.09%) iSeries
2 3 (9.09%) Tandem
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Animation
3 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.03%) RIA
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
1 4 (12.12%) Web Design
1 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
2 3 (9.09%) B2B
2 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.09%) ETL
2 3 (9.09%) MVC
2 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (6.06%) BDD
3 2 (6.06%) Data Management
3 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.06%) System Testing
3 2 (6.06%) TDD
3 2 (6.06%) Workflow
4 1 (3.03%) 3D Animation
4 1 (3.03%) Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) ETL Development
4 1 (3.03%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) JCL
4 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.09%) VBA
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) VB6
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Axway
3 3 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Teradata