Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 6 months to 18 November 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 > Halifax
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 11.54% 23.79% 10.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.76% 24.55% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 54 29
Halifax median daily rate £406 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.99% -21.18%
10th Percentile £309 £290 £293
90th Percentile £466 £438 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £353
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.80% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.38 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -50.39% +13.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax. 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
Halifax
Contract vacancies in Halifax with a recognized job title 102 220 271
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.08% 96.92% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 183 202
Halifax median daily rate £395 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +5.34% -13.70%
10th Percentile £274 £283 £259
90th Percentile £504 £452 £473
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 £11.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.76% -8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £9.10 £9.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.10 £11.94 £16.85
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Halifax.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Halifax

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) SAS
1 5 (41.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
2 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (16.67%) IFRS
4 2 (16.67%) IFRS 9
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (16.67%) DataPower
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) Angular 2
4 2 (16.67%) JDBC
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (41.67%) SAS
2 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Grunt
1 1 (8.33%) gulp
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) Angular 2
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) JDBC
3 2 (16.67%) JMS
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) React
4 1 (8.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) DataPower
1 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Presales
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) IFRS
1 2 (16.67%) IFRS 9
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM