Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 6 months to 21 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 > Wakefield
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 9.17% 10.99% 19.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.62% 11.24% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Wakefield median daily rate £350 £288 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -2.13% +6.82%
10th Percentile £233 £160 £244
90th Percentile £498 £451 £339
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £352
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.03% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wakefield 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 Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Contract vacancies in Wakefield with a recognized job title 104 89 47
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 97.80% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 23
Wakefield median daily rate £356 £263 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £130 £120 £173
90th Percentile £506 £439 £413
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 12
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 £14.38 £13.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +9.90% +18.91%
10th Percentile £10.10 £9.29 £10.65
90th Percentile £16.50 £16.35 £14.68
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Wakefield

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Wakefield

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Wakefield over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Wakefield

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Wakefield

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wakefield region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Telerik
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Mule
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) DB2
6 1 (10.00%) OLAP
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) JMS
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 (20.00%) Mule
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) JMS
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
1 2 (20.00%) Telerik
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore