Period
to 22 February 2020

The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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.

Application Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 151 171
Rank change year-on-year +33 +20 -34
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.24% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +8.57% +15.13%
10th Percentile £321 £386 £394
90th Percentile £394 £550 £481
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -6.25% +4.92% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 1,973 3,157 3,134
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.02% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,293 2,148 2,134
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £256 £269 £263
90th Percentile £575 £558 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 124 107
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.30 £14.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.38% +4.44% +17.20%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.40 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.50 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.10 £15.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.00% +7.14%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in West Yorkshire

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in West Yorkshire

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in West Yorkshire

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +31 3 £325 -13.33% 4
Applications Developer
Yorkshire

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (75.00%) Postman
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Postman
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin