The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 449 633 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.27% 30.85% 23.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.03% 32.03% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 477 373
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £16.09 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1402 1976 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.63% 96.30% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1362 1376
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £539 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 60
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.05 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in West Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in West Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in West Yorkshire

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 Developer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in West Yorkshire

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 Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 374 £400 - 134
Halifax +3 16 £345 +6.15% 6
Bradford -2 16 £360 -20.00% 14
Huddersfield 0 10 £350 +12.90% 8
Wakefield +2 7 £400 +30.61% 6
Elland +3 3 £375 +82.92%
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 474 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (39.59%) JavaScript
3 283 (32.01%) Java
4 271 (30.66%) HTML
5 254 (28.73%) CSS
6 185 (20.93%) SQL
7 181 (20.48%) .NET
8 178 (20.14%) MVC
9 170 (19.23%) C#
10 167 (18.89%) TDD
11 164 (18.55%) Python
12 163 (18.44%) Git (software)
13 143 (16.18%) AngularJS
14 140 (15.84%) Spring
15 127 (14.37%) PHP
15 127 (14.37%) HTML5
16 125 (14.14%) Scrum
17 122 (13.80%) SQL Server
18 121 (13.69%) ASP.NET
19 114 (12.90%) Test Automation
20 112 (12.67%) RESTful
21 111 (12.56%) CSS3
22 107 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
23 104 (11.76%) Front End Development
24 97 (10.97%) Software Engineering
25 93 (10.52%) Node.js
26 92 (10.41%) NoSQL
26 92 (10.41%) React
27 91 (10.29%) Linux
27 91 (10.29%) OO

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 43 (4.86%) Confluence
2 27 (3.05%) CMS
3 18 (2.04%) Apache
3 18 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 15 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (1.70%) WordPress
5 14 (1.58%) Mule
6 13 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.36%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.90%) Anypoint
8 8 (0.90%) SAS
9 7 (0.79%) Mule ESB
10 6 (0.68%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.34%) Drupal
13 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.45%) Magento
3 3 (0.34%) OpenCart
3 3 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.34%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.47%) GitHub
4 6 (0.68%) IaaS
5 5 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.57%) Slack
6 3 (0.34%) Loggly
6 3 (0.34%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.11%) Firebase
7 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.22%) HTTP
2 12 (1.36%) Firewall
3 11 (1.24%) Internet
4 3 (0.34%) FTP
4 3 (0.34%) LDAP
5 2 (0.23%) DNS
5 2 (0.23%) Intranet
5 2 (0.23%) SMTP
5 2 (0.23%) SSH
6 1 (0.11%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 92 (10.41%) NoSQL
3 83 (9.39%) MySQL
4 67 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 56 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 47 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.58%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.36%) Redis
15 11 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.24%) Couchbase
15 11 (1.24%) CouchDB
15 11 (1.24%) Power BI
16 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 163 (18.44%) Git (software)
2 77 (8.71%) Jenkins
3 68 (7.69%) Subversion
4 66 (7.47%) JIRA
5 47 (5.32%) JUnit
6 27 (3.05%) Grunt
7 26 (2.94%) Visual Studio
8 24 (2.71%) Maven
9 18 (2.04%) Xcode
10 17 (1.92%) Mercurial
11 16 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (1.70%) gulp
13 14 (1.58%) Jasmine
14 12 (1.36%) Android Studio
15 11 (1.24%) Eclipse
16 10 (1.13%) Cucumber
16 10 (1.13%) PHPUnit
17 9 (1.02%) Selenium
18 8 (0.90%) Gradle
18 8 (0.90%) IntelliJ
General
1 44 (4.98%) Finance
2 16 (1.81%) Marketing
3 14 (1.58%) Banking
4 10 (1.13%) Advertising
4 10 (1.13%) Billing
5 9 (1.02%) Games
5 9 (1.02%) Publishing
5 9 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 8 (0.90%) Retail
7 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.57%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.45%) Back Office
10 3 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (30.66%) HTML
2 254 (28.73%) CSS
3 181 (20.48%) .NET
4 143 (16.18%) AngularJS
5 140 (15.84%) Spring
6 127 (14.37%) HTML5
7 121 (13.69%) ASP.NET
8 112 (12.67%) RESTful
9 111 (12.56%) CSS3
10 93 (10.52%) Node.js
11 92 (10.41%) React
12 83 (9.39%) jQuery
13 77 (8.71%) REST
14 74 (8.37%) Hibernate
15 70 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (6.56%) Symfony
17 56 (6.33%) JSON
18 51 (5.77%) Ajax
19 49 (5.54%) Web Services
20 46 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.47%) User Experience
2 63 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.05%) Data Structures
5 26 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.58%) iPhone
9 8 (0.90%) NHS
10 5 (0.57%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.57%) RIA
10 5 (0.57%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.45%) iPad
11 4 (0.45%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.34%) iSeries
12 3 (0.34%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.34%) Replication
12 3 (0.34%) Tandem
12 3 (0.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 2 (0.23%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 91 (10.29%) Linux
2 57 (6.45%) Android
3 51 (5.77%) Apple iOS
4 21 (2.38%) Unix
5 17 (1.92%) Windows
6 12 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.34%) VMS
8 3 (0.34%) zOS
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (20.14%) MVC
3 167 (18.89%) TDD
4 125 (14.14%) Scrum
5 114 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 107 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (11.76%) Front End Development
8 97 (10.97%) Software Engineering
9 91 (10.29%) OO
10 63 (7.13%) Web Development
11 62 (7.01%) BDD
12 58 (6.56%) Open Source
13 54 (6.11%) DevOps
14 53 (6.00%) Unit Testing
15 51 (5.77%) Android Development
16 50 (5.66%) Web Design
17 49 (5.54%) iOS Development
17 49 (5.54%) Responsive Web Design
18 46 (5.20%) Configuration Management
19 41 (4.64%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 350 (39.59%) JavaScript
2 283 (32.01%) Java
3 185 (20.93%) SQL
4 170 (19.23%) C#
5 164 (18.55%) Python
6 127 (14.37%) PHP
7 88 (9.95%) Scala
8 65 (7.35%) Ruby
9 59 (6.67%) T-SQL
10 40 (4.52%) Apple Swift
11 29 (3.28%) Objective-C
12 20 (2.26%) Groovy
13 18 (2.04%) C++
14 14 (1.58%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.47%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.24%) Perl
16 11 (1.24%) VB
17 8 (0.90%) VB6
18 7 (0.79%) ECMAScript
18 7 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (1.92%) Degree
2 11 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.34%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.90%) QA
2 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.11%) IFRS
5 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 55 (6.22%) Docker
2 3 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.23%) vCloud
3 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (3.17%) Puppet
2 22 (2.49%) Ansible
3 9 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.02%) vRealize
4 6 (0.68%) Salt
5 4 (0.45%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.34%) Nagios
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.34%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 61 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.54%) Oracle
3 39 (4.41%) Google
4 26 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 25 (2.83%) Zend
6 15 (1.70%) IBM
7 13 (1.47%) SAP
8 11 (1.24%) MuleSoft
9 10 (1.13%) VMware
10 9 (1.02%) Apple
11 7 (0.79%) Rackspace
11 7 (0.79%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.68%) Splunk
13 5 (0.57%) Adobe
13 5 (0.57%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.57%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.57%) Tableau
14 3 (0.34%) New Relic
14 3 (0.34%) Sage
14 3 (0.34%) Sun
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4it Recruitment Ltd
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The Bridge Ltd
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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Rate: £375 - £440 per day
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
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Austin Fraser
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum +
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
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