The median contractor rate for a Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 441 533 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.33% 27.80% 28.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.41% 28.89% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 384 357
Median daily rate £390 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

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 1320 1845 1718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.77% 96.24% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1253 1076
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 88
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 0 389 £390 +0.64% 151
Halifax +5 17 £400 +23.07% 8
Wakefield -2 7 £400 +33.33% 8
Bradford -15 6 £340 -15.05% 21
Huddersfield +2 1 £413 - 6
Developer
Yorkshire

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 408 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 263 (30.30%) Java
4 230 (26.50%) HTML
5 215 (24.77%) CSS
6 208 (23.96%) SQL
7 185 (21.31%) .NET
8 165 (19.01%) MVC
9 157 (18.09%) C#
10 156 (17.97%) AngularJS
11 138 (15.90%) SQL Server
12 127 (14.63%) Git (software)
13 120 (13.82%) TDD
14 119 (13.71%) Python
15 109 (12.56%) ASP.NET
15 109 (12.56%) HTML5
16 106 (12.21%) RESTful
17 103 (11.87%) PHP
18 101 (11.64%) Spring
19 93 (10.71%) Front End Development
20 92 (10.60%) Scrum
21 91 (10.48%) Microsoft
22 89 (10.25%) CSS3
23 87 (10.02%) Software Engineering
24 81 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 79 (9.10%) OO
26 75 (8.64%) REST
27 74 (8.53%) NoSQL
28 73 (8.41%) Node.js
28 73 (8.41%) Continuous Integration

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 39 (4.49%) Mule
2 29 (3.34%) Confluence
3 25 (2.88%) CMS
3 25 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.53%) Apache
4 22 (2.53%) Mule ESB
5 16 (1.84%) WordPress
6 12 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.69%) Anypoint
10 6 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.58%) SAS
11 5 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.46%) nginx
12 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.35%) Plone
Applications
1 41 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.81%) MS Office
3 4 (0.46%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.58%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.46%) Magento
4 3 (0.35%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.35%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.84%) GitHub
3 12 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.92%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.81%) IaaS
6 6 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.46%) Loggly
7 4 (0.46%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.23%) Google Play
8 2 (0.23%) iTunes
8 2 (0.23%) Office 365
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.12%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.18%) HTTP
2 11 (1.27%) Internet
3 5 (0.58%) FTP
4 4 (0.46%) Intranet
5 3 (0.35%) DNS
5 3 (0.35%) LDAP
6 2 (0.23%) Firewall
6 2 (0.23%) SMTP
6 2 (0.23%) SSH
7 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.12%) Network Security
7 1 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 81 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (8.53%) NoSQL
4 59 (6.80%) MongoDB
5 57 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (6.45%) MySQL
7 53 (6.11%) Relational Database
8 37 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 26 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (2.30%) Redis
15 18 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.50%) Power BI
17 11 (1.27%) Riak
18 9 (1.04%) QlikView
19 8 (0.92%) RDBMS
19 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 127 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 69 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 51 (5.88%) Subversion
4 41 (4.72%) Grunt
4 41 (4.72%) JIRA
5 33 (3.80%) JUnit
6 31 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 31 (3.57%) Maven
7 29 (3.34%) Visual Studio
8 27 (3.11%) gulp
9 15 (1.73%) Selenium
10 13 (1.50%) Mercurial
10 13 (1.50%) Xcode
11 12 (1.38%) PHPUnit
11 12 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.15%) Android Studio
12 10 (1.15%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.92%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.81%) Mockito
14 7 (0.81%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 63 (7.26%) Finance
2 21 (2.42%) Advertising
3 17 (1.96%) Banking
4 14 (1.61%) Publishing
5 11 (1.27%) Back Office
5 11 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.27%) Retail
6 10 (1.15%) Law
6 10 (1.15%) Marketing
7 8 (0.92%) Billing
8 7 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.69%) Games
10 5 (0.58%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.35%) Legal
12 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (26.50%) HTML
2 215 (24.77%) CSS
3 185 (21.31%) .NET
4 156 (17.97%) AngularJS
5 109 (12.56%) ASP.NET
5 109 (12.56%) HTML5
6 106 (12.21%) RESTful
7 101 (11.64%) Spring
8 89 (10.25%) CSS3
9 75 (8.64%) REST
10 73 (8.41%) Node.js
11 68 (7.83%) jQuery
12 59 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (6.68%) Web Services
14 57 (6.57%) React
15 56 (6.45%) .NET Framework
16 52 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web API
17 50 (5.76%) Hibernate
18 44 (5.07%) Entity Framework
19 42 (4.84%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.68%) User Experience
2 45 (5.18%) Mobile App
3 28 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (2.65%) Algorithms
5 20 (2.30%) Data Structures
6 15 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.38%) NHS
8 11 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.04%) iPhone
10 8 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.81%) Tandem
12 6 (0.69%) RIA
13 5 (0.58%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.58%) iSeries
14 4 (0.46%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.46%) Replication
15 3 (0.35%) iPad
15 3 (0.35%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.35%) Virtual Team
16 2 (0.23%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 71 (8.18%) Linux
2 45 (5.18%) Android
3 40 (4.61%) Apple iOS
4 29 (3.34%) Unix
5 18 (2.07%) Windows
6 17 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.35%) zOS
9 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (19.01%) MVC
3 120 (13.82%) TDD
4 93 (10.71%) Front End Development
5 92 (10.60%) Scrum
6 87 (10.02%) Software Engineering
7 79 (9.10%) OO
8 73 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
9 67 (7.72%) Web Development
10 58 (6.68%) Unit Testing
11 48 (5.53%) E-Commerce
12 47 (5.41%) BDD
12 47 (5.41%) Web Design
13 44 (5.07%) Responsive Web Design
14 39 (4.49%) Android Development
14 39 (4.49%) Open Source
15 38 (4.38%) Automated Testing
15 38 (4.38%) ETL
16 36 (4.15%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 312 (35.94%) JavaScript
2 263 (30.30%) Java
3 208 (23.96%) SQL
4 157 (18.09%) C#
5 119 (13.71%) Python
6 103 (11.87%) PHP
7 68 (7.83%) T-SQL
8 55 (6.34%) Scala
9 52 (5.99%) Ruby
10 30 (3.46%) Apple Swift
11 18 (2.07%) Objective-C
12 16 (1.84%) TypeScript
13 14 (1.61%) C++
13 14 (1.61%) VB
13 14 (1.61%) VBA
14 12 (1.38%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.15%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.81%) VB6
17 6 (0.69%) C
17 6 (0.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (1.61%) Degree
3 10 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.23%) CCA
5 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (0.58%) QA
3 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.35%) SDET
5 2 (0.23%) FATCA
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (3.92%) Docker
2 5 (0.58%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.23%) vCloud
3 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (3.00%) Puppet
2 20 (2.30%) Oracle Identity Management
3 19 (2.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 13 (1.50%) Ansible
5 12 (1.38%) vRealize
6 11 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.69%) Salt
8 4 (0.46%) Nagios
8 4 (0.46%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
11 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 91 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.49%) Oracle
3 34 (3.92%) Google
4 33 (3.80%) MuleSoft
5 24 (2.76%) Zend
6 17 (1.96%) Tableau
7 14 (1.61%) VMware
8 13 (1.50%) IBM
8 13 (1.50%) SAP
8 13 (1.50%) Splunk
9 10 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.04%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.92%) Adobe
11 8 (0.92%) Rackspace
12 6 (0.69%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.58%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.46%) New Relic
15 3 (0.35%) Cognos
15 3 (0.35%) IBM Sterling
15 3 (0.35%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Rate: £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago