Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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.

Senior Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 95 115
Rank change year-on-year -11 +20 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 57 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.67% 2.08% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.14% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 42
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -0.16%
10th Percentile £373 £312 £351
90th Percentile £513 £479 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £444
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.35% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 3,271 2,893 3,522
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 97.11% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,212 1,980 2,299
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 82 98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.36 £14.10 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.95% +4.44% -0.70%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.09
90th Percentile £26.50 £24.76 £24.74
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +4.01%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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 -9 42 £450 +5.88% 33
Bradford -13 1 £425 +32.81% 2
Halifax - 1 - -
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (45.61%) TDD
4 23 (40.35%) Java
4 23 (40.35%) Microservices
5 21 (36.84%) CSS
5 21 (36.84%) HTML
6 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
7 17 (29.82%) CSS3
7 17 (29.82%) HTML5
8 16 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
9 15 (26.32%) .NET
10 14 (24.56%) C#
11 13 (22.81%) Scala
11 13 (22.81%) Groovy
11 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (21.05%) RESTful
12 12 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (19.30%) .NET Core
13 11 (19.30%) Clojure
13 11 (19.30%) Scrum
14 10 (17.54%) Pair Programming
14 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
14 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
15 9 (15.79%) MVC

Senior 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 1 (1.75%) Anypoint
1 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (14.04%) GitHub
4 4 (7.02%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (7.02%) Serverless
5 2 (3.51%) npm
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.26%) QlikView
8 2 (3.51%) Power BI
9 1 (1.75%) MySQL
9 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.28%) Mercurial
4 7 (12.28%) TeamCity
5 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.02%) gulp
7 2 (3.51%) Maven
7 2 (3.51%) webpack
8 1 (1.75%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.75%) jMock
8 1 (1.75%) JUnit
8 1 (1.75%) Mockito
8 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) CSS
1 21 (36.84%) HTML
2 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
3 17 (29.82%) CSS3
3 17 (29.82%) HTML5
4 15 (26.32%) .NET
5 12 (21.05%) RESTful
6 11 (19.30%) .NET Core
7 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
8 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (14.04%) Vue.js
10 7 (12.28%) Node.js
11 5 (8.77%) Redux
11 5 (8.77%) RxJS
12 4 (7.02%) Web Services
13 3 (5.26%) React
13 3 (5.26%) REST
13 3 (5.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) TDD
3 23 (40.35%) Microservices
4 11 (19.30%) Scrum
5 10 (17.54%) Pair Programming
5 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (15.79%) MVC
7 8 (14.04%) OO
7 8 (14.04%) OOP
7 8 (14.04%) SOA
7 8 (14.04%) Web Development
8 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.77%) BDD
10 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.77%) Open Source
11 4 (7.02%) Analytical Thinking
11 4 (7.02%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 23 (40.35%) Java
3 14 (24.56%) C#
4 13 (22.81%) Groovy
4 13 (22.81%) Scala
5 11 (19.30%) Clojure
6 7 (12.28%) Python
6 7 (12.28%) TypeScript
7 6 (10.53%) SQL
8 4 (7.02%) VBA
9 2 (3.51%) ES7
9 2 (3.51%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) C
10 1 (1.75%) C++
10 1 (1.75%) ES6
10 1 (1.75%) Java 8
10 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) MCITP
1 3 (5.26%) MCSE
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PMO
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) RedGate
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.75%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) VMware