Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 108 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 -37 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 50 47 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.48% 1.67% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.71% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 81
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £381 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -15.28% +20.00%
10th Percentile £368 £310 £350
90th Percentile £515 £475 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £380 £450
% change year-on-year +11.84% -15.56% +16.13%
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 3,244 2,756 3,889
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 97.70% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,192 1,869 2,641
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £270
90th Percentile £543 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 71 98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +13.13% -8.97%
10th Percentile £9.53 £8.41 £8.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £30.25 £20.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.48 £13.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +24.34% -1.85% +3.85%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -17 41 £420 +6.60% 24
Halifax +5 1 - - 1
Bradford -8 1 £425 +32.81% 5
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (52.00%) TDD
4 25 (50.00%) Microservices
5 23 (46.00%) HTML
5 23 (46.00%) CSS
6 20 (40.00%) HTML5
7 18 (36.00%) CSS3
7 18 (36.00%) AngularJS
7 18 (36.00%) Java
8 17 (34.00%) .NET
9 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 16 (32.00%) C#
10 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 15 (30.00%) MVC
10 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
11 14 (28.00%) Web Development
11 14 (28.00%) Scrum
11 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
13 12 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (24.00%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (24.00%) Vue.js
13 12 (24.00%) .NET Core
14 10 (20.00%) Docker
14 10 (20.00%) RESTful

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 2 (4.00%) Apache
1 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Anypoint
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.00%) GitHub
3 6 (12.00%) npm
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.00%) Endeca
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Power BI
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (12.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (12.00%) webpack
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
5 2 (4.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.00%) jMock
6 1 (2.00%) Mockito
6 1 (2.00%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.00%) Banking
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Marketing
1 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) CSS
1 23 (46.00%) HTML
2 20 (40.00%) HTML5
3 18 (36.00%) AngularJS
3 18 (36.00%) CSS3
4 17 (34.00%) .NET
5 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (24.00%) .NET Core
7 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (24.00%) Vue.js
8 10 (20.00%) RESTful
9 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Core
9 6 (12.00%) Sass
10 4 (8.00%) Node.js
10 4 (8.00%) Redux
11 3 (6.00%) J2EE
11 3 (6.00%) REST
11 3 (6.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) TDD
3 25 (50.00%) Microservices
4 15 (30.00%) MVC
5 14 (28.00%) Scrum
5 14 (28.00%) Web Development
6 8 (16.00%) SOA
7 7 (14.00%) OO
7 7 (14.00%) OOP
8 6 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (12.00%) CQRS
8 6 (12.00%) Project Management
9 5 (10.00%) BDD
9 5 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.00%) Pair Programming
10 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.00%) Java
3 16 (32.00%) C#
4 8 (16.00%) TypeScript
5 7 (14.00%) Scala
5 7 (14.00%) SQL
6 6 (12.00%) Clojure
6 6 (12.00%) Groovy
7 4 (8.00%) PHP
8 3 (6.00%) Python
9 2 (4.00%) ES6
10 1 (2.00%) C++
10 1 (2.00%) ES7
10 1 (2.00%) Java 8
10 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Docker
2 6 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) MuleSoft
1 2 (4.00%) Splunk
2 1 (2.00%) Alteryx
2 1 (2.00%) hybris
2 1 (2.00%) VMware