Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Senior Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 111 87
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 63 55 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.07% 1.53% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.59% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 58
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -0.71% +11.91%
10th Percentile £310 £356 £275
90th Percentile £514 £500 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £453
% change year-on-year -5.56% -0.71% +13.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £37.04

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 2946 3470 4203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.39% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2252 2831
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 180
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.09 £8.62
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.19 £33.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +0.70%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 52 £425 -5.56% 21
Bradford +14 3 £320 -1.54% 5
Huddersfield - 1 £325 - 2
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) Java
3 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
3 25 (39.68%) TDD
4 22 (34.92%) SQL
5 21 (33.33%) .NET
6 20 (31.75%) Spring
6 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (30.16%) MVC
8 18 (28.57%) HTML
8 18 (28.57%) Microservices
9 17 (26.98%) C#
10 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
10 16 (25.40%) RESTful
10 16 (25.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (23.81%) AngularJS
11 15 (23.81%) CSS
12 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 14 (22.22%) Scrum
13 12 (19.05%) SOA
13 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (19.05%) BDD
14 11 (17.46%) HTML5
15 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (15.87%) CSS3
15 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
15 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (15.87%) Docker

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 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.59%) CMS
1 1 (1.59%) Kentico
1 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) GitHub
2 3 (4.76%) SmartFocus
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (14.29%) QlikView
6 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.59%) Big Data
10 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.59%) DocumentDB
10 1 (1.59%) HBase
10 1 (1.59%) Impala
10 1 (1.59%) MS Access
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.59%) Riak
10 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
1 16 (25.40%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.94%) Maven
3 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.35%) Gradle
5 3 (4.76%) Hudson
5 3 (4.76%) JUnit
5 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.17%) Firebug
6 2 (3.17%) Hamcrest
6 2 (3.17%) JIRA
6 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.59%) AppVeyor
7 1 (1.59%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) .NET
2 20 (31.75%) Spring
3 18 (28.57%) HTML
4 16 (25.40%) RESTful
5 15 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 15 (23.81%) CSS
6 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 11 (17.46%) HTML5
8 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (15.87%) CSS3
9 9 (14.29%) Spring Boot
10 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
10 7 (11.11%) Sass
10 7 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
11 6 (9.52%) J2EE
12 5 (7.94%) Spring MVC
12 5 (7.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Media Streaming
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Android
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.68%) TDD
3 19 (30.16%) MVC
4 18 (28.57%) Microservices
5 14 (22.22%) Scrum
6 12 (19.05%) BDD
6 12 (19.05%) SOA
7 10 (15.87%) ETL
8 9 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
8 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (12.70%) Web Development
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.52%) OOP
12 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.94%) OO
12 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
13 4 (6.35%) Android Development
14 3 (4.76%) Coaching
14 3 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.92%) SQL
4 17 (26.98%) C#
5 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.94%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.76%) Kotlin
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.17%) VB
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) ES6
9 1 (1.59%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) MCITP
1 9 (14.29%) MCSE
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Ansible
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) RedGate
3 3 (4.76%) hybris
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.59%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) Talend
5 1 (1.59%) Zend