Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 100 65
Rank change year-on-year -15 -35 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 48 48 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.40% 1.73% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.78% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 77
West Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -16.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £350
90th Percentile £529 £471 £508
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £395 £450
% change year-on-year +6.96% -12.22% +12.50%
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 3,291 2,694 3,822
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 97.19% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,229 1,760 2,615
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £270 £272 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 88 112
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.83 £12.09 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.65% -3.30% -8.05%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.74 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.39 £22.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +24.39% -8.93% +7.69%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -29 37 £410 +9.40% 30
Halifax +5 6 - - 4
Bradford - 2 £500 - 3
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
3 24 (50.00%) TDD
4 23 (47.92%) Microservices
5 21 (43.75%) Java
6 16 (33.33%) HTML
6 16 (33.33%) CSS
7 14 (29.17%) Spring
8 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
9 12 (25.00%) OO
9 12 (25.00%) MVC
9 12 (25.00%) Spring Boot
10 11 (22.92%) Docker
10 11 (22.92%) RESTful
11 10 (20.83%) Maven
11 10 (20.83%) XML
11 10 (20.83%) C#
11 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.83%) .NET
11 10 (20.83%) Java 8
12 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (18.75%) Scrum
12 9 (18.75%) Web Development
12 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (16.67%) SQL
13 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 7 (14.58%) HTML5
14 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET

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 3 (6.25%) Apache
1 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.42%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.25%) Big Data
3 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) Endeca
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Maven
2 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (10.42%) webpack
5 3 (6.25%) JUnit
6 2 (4.17%) Firebug
6 2 (4.17%) Gradle
6 2 (4.17%) Hamcrest
7 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.08%) git-flow
7 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.17%) Banking
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) CSS
1 16 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (29.17%) Spring
3 12 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 11 (22.92%) RESTful
5 10 (20.83%) .NET
5 10 (20.83%) XML
6 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
7 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
7 7 (14.58%) HTML5
8 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (10.42%) .NET Core
9 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Core
9 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.42%) CSS3
9 5 (10.42%) Node.js
9 5 (10.42%) Sass
9 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (10.42%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) TDD
3 23 (47.92%) Microservices
4 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.00%) MVC
5 12 (25.00%) OO
6 9 (18.75%) Scrum
6 9 (18.75%) Web Development
7 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) CQRS
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) BDD
9 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (4.17%) Deployment Automation
11 2 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
2 21 (43.75%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) C#
3 10 (20.83%) Java 8
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 6 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.25%) COBOL
6 3 (6.25%) JCL
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) ES6
7 2 (4.17%) Scala
8 1 (2.08%) ABAP
8 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Grafana
2 1 (2.08%) Graylog
2 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Splunk
4 1 (2.08%) hybris
4 1 (2.08%) SAP