The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 50 103
Rank change year-on-year -30 +53  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 79 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.42% 3.85% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 4.00% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 7
Median daily rate £325 £450 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +57.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £429 £400
% change year-on-year -3.79% +7.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +26.92% -22.61%  

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 1379 1977 2004
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.80% 96.35% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 1366 1377
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £535 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 62
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 -32 16 £356 -20.83% 21
Bradford +9 3 £320 -17.41% 3
Halifax +8 1 £315 -27.58%
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) .NET
3 16 (34.04%) C#
3 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
4 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.66%) MVC
5 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
5 10 (21.28%) Spring
6 9 (19.15%) TDD
6 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
6 9 (19.15%) Python
6 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
7 8 (17.02%) REST
7 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.89%) BDD
8 7 (14.89%) OO
8 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
8 7 (14.89%) HTML
8 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
8 7 (14.89%) Scrum
9 6 (12.77%) CSS
9 6 (12.77%) SOAP
9 6 (12.77%) Kanban
9 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (12.77%) SOLID
10 5 (10.64%) Front End Development

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 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) Confluence
1 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.64%) Maven
4 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.26%) Gradle
6 2 (4.26%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.13%) jMock
7 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.13%) Mockito
7 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.51%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.28%) Spring
4 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
4 8 (17.02%) REST
5 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
5 7 (14.89%) HTML
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.77%) CSS
6 6 (12.77%) SOAP
7 5 (10.64%) J2EE
7 5 (10.64%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) RESTful
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
8 4 (8.51%) Web Services
9 3 (6.38%) HTML5
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.26%) CSS3
10 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.13%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) MVC
3 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
3 9 (19.15%) TDD
4 7 (14.89%) BDD
4 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.89%) OO
4 7 (14.89%) Scrum
5 6 (12.77%) Kanban
5 6 (12.77%) SOLID
6 5 (10.64%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.64%) Microservices
7 4 (8.51%) Analytics
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Open Source
8 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) Python
4 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Go
6 1 (2.13%) Groovy
6 1 (2.13%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.13%) Splunk
2 1 (2.13%) VMware
2 1 (2.13%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago