Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 112 82
Rank change year-on-year +16 -30 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 63 44 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.94% 1.46% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.52% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 54
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £318 £303 £325
90th Percentile £515 £498 £571
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
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 3,120 2,902 3,896
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.22% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,128 1,841 2,588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £255
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.30% +8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 114 153
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.23 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.89 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%

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 February 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 February 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 +12 49 £425 +6.25% 50
Halifax - 6 - -
Bradford - 2 £500 - 4
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 35 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.03%) Java
4 27 (42.86%) TDD
5 26 (41.27%) Microservices
6 25 (39.68%) Spring
7 21 (33.33%) RESTful
7 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 20 (31.75%) HTML
8 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (30.16%) Spring Boot
10 17 (26.98%) CSS
11 16 (25.40%) SQL
11 16 (25.40%) MVC
11 16 (25.40%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (23.81%) .NET
12 15 (23.81%) XML
12 15 (23.81%) OO
12 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
13 14 (22.22%) Scrum
13 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
14 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
15 11 (17.46%) C#
15 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
15 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (17.46%) Maven
15 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (15.87%) Web Development
16 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework

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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) GitHub
2 2 (3.17%) SmartFocus
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (14.29%) QlikView
5 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.59%) Big Data
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.59%) Riak
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.46%) Maven
3 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.52%) Gradle
5 5 (7.94%) JUnit
6 4 (6.35%) Firebug
6 4 (6.35%) Hamcrest
7 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.59%) AppVeyor
8 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.59%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.59%) git-flow
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.59%) Subversion
8 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) Spring
2 21 (33.33%) RESTful
3 20 (31.75%) HTML
4 19 (30.16%) Spring Boot
5 17 (26.98%) CSS
6 15 (23.81%) .NET
6 15 (23.81%) XML
7 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
8 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
9 9 (14.29%) HTML5
10 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
10 8 (12.70%) CSS3
11 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
11 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (11.11%) jQuery
11 7 (11.11%) Sass
11 7 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (9.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Android
1 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) TDD
3 26 (41.27%) Microservices
4 16 (25.40%) MVC
5 15 (23.81%) OO
5 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 14 (22.22%) Scrum
7 10 (15.87%) SOA
7 10 (15.87%) Web Development
8 9 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
8 9 (14.29%) BDD
8 9 (14.29%) ETL
8 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.35%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (6.35%) Kanban
11 4 (6.35%) Software Architecture
12 3 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 29 (46.03%) Java
3 16 (25.40%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) C#
5 5 (7.94%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.76%) COBOL
6 3 (4.76%) JCL
7 2 (3.17%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) ABAP
8 1 (1.59%) ES6
8 1 (1.59%) Scala
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
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 4 (6.35%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Grafana
2 1 (1.59%) Graylog
2 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) RedGate
3 6 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) hybris
4 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) SAP