Period
to 31 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 99 115
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 51 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.66% 1.73% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.82% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 48 39
Median daily rate £425 £513 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +22.02% +12.00%
10th Percentile £325 £364 £363
90th Percentile £593 £581 £528
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £500 £420
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 1,310 2,808 3,287
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 95.28% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 1,868 2,226
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £246 £260 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 117 98
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £14.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.96% +11.22% +20.58%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.50 £9.80
90th Percentile £31.38 £25.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate £17.42 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year +12.40% -4.32% +27.06%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in West Yorkshire.

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 31 May 2020. 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 +9 8 £463 -11.90% 9
Huddersfield +4 1 £350 -3.45%
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) Docker
4 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (22.22%) Java 8
4 2 (22.22%) Logic Apps
4 2 (22.22%) Mockito
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) JAX-RS
4 2 (22.22%) Kendo UI
4 2 (22.22%) AWS
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) HTML

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Azure
2 2 (22.22%) AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Logic Apps
3 1 (11.11%) GCP
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Mockito
2 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) JAX-RS
2 2 (22.22%) Kendo UI
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) React
3 1 (11.11%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) API Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java 8
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Demandware
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com