Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in York during the 6 months to 18 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.

Developer
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 18 67 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 11.32% 35.83% 28.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.61% 36.41% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 49
York median daily rate £350 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.94% +4.69%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £225
90th Percentile £471 £478 £423
North Yorkshire median daily rate £331 £363 £335
% change year-on-year -8.62% +8.21% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
York median hourly rate - - £45.00
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in York. 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
York
Contract vacancies in York with a recognized job title 155 184 227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.48% 98.40% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 100 152
York median daily rate £300 £330 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -11.41% +6.43%
10th Percentile £113 £105 £203
90th Percentile £452 £441 £474
North Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year - -3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
York median hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.00% +49.25% +19.64%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.60 £10.69
90th Percentile £28.14 £39.00 £44.30
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £14.48 £12.43
% change year-on-year -8.49% +16.54% -7.96%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in York

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in York.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in York

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in York.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in York

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in York

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in York over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in York

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in York.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in York

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 York region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Node.js
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 2 (11.11%) Android Development
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) Magento
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) Jetty
5 2 (11.11%) OO

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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 2 (11.11%) Jetty
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) OLAP
2 1 (5.56%) Power BI
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) Node.js
4 2 (11.11%) CSS3
4 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) Android NDK
5 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) EDI
5 1 (5.56%) Jest
5 1 (5.56%) Laravel
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) React Native
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 2 (11.11%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
4 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) ES6
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Xamarin