Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in York during the 6 months to 18 August 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.

Developer
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 28 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 18.38% 19.31% 32.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.69% 20.14% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 28
York median daily rate £425 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -7.89% +17.83%
10th Percentile £350 £305 £160
90th Percentile £500 £460 £450
North Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.83 - £41.50

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 127 139 180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.38% 95.86% 98.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 101 105
York median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £186 £113 £113
90th Percentile £500 £438 £488
North Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
York median hourly rate £16.45 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.71% -1.25% +0.38%
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +50.00% -18.64% +28.26%

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 August 2018.

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 August 2018, 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 York region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle
5 10 (40.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (36.00%) BDD
7 8 (32.00%) CSS
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) Spring Boot
9 6 (24.00%) Java 8
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) Spring
10 5 (20.00%) Web Development
10 5 (20.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.00%) J2EE
10 5 (20.00%) C#
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.00%) Web Services
10 5 (20.00%) Microservices
11 4 (16.00%) React
11 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (16.00%) REST
11 4 (16.00%) XML
11 4 (16.00%) JBoss
11 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
11 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
11 4 (16.00%) Scrum
12 3 (12.00%) TDD

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 4 (16.00%) JBoss
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Jetty
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) WildFly
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) webpack
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) Spring
4 6 (24.00%) Spring Boot
5 5 (20.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.00%) J2EE
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) React
6 4 (16.00%) REST
6 4 (16.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.00%) HTML5
7 2 (8.00%) Java EE
7 2 (8.00%) JSF
7 2 (8.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
7 2 (8.00%) WCF
8 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) BDD
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Microservices
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) SOLID
6 2 (8.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) Java 8
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.00%) Groovy
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Coverity
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft