Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in York during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 19.83% 22.66% 24.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.05% 23.20% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 22
York median daily rate £425 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +5.26% +1.53%
10th Percentile £358 £299 £160
90th Percentile £500 £453 £450
North Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
York median hourly rate - - £32.50
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.83 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -46.28% +6.25% -

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 114 125 156
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.21% 97.66% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 90 109
York median daily rate £321 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.76% +2.86% -9.68%
10th Percentile £142 £113 £127
90th Percentile £500 £475 £488
North Yorkshire median daily rate £314 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -10.36% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
York median hourly rate £40.50 £15.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.41% -52.69% +116.67%
10th Percentile £22.53 £13.06 £17.45
90th Percentile £42.11 £18.39 £39.85
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.61 £12.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +64.88% -61.54% +150.00%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Oracle
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 9 (37.50%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 7 (29.17%) BDD
8 6 (25.00%) Spring
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) CSS
9 5 (20.83%) jQuery
10 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.67%) Microservices
10 4 (16.67%) React
10 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
10 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
10 4 (16.67%) Java 8
10 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (16.67%) .NET
10 4 (16.67%) J2EE
10 4 (16.67%) Web Services
10 4 (16.67%) C#
10 4 (16.67%) HTTP
10 4 (16.67%) JBoss
10 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
11 3 (12.50%) OO
11 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
11 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL

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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) Jetty
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) WildFly
3 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) J2EE
4 4 (16.67%) React
4 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (12.50%) REST
5 3 (12.50%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.33%) Django
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.17%) AppFabric
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) WSDL
7 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) BDD
4 4 (16.67%) Microservices
4 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) SOLID
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Information Management
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Java 8
5 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft