Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in York during the 6 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 15 18 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 9.38% 11.32% 35.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.87% 11.61% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 29
York median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £286
90th Percentile £488 £471 £480
North Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £331 £363
% change year-on-year +10.19% -8.62% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North 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 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 152 155 181
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 97.48% 98.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 118 97
York median daily rate £400 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -9.09% -10.81%
10th Percentile £162 £113 £105
90th Percentile £503 £452 £453
North Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £338 £338
% change year-on-year +14.81% - -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
York median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% -39.00% +49.25%
10th Percentile £10.42 £11.80 £13.60
90th Percentile £17.07 £28.14 £39.00
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.85 £13.25 £14.48
% change year-on-year +19.62% -8.49% +16.54%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Spring
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Maven
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) Vue.js
6 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (20.00%) Java 8
6 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (13.33%) PostCSS
7 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot

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 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) PostCSS
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) webpack
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
4 3 (20.00%) Vue.js
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) JSF
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) Sass
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) Laravel
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Java 8
4 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) PHP 5
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Coverity
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos