Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in York during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 12.40% 23.08% 25.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.80% 23.26% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 31
York median daily rate £388 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £302 £290 £225
90th Percentile £446 £493 £425
North Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -5.71% +8.53% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
York median hourly rate - - £45.00
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50

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 125 129 173
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 99.23% 99.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 109
York median daily rate £321 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.15% +4.84% -20.00%
10th Percentile £113 £108 £150
90th Percentile £458 £465 £450
North Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 13
York median hourly rate £14.38 £32.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.77% +75.68% +23.33%
10th Percentile £12.55 £26.25 £14.25
90th Percentile £29.38 £40.75 £40.95
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.48 £17.25
% change year-on-year -3.31% -16.06% +27.78%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Spring
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) JBoss
6 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (12.50%) GitHub
7 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) User Experience
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 2 (12.50%) Apple Swift
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) HTTP
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Retail

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 3 (18.75%) JBoss
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Jetty
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) Django
4 2 (12.50%) Java EE
4 2 (12.50%) Java SE
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) Android NDK
5 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.25%) AppFabric
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft