Period
to 18 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1,028 1,421 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.12% 28.73% 28.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.47% 29.95% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 1,040 921
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £310 £306 £294
90th Percentile £544 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,883 4,744 4,135
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 95.92% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,583 3,159 2,658
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £219 £263 £256
90th Percentile £550 £538 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 178 129
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.56 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.35% +27.35% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.63 £8.90
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.73 £29.03
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +8.09% -0.98% -1.66%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire 0 709 £425 +6.25% 324
South Yorkshire -1 245 £450 +12.50% 96
North Yorkshire +1 44 £350 -12.50% 83
East Yorkshire -6 7 £416 -7.50% 23
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 474 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (29.57%) Java
3 287 (27.92%) SQL
4 273 (26.56%) JavaScript
5 212 (20.62%) .NET
6 211 (20.53%) C#
7 176 (17.12%) Git (software)
8 173 (16.83%) HTML
8 173 (16.83%) CSS
9 170 (16.54%) TDD
10 168 (16.34%) SQL Server
11 146 (14.20%) Finance
12 144 (14.01%) Python
13 134 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
14 128 (12.45%) Jenkins
15 126 (12.26%) DevOps
16 125 (12.16%) Microservices
17 121 (11.77%) Java 8
18 120 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
19 116 (11.28%) Test Automation
20 106 (10.31%) Microsoft
20 106 (10.31%) JIRA
21 104 (10.12%) Linux
22 103 (10.02%) AngularJS
23 101 (9.82%) Scrum
24 100 (9.73%) Docker
25 98 (9.53%) Spring
26 90 (8.75%) MVC
27 89 (8.66%) Web Development
27 89 (8.66%) Node.js

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 65 (6.32%) Confluence
2 48 (4.67%) CMS
3 30 (2.92%) Apache Spark
4 26 (2.53%) SAS
5 25 (2.43%) SharePoint
6 24 (2.33%) Drupal
7 22 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 18 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (1.65%) WordPress
10 12 (1.17%) IIS
11 11 (1.07%) Apache
12 10 (0.97%) Anypoint
12 10 (0.97%) Jupyter
13 9 (0.88%) Mule
13 9 (0.88%) nginx
13 9 (0.88%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.88%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.58%) Jadu
15 6 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.097%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.097%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.097%) InVision
Business Applications
1 10 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.39%) Magento
3 3 (0.29%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.19%) Shopify
4 2 (0.19%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.097%) BASE24
5 1 (0.097%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.097%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.097%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 134 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (7.68%) GitHub
4 46 (4.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 43 (4.18%) Power Platform
6 33 (3.21%) Slack
7 19 (1.85%) Serverless
8 15 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (1.46%) Office 365
9 13 (1.26%) PowerApps
10 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Flow
11 8 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.39%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.39%) Heroku
14 4 (0.39%) npm
15 3 (0.29%) Azure Functions
15 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.97%) HTTP
2 5 (0.49%) Internet
3 4 (0.39%) Intranet
4 3 (0.29%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.29%) SSL
4 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.29%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.19%) DSL
5 2 (0.19%) FTP
5 2 (0.19%) WebEx
6 1 (0.097%) ATM
6 1 (0.097%) DNS
6 1 (0.097%) ICMP
6 1 (0.097%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.097%) Skype
6 1 (0.097%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (6.13%) MongoDB
4 54 (5.25%) Big Data
5 48 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (4.57%) Hadoop
7 40 (3.89%) NoSQL
8 39 (3.79%) Power BI
9 37 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (3.40%) BigQuery
11 24 (2.33%) MySQL
11 24 (2.33%) Relational Database
12 23 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (2.14%) Neo4j
14 20 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (1.85%) QlikView
16 17 (1.65%) Qlik Sense
17 16 (1.56%) Oracle Database
18 13 (1.26%) Apache Hive
19 10 (0.97%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 176 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 128 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 106 (10.31%) JIRA
4 66 (6.42%) Maven
5 58 (5.64%) Mockito
6 47 (4.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 42 (4.09%) Visual Studio
8 32 (3.11%) Cucumber
9 29 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (2.72%) Xcode
11 27 (2.63%) Selenium
12 24 (2.33%) Subversion
13 18 (1.75%) JUnit
14 14 (1.36%) Jasmine
14 14 (1.36%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
15 12 (1.17%) Bitbucket
15 12 (1.17%) Eclipse
16 11 (1.07%) Gradle
16 11 (1.07%) gulp
General
1 146 (14.20%) Finance
2 52 (5.06%) Financial Institution
2 52 (5.06%) Public Sector
3 45 (4.38%) Banking
4 34 (3.31%) Retail
5 15 (1.46%) Marketing
6 12 (1.17%) Legal
7 10 (0.97%) Law
8 9 (0.88%) Back Office
9 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.49%) Games
12 3 (0.29%) Publishing
13 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.19%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.097%) Advertising
14 1 (0.097%) Automotive
14 1 (0.097%) French Language
14 1 (0.097%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.097%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (20.62%) .NET
2 173 (16.83%) CSS
2 173 (16.83%) HTML
3 103 (10.02%) AngularJS
4 98 (9.53%) Spring
5 89 (8.66%) Node.js
6 88 (8.56%) React
7 80 (7.78%) Spring Boot
8 76 (7.39%) REST
9 73 (7.10%) JSON
10 72 (7.00%) ASP.NET
11 56 (5.45%) RESTful
12 51 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 51 (4.96%) HTML5
13 49 (4.77%) jQuery
14 47 (4.57%) Web Services
15 46 (4.47%) .NET Framework
16 41 (3.99%) .NET Core
17 36 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (3.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.91%) User Experience
2 56 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 49 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
5 20 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.56%) Virtual Team
7 8 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 8 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.68%) Blog
8 7 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (0.68%) NHS
9 4 (0.39%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.29%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.29%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.29%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.19%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.19%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.19%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.19%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 104 (10.12%) Linux
2 61 (5.93%) Unix
3 58 (5.64%) Android
4 40 (3.89%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.60%) Mac OS X
6 24 (2.33%) Windows
7 4 (0.39%) AIX
8 1 (0.097%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.097%) VMS
8 1 (0.097%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.097%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (16.54%) TDD
3 126 (12.26%) DevOps
4 125 (12.16%) Microservices
5 116 (11.28%) Test Automation
6 101 (9.82%) Scrum
7 90 (8.75%) MVC
8 89 (8.66%) Web Development
9 86 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (7.10%) Kanban
11 70 (6.81%) BDD
12 68 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
13 67 (6.52%) Analytics
13 67 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
14 61 (5.93%) Continuous Deployment
15 56 (5.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 55 (5.35%) Front End Development
17 54 (5.25%) Software Engineering
18 53 (5.16%) Change Management
19 51 (4.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (29.57%) Java
2 287 (27.92%) SQL
3 273 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 211 (20.53%) C#
5 144 (14.01%) Python
6 121 (11.77%) Java 8
7 81 (7.88%) PHP
8 61 (5.93%) T-SQL
9 37 (3.60%) C++
10 36 (3.50%) TypeScript
11 33 (3.21%) Scala
12 31 (3.02%) Apple Swift
13 28 (2.72%) Ruby
14 24 (2.33%) C
15 23 (2.24%) PL/SQL
16 21 (2.04%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.36%) Bash Shell
18 12 (1.17%) VB
19 11 (1.07%) R
19 11 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 21 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (1.17%) Degree
5 4 (0.39%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.29%) CIPD
7 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.19%) MCSE
8 1 (0.097%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.04%) QA
2 15 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.88%) WCAG
4 5 (0.49%) GDPR
5 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.29%) SLA
6 2 (0.19%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.097%) Dublin Core
7 1 (0.097%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.097%) PMO
System Software
1 100 (9.73%) Docker
2 9 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.097%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.097%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.097%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 58 (5.64%) Kubernetes
2 31 (3.02%) Ansible
3 12 (1.17%) Terraform
4 9 (0.88%) Puppet
5 7 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.58%) Grafana
7 5 (0.49%) Kibana
8 3 (0.29%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.29%) Rancher
9 2 (0.19%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.097%) Graphite
10 1 (0.097%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.097%) SCCM
10 1 (0.097%) SCOM
Vendors
1 106 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 47 (4.57%) Oracle
3 38 (3.70%) Google
4 37 (3.60%) Splunk
5 27 (2.63%) AppDynamics
6 22 (2.14%) Adobe
6 22 (2.14%) Xamarin
7 20 (1.95%) IBM
7 20 (1.95%) Tableau
8 17 (1.65%) MuleSoft
9 16 (1.56%) SAP
10 12 (1.17%) Zend
11 8 (0.78%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.68%) Netezza
13 6 (0.58%) BT
14 5 (0.49%) Talend
15 3 (0.29%) ForgeRock
15 3 (0.29%) IDERA
15 3 (0.29%) MapR
15 3 (0.29%) UiPath