Period
to 8 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 286 1,026 1,420
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.66% 24.93% 28.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.85% 26.25% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 733 1,049
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £286 £310 £305
90th Percentile £541 £544 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -

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 1,372 3,908 4,735
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 94.95% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 2,599 3,158
Median daily rate £442 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £253 £218 £263
90th Percentile £600 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 190 181
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.10% +33.92%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.68 £35.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate £26.96 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +34.80% +6.95% +1.19%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Developer in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Developer in Yorkshire.

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 8 August 2020. 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 0 210 £400 -5.88% 146
South Yorkshire -14 38 £400 -11.11% 43
North Yorkshire +2 28 £463 +29.37% 35
East Yorkshire +3 2 - - 12
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 125 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (34.62%) Azure
3 89 (31.12%) JavaScript
4 82 (28.67%) Java
5 75 (26.22%) AWS
6 68 (23.78%) Microservices
7 63 (22.03%) HTML
8 58 (20.28%) TDD
8 58 (20.28%) Java 8
9 57 (19.93%) CSS
10 55 (19.23%) SQL
11 54 (18.88%) Kubernetes
12 53 (18.53%) Docker
13 48 (16.78%) React
13 48 (16.78%) BDD
14 46 (16.08%) .NET
15 42 (14.69%) Pair Programming
15 42 (14.69%) Public Sector
16 41 (14.34%) Test Automation
16 41 (14.34%) Web Development
17 40 (13.99%) DevOps
18 36 (12.59%) Node.js
18 36 (12.59%) MongoDB
18 36 (12.59%) C#
18 36 (12.59%) SQL Server
18 36 (12.59%) Microsoft
19 33 (11.54%) Linux
19 33 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
20 31 (10.84%) Unix
20 31 (10.84%) Web Design

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 8 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.10%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.40%) CMS
3 4 (1.40%) Drupal
3 4 (1.40%) JBoss
3 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.05%) Confluence
4 3 (1.05%) WordPress
5 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.05%) Sketch
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Magento
1 5 (1.75%) Visualfiles
2 4 (1.40%) Shopify
3 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 99 (34.62%) Azure
2 75 (26.22%) AWS
3 17 (5.94%) Power Platform
4 7 (2.45%) GitHub
5 6 (2.10%) Kong
6 5 (1.75%) GCP
6 5 (1.75%) Office 365
7 4 (1.40%) Serverless
8 3 (1.05%) Apigee
8 3 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.70%) Akamai
9 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.70%) Logic Apps
9 2 (0.70%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.70%) SaaS
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.35%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) HTTP
1 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.70%) Intranet
2 2 (0.70%) SSL
2 2 (0.70%) VoIP
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) DSL
3 1 (0.35%) IGMP
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) IPv6
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.59%) MongoDB
1 36 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (5.94%) Power BI
2 17 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.15%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.40%) MS Access
5 4 (1.40%) Qlik Sense
5 4 (1.40%) QlikView
6 3 (1.05%) MySQL
6 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.05%) Redis
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.70%) Couchbase
7 2 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 25 (8.74%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.04%) Mockito
3 16 (5.59%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (2.10%) Artifactory
5 6 (2.10%) GitLab
5 6 (2.10%) Jasmine
5 6 (2.10%) MSTest
5 6 (2.10%) NUnit
5 6 (2.10%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.75%) Maven
6 5 (1.75%) Selenium
6 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (1.40%) JUnit
7 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.05%) JIRA
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 42 (14.69%) Public Sector
2 24 (8.39%) Finance
3 7 (2.45%) Law
4 6 (2.10%) Retail
5 5 (1.75%) Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (22.03%) HTML
2 57 (19.93%) CSS
3 48 (16.78%) React
4 46 (16.08%) .NET
5 36 (12.59%) Node.js
6 28 (9.79%) JAX-RS
7 27 (9.44%) ActiveMQ
8 26 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 23 (8.04%) RESTful
10 19 (6.64%) ASP.NET
10 19 (6.64%) HTML5
10 19 (6.64%) Spring
11 15 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (5.24%) XML
12 14 (4.90%) jQuery
13 13 (4.55%) CSS3
13 13 (4.55%) Redux
13 13 (4.55%) REST
13 13 (4.55%) Sass
14 12 (4.20%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
1 18 (6.29%) User Experience
2 8 (2.80%) Robotics
3 6 (2.10%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.75%) NHS
5 3 (1.05%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.70%) iPad
6 2 (0.70%) iPhone
7 1 (0.35%) Animation
7 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.35%) RIA
7 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.54%) Linux
2 31 (10.84%) Unix
3 28 (9.79%) Mac OS X
4 9 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.80%) Android
6 4 (1.40%) Windows
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (23.78%) Microservices
3 58 (20.28%) TDD
4 48 (16.78%) BDD
5 42 (14.69%) Pair Programming
6 41 (14.34%) Test Automation
6 41 (14.34%) Web Development
7 40 (13.99%) DevOps
8 33 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
9 31 (10.84%) Web Design
10 29 (10.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 28 (9.79%) Front End Development
12 24 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (8.39%) MVC
13 22 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (6.29%) Scrum
16 17 (5.94%) Mentoring
17 16 (5.59%) ETL
18 14 (4.90%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (31.12%) JavaScript
2 82 (28.67%) Java
3 58 (20.28%) Java 8
4 55 (19.23%) SQL
5 36 (12.59%) C#
6 19 (6.64%) TypeScript
7 17 (5.94%) PHP
7 17 (5.94%) Python
8 9 (3.15%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.45%) Scala
11 6 (2.10%) Ruby
12 4 (1.40%) ES6
12 4 (1.40%) Go
12 4 (1.40%) VB
13 3 (1.05%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.05%) C++
14 2 (0.70%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.24%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (3.15%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.05%) Degree
6 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.10%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.70%) WCAG
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 53 (18.53%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 54 (18.88%) Kubernetes
2 13 (4.55%) Terraform
3 3 (1.05%) Grafana
3 3 (1.05%) Kibana
4 2 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.90%) Oracle
3 9 (3.15%) UiPath
4 7 (2.45%) Google
5 6 (2.10%) IBM
6 5 (1.75%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.75%) Tableau
7 4 (1.40%) Adobe
7 4 (1.40%) Cognos
8 3 (1.05%) SAP
8 3 (1.05%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.70%) Apple
9 2 (0.70%) Confluent
9 2 (0.70%) Splunk
10 1 (0.35%) Avaya
10 1 (0.35%) Cadence
10 1 (0.35%) OpenText
10 1 (0.35%) Teradata
10 1 (0.35%) webMethods