Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1,276 1,091 1,592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.56% 24.49% 29.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.67% 25.39% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 838 1,134
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £393 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +3.29% +2.70%
10th Percentile £300 £299 £275
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +5.96%

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 4,785 4,297 5,119
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.45% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,225 2,852 3,280
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £235
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 144 207
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £14.88 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.95% +8.18% +1.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £33.53 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 0 929 £400 - 399
South Yorkshire +1 228 £420 +12.00% 119
North Yorkshire +2 68 £364 +9.81% 86
East Yorkshire -3 12 £438 +25.00% 40
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Yorkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 539 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (41.14%) JavaScript
3 349 (27.35%) C#
4 341 (26.72%) .NET
5 338 (26.49%) Java
6 336 (26.33%) SQL
7 334 (26.18%) HTML
7 334 (26.18%) CSS
8 288 (22.57%) SQL Server
9 257 (20.14%) TDD
10 219 (17.16%) AngularJS
11 208 (16.30%) MVC
12 189 (14.81%) React
13 180 (14.11%) ASP.NET
14 175 (13.71%) Microservices
15 165 (12.93%) Git (software)
16 158 (12.38%) Node.js
17 137 (10.74%) PHP
18 136 (10.66%) jQuery
19 127 (9.95%) Scrum
20 126 (9.87%) Spring
21 118 (9.25%) ETL
21 118 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
21 118 (9.25%) Microsoft
21 118 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
22 115 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
22 115 (9.01%) Test Automation
23 114 (8.93%) REST
24 110 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 110 (8.62%) Docker

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 53 (4.15%) Confluence
2 48 (3.76%) CMS
3 30 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (2.19%) nginx
5 26 (2.04%) Apache
5 26 (2.04%) WordPress
6 24 (1.88%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.33%) SAS
8 15 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
9 14 (1.10%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 12 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.71%) Anypoint
13 9 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
13 9 (0.71%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.63%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.55%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (0.71%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.16%) EngageOne
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.078%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (1.65%) Magento
2 9 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.24%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.24%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.16%) Exstream
6 2 (0.16%) Shopify
7 1 (0.078%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 118 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (3.13%) GitHub
4 29 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (1.72%) npm
6 22 (1.72%) Serverless
7 14 (1.10%) Heroku
8 11 (0.86%) Slack
9 8 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.55%) Apigee
10 7 (0.55%) SaaS
11 6 (0.47%) Boomi
11 6 (0.47%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.47%) Office 365
11 6 (0.47%) PaaS
12 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.39%) IaaS
12 5 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.02%) HTTP
2 7 (0.55%) SSL
3 6 (0.47%) Firewall
3 6 (0.47%) SSH
4 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.31%) Intranet
6 2 (0.16%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.16%) DNS
6 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.16%) Internet
7 1 (0.078%) AMQP
7 1 (0.078%) Broadband
7 1 (0.078%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.078%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.078%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (22.57%) SQL Server
2 110 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (7.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 96 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
5 92 (7.21%) MySQL
6 75 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 72 (5.64%) MongoDB
8 57 (4.47%) Power BI
9 50 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (3.06%) Hadoop
11 33 (2.59%) Relational Database
12 31 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 30 (2.35%) Redis
13 30 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
14 24 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
16 20 (1.57%) CouchDB
17 17 (1.33%) GIS
17 17 (1.33%) Riak
17 17 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 165 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 75 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 71 (5.56%) JIRA
4 52 (4.08%) Selenium
5 48 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 47 (3.68%) Maven
7 46 (3.61%) Subversion
8 45 (3.53%) webpack
9 41 (3.21%) gulp
10 35 (2.74%) Mercurial
11 33 (2.59%) Visual Studio
12 31 (2.43%) Cucumber
12 31 (2.43%) IntelliJ
13 25 (1.96%) PHPUnit
14 24 (1.88%) Babel
15 22 (1.72%) Bitbucket
16 21 (1.65%) Vagrant
17 18 (1.41%) JUnit
18 15 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
19 12 (0.94%) Grunt
General
1 91 (7.13%) Finance
2 47 (3.68%) Retail
3 43 (3.37%) Banking
4 17 (1.33%) Games
5 15 (1.18%) Marketing
6 9 (0.71%) Law
7 8 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.47%) Advertising
8 6 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.39%) Back Office
9 5 (0.39%) Legal
10 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.078%) Electronics
12 1 (0.078%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.078%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.078%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (26.72%) .NET
2 334 (26.18%) CSS
2 334 (26.18%) HTML
3 219 (17.16%) AngularJS
4 189 (14.81%) React
5 180 (14.11%) ASP.NET
6 158 (12.38%) Node.js
7 136 (10.66%) jQuery
8 126 (9.87%) Spring
9 115 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 114 (8.93%) REST
11 106 (8.31%) HTML5
12 94 (7.37%) CSS3
13 93 (7.29%) Spring Boot
14 89 (6.97%) Web Services
15 84 (6.58%) RESTful
16 83 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 78 (6.11%) .NET Framework
18 73 (5.72%) Vue.js
19 67 (5.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (4.94%) User Experience
3 46 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 12 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.63%) NHS
9 6 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.47%) PKI
10 5 (0.39%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.39%) Robotics
11 4 (0.31%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.31%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.24%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.24%) Social Media
12 3 (0.24%) W3C
13 2 (0.16%) AS400
13 2 (0.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 74 (5.80%) Linux
2 39 (3.06%) Unix
3 32 (2.51%) Android
4 25 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.72%) Windows
6 15 (1.18%) VMS
7 8 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.16%) CentOS
11 2 (0.16%) Solaris
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.078%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.078%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.078%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (20.14%) TDD
3 208 (16.30%) MVC
4 175 (13.71%) Microservices
5 127 (9.95%) Scrum
6 118 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
6 118 (9.25%) ETL
7 115 (9.01%) Test Automation
8 107 (8.39%) Web Development
9 106 (8.31%) E-Commerce
10 101 (7.92%) DevOps
11 98 (7.68%) Software Engineering
12 91 (7.13%) OO
13 90 (7.05%) Front End Development
14 89 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
15 83 (6.50%) BDD
16 69 (5.41%) Unit Testing
17 68 (5.33%) Migration
18 58 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
19 52 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 525 (41.14%) JavaScript
2 349 (27.35%) C#
3 338 (26.49%) Java
4 336 (26.33%) SQL
5 137 (10.74%) PHP
6 107 (8.39%) Python
7 106 (8.31%) T-SQL
8 99 (7.76%) Java 8
9 57 (4.47%) Scala
10 31 (2.43%) TypeScript
11 26 (2.04%) ES6
11 26 (2.04%) Groovy
12 24 (1.88%) PHP 7
13 19 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 19 (1.49%) Ruby
14 18 (1.41%) VBA
15 17 (1.33%) C++
15 17 (1.33%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.18%) Go
17 12 (0.94%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 30 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 24 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 23 (1.80%) Degree
4 16 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.39%) MCSE
6 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.24%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.24%) MCITP
8 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.078%) CISSP
9 1 (0.078%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.078%) HNC
9 1 (0.078%) HND
9 1 (0.078%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.078%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.88%) QA
2 7 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.47%) GDPR
4 5 (0.39%) PMO
5 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.24%) WAI
6 3 (0.24%) WCAG
7 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.078%) SLA
7 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
System Software
1 110 (8.62%) Docker
2 8 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.16%) HDFS
4 2 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (2.66%) Ansible
2 16 (1.25%) Terraform
3 12 (0.94%) Puppet
4 10 (0.78%) Grafana
5 8 (0.63%) Kibana
5 8 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.47%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.31%) Graphite
8 3 (0.24%) QRadar
9 2 (0.16%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (0.16%) Rancher
9 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.078%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.078%) Oozie
10 1 (0.078%) Packer
10 1 (0.078%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 118 (9.25%) Microsoft
2 80 (6.27%) Oracle
3 23 (1.80%) Sitecore
3 23 (1.80%) Zend
4 22 (1.72%) SAP
5 21 (1.65%) Tableau
6 19 (1.49%) MuleSoft
7 18 (1.41%) IBM
8 17 (1.33%) Adobe
9 13 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.94%) Google
11 9 (0.71%) hybris
11 9 (0.71%) Informatica
11 9 (0.71%) Splunk
12 8 (0.63%) Dell
12 8 (0.63%) Hortonworks
13 7 (0.55%) Apple
13 7 (0.55%) Blue Prism
13 7 (0.55%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.55%) Xamarin