Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1095 1639 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 24.71% 30.08% 24.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.58% 31.27% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 1171 1110
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +4.83% +11.54%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £488 £500 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 22
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £47.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.24% +16.66%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +0.67%

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 4281 5241 5864
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.18% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2838 3365 3905
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 199 317
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £28.90 £28.85
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -1 837 £400 +5.26% 212
South Yorkshire -1 147 £375 - 43
North Yorkshire -3 63 £338 -6.90% 44
East Yorkshire +5 24 £350 +2.19% 11
Humberside -1 1 £415 +10.67%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 517 (47.21%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (38.63%) JavaScript
3 341 (31.14%) Java
4 315 (28.77%) SQL
5 308 (28.13%) HTML
6 296 (27.03%) CSS
7 256 (23.38%) SQL Server
8 233 (21.28%) Git (software)
9 227 (20.73%) TDD
10 218 (19.91%) .NET
11 202 (18.45%) C#
12 192 (17.53%) Spring
13 177 (16.16%) MVC
14 174 (15.89%) AngularJS
15 140 (12.79%) ASP.NET
15 140 (12.79%) React
16 139 (12.69%) Scrum
17 138 (12.60%) HTML5
18 131 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
18 131 (11.96%) Microsoft
19 128 (11.69%) CSS3
20 127 (11.60%) Node.js
21 124 (11.32%) Finance
22 122 (11.14%) BDD
23 121 (11.05%) Test Automation
24 115 (10.50%) Hibernate
25 111 (10.14%) Jenkins
26 110 (10.05%) Software Engineering
27 107 (9.77%) Front End Development
28 103 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 38 (3.47%) CMS
1 38 (3.47%) Confluence
2 22 (2.01%) JBoss
2 22 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 19 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (1.37%) SAS
5 14 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.19%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.10%) Apache Solr
7 12 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.10%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.10%) WordPress
8 11 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.73%) Drupal
9 8 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (0.64%) Mule
10 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.55%) Kentico
12 5 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.091%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (0.91%) Magento
2 7 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.091%) iTrent
6 1 (0.091%) Odoo
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.091%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.74%) GitHub
4 11 (1.00%) Slack
5 4 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.27%) npm
6 3 (0.27%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.18%) Google Play
7 2 (0.18%) Office 365
8 1 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.091%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.091%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.091%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.091%) Firebase
8 1 (0.091%) SaaS
8 1 (0.091%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.47%) HTTP
2 8 (0.73%) SMS
3 5 (0.46%) AMQP
4 4 (0.37%) SSL
5 3 (0.27%) SSH
6 2 (0.18%) Internet
6 2 (0.18%) Intranet
6 2 (0.18%) LDAP
7 1 (0.091%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.091%) Firewall
7 1 (0.091%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 103 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (8.49%) MongoDB
4 92 (8.40%) MySQL
5 91 (8.31%) NoSQL
6 60 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 60 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 43 (3.93%) Relational Database
10 40 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (2.74%) Power BI
13 26 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 24 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
15 21 (1.92%) Oracle Database
16 15 (1.37%) QlikView
16 15 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
17 12 (1.10%) Big Data
17 12 (1.10%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 233 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 111 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 87 (7.95%) Maven
4 74 (6.76%) Subversion
5 70 (6.39%) JIRA
6 60 (5.48%) JUnit
7 41 (3.74%) Mercurial
8 33 (3.01%) Cucumber
8 33 (3.01%) Visual Studio
9 30 (2.74%) gulp
10 27 (2.47%) Gradle
11 22 (2.01%) Grunt
12 21 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 20 (1.83%) IntelliJ
14 19 (1.74%) Jasmine
15 16 (1.46%) Mockito
16 13 (1.19%) Android Studio
17 12 (1.10%) Xcode
18 11 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
18 11 (1.00%) Selenium
General
1 124 (11.32%) Finance
2 40 (3.65%) Retail
3 29 (2.65%) Banking
3 29 (2.65%) Marketing
4 10 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 8 (0.73%) Advertising
5 8 (0.73%) Games
5 8 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.27%) Electronics
7 3 (0.27%) Legal
7 3 (0.27%) Publishing
8 2 (0.18%) Automotive
8 2 (0.18%) Billing
8 2 (0.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.091%) Back Office
9 1 (0.091%) Front Office
9 1 (0.091%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (28.13%) HTML
2 296 (27.03%) CSS
3 218 (19.91%) .NET
4 192 (17.53%) Spring
5 174 (15.89%) AngularJS
6 140 (12.79%) ASP.NET
6 140 (12.79%) React
7 138 (12.60%) HTML5
8 128 (11.69%) CSS3
9 127 (11.60%) Node.js
10 115 (10.50%) Hibernate
11 102 (9.32%) RESTful
12 85 (7.76%) jQuery
13 74 (6.76%) REST
14 72 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 72 (6.58%) Web Services
15 69 (6.30%) XML
16 66 (6.03%) Spring Boot
17 64 (5.84%) JSON
18 58 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.76%) User Experience
2 59 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 35 (3.20%) Data Structures
5 32 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (2.83%) Algorithms
7 27 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (0.91%) iPad
9 8 (0.73%) NHS
10 7 (0.64%) Minimum Viable Product
11 4 (0.37%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.37%) Media Streaming
11 4 (0.37%) Replication
11 4 (0.37%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.27%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.27%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.27%) iPhone
12 3 (0.27%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.18%) DataPower
13 2 (0.18%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 82 (7.49%) Linux
2 43 (3.93%) Android
3 40 (3.65%) Apple iOS
4 26 (2.37%) Unix
5 19 (1.74%) Windows
6 14 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.27%) MVS
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.091%) VMS
9 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.091%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (47.21%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (20.73%) TDD
3 177 (16.16%) MVC
4 139 (12.69%) Scrum
5 131 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
6 122 (11.14%) BDD
7 121 (11.05%) Test Automation
8 110 (10.05%) Software Engineering
9 107 (9.77%) Front End Development
10 101 (9.22%) Microservices
11 92 (8.40%) OO
12 88 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
13 83 (7.58%) Web Development
14 65 (5.94%) ETL
15 64 (5.84%) Open Source
16 57 (5.21%) E-Commerce
17 56 (5.11%) DevOps
18 55 (5.02%) Data Modelling
19 48 (4.38%) Unit Testing
20 46 (4.20%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 423 (38.63%) JavaScript
2 341 (31.14%) Java
3 315 (28.77%) SQL
4 202 (18.45%) C#
5 103 (9.41%) PHP
5 103 (9.41%) T-SQL
6 78 (7.12%) Python
7 59 (5.39%) Scala
8 44 (4.02%) Ruby
9 23 (2.10%) C++
10 20 (1.83%) Apple Swift
11 19 (1.74%) Objective-C
12 15 (1.37%) Kotlin
13 13 (1.19%) TypeScript
14 10 (0.91%) ES6
14 10 (0.91%) Go
14 10 (0.91%) VB
15 9 (0.82%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.82%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (1.37%) Degree
3 12 (1.10%) MCSE
3 12 (1.10%) Sun Certification
4 9 (0.82%) MCITP
4 9 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.46%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.091%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.091%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.091%) OCP
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.46%) QA
3 3 (0.27%) GCP
3 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.18%) IFRS
4 2 (0.18%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 89 (8.13%) Docker
2 3 (0.27%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.27%) VMware NSX
2 3 (0.27%) vSphere
3 2 (0.18%) HDFS
3 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.091%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.091%) Firmware
4 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (3.47%) Puppet
2 22 (2.01%) Ansible
3 18 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.46%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.37%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.37%) Terraform
6 4 (0.37%) vRealize
7 3 (0.27%) CSIRT
7 3 (0.27%) Grafana
8 2 (0.18%) Oozie
8 2 (0.18%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.091%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 131 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.41%) Oracle
3 32 (2.92%) Tableau
4 26 (2.37%) Google
4 26 (2.37%) Sitecore
5 23 (2.10%) SAP
6 18 (1.64%) IBM
7 14 (1.28%) Adobe
8 12 (1.10%) MuleSoft
8 12 (1.10%) Xamarin
9 11 (1.00%) Symantec
10 10 (0.91%) Red Hat
10 10 (0.91%) RedGate
11 8 (0.73%) Zend
12 7 (0.64%) Apple
12 7 (0.64%) VMware
13 5 (0.46%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.46%) hybris
13 5 (0.46%) Informatica
13 5 (0.46%) Telerik