Period
to 20 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 March 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1,183 1,216 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.23% 25.78% 28.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.35% 26.92% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 864 914
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £298 £275
90th Percentile £538 £488 £504
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £46.25
10th Percentile £22.03 - £24.06
90th Percentile £46.90 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.15 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.50% +2.88% -

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 4,489 4,517 4,324
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 95.76% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,059 2,985 2,728
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £243
90th Percentile £556 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 173 184
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.77
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.50 £26.25
England median hourly rate £18.56 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% +1.08% -

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 20 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 March 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 0 778 £400 - 427
South Yorkshire +1 291 £475 +18.75% 153
North Yorkshire +5 71 £375 +1.69% 74
East Yorkshire -2 15 £288 -28.13% 23
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 March 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.

1 520 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (34.66%) JavaScript
3 361 (30.52%) Java
4 348 (29.42%) SQL
5 321 (27.13%) C#
6 319 (26.97%) .NET
7 300 (25.36%) HTML
8 294 (24.85%) CSS
9 240 (20.29%) SQL Server
10 235 (19.86%) TDD
11 226 (19.10%) Git (software)
12 181 (15.30%) Node.js
12 181 (15.30%) AngularJS
13 173 (14.62%) MVC
14 158 (13.36%) React
15 155 (13.10%) ASP.NET
16 152 (12.85%) Spring
17 139 (11.75%) Test Automation
18 131 (11.07%) Microservices
19 127 (10.74%) Linux
20 121 (10.23%) Microsoft
21 120 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
21 120 (10.14%) jQuery
22 119 (10.06%) RESTful
23 118 (9.97%) Spring Boot
24 116 (9.81%) Python
25 115 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
26 114 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
26 114 (9.64%) Web Development
27 107 (9.04%) REST

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 49 (4.14%) Apache Spark
1 49 (4.14%) CMS
2 40 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (2.79%) nginx
4 32 (2.70%) Confluence
5 22 (1.86%) WordPress
6 20 (1.69%) Apache
7 15 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
8 12 (1.01%) SAS
9 11 (0.93%) Drupal
9 11 (0.93%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.68%) Mule
13 7 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.59%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.51%) Anypoint
Applications
1 6 (0.51%) EngageOne
2 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.25%) InDesign
5 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) BASE24
2 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.51%) Magento
4 4 (0.34%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.25%) Shopify
6 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.085%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.085%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.085%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 115 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (3.47%) GitHub
4 21 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
5 19 (1.61%) Slack
6 18 (1.52%) PaaS
6 18 (1.52%) Serverless
7 15 (1.27%) Heroku
8 13 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.85%) Office 365
10 8 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.68%) AWS CodePipeline
10 8 (0.68%) SaaS
11 7 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.51%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.51%) IaaS
13 3 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.11%) HTTP
2 7 (0.59%) Intranet
3 6 (0.51%) Kerberos
4 5 (0.42%) DNS
4 5 (0.42%) SSL
4 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.34%) ATM
5 4 (0.34%) Firewall
5 4 (0.34%) Internet
6 3 (0.25%) DHCP
6 3 (0.25%) FTP
6 3 (0.25%) IPsec
6 3 (0.25%) WebEx
7 2 (0.17%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.085%) Broadband
8 1 (0.085%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.085%) Skype
8 1 (0.085%) UPnP
8 1 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 101 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 82 (6.93%) Power BI
5 77 (6.51%) NoSQL
6 67 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (5.33%) Hadoop
8 62 (5.24%) MongoDB
9 57 (4.82%) MySQL
10 46 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
11 45 (3.80%) Big Data
12 39 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (3.21%) Relational Database
14 30 (2.54%) Redis
15 25 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
16 24 (2.03%) GIS
16 24 (2.03%) Riak
17 22 (1.86%) Apache Hive
18 20 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
18 20 (1.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 226 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 93 (7.86%) Jenkins
3 63 (5.33%) Maven
4 53 (4.48%) JUnit
5 50 (4.23%) JIRA
6 49 (4.14%) Subversion
7 40 (3.38%) Visual Studio
8 36 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (2.62%) Spock
10 30 (2.54%) Mercurial
11 29 (2.45%) Cucumber
12 26 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 25 (2.11%) Mockito
14 23 (1.94%) gulp
14 23 (1.94%) Selenium
15 21 (1.78%) Eclipse
16 17 (1.44%) SonarQube
17 16 (1.35%) IntelliJ
18 15 (1.27%) webpack
19 14 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 104 (8.79%) Finance
2 29 (2.45%) Banking
3 21 (1.78%) Retail
4 11 (0.93%) Games
4 11 (0.93%) Marketing
5 10 (0.85%) Back Office
6 8 (0.68%) Advertising
6 8 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.59%) Law
8 5 (0.42%) Legal
9 3 (0.25%) Publishing
10 2 (0.17%) Automotive
10 2 (0.17%) Electronics
10 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.17%) Military
11 1 (0.085%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.085%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (26.97%) .NET
2 300 (25.36%) HTML
3 294 (24.85%) CSS
4 181 (15.30%) AngularJS
4 181 (15.30%) Node.js
5 158 (13.36%) React
6 155 (13.10%) ASP.NET
7 152 (12.85%) Spring
8 120 (10.14%) jQuery
9 119 (10.06%) RESTful
10 118 (9.97%) Spring Boot
11 107 (9.04%) REST
12 94 (7.95%) Vue.js
13 87 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 86 (7.27%) Web Services
15 70 (5.92%) JSON
16 68 (5.75%) HTML5
17 64 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
18 58 (4.90%) CSS3
19 55 (4.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.09%) User Experience
2 60 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 10 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.59%) NHS
7 6 (0.51%) Data Centre
7 6 (0.51%) Tandem
8 5 (0.42%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.34%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.25%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.25%) Fintech
10 3 (0.25%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.25%) Robotics
10 3 (0.25%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.17%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 127 (10.74%) Linux
2 87 (7.35%) Unix
3 55 (4.65%) Android
4 32 (2.70%) Mac OS X
5 26 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.01%) Windows
7 6 (0.51%) VMS
8 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.085%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.085%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (19.86%) TDD
3 173 (14.62%) MVC
4 139 (11.75%) Test Automation
5 131 (11.07%) Microservices
6 120 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
7 114 (9.64%) Web Development
8 103 (8.71%) Scrum
8 103 (8.71%) Software Engineering
9 102 (8.62%) DevOps
10 93 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (7.44%) ETL
12 71 (6.00%) E-Commerce
13 69 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
14 65 (5.49%) Continuous Deployment
15 64 (5.41%) BDD
16 62 (5.24%) Migration
17 57 (4.82%) Front End Development
18 55 (4.65%) Open Source
19 54 (4.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 410 (34.66%) JavaScript
2 361 (30.52%) Java
3 348 (29.42%) SQL
4 321 (27.13%) C#
5 116 (9.81%) Python
6 106 (8.96%) Java 8
7 91 (7.69%) PHP
8 85 (7.19%) T-SQL
9 49 (4.14%) Scala
10 43 (3.63%) ES6
11 42 (3.55%) C++
12 41 (3.47%) Bash Shell
13 30 (2.54%) TypeScript
14 21 (1.78%) C
15 18 (1.52%) Apple Swift
16 17 (1.44%) Ruby
17 14 (1.18%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.18%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.93%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 38 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 22 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.69%) DBS Check
5 12 (1.01%) Degree
6 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.51%) MCSE
8 5 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.25%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) MCITP
10 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.085%) CIPD
11 1 (0.085%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.085%) MCSA
11 1 (0.085%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (1.01%) QA
3 7 (0.59%) GDPR
4 6 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.25%) WCAG
6 2 (0.17%) PMO
7 1 (0.085%) HL7
System Software
1 82 (6.93%) Docker
2 4 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.17%) HDFS
4 2 (0.17%) Xen
5 1 (0.085%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.085%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 42 (3.55%) Ansible
2 13 (1.10%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.10%) Puppet
3 12 (1.01%) Terraform
4 4 (0.34%) CloudHub
4 4 (0.34%) Rancher
5 3 (0.25%) Grafana
5 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.25%) QRadar
6 2 (0.17%) Graphite
7 1 (0.085%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.085%) Oozie
7 1 (0.085%) Packer
7 1 (0.085%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.085%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.085%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 121 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 49 (4.14%) Oracle
3 29 (2.45%) SAP
4 25 (2.11%) Tableau
5 21 (1.78%) Google
5 21 (1.78%) Sitecore
6 16 (1.35%) Xamarin
7 15 (1.27%) IBM
8 12 (1.01%) Splunk
9 9 (0.76%) Adobe
9 9 (0.76%) AppDynamics
9 9 (0.76%) MuleSoft
10 8 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.68%) Zend
11 7 (0.59%) MapR
12 6 (0.51%) Hortonworks
13 5 (0.42%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.42%) Talend
13 5 (0.42%) VMware