Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1,421 1,218 1,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.73% 28.60% 29.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.95% 29.46% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,040 921 1,279
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £306 £294 £286
90th Percentile £500 £500 £500
England median daily rate £468 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.89% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.50 - £16.09
10th Percentile £25.96 - £9.00
90th Percentile £61.25 - £43.30
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.81%

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 4,744 4,135 5,589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 97.11% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,159 2,658 3,748
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 129 170
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.90 £8.96
90th Percentile £42.73 £29.03 £31.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.83%

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 1,086 £400 - 337
South Yorkshire 0 213 £400 +6.67% 93
North Yorkshire -2 67 £400 +17.65% 76
East Yorkshire 0 23 £450 +28.57% 22
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 693 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 434 (30.54%) Java
4 406 (28.57%) HTML
5 398 (28.01%) CSS
6 347 (24.42%) .NET
7 341 (24.00%) C#
8 340 (23.93%) TDD
9 324 (22.80%) SQL
10 268 (18.86%) SQL Server
11 247 (17.38%) AngularJS
12 239 (16.82%) MVC
13 232 (16.33%) Microservices
14 228 (16.05%) Git (software)
15 209 (14.71%) ASP.NET
16 188 (13.23%) Scrum
17 187 (13.16%) React
18 172 (12.10%) Spring
19 164 (11.54%) Node.js
20 161 (11.33%) PHP
21 137 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
22 136 (9.57%) OO
23 135 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
24 133 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
25 132 (9.29%) Docker
26 131 (9.22%) Spring Boot
27 130 (9.15%) jQuery
28 129 (9.08%) Front End Development
29 128 (9.01%) Microsoft
30 127 (8.94%) Java 8

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 47 (3.31%) Confluence
2 46 (3.24%) Apache
3 40 (2.81%) Apache Spark
4 33 (2.32%) CMS
5 29 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.62%) WordPress
7 20 (1.41%) nginx
8 18 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 17 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (1.20%) SAS
10 13 (0.91%) SharePoint
11 12 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (0.84%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.77%) Anypoint
12 11 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
12 11 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.63%) JBoss
14 8 (0.56%) Mule
14 8 (0.56%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.070%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.070%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (1.62%) Magento
2 12 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.21%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.14%) Shopify
8 1 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.070%) Maximo
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.070%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.070%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.070%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.070%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 112 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.89%) GitHub
4 20 (1.41%) npm
5 17 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.91%) Serverless
6 13 (0.91%) Slack
7 12 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.63%) Boomi
10 8 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
10 8 (0.56%) SaaS
11 7 (0.49%) PaaS
12 6 (0.42%) Force.com
12 6 (0.42%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.13%) HTTP
2 9 (0.63%) SMS
3 8 (0.56%) SSL
3 8 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.42%) SSH
4 6 (0.42%) VPN
5 5 (0.35%) Firewall
6 4 (0.28%) Skype
7 3 (0.21%) Internet
8 1 (0.070%) AMQP
8 1 (0.070%) DHCP
8 1 (0.070%) DNS
8 1 (0.070%) FTP
8 1 (0.070%) Intranet
8 1 (0.070%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (18.86%) SQL Server
2 105 (7.39%) MySQL
3 86 (6.05%) NoSQL
4 76 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 62 (4.36%) Big Data
7 58 (4.08%) MongoDB
8 56 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (3.10%) Hadoop
10 42 (2.96%) Relational Database
11 40 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (1.83%) Apache Hive
12 26 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (1.48%) Riak
15 20 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 228 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 118 (8.30%) Jenkins
3 74 (5.21%) JIRA
4 71 (5.00%) Maven
5 57 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (3.52%) Selenium
7 46 (3.24%) Visual Studio
8 40 (2.81%) Subversion
9 34 (2.39%) webpack
10 30 (2.11%) Mercurial
10 30 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
11 27 (1.90%) Cucumber
12 24 (1.69%) gulp
13 22 (1.55%) JUnit
14 20 (1.41%) Bitbucket
14 20 (1.41%) PHPUnit
15 18 (1.27%) IntelliJ
16 17 (1.20%) TeamCity
17 16 (1.13%) Jasmine
18 15 (1.06%) Babel
General
1 101 (7.11%) Finance
2 52 (3.66%) Retail
3 42 (2.96%) Banking
4 24 (1.69%) Marketing
5 17 (1.20%) Games
6 14 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.49%) Automotive
7 7 (0.49%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.35%) Law
9 4 (0.28%) Local Government
9 4 (0.28%) Publishing
10 3 (0.21%) Advertising
10 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.14%) Billing
11 2 (0.14%) Electronics
11 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.070%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.070%) Legal
12 1 (0.070%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (28.57%) HTML
2 398 (28.01%) CSS
3 347 (24.42%) .NET
4 247 (17.38%) AngularJS
5 209 (14.71%) ASP.NET
6 187 (13.16%) React
7 172 (12.10%) Spring
8 164 (11.54%) Node.js
9 137 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 135 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 131 (9.22%) Spring Boot
12 130 (9.15%) jQuery
13 122 (8.59%) RESTful
14 119 (8.37%) HTML5
15 111 (7.81%) CSS3
16 102 (7.18%) REST
17 96 (6.76%) Web Services
18 87 (6.12%) Hibernate
19 84 (5.91%) .NET Framework
20 79 (5.56%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
2 65 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (3.52%) User Experience
4 42 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 24 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (1.41%) NHS
8 11 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.42%) PKI
11 5 (0.35%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.28%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.28%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.28%) W3C
13 3 (0.21%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.14%) AS400
14 2 (0.14%) Clustering
14 2 (0.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 91 (6.40%) Linux
2 34 (2.39%) Unix
3 31 (2.18%) Windows
4 27 (1.90%) Android
5 26 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.63%) VMS
7 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.14%) Solaris
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.070%) CentOS
11 1 (0.070%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.070%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (23.93%) TDD
3 239 (16.82%) MVC
4 232 (16.33%) Microservices
5 188 (13.23%) Scrum
6 136 (9.57%) OO
7 133 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
8 129 (9.08%) Front End Development
9 124 (8.73%) Web Development
10 123 (8.66%) Test Automation
11 121 (8.52%) Software Engineering
12 116 (8.16%) BDD
13 112 (7.88%) E-Commerce
14 111 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
15 78 (5.49%) Unit Testing
16 74 (5.21%) ETL
17 73 (5.14%) Open Source
18 67 (4.71%) DevOps
18 67 (4.71%) Problem-Solving
19 62 (4.36%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 588 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 434 (30.54%) Java
3 341 (24.00%) C#
4 324 (22.80%) SQL
5 161 (11.33%) PHP
6 127 (8.94%) Java 8
7 121 (8.52%) Python
8 95 (6.69%) T-SQL
9 62 (4.36%) Scala
10 31 (2.18%) Ruby
11 27 (1.90%) Groovy
11 27 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 27 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 24 (1.69%) ES6
13 21 (1.48%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.48%) TypeScript
13 21 (1.48%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.41%) PHP 7
15 16 (1.13%) C++
15 16 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (2.18%) Security Cleared
2 19 (1.34%) Degree
3 18 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.35%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.21%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.14%) CIPD
8 2 (0.14%) HND
9 1 (0.070%) ISEB
9 1 (0.070%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.070%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.070%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.90%) QA
2 18 (1.27%) GDPR
3 12 (0.84%) PMO
4 9 (0.63%) GCP
5 8 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.21%) WCAG
8 2 (0.14%) SLA
8 2 (0.14%) WAI
9 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 132 (9.29%) Docker
2 12 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.35%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.070%) HDFS
6 1 (0.070%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.070%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.070%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (2.67%) Terraform
2 36 (2.53%) Ansible
3 35 (2.46%) Puppet
4 15 (1.06%) Grafana
5 14 (0.99%) Rancher
6 10 (0.70%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.63%) Kibana
8 8 (0.56%) Graylog
9 7 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.35%) CFEngine
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.35%) Salt
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.21%) Oozie
12 3 (0.21%) QRadar
13 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.070%) Plesk
14 1 (0.070%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 128 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 107 (7.53%) Oracle
3 30 (2.11%) Sitecore
4 29 (2.04%) Google
4 29 (2.04%) Zend
5 28 (1.97%) Adobe
6 26 (1.83%) IBM
7 24 (1.69%) MuleSoft
7 24 (1.69%) SAP
7 24 (1.69%) Splunk
8 19 (1.34%) Informatica
9 17 (1.20%) Cognos
10 11 (0.77%) Dell
11 10 (0.70%) Coverity
12 9 (0.63%) Capita
12 9 (0.63%) Hortonworks
12 9 (0.63%) Tableau
13 8 (0.56%) Apigee
13 8 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.56%) Software AG