Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1,171 1,307 1,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.30% 28.20% 24.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.42% 29.32% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 933 1,034
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £275
90th Percentile £488 £500 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £46.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.63% +13.48%
England median hourly rate £41.56 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.54% -0.63% +6.67%

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 4,433 4,458 5,626
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.20% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,933 2,824 3,681
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £233 £234 £248
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 206 275
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%
10th Percentile £9.85 £9.78 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £25.30
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +11.45%

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 February 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 20 February 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 -1 901 £391 +2.96% 358
South Yorkshire -1 183 £400 +6.67% 77
North Yorkshire -1 56 £350 - 99
East Yorkshire -1 13 £375 +16.28% 33
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 600 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (40.22%) JavaScript
3 380 (32.45%) Java
4 342 (29.21%) HTML
5 323 (27.58%) CSS
6 303 (25.88%) SQL
7 282 (24.08%) TDD
8 280 (23.91%) .NET
9 278 (23.74%) SQL Server
10 254 (21.69%) C#
11 240 (20.50%) Git (software)
12 225 (19.21%) Spring
13 188 (16.05%) MVC
14 186 (15.88%) AngularJS
15 181 (15.46%) ASP.NET
16 149 (12.72%) Scrum
17 148 (12.64%) BDD
18 145 (12.38%) Microservices
19 138 (11.78%) Test Automation
20 135 (11.53%) Hibernate
20 135 (11.53%) OO
20 135 (11.53%) HTML5
21 133 (11.36%) React
22 127 (10.85%) jQuery
23 126 (10.76%) Finance
24 125 (10.67%) CSS3
25 124 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
25 124 (10.59%) Maven
26 123 (10.50%) RESTful
27 121 (10.33%) Spring Boot

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 34 (2.90%) CMS
2 31 (2.65%) Confluence
2 31 (2.65%) JBoss
3 25 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.05%) WebSphere
5 19 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (1.45%) WordPress
7 16 (1.37%) SAS
8 15 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 14 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
10 13 (1.11%) WebSphere Portal
11 11 (0.94%) Apache
12 10 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.77%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.68%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.60%) nginx
16 6 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.26%) EngageOne
6 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.085%) GIMP
7 1 (0.085%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.60%) Magento
3 5 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.26%) BASE24
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.17%) Postilion
6 2 (0.17%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.085%) iTrent
7 1 (0.085%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.085%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.71%) GitHub
4 10 (0.85%) Office 365
4 10 (0.85%) Slack
5 7 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.17%) Google Play
9 2 (0.17%) npm
9 2 (0.17%) SmartFocus
9 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.085%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.085%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.94%) HTTP
2 8 (0.68%) SMS
3 5 (0.43%) AMQP
3 5 (0.43%) Internet
4 4 (0.34%) SSL
5 3 (0.26%) ATM
5 3 (0.26%) Intranet
6 2 (0.17%) Skype
6 2 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 97 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (6.40%) NoSQL
4 72 (6.15%) MySQL
5 68 (5.81%) MongoDB
6 60 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 57 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
10 41 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 34 (2.90%) Power BI
12 29 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
14 25 (2.13%) Relational Database
15 23 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (1.88%) QlikView
17 16 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
18 13 (1.11%) Hadoop
19 12 (1.02%) Oracle Database
20 11 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 240 (20.50%) Git (software)
2 124 (10.59%) Maven
3 119 (10.16%) Jenkins
4 58 (4.95%) JUnit
5 57 (4.87%) Subversion
6 47 (4.01%) JIRA
7 44 (3.76%) Cucumber
8 42 (3.59%) Visual Studio
9 41 (3.50%) Mercurial
10 40 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 33 (2.82%) gulp
12 29 (2.48%) Gradle
12 29 (2.48%) Grunt
13 20 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (1.62%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.45%) Android Studio
16 16 (1.37%) Jasmine
17 14 (1.20%) Mockito
18 13 (1.11%) Bitbucket
19 12 (1.02%) Babel
General
1 126 (10.76%) Finance
2 37 (3.16%) Retail
3 36 (3.07%) Banking
4 21 (1.79%) Marketing
5 10 (0.85%) Games
5 10 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.51%) Retail Banking
7 5 (0.43%) Local Government
8 4 (0.34%) Advertising
8 4 (0.34%) Law
8 4 (0.34%) Legal
9 2 (0.17%) Automotive
9 2 (0.17%) Billing
9 2 (0.17%) Electronics
9 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.085%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (29.21%) HTML
2 323 (27.58%) CSS
3 280 (23.91%) .NET
4 225 (19.21%) Spring
5 186 (15.88%) AngularJS
6 181 (15.46%) ASP.NET
7 135 (11.53%) Hibernate
7 135 (11.53%) HTML5
8 133 (11.36%) React
9 127 (10.85%) jQuery
10 125 (10.67%) CSS3
11 123 (10.50%) RESTful
12 121 (10.33%) Spring Boot
13 115 (9.82%) Node.js
14 91 (7.77%) Web Services
15 88 (7.51%) XML
16 86 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
17 82 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 80 (6.83%) .NET Framework
19 73 (6.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (5.47%) User Experience
2 53 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 28 (2.39%) Data Structures
7 24 (2.05%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 8 (0.68%) iPad
9 8 (0.68%) NHS
10 7 (0.60%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.51%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.43%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.34%) FMCG
13 4 (0.34%) Minimum Viable Product
14 3 (0.26%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.26%) STB
15 2 (0.17%) Credit Risk
15 2 (0.17%) iPhone
15 2 (0.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.47%) Linux
2 59 (5.04%) Android
3 57 (4.87%) Apple iOS
4 20 (1.71%) Unix
4 20 (1.71%) Windows
5 14 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 12 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.26%) MVS
8 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.085%) CentOS
9 1 (0.085%) VMS
9 1 (0.085%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (24.08%) TDD
3 188 (16.05%) MVC
4 149 (12.72%) Scrum
5 148 (12.64%) BDD
6 145 (12.38%) Microservices
7 138 (11.78%) Test Automation
8 135 (11.53%) OO
9 124 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
10 109 (9.31%) Web Development
11 107 (9.14%) Software Engineering
12 98 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
13 96 (8.20%) Front End Development
14 69 (5.89%) ETL
15 68 (5.81%) Unit Testing
16 57 (4.87%) E-Commerce
17 52 (4.44%) Open Source
18 47 (4.01%) Mentoring
19 46 (3.93%) Pair Programming
20 45 (3.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 471 (40.22%) JavaScript
2 380 (32.45%) Java
3 303 (25.88%) SQL
4 254 (21.69%) C#
5 105 (8.97%) T-SQL
6 89 (7.60%) PHP
7 76 (6.49%) Python
8 46 (3.93%) Scala
9 40 (3.42%) Ruby
10 27 (2.31%) Objective-C
11 25 (2.13%) TypeScript
12 21 (1.79%) C++
13 19 (1.62%) VB
13 19 (1.62%) VB.NET
14 18 (1.54%) Apple Swift
14 18 (1.54%) VB6
15 14 (1.20%) Kotlin
16 9 (0.77%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.68%) ES6
17 8 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (1.11%) Degree
3 12 (1.02%) MCSE
3 12 (1.02%) Sun Certification
4 9 (0.77%) MCITP
5 8 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.085%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.085%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.085%) OCP
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.085%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.54%) QA
2 6 (0.51%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.51%) GCP
3 3 (0.26%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.17%) IFRS
4 2 (0.17%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.085%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.085%) PMO
5 1 (0.085%) SEPA
System Software
1 62 (5.29%) Docker
2 3 (0.26%) HDFS
2 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.085%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (1.96%) Puppet
2 17 (1.45%) Ansible
3 15 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.85%) Grafana
5 8 (0.68%) Terraform
6 6 (0.51%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.51%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.34%) Graylog
8 2 (0.17%) Oozie
9 1 (0.085%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.085%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 119 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 78 (6.66%) Oracle
3 35 (2.99%) IBM
3 35 (2.99%) Tableau
4 29 (2.48%) Xamarin
5 27 (2.31%) SAP
6 25 (2.13%) Sitecore
7 22 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 11 (0.94%) Google
8 11 (0.94%) MuleSoft
9 10 (0.85%) RedGate
9 10 (0.85%) Splunk
10 8 (0.68%) Cognos
11 7 (0.60%) Adobe
11 7 (0.60%) Lotus
12 6 (0.51%) Apple
12 6 (0.51%) Rackspace
12 6 (0.51%) Zend
13 4 (0.34%) Capita
13 4 (0.34%) Netezza