Period
to 22 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1,376 1,278 1,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.24% 30.90% 28.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.52% 31.86% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 937 1,166
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £275
90th Percentile £500 £500 £500
England median daily rate £460 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +5.14% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £24.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +74.93% -30.59%
10th Percentile £25.96 £41.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £43.75 £42.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £41.75
% change year-on-year +4.29% -2.40% +11.33%

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 4,662 4,011 5,404
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 96.98% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,082 2,527 3,641
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £545 £555
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 155 177
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.73 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.18% -8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.77 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £42.39 £27.00 £30.53
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £19.85
% change year-on-year -0.95% -5.78% +13.40%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 1,068 £400 - 351
South Yorkshire -1 205 £400 +5.26% 105
North Yorkshire 0 60 £400 +14.29% 88
East Yorkshire +1 23 £425 +21.43% 38
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 713 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (42.66%) JavaScript
3 424 (30.81%) Java
4 416 (30.23%) HTML
5 387 (28.13%) CSS
6 368 (26.74%) TDD
7 344 (25.00%) .NET
8 325 (23.62%) C#
9 306 (22.24%) SQL
10 252 (18.31%) SQL Server
11 238 (17.30%) AngularJS
12 236 (17.15%) Git (software)
13 232 (16.86%) MVC
14 225 (16.35%) Microservices
15 216 (15.70%) ASP.NET
16 192 (13.95%) Spring
17 189 (13.74%) React
18 184 (13.37%) Scrum
19 163 (11.85%) Node.js
20 157 (11.41%) jQuery
21 152 (11.05%) ASP.NET Web API
22 143 (10.39%) Spring Boot
22 143 (10.39%) OO
23 138 (10.03%) Test Automation
24 137 (9.96%) Java 8
25 133 (9.67%) Front End Development
25 133 (9.67%) BDD
26 132 (9.59%) RESTful
26 132 (9.59%) Software Engineering
27 130 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC

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 43 (3.13%) Confluence
2 40 (2.91%) Apache
3 36 (2.62%) CMS
4 30 (2.18%) Apache Spark
5 27 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.74%) SAS
7 19 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.38%) WordPress
8 18 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 15 (1.09%) nginx
10 14 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.02%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.73%) Anypoint
11 10 (0.73%) JBoss
12 8 (0.58%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.51%) Mule
14 6 (0.44%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.29%) EngageOne
4 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (0.87%) Magento
3 7 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.22%) BASE24
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.22%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.15%) Postilion
8 1 (0.073%) Epicor Tropos
8 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.073%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.073%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.073%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 87 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.69%) GitHub
4 15 (1.09%) Slack
5 14 (1.02%) npm
6 12 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.58%) Google Tag Manager
9 8 (0.58%) SaaS
9 8 (0.58%) Serverless
10 7 (0.51%) Boomi
10 7 (0.51%) Office 365
10 7 (0.51%) PaaS
11 6 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
12 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.36%) Force.com
12 5 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.02%) HTTP
2 10 (0.73%) SMS
3 6 (0.44%) VPN
4 5 (0.36%) Internet
4 5 (0.36%) SSL
5 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.22%) ATM
6 3 (0.22%) Skype
6 3 (0.22%) SSH
7 2 (0.15%) Firewall
8 1 (0.073%) AMQP
8 1 (0.073%) DHCP
8 1 (0.073%) DNS
8 1 (0.073%) FTP
8 1 (0.073%) Intranet
8 1 (0.073%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 90 (6.54%) NoSQL
3 85 (6.18%) MySQL
4 59 (4.29%) Big Data
4 59 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (3.71%) MongoDB
8 41 (2.98%) Relational Database
9 31 (2.25%) Hadoop
10 30 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 30 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (1.74%) Apache Hive
13 22 (1.60%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.38%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.31%) Riak
15 18 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 236 (17.15%) Git (software)
2 120 (8.72%) Jenkins
3 80 (5.81%) Maven
4 65 (4.72%) JIRA
5 56 (4.07%) Visual Studio
6 42 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 39 (2.83%) Subversion
9 34 (2.47%) Selenium
10 27 (1.96%) Cucumber
11 26 (1.89%) Mercurial
12 23 (1.67%) gulp
12 23 (1.67%) JUnit
13 20 (1.45%) webpack
14 19 (1.38%) Bitbucket
15 18 (1.31%) Grunt
15 18 (1.31%) Jasmine
15 18 (1.31%) Mockito
16 16 (1.16%) TeamCity
17 15 (1.09%) NUnit
General
1 100 (7.27%) Finance
2 44 (3.20%) Retail
3 42 (3.05%) Banking
4 20 (1.45%) Marketing
5 15 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 13 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 12 (0.87%) Games
8 6 (0.44%) Automotive
8 6 (0.44%) Law
9 5 (0.36%) Local Government
9 5 (0.36%) Publishing
10 3 (0.22%) Advertising
10 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.22%) Legal
11 2 (0.15%) Billing
11 2 (0.15%) Electronics
11 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.073%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (30.23%) HTML
2 387 (28.13%) CSS
3 344 (25.00%) .NET
4 238 (17.30%) AngularJS
5 216 (15.70%) ASP.NET
6 192 (13.95%) Spring
7 189 (13.74%) React
8 163 (11.85%) Node.js
9 157 (11.41%) jQuery
10 152 (11.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 143 (10.39%) Spring Boot
12 132 (9.59%) RESTful
13 130 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 122 (8.87%) HTML5
15 110 (7.99%) CSS3
16 100 (7.27%) Hibernate
17 97 (7.05%) REST
17 97 (7.05%) Web Services
18 91 (6.61%) .NET Framework
19 78 (5.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
2 54 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
3 48 (3.49%) User Experience
4 42 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 23 (1.67%) NHS
7 22 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (0.73%) Mainframe
9 9 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.58%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.51%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.29%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.29%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.22%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.22%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.22%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (0.22%) iPhone
14 3 (0.22%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 92 (6.69%) Linux
2 39 (2.83%) Android
3 36 (2.62%) Windows
4 32 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.03%) Unix
6 13 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.15%) CentOS
9 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.15%) VMS
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.073%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (26.74%) TDD
3 232 (16.86%) MVC
4 225 (16.35%) Microservices
5 184 (13.37%) Scrum
6 143 (10.39%) OO
7 138 (10.03%) Test Automation
8 133 (9.67%) BDD
8 133 (9.67%) Front End Development
9 132 (9.59%) Software Engineering
10 128 (9.30%) Web Development
11 127 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
13 100 (7.27%) E-Commerce
14 70 (5.09%) ETL
15 68 (4.94%) Unit Testing
16 66 (4.80%) Open Source
17 59 (4.29%) Problem-Solving
18 53 (3.85%) Kanban
18 53 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 587 (42.66%) JavaScript
2 424 (30.81%) Java
3 325 (23.62%) C#
4 306 (22.24%) SQL
5 137 (9.96%) Java 8
6 126 (9.16%) PHP
7 120 (8.72%) Python
8 94 (6.83%) T-SQL
9 49 (3.56%) Scala
10 38 (2.76%) Ruby
11 27 (1.96%) PL/SQL
11 27 (1.96%) TypeScript
12 23 (1.67%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.53%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.38%) VB
15 18 (1.31%) ES6
16 17 (1.24%) Groovy
17 14 (1.02%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 16 (1.16%) Degree
3 11 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.15%) CIPD
6 2 (0.15%) HND
7 1 (0.073%) ISEB
7 1 (0.073%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.33%) QA
2 15 (1.09%) GDPR
3 12 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.87%) PMO
4 9 (0.65%) GCP
5 3 (0.22%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.15%) IFRS
6 2 (0.15%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) SLA
7 1 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.073%) SEPA
7 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 110 (7.99%) Docker
2 8 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.36%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.073%) HDFS
6 1 (0.073%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.073%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.073%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (2.76%) Puppet
2 34 (2.47%) Ansible
3 33 (2.40%) Terraform
4 14 (1.02%) Grafana
4 14 (1.02%) Rancher
5 11 (0.80%) Graylog
6 9 (0.65%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.36%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.36%) Salt
9 4 (0.29%) Kibana
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.22%) Oozie
10 3 (0.22%) QRadar
11 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.073%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.073%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.073%) Plesk
Vendors
1 126 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 89 (6.47%) Oracle
3 41 (2.98%) IBM
4 34 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 26 (1.89%) Google
5 26 (1.89%) SAP
6 25 (1.82%) Splunk
7 23 (1.67%) Adobe
8 20 (1.45%) Cognos
8 20 (1.45%) MuleSoft
9 17 (1.24%) Informatica
10 16 (1.16%) Zend
11 15 (1.09%) Xamarin
12 13 (0.94%) Tableau
13 11 (0.80%) Capita
13 11 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.65%) Coverity
14 9 (0.65%) Dell
15 8 (0.58%) ServiceNow
16 7 (0.51%) SaltStack