The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 664 753 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.74% 26.74% 27.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.68% 27.69% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 526 488
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -7.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2096 2719 2507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.56% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1801 1576
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 137
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire 0 441 £390 +2.63% 200
South Yorkshire -1 151 £400 +14.28% 42
North Yorkshire -3 32 £350 +7.69% 56
East Yorkshire +1 6 £325 - 15
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 561 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (36.41%) JavaScript
3 417 (32.38%) Java
4 369 (28.65%) HTML
4 369 (28.65%) CSS
5 318 (24.69%) SQL
6 264 (20.50%) .NET
7 237 (18.40%) C#
8 229 (17.78%) SQL Server
9 213 (16.54%) Git (software)
10 206 (15.99%) MVC
11 204 (15.84%) AngularJS
12 200 (15.53%) TDD
13 165 (12.81%) Front End Development
14 158 (12.27%) Python
15 150 (11.65%) Microsoft
16 149 (11.57%) ASP.NET
17 148 (11.49%) RESTful
18 146 (11.34%) Linux
19 145 (11.26%) HTML5
20 138 (10.71%) Web Development
21 137 (10.64%) Spring
22 127 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
23 123 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 123 (9.55%) PHP
24 120 (9.32%) CSS3
25 119 (9.24%) Web Services
26 118 (9.16%) OO
27 115 (8.93%) Scrum
28 114 (8.85%) Oracle

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 39 (3.03%) Mule
2 36 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.72%) CMS
4 30 (2.33%) Confluence
5 23 (1.79%) Apache
6 22 (1.71%) Mule ESB
7 19 (1.48%) WordPress
8 17 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.93%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.62%) Drupal
14 8 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.54%) Anypoint
16 6 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.47%) nginx
17 5 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.54%) MS Office
3 4 (0.31%) MS Project
4 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.39%) Magento
3 5 (0.39%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.23%) BASE24
5 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.23%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.23%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.078%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.078%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.078%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.87%) GitHub
2 32 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.70%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.54%) IaaS
6 6 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.31%) Loggly
8 4 (0.31%) Office 365
8 4 (0.31%) PaaS
8 4 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
9 3 (0.23%) Google Play
10 2 (0.16%) iTunes
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.078%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.078%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.078%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.43%) HTTP
2 17 (1.32%) Internet
3 9 (0.70%) Intranet
4 5 (0.39%) FTP
5 4 (0.31%) LDAP
6 3 (0.23%) DNS
7 2 (0.16%) Firewall
7 2 (0.16%) SMS
7 2 (0.16%) SMTP
7 2 (0.16%) SSH
8 1 (0.078%) ATM
8 1 (0.078%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.078%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.078%) Network Security
8 1 (0.078%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.078%) Skype
8 1 (0.078%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 123 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 99 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 95 (7.38%) NoSQL
4 95 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 78 (6.06%) MySQL
6 71 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
7 67 (5.20%) MongoDB
8 50 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 40 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 37 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 36 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (1.86%) Redis
14 18 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (1.40%) Power BI
15 16 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.93%) Oracle Database
17 11 (0.85%) Riak
18 10 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 213 (16.54%) Git (software)
2 82 (6.37%) Jenkins
3 73 (5.67%) Subversion
4 48 (3.73%) JIRA
5 46 (3.57%) Grunt
6 42 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 36 (2.80%) Maven
8 35 (2.72%) JUnit
9 31 (2.41%) Jasmine
10 29 (2.25%) gulp
11 22 (1.71%) Mercurial
11 22 (1.71%) Selenium
12 20 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (1.16%) Mockito
14 14 (1.09%) PHPUnit
14 14 (1.09%) Xcode
15 12 (0.93%) Cucumber
16 11 (0.85%) Android Studio
16 11 (0.85%) Gradle
16 11 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 88 (6.83%) Finance
2 36 (2.80%) Advertising
3 24 (1.86%) Banking
4 19 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.16%) Marketing
6 14 (1.09%) Publishing
6 14 (1.09%) Retail
7 13 (1.01%) Back Office
8 11 (0.85%) Law
8 11 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.62%) Billing
10 7 (0.54%) Games
11 5 (0.39%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.31%) Electronics
12 4 (0.31%) Legal
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.078%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (28.65%) CSS
1 369 (28.65%) HTML
2 264 (20.50%) .NET
3 204 (15.84%) AngularJS
4 149 (11.57%) ASP.NET
5 148 (11.49%) RESTful
6 145 (11.26%) HTML5
7 137 (10.64%) Spring
8 120 (9.32%) CSS3
9 119 (9.24%) Web Services
10 112 (8.70%) Node.js
10 112 (8.70%) REST
11 107 (8.31%) jQuery
12 82 (6.37%) .NET Framework
13 77 (5.98%) React
14 76 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 71 (5.51%) Entity Framework
16 66 (5.12%) Hibernate
17 64 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 51 (3.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.45%) User Experience
2 52 (4.04%) Mobile App
3 32 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (2.41%) Algorithms
5 28 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 26 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (1.63%) NHS
8 11 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 10 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 9 (0.70%) iPhone
10 9 (0.70%) RIA
11 8 (0.62%) Mainframe
11 8 (0.62%) Tandem
12 5 (0.39%) iSeries
12 5 (0.39%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.31%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.31%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.31%) Replication
14 3 (0.23%) iPad
14 3 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 146 (11.34%) Linux
2 87 (6.75%) Unix
3 70 (5.43%) Mac OS X
4 51 (3.96%) Android
5 43 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 28 (2.17%) Windows
7 11 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.39%) CentOS
9 3 (0.23%) zOS
10 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.078%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.078%) Solaris
11 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (15.99%) MVC
3 200 (15.53%) TDD
4 165 (12.81%) Front End Development
5 138 (10.71%) Web Development
6 127 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
7 118 (9.16%) OO
8 115 (8.93%) Scrum
9 112 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
10 100 (7.76%) Software Engineering
11 85 (6.60%) BDD
11 85 (6.60%) Web Design
12 76 (5.90%) Responsive Web Design
13 75 (5.82%) Configuration Management
14 70 (5.43%) Automated Testing
14 70 (5.43%) DevOps
14 70 (5.43%) Unit Testing
15 64 (4.97%) ETL
16 62 (4.81%) Mentoring
17 58 (4.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 469 (36.41%) JavaScript
2 417 (32.38%) Java
3 318 (24.69%) SQL
4 237 (18.40%) C#
5 158 (12.27%) Python
6 123 (9.55%) PHP
7 99 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 86 (6.68%) Ruby
9 74 (5.75%) Scala
10 31 (2.41%) Apple Swift
11 27 (2.10%) VB.NET
12 25 (1.94%) VBA
13 24 (1.86%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.48%) VB
15 18 (1.40%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.40%) TypeScript
16 16 (1.24%) C++
17 13 (1.01%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.70%) Groovy
18 9 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 27 (2.10%) Degree
3 20 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.78%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.16%) CCA
6 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.078%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.078%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.078%) HNC
7 1 (0.078%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (1.16%) QA
3 12 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.23%) FATCA
4 3 (0.23%) SDET
5 2 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.078%) WAI
6 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 50 (3.88%) Docker
2 5 (0.39%) GlusterFS
2 5 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) vCloud
3 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.078%) Firmware
4 1 (0.078%) HDFS
4 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (2.48%) Puppet
2 24 (1.86%) Ansible
3 20 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Management
4 19 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 13 (1.01%) vRealize
6 11 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.54%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.47%) Salt
9 5 (0.39%) Kibana
9 5 (0.39%) logstash
10 4 (0.31%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.31%) Nagios
11 3 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
12 2 (0.16%) OMEGAMON
12 2 (0.16%) Piwik
Vendors
1 150 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 114 (8.85%) Oracle
3 37 (2.87%) Google
4 35 (2.72%) MuleSoft
5 25 (1.94%) Zend
6 24 (1.86%) Tableau
7 19 (1.48%) SAP
8 15 (1.16%) VMware
9 14 (1.09%) IBM
9 14 (1.09%) Splunk
10 12 (0.93%) Adobe
11 10 (0.78%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.70%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.62%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.62%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.47%) SaltStack
15 4 (0.31%) DevExpress
15 4 (0.31%) New Relic
15 4 (0.31%) ServiceNow
15 4 (0.31%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Harrogate
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + Extension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago