Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1,372 1,112 1,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.85% 26.20% 30.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.98% 27.00% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,001 847 1,214
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £282
90th Percentile £506 £488 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.50 - £47.50
10th Percentile £25.96 - £24.01
90th Percentile £61.25 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%

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 4,735 4,118 5,409
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 97.03% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,155 2,699 3,517
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 126 188
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.10 £13.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.93% +1.02% +3.89%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.29 £9.24
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.75 £29.35
England median hourly rate £18.18 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.08% +4.11%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 1,047 £400 - 391
South Yorkshire +2 212 £403 +7.33% 107
North Yorkshire -3 54 £375 +15.38% 96
East Yorkshire -1 15 £438 +25.00% 52
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 631 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
2 564 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 403 (29.37%) Java
4 362 (26.38%) CSS
5 358 (26.09%) HTML
6 329 (23.98%) C#
7 322 (23.47%) .NET
8 321 (23.40%) SQL
9 314 (22.89%) TDD
10 269 (19.61%) SQL Server
11 246 (17.93%) AngularJS
12 239 (17.42%) Microservices
13 221 (16.11%) MVC
14 211 (15.38%) Git (software)
15 205 (14.94%) React
16 182 (13.27%) ASP.NET
17 175 (12.76%) Node.js
18 171 (12.46%) PHP
19 160 (11.66%) Scrum
20 151 (11.01%) Spring
21 135 (9.84%) Docker
22 134 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
23 127 (9.26%) jQuery
24 125 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC
25 120 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
26 119 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
27 118 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web API
27 118 (8.60%) Java 8
28 117 (8.53%) HTML5
28 117 (8.53%) E-Commerce

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 68 (4.96%) Confluence
2 41 (2.99%) CMS
3 31 (2.26%) Apache
4 29 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 24 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 23 (1.68%) nginx
6 23 (1.68%) WordPress
7 20 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.31%) SAS
9 15 (1.09%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
11 12 (0.87%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.73%) Anypoint
12 10 (0.73%) Mule
13 8 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
13 8 (0.58%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.51%) Drupal
15 6 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) EngageOne
6 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (1.82%) Magento
2 9 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.22%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.22%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.15%) Exstream
8 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.15%) Shopify
9 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.073%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.073%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.073%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.073%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 134 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.06%) GitHub
4 30 (2.19%) npm
5 29 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (1.24%) Serverless
8 12 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.87%) Slack
9 11 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.58%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.51%) Apigee
12 7 (0.51%) Boomi
12 7 (0.51%) PaaS
12 7 (0.51%) SaaS
13 6 (0.44%) Office 365
14 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.36%) IaaS
14 5 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.73%) HTTP
2 8 (0.58%) SSH
2 8 (0.58%) SSL
3 7 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.44%) VPN
5 5 (0.36%) Firewall
5 5 (0.36%) SMS
6 4 (0.29%) Skype
7 1 (0.073%) AMQP
7 1 (0.073%) Broadband
7 1 (0.073%) Internet
7 1 (0.073%) Intranet
7 1 (0.073%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 117 (8.53%) MySQL
3 86 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
3 86 (6.27%) NoSQL
4 76 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (5.10%) MongoDB
6 58 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 31 (2.26%) Big Data
10 29 (2.11%) Relational Database
11 26 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (1.68%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.68%) Power BI
13 22 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (1.53%) Redis
14 21 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (1.38%) Riak
16 18 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 211 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 106 (7.73%) Jenkins
3 95 (6.92%) JIRA
4 60 (4.37%) Selenium
5 58 (4.23%) Maven
6 51 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (3.72%) webpack
7 39 (2.84%) gulp
8 33 (2.41%) IntelliJ
8 33 (2.41%) Subversion
8 33 (2.41%) Visual Studio
9 31 (2.26%) Bitbucket
10 29 (2.11%) Mercurial
11 28 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 28 (2.04%) PHPUnit
12 27 (1.97%) Babel
12 27 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 22 (1.60%) JUnit
13 22 (1.60%) Vagrant
14 16 (1.17%) Toad
General
1 100 (7.29%) Finance
2 47 (3.43%) Retail
3 45 (3.28%) Banking
4 19 (1.38%) Marketing
5 18 (1.31%) Games
6 9 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.51%) Automotive
8 6 (0.44%) Law
8 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.29%) Legal
9 4 (0.29%) Publishing
10 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.15%) Advertising
11 2 (0.15%) Back Office
11 2 (0.15%) Billing
11 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.073%) Electronics
12 1 (0.073%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.073%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (26.38%) CSS
2 358 (26.09%) HTML
3 322 (23.47%) .NET
4 246 (17.93%) AngularJS
5 205 (14.94%) React
6 182 (13.27%) ASP.NET
7 175 (12.76%) Node.js
8 151 (11.01%) Spring
9 127 (9.26%) jQuery
10 125 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 118 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 117 (8.53%) HTML5
13 115 (8.38%) Spring Boot
14 109 (7.94%) REST
15 106 (7.73%) CSS3
16 98 (7.14%) RESTful
17 93 (6.78%) Web Services
18 84 (6.12%) .NET Framework
19 83 (6.05%) Vue.js
20 70 (5.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 67 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (4.15%) User Experience
3 51 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 13 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 12 (0.87%) NHS
10 8 (0.58%) PKI
11 6 (0.44%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.44%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.36%) Robotics
13 4 (0.29%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.22%) AS400
14 3 (0.22%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.22%) W3C
15 2 (0.15%) Clustering
15 2 (0.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 81 (5.90%) Linux
2 37 (2.70%) Unix
3 33 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 29 (2.11%) Android
5 24 (1.75%) Windows
6 17 (1.24%) VMS
7 8 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.15%) Solaris
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.073%) CentOS
11 1 (0.073%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.073%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (22.89%) TDD
3 239 (17.42%) Microservices
4 221 (16.11%) MVC
5 160 (11.66%) Scrum
6 120 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
7 119 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (8.53%) E-Commerce
9 116 (8.45%) Software Engineering
10 107 (7.80%) Test Automation
11 106 (7.73%) Front End Development
12 104 (7.58%) OO
13 102 (7.43%) BDD
14 94 (6.85%) DevOps
14 94 (6.85%) ETL
15 93 (6.78%) Web Development
16 83 (6.05%) Unit Testing
17 66 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
18 61 (4.45%) Pair Programming
19 60 (4.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 564 (41.11%) JavaScript
2 403 (29.37%) Java
3 329 (23.98%) C#
4 321 (23.40%) SQL
5 171 (12.46%) PHP
6 118 (8.60%) Java 8
7 115 (8.38%) Python
8 107 (7.80%) T-SQL
9 61 (4.45%) Scala
10 33 (2.41%) Groovy
11 32 (2.33%) TypeScript
12 30 (2.19%) PL/SQL
13 29 (2.11%) Ruby
14 28 (2.04%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.90%) ES6
15 26 (1.90%) PHP 7
16 20 (1.46%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.46%) Go
17 19 (1.38%) VBA
18 17 (1.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (1.82%) Degree
1 25 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 21 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 15 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.29%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.29%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.22%) MCSE
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.15%) CIPD
8 1 (0.073%) CISSP
8 1 (0.073%) HNC
8 1 (0.073%) HND
8 1 (0.073%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.073%) MCITP
8 1 (0.073%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.90%) QA
2 11 (0.80%) GDPR
3 7 (0.51%) PMO
4 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.29%) WCAG
6 3 (0.22%) WAI
7 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.073%) SLA
7 1 (0.073%) Solvency II
System Software
1 135 (9.84%) Docker
2 12 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.15%) HDFS
3 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.073%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.073%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 36 (2.62%) Ansible
2 35 (2.55%) Terraform
3 23 (1.68%) Puppet
4 13 (0.95%) Grafana
5 12 (0.87%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.73%) Kibana
7 9 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.36%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.36%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.36%) Salt
9 4 (0.29%) Rancher
10 3 (0.22%) Graphite
10 3 (0.22%) Graylog
11 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.073%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.073%) Plesk
12 1 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 107 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 99 (7.22%) Oracle
3 36 (2.62%) Zend
4 29 (2.11%) Adobe
5 26 (1.90%) Sitecore
6 24 (1.75%) SAP
7 23 (1.68%) MuleSoft
8 21 (1.53%) IBM
9 18 (1.31%) Google
9 18 (1.31%) Tableau
10 14 (1.02%) Cognos
11 12 (0.87%) hybris
11 12 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.73%) Coverity
12 10 (0.73%) Splunk
13 9 (0.66%) Informatica
14 8 (0.58%) Xamarin
15 7 (0.51%) Apple
15 7 (0.51%) Blue Prism
15 7 (0.51%) SaltStack