Period
to 2 March 2021

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 356 651 1,205
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.76% 22.46% 25.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.59% 23.32% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 478 950
Median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +5.73%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £306
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £30.54 - £45.00
10th Percentile £25.46 - £19.20
90th Percentile £40.72 - £47.20
England median hourly rate £45.50 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.09% +2.22% +8.55%

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 1,448 2,792 4,553
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.58% 96.34% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,024 1,883 3,198
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £202 £213 £261
90th Percentile £588 £588 £556
England median daily rate £475 £464 £475
% change year-on-year +2.37% -2.32% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 161 169
Median hourly rate £18.71 £17.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.03% +11.48% +1.67%
10th Percentile £10.64 £10.25 £10.37
90th Percentile £29.91 £28.75 £25.28
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.46 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.18% +2.56% -0.06%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Developer in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Developer in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Developer in Yorkshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

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 2 March 2021. 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 0 259 £438 +8.63% 236
South Yorkshire -3 38 £400 -9.86% 64
North Yorkshire +2 37 £375 - 41
East Yorkshire +4 8 £525 +31.25% 7
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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.

1 127 (35.67%) JavaScript
2 112 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (22.19%) Node.js
4 78 (21.91%) React
5 75 (21.07%) .NET
5 75 (21.07%) Java
6 66 (18.54%) Python
7 59 (16.57%) Git (software)
8 58 (16.29%) SQL
9 56 (15.73%) Azure
10 55 (15.45%) Docker
10 55 (15.45%) HTML
11 50 (14.04%) CSS
11 50 (14.04%) TDD
12 48 (13.48%) C#
13 44 (12.36%) AWS
13 44 (12.36%) Public Sector
14 41 (11.52%) Test Automation
14 41 (11.52%) Front End Development
15 40 (11.24%) DevOps
16 37 (10.39%) Jenkins
17 35 (9.83%) Microservices
18 34 (9.55%) Kubernetes
18 34 (9.55%) PHP
19 33 (9.27%) Finance
19 33 (9.27%) Java 8
20 31 (8.71%) JSON
20 31 (8.71%) BDD
21 29 (8.15%) REST
21 29 (8.15%) JIRA

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 27 (7.58%) Confluence
2 16 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.53%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.97%) CMS
6 6 (1.69%) Apache
7 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.40%) WordPress
8 4 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.12%) Drupal
8 4 (1.12%) Jadu
8 4 (1.12%) Mendix
8 4 (1.12%) nginx
9 3 (0.84%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.84%) Mule
9 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.56%) Blackboard Learn
10 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.28%) Jetty
11 1 (0.28%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (0.84%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (0.84%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (0.84%) Final Cut Pro
2 3 (0.84%) GIMP
2 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.28%) InVision
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Oracle Utilities
1 3 (0.84%) Shopify
2 2 (0.56%) Magento
2 2 (0.56%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.28%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 56 (15.73%) Azure
2 44 (12.36%) AWS
3 27 (7.58%) GitHub
4 16 (4.49%) Slack
5 15 (4.21%) Power Platform
6 7 (1.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 7 (1.97%) Serverless
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.12%) Microsoft 365
9 3 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.84%) IaaS
9 3 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.84%) PaaS
9 3 (0.84%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.56%) HTTP
1 2 (0.56%) Internet
1 2 (0.56%) Intranet
1 2 (0.56%) SSL
1 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.28%) AMQP
2 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (4.21%) MySQL
3 15 (4.21%) Power BI
4 12 (3.37%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.81%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.53%) Big Data
6 9 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.69%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.69%) Data Lake
8 6 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.40%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.40%) HBase
9 5 (1.40%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (1.40%) QlikView
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 37 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 29 (8.15%) JIRA
4 26 (7.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (6.46%) Maven
6 12 (3.37%) CocoaPods
6 12 (3.37%) Xcode
7 10 (2.81%) Android Studio
8 9 (2.53%) Liquibase
8 9 (2.53%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.97%) GitLab
9 7 (1.97%) JUnit
10 6 (1.69%) Gradle
10 6 (1.69%) gulp
10 6 (1.69%) Mockito
11 5 (1.40%) IBM UrbanCode
11 5 (1.40%) Postman
11 5 (1.40%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 44 (12.36%) Public Sector
2 33 (9.27%) Finance
3 8 (2.25%) Marketing
3 8 (2.25%) Retail
4 6 (1.69%) Banking
5 5 (1.40%) Legal
6 4 (1.12%) Law
7 3 (0.84%) Games
7 3 (0.84%) Local Government
8 2 (0.56%) Billing
8 2 (0.56%) Electronics
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (22.19%) Node.js
2 78 (21.91%) React
3 75 (21.07%) .NET
4 55 (15.45%) HTML
5 50 (14.04%) CSS
6 31 (8.71%) JSON
7 29 (8.15%) REST
8 27 (7.58%) AngularJS
9 25 (7.02%) Spring
10 24 (6.74%) Spring Boot
11 22 (6.18%) .NET Core
12 20 (5.62%) jQuery
13 19 (5.34%) .NET Framework
14 18 (5.06%) HTML5
15 15 (4.21%) Sass
15 15 (4.21%) XML
16 14 (3.93%) ASP.NET
17 13 (3.65%) RESTful
18 12 (3.37%) Vue.js
19 11 (3.09%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.87%) User Experience
2 22 (6.18%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.37%) NHS
5 7 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.40%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.84%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.84%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.84%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.84%) Vector Graphics
9 3 (0.84%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.56%) iPad
10 2 (0.56%) iPhone
10 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.56%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.02%) Android
1 25 (7.02%) Apple iOS
2 23 (6.46%) Linux
3 12 (3.37%) Mac OS X
4 11 (3.09%) Unix
5 9 (2.53%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.84%) Windows
7 2 (0.56%) CentOS
7 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (14.04%) TDD
3 41 (11.52%) Front End Development
3 41 (11.52%) Test Automation
4 40 (11.24%) DevOps
5 35 (9.83%) Microservices
6 31 (8.71%) BDD
7 28 (7.87%) Scrum
8 27 (7.58%) Web Development
9 24 (6.74%) Kanban
9 24 (6.74%) Migration
10 23 (6.46%) Pair Programming
11 22 (6.18%) Android Development
11 22 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (6.18%) MVC
11 22 (6.18%) Software Engineering
12 21 (5.90%) iOS Development
13 20 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (5.62%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 127 (35.67%) JavaScript
2 75 (21.07%) Java
3 66 (18.54%) Python
4 58 (16.29%) SQL
5 48 (13.48%) C#
6 34 (9.55%) PHP
7 33 (9.27%) Java 8
8 17 (4.78%) Apple Swift
8 17 (4.78%) Kotlin
9 12 (3.37%) Scala
9 12 (3.37%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.97%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.12%) Elm
11 4 (1.12%) Haskell
11 4 (1.12%) Ruby
12 3 (0.84%) C
12 3 (0.84%) Go
12 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 16 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.53%) Degree
4 8 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.56%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.65%) WCAG
2 6 (1.69%) QA
3 4 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.12%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 55 (15.45%) Docker
2 5 (1.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.28%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 34 (9.55%) Kubernetes
2 23 (6.46%) Terraform
3 5 (1.40%) Oozie
3 5 (1.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) Grafana
4 1 (0.28%) Kibana
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (4.78%) Oracle
2 14 (3.93%) Splunk
3 11 (3.09%) Google
3 11 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.81%) AppDynamics
5 7 (1.97%) Adobe
5 7 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.69%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.40%) IBM
8 4 (1.12%) Databricks
8 4 (1.12%) OutSystems
8 4 (1.12%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.12%) Zscaler
9 2 (0.56%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.56%) Apple
9 2 (0.56%) Capita
9 2 (0.56%) SAP
10 1 (0.28%) Altera
10 1 (0.28%) Blackboard
10 1 (0.28%) Sitecore