Period
to 14 June 2021

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 14 June 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 345 387 1,140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.85% 19.75% 25.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.04% 20.73% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 269 831
10th Percentile £275 £313 £306
25th Percentile £363 £345 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £525 £488 £500
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
10th Percentile £21.23 " £22.12
25th Percentile £23.81 " £35.22
Median hourly rate £26.75 - £45.00
75th Percentile £31.75 " £46.38
90th Percentile £38.50 " £47.05
England median hourly rate £48.36 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +7.46% -2.17% +10.61%

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 1,812 1,867 4,228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.74% 95.30% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,257 1,235 2,883
10th Percentile £230 £250 £239
25th Percentile £350 £333 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £544 £530 £500
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 120 187
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.00
25th Percentile £12.75 £13.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.42 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.31% +12.40% +1.64%
75th Percentile £24.48 £22.25 £20.69
90th Percentile £27.13 £25.11 £28.84
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.40 £18.70
% change year-on-year +8.25% +3.74% +6.86%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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 14 June 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 0 247 £450 +12.50% 261
South Yorkshire 0 49 £425 +6.25% 71
North Yorkshire +8 27 £375 - 39
East Yorkshire +7 8 £525 +45.83% 15
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 142 (41.16%) JavaScript
2 114 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (19.71%) Azure
3 68 (19.71%) React
4 63 (18.26%) Node.js
4 63 (18.26%) CSS
5 61 (17.68%) .NET
6 59 (17.10%) SQL
7 56 (16.23%) HTML
8 53 (15.36%) DevOps
9 52 (15.07%) Python
10 50 (14.49%) Git (software)
11 43 (12.46%) Java
12 42 (12.17%) PHP
13 40 (11.59%) C#
14 38 (11.01%) TDD
15 34 (9.86%) Front End Development
16 33 (9.57%) Finance
17 32 (9.28%) AWS
17 32 (9.28%) Microservices
18 31 (8.99%) Public Sector
19 29 (8.41%) Docker
19 29 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (8.41%) SQL Server
20 28 (8.12%) Test Automation
21 26 (7.54%) Web Development
22 25 (7.25%) Migration
22 25 (7.25%) Accessibility
23 23 (6.67%) BDD
24 22 (6.38%) High Availability

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 16 (4.64%) CMS
2 14 (4.06%) Confluence
3 10 (2.90%) WordPress
4 9 (2.61%) Jadu
5 6 (1.74%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.74%) Drupal
6 4 (1.16%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.16%) Mendix
7 3 (0.87%) Apache
7 3 (0.87%) Headless CMS
7 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.87%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.58%) nginx
9 1 (0.29%) IIS
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.87%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (0.87%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.87%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (0.87%) Final Cut Pro
3 3 (0.87%) GIMP
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.29%) Figma
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.87%) Shopify
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.58%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 68 (19.71%) Azure
2 32 (9.28%) AWS
3 20 (5.80%) Power Platform
4 15 (4.35%) GitHub
5 11 (3.19%) Azure Service Bus
6 10 (2.90%) Serverless
7 7 (2.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 5 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.45%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (1.16%) Algolia
9 4 (1.16%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (1.16%) iPaaS
9 4 (1.16%) PowerApps
9 4 (1.16%) SaaS
9 4 (1.16%) Slack
10 3 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.87%) PaaS
10 3 (0.87%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.16%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.87%) SMS
3 2 (0.58%) Internet
3 2 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (5.80%) Power BI
3 15 (4.35%) MySQL
4 13 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.45%) Big Data
8 5 (1.45%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.16%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.16%) Tableau
10 3 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.87%) HBase
10 3 (0.87%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 50 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.80%) JIRA
3 15 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.61%) GitLab
6 9 (2.61%) Liquibase
7 7 (2.03%) Maven
8 6 (1.74%) Selenium
9 5 (1.45%) Mockito
9 5 (1.45%) Postman
9 5 (1.45%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.16%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.16%) JUnit
11 3 (0.87%) CocoaPods
11 3 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.87%) Gradle
11 3 (0.87%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.87%) Xcode
General
1 33 (9.57%) Finance
2 31 (8.99%) Public Sector
3 18 (5.22%) Social Skills
4 10 (2.90%) Retail
5 8 (2.32%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (1.74%) Marketing
7 5 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.16%) Games
9 2 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (19.71%) React
2 63 (18.26%) CSS
2 63 (18.26%) Node.js
3 61 (17.68%) .NET
4 56 (16.23%) HTML
5 22 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 22 (6.38%) Redux
6 20 (5.80%) ASP.NET
6 20 (5.80%) JSON
7 18 (5.22%) Sass
8 17 (4.93%) Vue.js
9 16 (4.64%) .NET Core
9 16 (4.64%) GraphQL
9 16 (4.64%) jQuery
10 14 (4.06%) REST
10 14 (4.06%) Spring
11 13 (3.77%) .NET Framework
11 13 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (2.61%) hapi
12 9 (2.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.06%) User Experience
4 7 (2.03%) NHS
5 5 (1.45%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.16%) iPad
6 4 (1.16%) iPhone
7 3 (0.87%) Cloud Native
7 3 (0.87%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.87%) Learning Management System
7 3 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.87%) Vector Graphics
7 3 (0.87%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.29%) LIMS
9 1 (0.29%) RIA
9 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.93%) Android
2 13 (3.77%) Mac OS
3 12 (3.48%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.19%) Linux
5 6 (1.74%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.87%) Unix
6 3 (0.87%) Windows
7 1 (0.29%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (15.36%) DevOps
3 38 (11.01%) TDD
4 34 (9.86%) Front End Development
5 32 (9.28%) Microservices
6 29 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (8.12%) Test Automation
8 26 (7.54%) Web Development
9 25 (7.25%) Migration
10 23 (6.67%) BDD
11 22 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (6.38%) High Availability
11 22 (6.38%) MVC
12 21 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (5.51%) Software Engineering
13 19 (5.51%) Web Accessibility
14 18 (5.22%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.22%) Pair Programming
15 16 (4.64%) Scrum
16 14 (4.06%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 142 (41.16%) JavaScript
2 59 (17.10%) SQL
3 52 (15.07%) Python
4 43 (12.46%) Java
5 42 (12.17%) PHP
6 40 (11.59%) C#
7 16 (4.64%) Kotlin
7 16 (4.64%) TypeScript
8 14 (4.06%) Java 8
9 10 (2.90%) ES6
10 9 (2.61%) Scala
11 8 (2.32%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.16%) AppleScript
13 4 (1.16%) PHP 5
14 3 (0.87%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.87%) C
14 3 (0.87%) Haskell
14 3 (0.87%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (4.06%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.77%) Degree
3 9 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.25%) Accessibility
2 9 (2.61%) GDPR
3 8 (2.32%) WCAG
4 5 (1.45%) QA
5 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (8.41%) Docker
2 3 (0.87%) HDFS
3 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) Firmware
4 1 (0.29%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.29%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (6.09%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.19%) Terraform
3 7 (2.03%) Puppet
4 3 (0.87%) Oozie
5 2 (0.58%) Ansible
6 1 (0.29%) vRealize
6 1 (0.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (3.48%) Adobe
1 12 (3.48%) Oracle
2 11 (3.19%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (2.90%) Splunk
4 5 (1.45%) Google
5 4 (1.16%) AppDynamics
5 4 (1.16%) Apple
5 4 (1.16%) OutSystems
5 4 (1.16%) Zscaler
6 3 (0.87%) IBM
7 2 (0.58%) Capita
7 2 (0.58%) Databricks
7 2 (0.58%) Perforce
7 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.29%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.29%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.29%) Teradata
8 1 (0.29%) VMware