Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1,286 1,282 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.69% 29.59% 25.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.93% 30.51% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 934 1,029
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £495 £500 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 17
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £30.44 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.91% +14.29%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.88
% change year-on-year - -2.14% +9.00%

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 4,605 4,202 5,491
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 96.98% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,040 2,669 3,637
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £567
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 168 224
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.64 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.29% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.34 £8.63
90th Percentile £41.50 £26.25 £28.81
England median hourly rate £18.69 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.62% - +11.76%

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 19 April 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
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 19 April 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 0 976 £400 +2.56% 338
South Yorkshire -1 219 £400 +6.67% 100
North Yorkshire -1 56 £386 +10.36% 85
East Yorkshire 0 19 £438 +29.63% 31
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 667 (51.87%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (42.85%) JavaScript
3 400 (31.10%) HTML
4 393 (30.56%) Java
5 365 (28.38%) CSS
6 347 (26.98%) .NET
7 329 (25.58%) TDD
8 312 (24.26%) C#
9 294 (22.86%) SQL
10 266 (20.68%) SQL Server
11 225 (17.50%) Git (software)
12 222 (17.26%) Spring
13 214 (16.64%) ASP.NET
14 210 (16.33%) MVC
15 207 (16.10%) AngularJS
16 172 (13.37%) Microservices
17 160 (12.44%) jQuery
18 158 (12.29%) React
19 156 (12.13%) BDD
20 154 (11.98%) Test Automation
20 154 (11.98%) OO
21 153 (11.90%) Scrum
22 147 (11.43%) Java 8
23 137 (10.65%) Spring Boot
24 134 (10.42%) Hibernate
25 131 (10.19%) Node.js
25 131 (10.19%) HTML5
26 129 (10.03%) Microsoft
27 127 (9.88%) RESTful
27 127 (9.88%) Web Development

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 44 (3.42%) CMS
2 31 (2.41%) Confluence
3 30 (2.33%) Apache
4 25 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 24 (1.87%) JBoss
6 23 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 22 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 19 (1.48%) Apache Spark
8 19 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.40%) WordPress
10 16 (1.24%) Umbraco
11 15 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
13 13 (1.01%) SAS
14 9 (0.70%) nginx
15 8 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
16 6 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (0.39%) EPiServer
17 5 (0.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.23%) EngageOne
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.078%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 9 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.54%) Magento
3 6 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.23%) BASE24
6 2 (0.16%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.16%) Postilion
6 2 (0.16%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.078%) iTrent
7 1 (0.078%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.078%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 67 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.79%) GitHub
4 15 (1.17%) Slack
5 9 (0.70%) Office 365
6 8 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
8 6 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.39%) npm
10 4 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.31%) Trello
11 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.23%) Force.com
11 3 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.23%) Serverless
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.93%) HTTP
2 9 (0.70%) SMS
3 6 (0.47%) Internet
4 3 (0.23%) ATM
4 3 (0.23%) SSL
5 2 (0.16%) AMQP
5 2 (0.16%) Intranet
5 2 (0.16%) Skype
6 1 (0.078%) DHCP
6 1 (0.078%) DNS
6 1 (0.078%) FTP
6 1 (0.078%) IPsec
6 1 (0.078%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (20.68%) SQL Server
2 78 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (5.75%) NoSQL
4 71 (5.52%) MySQL
5 61 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 46 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (3.42%) MongoDB
9 42 (3.27%) Big Data
10 39 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (2.41%) Relational Database
12 29 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (2.10%) Power BI
14 26 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
16 20 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (1.56%) Hadoop
17 19 (1.48%) Apache Hive
18 16 (1.24%) Oracle Database
19 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 225 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 120 (9.33%) Jenkins
3 112 (8.71%) Maven
4 56 (4.35%) JUnit
5 55 (4.28%) Visual Studio
6 49 (3.81%) JIRA
7 47 (3.65%) Subversion
8 39 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 34 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 33 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (2.33%) gulp
11 30 (2.33%) Mercurial
12 26 (2.02%) Grunt
13 22 (1.71%) TeamCity
14 21 (1.63%) Jasmine
14 21 (1.63%) Selenium
15 17 (1.32%) Gradle
16 14 (1.09%) Bitbucket
17 13 (1.01%) Mockito
18 11 (0.86%) Babel
General
1 121 (9.41%) Finance
2 44 (3.42%) Banking
3 35 (2.72%) Retail
4 23 (1.79%) Marketing
5 11 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 10 (0.78%) Games
7 6 (0.47%) Law
8 5 (0.39%) Local Government
9 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.23%) Advertising
10 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.23%) Legal
11 2 (0.16%) Billing
11 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.078%) Automotive
12 1 (0.078%) Electronics
12 1 (0.078%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.078%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (31.10%) HTML
2 365 (28.38%) CSS
3 347 (26.98%) .NET
4 222 (17.26%) Spring
5 214 (16.64%) ASP.NET
6 207 (16.10%) AngularJS
7 160 (12.44%) jQuery
8 158 (12.29%) React
9 137 (10.65%) Spring Boot
10 134 (10.42%) Hibernate
11 131 (10.19%) HTML5
11 131 (10.19%) Node.js
12 127 (9.88%) RESTful
13 118 (9.18%) CSS3
14 113 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 104 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 95 (7.39%) Web Services
17 89 (6.92%) .NET Framework
18 85 (6.61%) XML
19 83 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (4.82%) User Experience
2 54 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (2.18%) Mobile App
6 19 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.24%) NHS
8 15 (1.17%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.17%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.70%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.47%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.31%) FMCG
12 4 (0.31%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.31%) STB
13 3 (0.23%) Digital TV
13 3 (0.23%) iPad
13 3 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (6.22%) Linux
2 49 (3.81%) Android
3 46 (3.58%) Apple iOS
4 27 (2.10%) Unix
5 26 (2.02%) Windows
6 15 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.23%) MVS
9 2 (0.16%) CentOS
9 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.078%) VMS
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (51.87%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (25.58%) TDD
3 210 (16.33%) MVC
4 172 (13.37%) Microservices
5 156 (12.13%) BDD
6 154 (11.98%) OO
6 154 (11.98%) Test Automation
7 153 (11.90%) Scrum
8 127 (9.88%) Web Development
9 124 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 123 (9.56%) Front End Development
11 114 (8.86%) Software Engineering
12 98 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
13 75 (5.83%) E-Commerce
13 75 (5.83%) ETL
14 64 (4.98%) Unit Testing
15 56 (4.35%) Open Source
16 48 (3.73%) Pair Programming
17 46 (3.58%) Problem-Solving
18 45 (3.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 551 (42.85%) JavaScript
2 393 (30.56%) Java
3 312 (24.26%) C#
4 294 (22.86%) SQL
5 147 (11.43%) Java 8
6 97 (7.54%) T-SQL
7 95 (7.39%) PHP
8 86 (6.69%) Python
9 46 (3.58%) Scala
10 36 (2.80%) Ruby
11 28 (2.18%) VB.NET
12 24 (1.87%) TypeScript
13 20 (1.56%) VB
14 18 (1.40%) C++
14 18 (1.40%) Objective-C
15 14 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.09%) VB6
16 13 (1.01%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.93%) ES6
18 11 (0.86%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 15 (1.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (0.93%) Degree
3 10 (0.78%) Sun Certification
4 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.54%) MCSE
6 6 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.31%) MCITP
8 3 (0.23%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.16%) HND
10 1 (0.078%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.078%) ISEB
10 1 (0.078%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.078%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.078%) OCP
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.79%) QA
2 11 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.62%) GDPR
4 7 (0.54%) PMO
5 6 (0.47%) GCP
6 3 (0.23%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.16%) IFRS
7 2 (0.16%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.078%) SEPA
System Software
1 75 (5.83%) Docker
2 5 (0.39%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.078%) HDFS
4 1 (0.078%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.078%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (1.87%) Puppet
2 20 (1.56%) Ansible
3 15 (1.17%) Grafana
4 13 (1.01%) Terraform
5 11 (0.86%) Rancher
6 9 (0.70%) Graylog
7 6 (0.47%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.31%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.23%) Oozie
9 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.23%) QRadar
9 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.078%) CSIRT
11 1 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.078%) Kibana
Vendors
1 129 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 77 (5.99%) Oracle
3 33 (2.57%) IBM
3 33 (2.57%) Sitecore
4 30 (2.33%) SAP
4 30 (2.33%) Xamarin
5 27 (2.10%) Splunk
6 26 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 23 (1.79%) Tableau
8 20 (1.56%) Google
9 15 (1.17%) MuleSoft
10 14 (1.09%) Informatica
11 13 (1.01%) Cognos
12 9 (0.70%) Adobe
13 8 (0.62%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.47%) Capita
14 6 (0.47%) Rackspace
15 5 (0.39%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.31%) QAD