Period
to 19 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 872 1,288 1,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 23.86% 26.12% 24.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.08% 27.22% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 942 837
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £506 £488
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £57.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.13% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +6.25%

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 3,477 4,731 4,214
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.92% 96.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,338 3,174 2,789
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £229 £263 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 189 139
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +9.15% +1.43%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.90 £39.48
England median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.41% - -

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 0 606 £425 +6.25% 265
South Yorkshire -1 199 £450 +8.43% 71
North Yorkshire -2 40 £378 +3.42% 76
East Yorkshire -3 9 £425 -2.86% 12
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 424 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (32.11%) JavaScript
3 229 (26.26%) SQL
4 220 (25.23%) Java
5 172 (19.72%) C#
6 171 (19.61%) .NET
7 154 (17.66%) Git (software)
8 152 (17.43%) CSS
9 149 (17.09%) HTML
10 146 (16.74%) AngularJS
11 143 (16.40%) Microservices
12 139 (15.94%) TDD
13 136 (15.60%) SQL Server
14 135 (15.48%) Azure
15 134 (15.37%) Finance
16 124 (14.22%) Python
17 111 (12.73%) React
18 107 (12.27%) DevOps
18 107 (12.27%) AWS
19 105 (12.04%) Test Automation
20 104 (11.93%) Scrum
21 103 (11.81%) Spring
22 98 (11.24%) Microsoft
22 98 (11.24%) Java 8
23 93 (10.67%) Node.js
24 91 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
25 88 (10.09%) Jenkins
26 87 (9.98%) MVC
27 86 (9.86%) Docker
28 82 (9.40%) Spring Boot

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 43 (4.93%) Confluence
2 28 (3.21%) Drupal
3 24 (2.75%) CMS
4 23 (2.64%) SAS
5 21 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.83%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.26%) IIS
8 9 (1.03%) Anypoint
8 9 (1.03%) Apache
8 9 (1.03%) Jupyter
8 9 (1.03%) WordPress
9 8 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.92%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.92%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.69%) JBoss
10 6 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.57%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.57%) Jadu
12 4 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.80%) InVision
3 7 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.69%) Figma
5 4 (0.46%) Zeplin
6 3 (0.34%) Sketch
7 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.69%) Magento
3 3 (0.34%) BASE24
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.34%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.23%) Exstream
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 135 (15.48%) Azure
2 107 (12.27%) AWS
3 67 (7.68%) GitHub
4 48 (5.50%) Power Platform
5 46 (5.28%) GCP
6 23 (2.64%) Serverless
7 18 (2.06%) Slack
8 11 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (1.26%) PowerApps
9 10 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.80%) Office 365
11 5 (0.57%) npm
12 4 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.46%) Heroku
12 4 (0.46%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.46%) SaaS
12 4 (0.46%) Twilio
13 3 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.80%) HTTP
1 7 (0.80%) Unified Communications
2 5 (0.57%) HTTPS
2 5 (0.57%) Internet
2 5 (0.57%) VoIP
3 4 (0.46%) CTI
3 4 (0.46%) DSL
4 3 (0.34%) SSL
4 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.23%) SSH
6 1 (0.11%) Broadband
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (5.50%) MongoDB
4 45 (5.16%) NoSQL
4 45 (5.16%) Power BI
5 40 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (4.13%) Big Data
7 34 (3.90%) BigQuery
8 30 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (2.87%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.18%) Relational Database
12 17 (1.95%) Qlik Sense
13 16 (1.83%) QlikView
14 15 (1.72%) MySQL
15 11 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database
16 10 (1.15%) Pentaho
17 6 (0.69%) DB2
17 6 (0.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 154 (17.66%) Git (software)
2 88 (10.09%) Jenkins
3 81 (9.29%) JIRA
4 36 (4.13%) JUnit
5 31 (3.56%) Mockito
6 28 (3.21%) Maven
6 28 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
7 27 (3.10%) TeamCity
8 22 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (2.41%) Spock
10 17 (1.95%) Selenium
10 17 (1.95%) Visual Studio
10 17 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
10 17 (1.95%) Xcode
11 11 (1.26%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.26%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.26%) Gradle
11 11 (1.26%) webpack
12 9 (1.03%) Jasmine
12 9 (1.03%) Protractor
General
1 134 (15.37%) Finance
2 49 (5.62%) Financial Institution
3 45 (5.16%) Public Sector
4 33 (3.78%) Retail
5 32 (3.67%) Banking
6 21 (2.41%) Marketing
7 9 (1.03%) Legal
8 6 (0.69%) Law
8 6 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.57%) Games
9 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.23%) Automotive
10 2 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) French Language
11 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.11%) Local Government
11 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (19.61%) .NET
2 152 (17.43%) CSS
3 149 (17.09%) HTML
4 146 (16.74%) AngularJS
5 111 (12.73%) React
6 103 (11.81%) Spring
7 93 (10.67%) Node.js
8 82 (9.40%) Spring Boot
9 76 (8.72%) RESTful
10 75 (8.60%) ASP.NET
11 60 (6.88%) REST
12 56 (6.42%) HTML5
13 50 (5.73%) JSON
14 47 (5.39%) CSS3
15 46 (5.28%) .NET Core
16 45 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 43 (4.93%) Vue.js
18 40 (4.59%) .NET Framework
19 35 (4.01%) jQuery
20 34 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.85%) User Experience
2 39 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (1.61%) Virtual Team
6 9 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.80%) IVR
7 7 (0.80%) VUI
8 6 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.69%) NHS
9 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.46%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (0.46%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.34%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.34%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.34%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.34%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.08%) Unix
2 47 (5.39%) Android
2 47 (5.39%) Linux
3 36 (4.13%) Apple iOS
4 17 (1.95%) Mac OS X
5 16 (1.83%) Windows
6 3 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.11%) VMS
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (16.40%) Microservices
3 139 (15.94%) TDD
4 107 (12.27%) DevOps
5 105 (12.04%) Test Automation
6 104 (11.93%) Scrum
7 91 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
8 87 (9.98%) MVC
9 68 (7.80%) Web Development
10 63 (7.22%) Kanban
11 59 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
12 58 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (6.19%) Pair Programming
14 53 (6.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 52 (5.96%) Continuous Deployment
15 52 (5.96%) Release Management
16 51 (5.85%) BDD
17 50 (5.73%) Change Management
18 45 (5.16%) Process Improvement
19 44 (5.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 280 (32.11%) JavaScript
2 229 (26.26%) SQL
3 220 (25.23%) Java
4 172 (19.72%) C#
5 124 (14.22%) Python
6 98 (11.24%) Java 8
7 71 (8.14%) T-SQL
8 63 (7.22%) PHP
9 55 (6.31%) TypeScript
10 35 (4.01%) Bash Shell
11 25 (2.87%) ES6
12 24 (2.75%) Go
12 24 (2.75%) Scala
13 22 (2.52%) Apple Swift
14 21 (2.41%) Ruby
15 20 (2.29%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.49%) Kotlin
17 11 (1.26%) C++
17 11 (1.26%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (2.98%) Security Cleared
2 19 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 19 (2.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.26%) Degree
4 4 (0.46%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.61%) QA
2 10 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.80%) WCAG
4 6 (0.69%) GDPR
5 5 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.46%) SLA
7 2 (0.23%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 86 (9.86%) Docker
2 11 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (5.16%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.75%) Ansible
3 9 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.03%) Puppet
4 7 (0.80%) Kibana
5 6 (0.69%) Grafana
5 6 (0.69%) Terraform
6 4 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.34%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.23%) Rancher
9 1 (0.11%) Graphite
9 1 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.11%) MIIS
9 1 (0.11%) Packer
9 1 (0.11%) SCCM
9 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 98 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.50%) Google
3 43 (4.93%) Oracle
4 20 (2.29%) Splunk
5 13 (1.49%) AppDynamics
6 12 (1.38%) SAP
7 11 (1.26%) MuleSoft
7 11 (1.26%) Xamarin
8 10 (1.15%) IBM
9 9 (1.03%) Tableau
10 8 (0.92%) Adobe
11 7 (0.80%) Talend
12 6 (0.69%) BT
12 6 (0.69%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.57%) Avaya
13 5 (0.57%) Cisco
13 5 (0.57%) UiPath
13 5 (0.57%) Zend
14 4 (0.46%) Genesys
15 3 (0.34%) Informatica