Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer/Software Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Software Engineer/Developer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 170 198
Rank change year-on-year -17 +28 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Developer/Software Engineer 4 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.080% 0.29% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.30% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +26.87% -13.55%
10th Percentile £350 £390 £307
90th Percentile £400 £488 £427
England median daily rate £493 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +3.68% +4.40% +13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -14.29%

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 4,785 4,297 5,119
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.45% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,225 2,852 3,280
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £235
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 144 207
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £14.88 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.95% +8.18% +1.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £33.53 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%

Developer/Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Developer/Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer/Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Developer/Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer/Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Developer/Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer/Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Developer/Software Engineer
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/Software Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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 -18 4 £375 -11.76%
Developer/Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Developer/Software Engineer 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/Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Pentaho
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Developer/Software Engineer 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon SageMaker
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon Athena
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) Pentaho
1 2 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Encryption
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Science
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) AWS Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker