The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 87 80 92
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 40 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.85% 2.25% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.33% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 29
Median daily rate £390 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.23% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2096 2741 2513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1822 1577
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 136
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Yorkshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -14 27 £375 -16.66% 31
South Yorkshire +4 13 £444 +18.33% 4
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 35 (53.03%) Java
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (27.27%) TDD
4 18 (27.27%) Spring
5 17 (25.76%) .NET
6 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
6 14 (21.21%) MVC
7 13 (19.70%) C#
7 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
8 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 12 (18.18%) HTML
8 12 (18.18%) CSS
8 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 10 (15.15%) Maven
9 10 (15.15%) RESTful
9 10 (15.15%) Hibernate
9 10 (15.15%) SQL
10 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 9 (13.64%) jQuery
10 9 (13.64%) Front End Development
10 9 (13.64%) REST
11 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
11 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
11 8 (12.12%) SOLID
11 8 (12.12%) Finance
11 8 (12.12%) Oracle
11 8 (12.12%) OO
11 8 (12.12%) Python
12 7 (10.61%) Web Services

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) BASE24
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) ATM
2 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.52%) LDAP
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) Power BI
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Maven
2 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.06%) Gradle
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) JUnit
4 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.03%) Mockito
4 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.52%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.52%) jMock
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.52%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.52%) Spock
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Publishing
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (7.58%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) Spring
2 17 (25.76%) .NET
3 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
4 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
5 12 (18.18%) CSS
5 12 (18.18%) HTML
6 10 (15.15%) Hibernate
6 10 (15.15%) RESTful
7 9 (13.64%) jQuery
7 9 (13.64%) REST
8 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.61%) Entity Framework
8 7 (10.61%) Web Services
9 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot
10 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.58%) HTML5
10 5 (7.58%) XML
11 4 (6.06%) CSS3
11 4 (6.06%) J2EE
11 4 (6.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) TDD
3 14 (21.21%) MVC
4 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 9 (13.64%) Front End Development
6 8 (12.12%) OO
6 8 (12.12%) SOLID
7 7 (10.61%) DevOps
7 7 (10.61%) Microservices
8 6 (9.09%) Analytics
8 6 (9.09%) BDD
8 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.09%) Scrum
8 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.09%) Web Development
9 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.06%) Content Management
10 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.03%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) Java
2 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.70%) C#
4 10 (15.15%) SQL
5 8 (12.12%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) Scala
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) Go
7 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) XPath
8 1 (1.52%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.52%) ES6
8 1 (1.52%) Groovy
8 1 (1.52%) Korn
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.52%) Solace
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago