Period
to 4 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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.

Senior Developer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 97 132
Rank change year-on-year +7 +35 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 21 96 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.17% 2.18% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.29% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 77 47
Median daily rate £400 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £326 £366 £363
90th Percentile £536 £575 £518
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 1,713 4,196 4,826
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 95.45% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,057 2,776 3,200
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £233 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 201 169
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -5.78% +31.57%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.00 £9.81
90th Percentile £28.59 £35.00 £41.68
Median hourly rate £22.82 £20.00 £18.51
% change year-on-year +14.10% +8.08% -1.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 4 July 2020. 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 +8 9 £463 -7.50% 19
South Yorkshire +12 5 £350 -30.00% 3
North Yorkshire +7 5 £475 - 3
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 8 (38.10%) WCF
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
3 8 (38.10%) Microservices
4 7 (33.33%) Docker
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (33.33%) Azure
4 7 (33.33%) AWS
5 6 (28.57%) Google
5 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 6 (28.57%) TypeScript
5 6 (28.57%) .NET Core
6 5 (23.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (23.81%) RxJS
6 5 (23.81%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio Code
6 5 (23.81%) Sprint Planning
6 5 (23.81%) GitHub
6 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Change Management
6 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution

Senior 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 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) AWS
1 7 (33.33%) Azure
2 5 (23.81%) GitHub
3 2 (9.52%) Logic Apps
4 1 (4.76%) GCP
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 4 (19.05%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (19.05%) Redis
5 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio Code
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) Mockito
5 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
2 8 (38.10%) WCF
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (28.57%) .NET Core
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) LINQ
5 5 (23.81%) RxJS
6 4 (19.05%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (19.05%) LAMP
6 4 (19.05%) Laravel
6 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (19.05%) REST
6 4 (19.05%) Symfony
7 3 (14.29%) React
8 2 (9.52%) JAX-RS
8 2 (9.52%) Kendo UI
8 2 (9.52%) Node.js
8 2 (9.52%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Microservices
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (23.81%) Sprint Planning
3 5 (23.81%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (19.05%) Code Coverage
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Web Design
7 1 (4.76%) API Development
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (4.76%) ETL Development
7 1 (4.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) TypeScript
3 5 (23.81%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) Java 8
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
2 5 (23.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Demandware
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com