Period
to 27 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 122 110
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 40 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.28% 1.66% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.74% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 46
Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +11.76% -1.45%
10th Percentile £371 £376 £356
90th Percentile £581 £553 £506
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +70.59% -10.53% +9.83%

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 2,994 4,605 4,325
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.74% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,987 3,113 2,847
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £232 £259 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £463 £468 £450
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 180 154
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £15.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.48% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.40 £9.87
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.95 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year +1.34% +1.91% -0.81%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 27 January 2020.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 27 January 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 +12 31 £444 -4.05% 37
South Yorkshire +2 7 £500 +5.26% 16
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 13
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 24 (60.00%) Microservices
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) TDD
3 17 (42.50%) .NET
4 16 (40.00%) C#
4 16 (40.00%) Finance
4 16 (40.00%) Azure
5 15 (37.50%) Java
6 14 (35.00%) AWS
6 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 14 (35.00%) Java 8
7 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
7 13 (32.50%) RESTful
7 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
9 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 10 (25.00%) .NET Core
10 10 (25.00%) API Development
11 9 (22.50%) Spring Boot
11 9 (22.50%) Docker
11 9 (22.50%) Spring
11 9 (22.50%) Web Development
11 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (20.00%) Google
12 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 7 (17.50%) HTML
13 7 (17.50%) SQL

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 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Azure
2 14 (35.00%) AWS
3 4 (10.00%) GCP
4 3 (7.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (5.00%) Neo4j
5 2 (5.00%) Redis
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.00%) JUnit
4 4 (10.00%) Mockito
4 4 (10.00%) Spock
5 3 (7.50%) JIRA
5 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
3 13 (32.50%) RESTful
4 10 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 9 (22.50%) Spring
5 9 (22.50%) Spring Boot
6 7 (17.50%) CSS
6 7 (17.50%) HTML
7 6 (15.00%) Angular 2
7 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Core
8 5 (12.50%) Vue.js
9 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (10.00%) Node.js
9 4 (10.00%) React
10 3 (7.50%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.50%) LINQ
10 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (7.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Microservices
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) TDD
4 10 (25.00%) API Development
4 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (22.50%) Web Development
6 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 6 (15.00%) Fund Management
7 6 (15.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
7 6 (15.00%) SOA
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (10.00%) Defensive Programming
9 4 (10.00%) Open Source
9 4 (10.00%) Progressive Web App
10 3 (7.50%) Asynchronous Programming
10 3 (7.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) Java 8
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.00%) ES6
6 4 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) MIIS
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) UiPath
4 1 (2.50%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (2.50%) Blue Prism