Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Senior Developer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 112 118
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 69 78 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.41% 1.79% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.84% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 66
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -3.10%
10th Percentile £375 £312 £338
90th Percentile £513 £515 £500
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +18.79%

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 4,684 4,230 5,267
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.86% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,144 2,802 3,392
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £223 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 137 201
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +3.34%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.42
90th Percentile £36.05 £36.79 £29.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.63 £18.45
% change year-on-year -0.67% +0.95% +3.83%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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 -16 57 £450 +5.88% 58
South Yorkshire 0 8 £415 -20.95% 16
East Yorkshire -4 2 £591 +68.93% 4
North Yorkshire +1 1 £420 +23.53% 13
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 40 (57.97%) JavaScript
2 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.13%) TDD
3 27 (39.13%) HTML
3 27 (39.13%) CSS
4 26 (37.68%) Java
5 25 (36.23%) Microservices
6 22 (31.88%) AngularJS
7 21 (30.43%) HTML5
8 20 (28.99%) CSS3
8 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
9 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (23.19%) .NET
10 16 (23.19%) C#
10 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
11 14 (20.29%) Scala
12 13 (18.84%) Groovy
12 13 (18.84%) Scrum
13 12 (17.39%) RESTful
13 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (15.94%) Clojure
14 11 (15.94%) .NET Core
14 11 (15.94%) Web Development
15 10 (14.49%) Pair Programming
15 10 (14.49%) MVC
15 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
15 10 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (14.49%) Node.js

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 (2.90%) Confluence
2 1 (1.45%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Drupal
2 1 (1.45%) nginx
2 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.04%) GitHub
4 4 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (5.80%) Serverless
5 2 (2.90%) npm
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.45%) Heroku
6 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Intranet
1 1 (1.45%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.25%) QlikView
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.90%) Power BI
7 2 (2.90%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.45%) MySQL
8 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.59%) Mercurial
4 7 (10.14%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (7.25%) gulp
7 3 (4.35%) JIRA
7 3 (4.35%) JUnit
8 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.90%) Maven
8 2 (2.90%) Selenium
8 2 (2.90%) webpack
9 1 (1.45%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.45%) Grunt
9 1 (1.45%) jMock
9 1 (1.45%) Mockito
9 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.13%) CSS
1 27 (39.13%) HTML
2 22 (31.88%) AngularJS
3 21 (30.43%) HTML5
4 20 (28.99%) CSS3
5 16 (23.19%) .NET
6 12 (17.39%) RESTful
7 11 (15.94%) .NET Core
8 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
8 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (14.49%) Node.js
9 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (11.59%) Vue.js
11 6 (8.70%) Redux
12 5 (7.25%) RxJS
12 5 (7.25%) Spring
13 4 (5.80%) Web Services
14 3 (4.35%) J2EE
14 3 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Android
1 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) TDD
3 25 (36.23%) Microservices
4 13 (18.84%) Scrum
5 11 (15.94%) Web Development
6 10 (14.49%) MVC
6 10 (14.49%) Pair Programming
6 10 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.04%) OO
7 9 (13.04%) OOP
8 8 (11.59%) SOA
9 7 (10.14%) ETL
9 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (8.70%) BDD
11 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.25%) Open Source
12 4 (5.80%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) JavaScript
2 26 (37.68%) Java
3 16 (23.19%) C#
4 14 (20.29%) Scala
5 13 (18.84%) Groovy
6 11 (15.94%) Clojure
7 9 (13.04%) Python
8 8 (11.59%) TypeScript
9 7 (10.14%) SQL
10 5 (7.25%) VBA
11 3 (4.35%) PHP
12 2 (2.90%) ES7
12 2 (2.90%) Java 8
12 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.45%) C
13 1 (1.45%) C++
13 1 (1.45%) ES6
13 1 (1.45%) Kotlin
13 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) MCITP
1 3 (4.35%) MCSE
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.80%) Docker
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.80%) RedGate
1 4 (5.80%) SAP
2 2 (2.90%) hybris
2 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.45%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.45%) Cognos
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.45%) Tableau
3 1 (1.45%) VMware