Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 117 78
Rank change year-on-year -13 -39 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 64 72 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.29% 1.69% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.74% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 104
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £384 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% -14.72% +12.50%
10th Percentile £364 £313 £338
90th Percentile £523 £484 £519
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +17.44%

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 4,744 4,135 5,589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 97.11% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,159 2,658 3,748
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 129 170
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.90 £8.96
90th Percentile £42.73 £29.03 £31.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.83%

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 August 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 August 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 -10 52 £423 +9.03% 33
South Yorkshire -3 9 £450 - 12
North Yorkshire +1 1 £420 +23.53% 12
East Yorkshire -6 1 £683 +95.00%
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (60.94%) JavaScript
2 33 (51.56%) TDD
3 31 (48.44%) Microservices
4 28 (43.75%) Java
5 27 (42.19%) HTML
6 26 (40.63%) CSS
7 22 (34.38%) HTML5
8 19 (29.69%) AngularJS
8 19 (29.69%) .NET
9 18 (28.13%) C#
9 18 (28.13%) CSS3
10 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
10 17 (26.56%) Scrum
10 17 (26.56%) Web Development
10 17 (26.56%) RESTful
11 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 16 (25.00%) MVC
12 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
12 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (20.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
14 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (18.75%) OO
15 12 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (18.75%) Vue.js
15 12 (18.75%) .NET Core

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 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.94%) GitHub
4 6 (9.38%) npm
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.56%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.13%) Big Data
6 1 (1.56%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.56%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.56%) Endeca
6 1 (1.56%) Flink
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.56%) Power BI
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
3 12 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (9.38%) Maven
4 6 (9.38%) Mercurial
4 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
4 6 (9.38%) webpack
5 3 (4.69%) JUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.56%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.56%) jMock
7 1 (1.56%) Mockito
7 1 (1.56%) Selenium
7 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.19%) HTML
2 26 (40.63%) CSS
3 22 (34.38%) HTML5
4 19 (29.69%) .NET
4 19 (29.69%) AngularJS
5 18 (28.13%) CSS3
6 17 (26.56%) RESTful
7 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
8 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (20.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (18.75%) .NET Core
10 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (18.75%) Vue.js
11 8 (12.50%) Spring
12 7 (10.94%) Spring Boot
13 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Core
13 6 (9.38%) Node.js
13 6 (9.38%) Sass
14 4 (6.25%) React
14 4 (6.25%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.56%) NHS
2 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) TDD
3 31 (48.44%) Microservices
4 17 (26.56%) Scrum
4 17 (26.56%) Web Development
5 16 (25.00%) MVC
6 12 (18.75%) OO
7 9 (14.06%) OOP
8 8 (12.50%) SOA
9 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (9.38%) CQRS
10 6 (9.38%) Project Management
11 5 (7.81%) BDD
11 5 (7.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.81%) Pair Programming
11 5 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) JavaScript
2 28 (43.75%) Java
3 18 (28.13%) C#
4 8 (12.50%) Scala
4 8 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 7 (10.94%) SQL
6 6 (9.38%) Clojure
6 6 (9.38%) Groovy
7 5 (7.81%) Java 8
7 5 (7.81%) PHP
8 4 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (3.13%) ES6
10 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.56%) C++
10 1 (1.56%) ES7
10 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
1 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) GCP
1 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Docker
2 6 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (3.13%) hybris
1 2 (3.13%) MuleSoft
1 2 (3.13%) Splunk
2 1 (1.56%) Alteryx
2 1 (1.56%) Google
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) SAP
2 1 (1.56%) VMware