Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 124 84
Rank change year-on-year +12 -40 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 79 64 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.71% 1.37% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.43% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 84
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £316
90th Percentile £518 £488 £540
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £44.55
% change year-on-year +23.38% -13.58% +18.80%

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 4,425 4,489 5,567
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 96.23% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,931 2,841 3,648
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.30% +8.54%
10th Percentile £233 £234 £247
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 208 272
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%
10th Percentile £9.85 £9.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £25.45
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +1.08% -0.05% +12.18%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 63 £425 +6.25% 60
South Yorkshire +13 16 £413 -10.33% 13
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.16%) JavaScript
3 39 (49.37%) TDD
4 37 (46.84%) Java
5 31 (39.24%) Microservices
6 30 (37.97%) Spring
7 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
8 27 (34.18%) RESTful
9 24 (30.38%) Spring Boot
10 21 (26.58%) AngularJS
10 21 (26.58%) .NET
10 21 (26.58%) HTML
11 20 (25.32%) OO
11 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
11 20 (25.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
13 18 (22.78%) MVC
13 18 (22.78%) CSS
14 17 (21.52%) C#
14 17 (21.52%) SQL
15 16 (20.25%) Scrum
15 16 (20.25%) Maven
15 16 (20.25%) .NET Framework
15 16 (20.25%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (18.99%) BDD
16 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
16 15 (18.99%) XML
17 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
17 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) GitHub
4 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.53%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (12.66%) QlikView
6 6 (7.59%) MySQL
7 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.27%) Power BI
10 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Maven
1 16 (20.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
4 6 (7.59%) Gradle
4 6 (7.59%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.33%) JUnit
6 4 (5.06%) Firebug
6 4 (5.06%) Hamcrest
7 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.27%) AppVeyor
8 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.27%) git-flow
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.27%) Subversion
8 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.97%) Spring
2 27 (34.18%) RESTful
3 24 (30.38%) Spring Boot
4 21 (26.58%) .NET
4 21 (26.58%) AngularJS
4 21 (26.58%) HTML
5 18 (22.78%) CSS
6 16 (20.25%) .NET Framework
7 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
7 15 (18.99%) XML
8 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
9 11 (13.92%) Angular 2
10 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (11.39%) HTML5
11 8 (10.13%) CSS3
11 8 (10.13%) jQuery
11 8 (10.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.86%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (8.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Android
1 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.53%) Unix
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (49.37%) TDD
3 31 (39.24%) Microservices
4 20 (25.32%) OO
4 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
5 18 (22.78%) MVC
6 16 (20.25%) Scrum
7 15 (18.99%) BDD
8 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (15.19%) SOA
10 11 (13.92%) ETL
11 10 (12.66%) Web Development
12 9 (11.39%) Analytical Thinking
12 9 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
14 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
14 6 (7.59%) Mobile First
15 4 (5.06%) Kanban
15 4 (5.06%) Pair Programming
15 4 (5.06%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) JavaScript
2 37 (46.84%) Java
3 17 (21.52%) C#
3 17 (21.52%) SQL
4 5 (6.33%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.80%) COBOL
5 3 (3.80%) JCL
6 2 (2.53%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.53%) PHP
6 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) ABAP
7 1 (1.27%) ES6
7 1 (1.27%) Groovy
7 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) MCITP
1 9 (11.39%) MCSE
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Grafana
2 6 (7.59%) Prometheus
3 3 (3.80%) Terraform
4 2 (2.53%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) Graylog
5 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) RedGate
3 7 (8.86%) IBM
4 6 (7.59%) Splunk
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle
6 2 (2.53%) hybris
6 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.27%) Tableau