Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 116 77
Rank change year-on-year -17 -39 +59
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 68 70 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.40% 1.66% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.71% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 90
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.96% -12.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £350
90th Percentile £519 £503 £507
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £48.13 £44.10
% change year-on-year -6.49% +9.13% +10.25%

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 4,650 4,093 5,444
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 97.06% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,081 2,576 3,662
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.93%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 159 186
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.75 £13.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.39% -8.31% +6.96%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.20 £8.50
90th Percentile £41.76 £27.69 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.54% +11.40%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 48 £423 +12.67% 46
South Yorkshire -1 19 £413 -10.81% 21
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 39 (57.35%) TDD
4 36 (52.94%) Java
5 34 (50.00%) Microservices
6 23 (33.82%) RESTful
6 23 (33.82%) Spring
7 21 (30.88%) OO
7 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
7 21 (30.88%) Spring Boot
8 19 (27.94%) Java 8
9 18 (26.47%) HTML
9 18 (26.47%) Maven
10 17 (25.00%) CSS
11 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
12 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
13 13 (19.12%) .NET
13 13 (19.12%) C#
13 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
14 12 (17.65%) MVC
15 11 (16.18%) Scrum
15 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
15 11 (16.18%) Docker
16 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
16 10 (14.71%) XML
17 9 (13.24%) SQL
17 9 (13.24%) Web Development
17 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2012

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 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.35%) npm
4 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.35%) MySQL
4 3 (4.41%) Big Data
4 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.47%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) Endeca
6 1 (1.47%) Flink
6 1 (1.47%) QlikView
6 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Maven
2 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (7.35%) webpack
5 4 (5.88%) Bitbucket
5 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.41%) JUnit
6 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.94%) Firebug
7 2 (2.94%) Gradle
7 2 (2.94%) Hamcrest
8 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.47%) git-flow
8 1 (1.47%) JIRA
8 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) RESTful
1 23 (33.82%) Spring
2 21 (30.88%) Spring Boot
3 18 (26.47%) HTML
4 17 (25.00%) CSS
5 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
6 13 (19.12%) .NET
6 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
7 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
7 10 (14.71%) XML
8 8 (11.76%) HTML5
9 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (8.82%) jQuery
9 6 (8.82%) Node.js
9 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (7.35%) .NET Core
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Core
10 5 (7.35%) CSS3
10 5 (7.35%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (57.35%) TDD
3 34 (50.00%) Microservices
4 21 (30.88%) OO
4 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
5 12 (17.65%) MVC
6 11 (16.18%) Scrum
7 9 (13.24%) Web Development
8 7 (10.29%) BDD
9 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (7.35%) CQRS
10 5 (7.35%) Project Management
11 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.41%) DevOps
12 3 (4.41%) Kanban
12 3 (4.41%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (4.41%) OOP
12 3 (4.41%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 36 (52.94%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) Java 8
4 13 (19.12%) C#
5 9 (13.24%) SQL
6 6 (8.82%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.88%) PHP
7 4 (5.88%) Python
8 3 (4.41%) COBOL
8 3 (4.41%) JCL
8 3 (4.41%) Scala
9 2 (2.94%) ES6
9 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.47%) ABAP
10 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Grafana
2 3 (4.41%) Prometheus
2 3 (4.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.47%) Graylog
3 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) IBM
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Splunk
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) hybris
5 1 (1.47%) Tableau