The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £384 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 61 113
Rank change year-on-year -32 +52  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 87 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.47% 3.11% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 3.23% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 57 13
Median daily rate £384 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.72% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.06% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -7.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1974 2696 2780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.72% 96.25% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1835 1862
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £537 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 112
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -32 19 £325 -27.77% 34
East Yorkshire - 5 £365 - 4
South Yorkshire +1 3 £513 +36.66% 10
North Yorkshire +8 2 £413 - 6
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 34 (47.89%) Java
2 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.85%) .NET
4 26 (36.62%) SQL
4 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
5 23 (32.39%) C#
6 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
6 22 (30.99%) ASP.NET
7 19 (26.76%) MVC
8 18 (25.35%) TDD
8 18 (25.35%) Git (software)
9 16 (22.54%) HTML
10 15 (21.13%) CSS
11 14 (19.72%) BDD
12 12 (16.90%) Python
12 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
13 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (15.49%) RESTful
14 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
14 10 (14.08%) Spring
14 10 (14.08%) Scrum
15 9 (12.68%) SOAP
15 9 (12.68%) Web Services
15 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
15 9 (12.68%) REST
15 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
16 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
16 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
16 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
16 8 (11.27%) OO

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 5 (7.04%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.41%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.41%) MS Access
5 1 (1.41%) Redis
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.45%) Maven
4 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.23%) Gradle
5 3 (4.23%) JIRA
5 3 (4.23%) JUnit
5 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.82%) Mockito
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.82%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.41%) Moq
7 1 (1.41%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.41%) Spock
General
1 6 (8.45%) Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.85%) .NET
2 22 (30.99%) ASP.NET
3 16 (22.54%) HTML
4 15 (21.13%) CSS
5 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (15.49%) RESTful
6 10 (14.08%) Spring
7 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
7 9 (12.68%) REST
7 9 (12.68%) SOAP
7 9 (12.68%) Web Services
8 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
8 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
9 7 (9.86%) Hibernate
9 7 (9.86%) HTML5
9 7 (9.86%) jQuery
10 5 (7.04%) XML
11 4 (5.63%) J2EE
12 3 (4.23%) JSON
12 3 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.41%) Apple TV
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
3 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) MVC
3 18 (25.35%) TDD
4 14 (19.72%) BDD
5 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.08%) Scrum
7 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
8 8 (11.27%) OO
9 7 (9.86%) Front End Development
9 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.86%) Web Development
10 6 (8.45%) Kanban
10 6 (8.45%) Microservices
10 6 (8.45%) Pair Programming
10 6 (8.45%) SOLID
10 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.04%) DevOps
12 4 (5.63%) Content Management
12 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) Java
2 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
2 26 (36.62%) SQL
3 23 (32.39%) C#
4 12 (16.90%) Python
5 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby
6 4 (5.63%) Scala
7 3 (4.23%) Go
7 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.82%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.82%) C++
8 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.82%) VB
9 1 (1.41%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.41%) Korn
9 1 (1.41%) VB6
9 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) FATCA
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Control-M
1 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.41%) Apple
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.41%) Solace
4 1 (1.41%) Splunk
4 1 (1.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) Zend
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £340 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago