Period
to 20 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 141 120
Rank change year-on-year +39 -21 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 77 63 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.87% 1.29% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.34% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 42 54
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +10.75% -14.72%
10th Percentile £360 £369 £313
90th Percentile £558 £524 £484
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 3,894 4,699 4,108
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.90% 97.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,600 3,122 2,641
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £219 £263 £256
90th Percentile £550 £538 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 178 127
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +26.92% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.63 £8.90
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.41 £29.05
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% - -2.63%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +31 59 £500 +17.65% 49
South Yorkshire -2 13 £388 -13.89% 11
North Yorkshire +8 2 £420 - 20
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (59.74%) Java
3 39 (50.65%) TDD
4 31 (40.26%) Java 8
5 27 (35.06%) MongoDB
5 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (35.06%) Mockito
6 23 (29.87%) RESTful
7 22 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 21 (27.27%) Neo4j
9 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
9 19 (24.68%) SQL
10 18 (23.38%) .NET
10 18 (23.38%) C#
11 15 (19.48%) HTML
11 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (18.18%) Docker
12 14 (18.18%) Microservices
13 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
14 12 (15.58%) Web Development
15 11 (14.29%) BDD
15 11 (14.29%) Linux
15 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 11 (14.29%) Kubernetes
16 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
16 10 (12.99%) Mac OS X
16 10 (12.99%) Unix
16 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
17 9 (11.69%) CSS
17 9 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design

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 (3.90%) CMS
1 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (5.19%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.90%) GitHub
5 2 (2.60%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.30%) Office 365
6 1 (1.30%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) MongoDB
2 21 (27.27%) Neo4j
3 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.60%) Big Data
6 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.60%) Power BI
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Zeppelin
7 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Impala
7 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (35.06%) Mockito
2 22 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.79%) Maven
5 5 (6.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.60%) Subversion
7 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.30%) GitLab
8 1 (1.30%) Selenium
8 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (7.79%) Public Sector
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.87%) RESTful
2 18 (23.38%) .NET
3 15 (19.48%) HTML
4 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
5 9 (11.69%) CSS
5 9 (11.69%) JAX-RS
6 7 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (9.09%) Node.js
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.49%) Spring
8 4 (5.19%) HTML5
8 4 (5.19%) REST
9 3 (3.90%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.90%) Dropwizard
9 3 (3.90%) React
9 3 (3.90%) Spring Boot
9 3 (3.90%) Web Services
10 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) User Experience
2 2 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) Mac OS X
2 10 (12.99%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.65%) TDD
3 14 (18.18%) Microservices
4 12 (15.58%) Web Development
5 11 (14.29%) BDD
6 9 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (10.39%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (10.39%) DevOps
7 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.39%) Web Design
8 7 (9.09%) Pair Programming
9 6 (7.79%) MVC
9 6 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (6.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.49%) Process Improvement
10 5 (6.49%) Scrum
10 5 (6.49%) SOA
11 4 (5.19%) OO
11 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) Java 8
3 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.68%) SQL
4 18 (23.38%) C#
5 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.19%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.90%) C++
7 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.60%) Groovy
8 2 (2.60%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) HiveQL
9 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Splunk
3 2 (2.60%) UiPath
4 1 (1.30%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (1.30%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.30%) Nintex
4 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.30%) Twitter
4 1 (1.30%) Zend