Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 106 124
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 73 76 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.50% 1.71% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.78% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 50
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - -6.59%
10th Percentile £368 £356 £331
90th Percentile £551 £506 £500
England median daily rate £525 £525 £488
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.88
% change year-on-year -5.56% +10.09% +10.41%

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 4,667 4,272 4,644
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.39% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,132 2,811 2,981
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 152 207
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.80% -0.61%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £26.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.36 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.84% -0.12% -0.62%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -22 46 £463 +8.82% 68
South Yorkshire -2 24 £450 +12.50% 23
East Yorkshire - 2 £591 - 4
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) JavaScript
3 30 (41.10%) TDD
4 28 (38.36%) HTML
5 27 (36.99%) Java
5 27 (36.99%) CSS
6 26 (35.62%) Node.js
7 25 (34.25%) Git (software)
8 16 (21.92%) Web Development
8 16 (21.92%) AngularJS
9 15 (20.55%) GitHub
10 14 (19.18%) DevOps
10 14 (19.18%) Microservices
10 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (19.18%) C#
11 13 (17.81%) .NET
11 13 (17.81%) Scrum
11 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
11 13 (17.81%) Scala
11 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.44%) Unix
13 11 (15.07%) BDD
13 11 (15.07%) Python
13 11 (15.07%) Pair Programming
13 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (13.70%) Linux
14 10 (13.70%) Mac OS X
14 10 (13.70%) Web Design
14 10 (13.70%) 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 2 (2.74%) Confluence
1 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) nginx
2 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) GitHub
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (10.96%) PaaS
5 4 (5.48%) Heroku
6 3 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.11%) Serverless
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.37%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
1 1 (1.37%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.85%) QlikView
5 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.74%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.37%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.37%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.37%) Power BI
8 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.85%) gulp
3 4 (5.48%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.11%) JIRA
4 3 (4.11%) Subversion
5 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.74%) JUnit
5 2 (2.74%) Selenium
6 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.37%) Grunt
6 1 (1.37%) Maven
6 1 (1.37%) Mockito
6 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Law
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.36%) HTML
2 27 (36.99%) CSS
3 26 (35.62%) Node.js
4 16 (21.92%) AngularJS
5 13 (17.81%) .NET
6 9 (12.33%) RESTful
7 8 (10.96%) CSS3
7 8 (10.96%) HTML5
8 7 (9.59%) Spring
9 6 (8.22%) React
10 5 (6.85%) Web Services
11 4 (5.48%) .NET Core
11 4 (5.48%) Redux
11 4 (5.48%) REST
12 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
12 3 (4.11%) RxJS
13 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
13 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
13 2 (2.74%) J2EE
13 2 (2.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) User Experience
3 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Unix
2 10 (13.70%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.10%) TDD
3 16 (21.92%) Web Development
4 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.18%) DevOps
4 14 (19.18%) Microservices
5 13 (17.81%) Scrum
6 11 (15.07%) BDD
6 11 (15.07%) Pair Programming
7 10 (13.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (13.70%) Web Design
8 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
9 8 (10.96%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (10.96%) OOP
9 8 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (9.59%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (9.59%) ETL
10 7 (9.59%) OO
10 7 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) JavaScript
2 27 (36.99%) Java
3 14 (19.18%) C#
4 13 (17.81%) Scala
5 11 (15.07%) Python
6 8 (10.96%) Groovy
6 8 (10.96%) SQL
7 6 (8.22%) Clojure
8 5 (6.85%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.85%) VBA
9 4 (5.48%) Java 8
10 3 (4.11%) PHP
11 2 (2.74%) ES7
11 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.37%) C
12 1 (1.37%) ES6
12 1 (1.37%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (4.11%) MCITP
1 3 (4.11%) MCSE
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) SAP
3 4 (5.48%) RedGate
4 2 (2.74%) hybris
5 1 (1.37%) Cognos
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.37%) Tableau