Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 116 86
Rank change year-on-year +6 -30 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 77 93 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.73% 1.72% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.79% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 85
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £444 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.79% -1.71% +15.03%
10th Percentile £312 £338 £302
90th Percentile £516 £500 £540
England median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £37.04
England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.27% +18.79% +28.83%

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 4294 5188 5852
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.13% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2846 3331 3898
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 198 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.34% +0.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.58 £29.88 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +30 64 £425 -5.56% 39
East Yorkshire - 8 £350 - 3
South Yorkshire -2 3 £525 +23.53% 9
North Yorkshire -2 2 £340 - 6
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.56%) TDD
3 32 (41.56%) Java
4 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
5 30 (38.96%) SQL
5 30 (38.96%) .NET
6 28 (36.36%) MVC
7 26 (33.77%) C#
8 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
8 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET
9 22 (28.57%) Spring
9 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 21 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (24.68%) HTML
11 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (24.68%) Microservices
12 18 (23.38%) RESTful
13 17 (22.08%) BDD
14 16 (20.78%) Octopus Deploy
14 16 (20.78%) CSS
14 16 (20.78%) Scrum
15 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
16 13 (16.88%) SOA
16 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (15.58%) HTML5
17 12 (15.58%) Docker
17 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
18 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (14.29%) ETL

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 1 (1.30%) Apache
1 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.30%) CMS
1 1 (1.30%) IIS
1 1 (1.30%) Kentico
1 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) GitHub
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) SmartFocus
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (11.69%) QlikView
6 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.30%) HBase
10 1 (1.30%) MS Access
10 1 (1.30%) MySQL
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.30%) Riak
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (12.99%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.49%) Maven
6 4 (5.19%) Gradle
7 3 (3.90%) Hudson
7 3 (3.90%) JIRA
7 3 (3.90%) JUnit
7 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.60%) Firebug
8 2 (2.60%) Hamcrest
8 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.60%) Subversion
9 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) .NET
2 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET
3 22 (28.57%) Spring
4 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (24.68%) HTML
5 18 (23.38%) RESTful
6 16 (20.78%) CSS
7 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
8 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
8 12 (15.58%) HTML5
9 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (12.99%) CSS3
10 10 (12.99%) Spring Boot
11 8 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
12 7 (9.09%) Hibernate
12 7 (9.09%) Sass
13 6 (7.79%) J2EE
13 6 (7.79%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (7.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) Media Streaming
5 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Android
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) TDD
3 28 (36.36%) MVC
4 19 (24.68%) Microservices
5 17 (22.08%) BDD
6 16 (20.78%) Scrum
7 13 (16.88%) SOA
8 11 (14.29%) ETL
9 10 (12.99%) Pair Programming
10 9 (11.69%) Analytical Thinking
10 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.39%) OOP
11 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.39%) Web Development
12 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
13 6 (7.79%) OO
13 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
3 30 (38.96%) SQL
4 26 (33.77%) C#
5 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.49%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.19%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.90%) Groovy
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.60%) Python
9 2 (2.60%) VB
10 1 (1.30%) C++
10 1 (1.30%) ES6
10 1 (1.30%) Perl
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) MCITP
1 9 (11.69%) MCSE
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.90%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) RedGate
3 3 (3.90%) hybris
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.30%) Informatica
5 1 (1.30%) Splunk
5 1 (1.30%) Talend
5 1 (1.30%) Zend