The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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.

Software Developer
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 117 116
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.85% 1.01% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.05% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 21
Median daily rate £405 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% +1.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +10.35% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -5.52% +4.48%  

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 1925 2666 2805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.73% 96.28% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1826 1880
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 £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 111
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +22.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Developer in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Developer in Yorkshire

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Yorkshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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 +9 11 £430 +32.30% 17
South Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 7
North Yorkshire +8 2 £313 - 3
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 6
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 19 (61.29%) SQL
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 10 (32.26%) TDD
5 10 (32.26%) MVC
6 9 (29.03%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (25.81%) Microservices
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
8 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
8 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
8 7 (22.58%) Open Source
8 7 (22.58%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 6 (19.35%) Node.js
9 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.13%) JIRA
10 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 5 (16.13%) HTML
10 5 (16.13%) JUnit

Software 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 (16.13%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
2 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
1 5 (16.13%) JUnit
2 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
2 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Grunt
4 1 (3.23%) GitLab
General
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (22.58%) jQuery
5 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
5 6 (19.35%) Node.js
6 5 (16.13%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) REST
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
8 3 (9.68%) Ajax
8 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (9.68%) WCF
9 2 (6.45%) Laravel
10 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (3.23%) React
10 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) MVC
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) Microservices
4 7 (22.58%) Open Source
4 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 4 (12.90%) SOLID
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) OOP
8 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 2 (6.45%) Coaching
9 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.45%) OO
10 1 (3.23%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Python
7 3 (9.68%) PHP
8 2 (6.45%) Scala
8 2 (6.45%) VB
8 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 2 (6.45%) VB6
9 1 (3.23%) C++
9 1 (3.23%) Go
9 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
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