The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 44 48 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.18% 18.90% 35.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.26% 20.17% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 65
Average daily rate
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£318 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £413 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £24.75 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
207 238 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.95% 93.70% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 147 125
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Sheffield region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 37 (37.00%) .NET
2 34 (34.00%) C#
3 33 (33.00%) MVC
4 32 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
6 30 (30.00%) HTML
7 27 (27.00%) CSS
8 24 (24.00%) SQL
9 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
9 22 (22.00%) Microsoft
10 20 (20.00%) Java
10 20 (20.00%) Finance
10 20 (20.00%) TDD
10 20 (20.00%) jQuery
11 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (19.00%) Spring
12 18 (18.00%) Hibernate
13 15 (15.00%) Spring MVC
14 14 (14.00%) PHP
15 13 (13.00%) .NET Framework
16 12 (12.00%) Oracle
17 11 (11.00%) Banking
17 11 (11.00%) Web Services
17 11 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (11.00%) HTML5
17 11 (11.00%) Relational Database
18 10 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 10 (10.00%) WCF
18 10 (10.00%) UNIX
19 9 (9.00%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.00%) WordPress
2 3 (3.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.00%) Magnolia
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.00%) Jetty
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.00%) Node.js
4 1 (1.00%) Liferay
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (11.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.00%) MySQL
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.00%) QlikView
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.00%) DB2
8 1 (1.00%) OLAP
8 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.00%) SQLite
8 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Maven
2 8 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.00%) Subversion
6 1 (1.00%) Toad
6 1 (1.00%) Ant
6 1 (1.00%) MorphX
6 1 (1.00%) JIRA
6 1 (1.00%) Trac
6 1 (1.00%) Grunt
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.00%) Gradle
General
1 20 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.00%) .NET
2 30 (30.00%) HTML
3 27 (27.00%) CSS
4 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
5 20 (20.00%) jQuery
6 19 (19.00%) Spring
7 18 (18.00%) Hibernate
8 15 (15.00%) Spring MVC
9 13 (13.00%) .NET Framework
10 11 (11.00%) Web Services
10 11 (11.00%) HTML5
11 10 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (10.00%) WCF
12 9 (9.00%) Java EE
12 9 (9.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (9.00%) CSS3
13 8 (8.00%) Ajax
14 7 (7.00%) J2EE
14 7 (7.00%) Silverlight
14 7 (7.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) User Experience
1 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.00%) DTV
3 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.00%) iPad
3 1 (1.00%) iPhone
3 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.00%) UNIX
2 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) MVC
2 20 (20.00%) TDD
3 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.00%) ETL
4 9 (9.00%) Release Management
5 7 (7.00%) BDD
6 6 (6.00%) Web Application Development
6 6 (6.00%) Data Management
7 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.00%) Web Development
8 4 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.00%) Scrum
9 3 (3.00%) SOA
9 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.00%) People Management
10 2 (2.00%) iOS Development
10 2 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.00%) Usability Testing
10 2 (2.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.00%) C#
2 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.00%) SQL
4 20 (20.00%) Java
5 14 (14.00%) PHP
6 8 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.00%) X++
10 1 (1.00%) Python
10 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.00%) VBA
10 1 (1.00%) VB
10 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) Oracle
3 9 (9.00%) Ab Initio
4 8 (8.00%) Twitter
5 4 (4.00%) BMC
6 3 (3.00%) Zend
7 2 (2.00%) Adobe
8 1 (1.00%) Informatica
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.00%) IBM
8 1 (1.00%) JBoss
8 1 (1.00%) SAP
8 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.00%) Xamarin
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