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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 54 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.93% 16.80% 22.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.13% 18.30% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £224 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £369 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
244 224 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.57% 91.80% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 133 85
Average daily rate £325 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £184 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.22 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 40 (42.11%) C#
2 38 (40.00%) .NET
3 32 (33.68%) SQL Server
4 30 (31.58%) SQL
5 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
5 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET
6 26 (27.37%) MVC
6 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (24.21%) HTML
8 22 (23.16%) CSS
8 22 (23.16%) Finance
9 20 (21.05%) TDD
10 19 (20.00%) Web Services
10 19 (20.00%) ETL
11 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
11 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (17.89%) jQuery
13 16 (16.84%) XML
14 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (14.74%) SAS
15 14 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (12.63%) Scrum
17 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
17 12 (12.63%) .NET Framework
18 11 (11.58%) Web Development
18 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (11.58%) Oracle
19 10 (10.53%) IIS
19 10 (10.53%) Data Modelling

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (14.74%) SAS
2 10 (10.53%) IIS
3 9 (9.47%) Umbraco
4 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.21%) CMS
6 3 (3.16%) CMS400.NET
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.05%) Drupal
8 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.05%) CICS
8 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.05%) Apache
8 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.05%) Magento
2 1 (1.05%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) SMTP
2 2 (2.11%) FTP
2 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) SSL
3 1 (1.05%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (9.47%) Relational Database
7 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (8.42%) Base SAS
8 6 (6.32%) NoSQL
9 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
9 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (5.26%) MySQL
9 5 (5.26%) DB2
10 4 (4.21%) DataStage
10 4 (4.21%) Couchbase
10 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (4.21%) CouchDB
11 3 (3.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (3.16%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (3.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.11%) NUnit
4 2 (2.11%) Maven
4 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.05%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 22 (23.16%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.00%) .NET
2 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET
3 23 (24.21%) HTML
4 22 (23.16%) CSS
5 19 (20.00%) Web Services
6 17 (17.89%) jQuery
7 16 (16.84%) XML
8 12 (12.63%) .NET Framework
9 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (9.47%) Ajax
10 8 (8.42%) WPF
11 7 (7.37%) WCF
11 7 (7.37%) Spring
11 7 (7.37%) Middleware
12 5 (5.26%) REST
13 4 (4.21%) Spring MVC
13 4 (4.21%) Silverlight
13 4 (4.21%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (3.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Data Integration
2 5 (5.26%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.16%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) CCTV
5 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.05%) Physics
5 1 (1.05%) Life Science
5 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) UNIX
2 5 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) MVC
1 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) TDD
3 19 (20.00%) ETL
4 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.63%) Scrum
5 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
6 11 (11.58%) Web Development
7 10 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 9 (9.47%) Test Scripting
8 9 (9.47%) CRM
9 7 (7.37%) BDD
10 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.32%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.26%) Analytics
12 4 (4.21%) ATDD
12 4 (4.21%) OO
12 4 (4.21%) Data Management
13 3 (3.16%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.11%) C#
2 30 (31.58%) SQL
3 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.47%) Java
5 6 (6.32%) VBA
5 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.26%) PHP
6 5 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.16%) C++
7 3 (3.16%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.11%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) Lua
8 2 (2.11%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.05%) Scala
9 1 (1.05%) PHP5
9 1 (1.05%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) Ab Initio
4 6 (6.32%) Teradata
5 5 (5.26%) Cognos
6 4 (4.21%) Ektron
7 3 (3.16%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.05%) Siebel
8 1 (1.05%) IBM
8 1 (1.05%) Informatica
8 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.05%) NetSuite
8 1 (1.05%) Zend
8 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
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