The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.35% 13.47% 28.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.22% 14.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £228 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £344 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.75 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
178 175 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.70% 90.67% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 106 89
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 19
Average hourly rate £22.69 £32.50 £14.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +116.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
South Yorkshire

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 28 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (41.67%) .NET
2 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 31 (36.90%) C#
3 31 (36.90%) HTML
4 30 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 29 (34.52%) CSS
6 25 (29.76%) MVC
7 23 (27.38%) jQuery
8 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 16 (19.05%) PHP
10 15 (17.86%) SQL
11 14 (16.67%) Java
11 14 (16.67%) Finance
11 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (15.48%) HTML5
12 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
12 13 (15.48%) Hibernate
12 13 (15.48%) Spring
13 12 (14.29%) TDD
13 12 (14.29%) CSS3
14 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
15 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (10.71%) Java EE
16 9 (10.71%) Spring MVC
16 9 (10.71%) Release Management
16 9 (10.71%) Twitter
17 8 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (8.33%) WordPress
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Liferay
4 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.19%) Jetty
4 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
1 1 (1.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.57%) MySQL
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.19%) EDMS
7 1 (1.19%) QlikView
7 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 8 (9.52%) Maven
2 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.38%) NUnit
4 2 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.19%) Moq
5 1 (1.19%) Mockito
5 1 (1.19%) Hudson
5 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.19%) Trac
5 1 (1.19%) Grunt
5 1 (1.19%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.19%) JUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Toad
5 1 (1.19%) MorphX
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.67%) .NET
2 31 (36.90%) HTML
3 29 (34.52%) CSS
4 23 (27.38%) jQuery
5 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 13 (15.48%) Hibernate
6 13 (15.48%) HTML5
6 13 (15.48%) Spring
6 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
7 12 (14.29%) CSS3
8 10 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (10.71%) Java EE
9 9 (10.71%) Spring MVC
10 8 (9.52%) Ajax
10 8 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (8.33%) Web Services
11 7 (8.33%) Spring Integration
12 6 (7.14%) WCF
13 5 (5.95%) XML
13 5 (5.95%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.38%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.19%) iPhone
2 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.19%) iPad
2 1 (1.19%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) UNIX
2 2 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) MVC
2 12 (14.29%) TDD
3 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.71%) Release Management
5 8 (9.52%) Web Application Development
6 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.76%) ETL
8 3 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.57%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.38%) Usability Testing
9 2 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.38%) Web Development
9 2 (2.38%) Document Management
9 2 (2.38%) SOA
9 2 (2.38%) Project Management
9 2 (2.38%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (2.38%) Workflow
9 2 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) C#
2 30 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 16 (19.05%) PHP
4 15 (17.86%) SQL
5 14 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.19%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) VB6
9 1 (1.19%) X++
9 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.19%) VBA
9 1 (1.19%) Python
9 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) HL7
2 1 (1.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) Twitter
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) Ab Initio
5 3 (3.57%) Zend
5 3 (3.57%) BMC
6 2 (2.38%) Adobe
6 2 (2.38%) JBoss
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) Sun
7 1 (1.19%) Informatica
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.19%) Axway
7 1 (1.19%) Talend
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £340 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 days ago