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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 47 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.75% 28.13% 19.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.56% 29.83% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 36
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
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
218 181 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 91.60% 94.27% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 95 104
Average daily rate £328 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.93% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 24
Average hourly rate £12.38 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.96 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 36 (40.00%) C#
2 35 (38.89%) SQL
2 35 (38.89%) .NET
3 34 (37.78%) MVC
4 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 27 (30.00%) TDD
6 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET
7 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (25.56%) Web Services
9 21 (23.33%) HTML
10 20 (22.22%) CSS
10 20 (22.22%) jQuery
11 18 (20.00%) Finance
12 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.78%) XML
13 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (14.44%) Scrum
14 13 (14.44%) Oracle
14 13 (14.44%) ETL
14 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (13.33%) .NET Framework
15 12 (13.33%) BDD
16 11 (12.22%) Silverlight
16 11 (12.22%) SAS
16 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (12.22%) Java
17 10 (11.11%) UNIX
17 10 (11.11%) Ajax

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (12.22%) SAS
2 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.89%) IIS
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.44%) CMS
5 3 (3.33%) Magnolia
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.11%) Drupal
7 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.11%) Node.js
7 1 (1.11%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.11%) Magento
3 1 (1.11%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.22%) SMTP
2 2 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (7.78%) Base SAS
9 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (4.44%) MySQL
11 3 (3.33%) DataStage
11 3 (3.33%) DB2
11 3 (3.33%) OLAP
11 3 (3.33%) CouchDB
11 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.33%) Couchbase
12 2 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.11%) Ant
4 1 (1.11%) Gradle
4 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.11%) Maven
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.89%) .NET
2 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET
3 23 (25.56%) Web Services
4 21 (23.33%) HTML
5 20 (22.22%) CSS
5 20 (22.22%) jQuery
6 16 (17.78%) XML
7 12 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 11 (12.22%) Silverlight
9 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (11.11%) Ajax
9 10 (11.11%) WCF
9 10 (11.11%) WPF
10 9 (10.00%) Spring MVC
10 9 (10.00%) Spring
10 9 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 7 (7.78%) RESTful
12 6 (6.67%) J2EE
13 5 (5.56%) HTML5
13 5 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
1 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.11%) User Experience
3 1 (1.11%) Open Source
3 1 (1.11%) NHS
3 1 (1.11%) DTV
3 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) UNIX
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) MVC
2 27 (30.00%) TDD
3 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.44%) Scrum
4 13 (14.44%) ETL
5 12 (13.33%) BDD
6 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.11%) Web Development
8 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.00%) CRM
8 9 (10.00%) Data Management
9 8 (8.89%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.78%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.44%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (4.44%) Workflow
12 3 (3.33%) Reverse Engineering
12 3 (3.33%) ATDD
12 3 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.00%) C#
2 35 (38.89%) SQL
3 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.22%) Java
5 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.56%) PHP
7 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.44%) VBA
9 3 (3.33%) Python
9 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.22%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.22%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.22%) X++
10 2 (2.22%) Lua
10 2 (2.22%) VB
10 2 (2.22%) C
10 2 (2.22%) C++
11 1 (1.11%) PHP5
11 1 (1.11%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.33%) Teradata
5 2 (2.22%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.22%) Cognos
5 2 (2.22%) BMC
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) Siebel
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
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