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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 106 64 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.87% 20.00% 24.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.18% 20.98% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 41
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.86% +8.57%
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
421 305 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.82% 95.31% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 197 136
Average daily rate £413 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 87 (41.83%) JavaScript
2 70 (33.65%) Java
3 69 (33.17%) HTML
4 66 (31.73%) .NET
5 64 (30.77%) C#
6 60 (28.85%) CSS
7 59 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (26.44%) SQL
9 43 (20.67%) MVC
10 41 (19.71%) SQL Server
11 37 (17.79%) TDD
12 36 (17.31%) Web Development
13 35 (16.83%) Microsoft
14 32 (15.38%) Web Services
14 32 (15.38%) CRM
15 31 (14.90%) Unix
15 31 (14.90%) Git (software)
16 30 (14.42%) jQuery
17 27 (12.98%) Finance
18 26 (12.50%) HTML5
19 25 (12.02%) Dynamics CRM
19 25 (12.02%) Spring
20 24 (11.54%) Maven
20 24 (11.54%) SOAP
20 24 (11.54%) BDD
20 24 (11.54%) RESTful
21 23 (11.06%) AngularJS
21 23 (11.06%) ASP.NET
22 22 (10.58%) PHP
23 20 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (6.25%) CMS
2 12 (5.77%) Apache
2 12 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.29%) IIS
3 11 (5.29%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.81%) Umbraco
5 8 (3.85%) Node.js
6 6 (2.88%) SAS
7 4 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.44%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.44%) Confluence
8 3 (1.44%) JBoss
8 3 (1.44%) nginx
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.48%) CICS
9 1 (0.48%) Drupal
9 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.48%) Liferay
9 1 (0.48%) Mule
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (12.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) BigMachines
2 2 (0.96%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.48%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) GitHub
2 4 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.44%) Heroku
4 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) SSL
2 6 (2.88%) DNS
3 5 (2.40%) Internet
4 4 (1.92%) Extranet
4 4 (1.92%) Intranet
5 3 (1.44%) HTTP
6 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (9.13%) MongoDB
4 17 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (6.73%) MySQL
7 13 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (5.77%) Oracle Database
9 11 (5.29%) NoSQL
9 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.40%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.44%) Big Data
14 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.44%) Jackrabbit
14 3 (1.44%) MS Access
14 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (14.90%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.54%) Maven
3 19 (9.13%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.25%) Mockito
5 11 (5.29%) Subversion
6 9 (4.33%) PHPUnit
7 7 (3.37%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.37%) Gradle
8 6 (2.88%) Ant
8 6 (2.88%) jMock
8 6 (2.88%) JUnit
8 6 (2.88%) Selenium
8 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (2.40%) JIRA
9 5 (2.40%) NUnit
9 5 (2.40%) Spock
9 5 (2.40%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.92%) EasyMock
10 4 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 27 (12.98%) Finance
2 11 (5.29%) Banking
3 6 (2.88%) Advertising
4 5 (2.40%) Retail
4 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.92%) Billing
5 4 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
7 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (33.17%) HTML
2 66 (31.73%) .NET
3 60 (28.85%) CSS
4 32 (15.38%) Web Services
5 30 (14.42%) jQuery
6 26 (12.50%) HTML5
7 25 (12.02%) Spring
8 24 (11.54%) RESTful
8 24 (11.54%) SOAP
9 23 (11.06%) AngularJS
9 23 (11.06%) ASP.NET
10 19 (9.13%) .NET Framework
10 19 (9.13%) JSON
10 19 (9.13%) REST
11 18 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (8.65%) XML
12 16 (7.69%) CSS3
13 15 (7.21%) Hibernate
14 10 (4.81%) J2EE
15 8 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.40%) User Experience
3 4 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.44%) NHS
5 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.96%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.96%) Reference Data
5 2 (0.96%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.96%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.96%) Telematics
6 1 (0.48%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.48%) iSeries
6 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.48%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.90%) Unix
2 17 (8.17%) Linux
3 6 (2.88%) Windows
4 4 (1.92%) Android
4 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.44%) CentOS
5 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.67%) MVC
3 37 (17.79%) TDD
4 36 (17.31%) Web Development
5 32 (15.38%) CRM
6 24 (11.54%) BDD
7 19 (9.13%) Scrum
8 16 (7.69%) OO
9 14 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.25%) ETL
11 12 (5.77%) Front End Development
12 11 (5.29%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (4.33%) Data Protection
14 9 (4.33%) Database Tuning
14 9 (4.33%) SDLC
15 7 (3.37%) OOP
15 7 (3.37%) Release Management
16 6 (2.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 87 (41.83%) JavaScript
2 70 (33.65%) Java
3 64 (30.77%) C#
4 55 (26.44%) SQL
5 22 (10.58%) PHP
6 17 (8.17%) Scala
7 12 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.29%) Groovy
8 11 (5.29%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.81%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.33%) VBA
11 8 (3.85%) Clojure
11 8 (3.85%) Ruby
12 6 (2.88%) PHP 5
13 4 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.44%) C++
14 3 (1.44%) Jython
14 3 (1.44%) Perl
15 2 (0.96%) C
15 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.33%) Degree
3 7 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.44%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (5.29%) Control-M
2 5 (2.40%) Puppet
3 3 (1.44%) Nagios
3 3 (1.44%) Opsview
4 1 (0.48%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 35 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.65%) Oracle
3 5 (2.40%) Ab Initio
3 5 (2.40%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.92%) NetCracker
5 3 (1.44%) BMC
5 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.44%) SAP
5 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.44%) Tableau
6 2 (0.96%) Ektron
6 2 (0.96%) Siebel
6 2 (0.96%) Sybase
6 2 (0.96%) VMware
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe
7 1 (0.48%) Cognos
7 1 (0.48%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) Progress
7 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
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