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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 40 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.43% 25.11% 22.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.51% 27.70% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 34
Average daily rate
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£325 £306 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
205 213 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.47% 90.64% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 116 87
Average daily rate £315 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £167 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 19
Average hourly rate £12.38 £16.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £29.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 (41.67%) .NET
2 39 (40.63%) SQL
3 38 (39.58%) C#
4 33 (34.38%) MVC
5 32 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 31 (32.29%) ASP.NET
7 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 26 (27.08%) TDD
9 23 (23.96%) Web Services
9 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (22.92%) CSS
10 22 (22.92%) HTML
11 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
11 21 (21.88%) jQuery
12 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (18.75%) XML
14 17 (17.71%) Finance
15 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (14.58%) Oracle
15 14 (14.58%) ETL
15 14 (14.58%) Web Development
15 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
16 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (13.54%) BDD
16 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (12.50%) SAS
17 12 (12.50%) Java
17 12 (12.50%) Scrum
18 11 (11.46%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (12.50%) SAS
2 10 (10.42%) IIS
3 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.25%) CMS
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.13%) Magnolia
5 3 (3.13%) CMS400.NET
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.04%) Apache
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.04%) Node.js
7 1 (1.04%) Drupal
7 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.04%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
1 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.08%) SMTP
2 2 (2.08%) FTP
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (7.29%) Base SAS
7 6 (6.25%) MySQL
8 4 (4.17%) CouchDB
8 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (4.17%) Couchbase
8 4 (4.17%) DataStage
8 4 (4.17%) DB2
9 3 (3.13%) OLAP
10 2 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.04%) Ant
3 1 (1.04%) Maven
3 1 (1.04%) Gradle
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) Selenium
3 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (41.67%) .NET
2 31 (32.29%) ASP.NET
3 23 (23.96%) Web Services
4 22 (22.92%) CSS
4 22 (22.92%) HTML
5 21 (21.88%) jQuery
6 18 (18.75%) XML
7 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
8 10 (10.42%) Spring MVC
8 10 (10.42%) WCF
8 10 (10.42%) Spring
8 10 (10.42%) Ajax
9 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (8.33%) WPF
10 8 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 7 (7.29%) Silverlight
11 7 (7.29%) RESTful
12 6 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (6.25%) J2EE
13 4 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.08%) Data Integration
1 2 (2.08%) CCTV
1 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.04%) NHS
2 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.04%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.04%) User Experience
2 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.04%) Life Science
2 1 (1.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) UNIX
2 6 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Android
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) MVC
2 26 (27.08%) TDD
3 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.58%) ETL
4 14 (14.58%) Web Development
5 13 (13.54%) BDD
6 12 (12.50%) Scrum
7 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 10 (10.42%) CRM
8 9 (9.38%) Data Management
9 8 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.29%) Test Scripting
11 5 (5.21%) Dimensional Modelling
12 4 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.17%) ATDD
13 3 (3.13%) Workflow
13 3 (3.13%) Web Design
13 3 (3.13%) Reverse Engineering
14 2 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) SQL
2 38 (39.58%) C#
3 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.50%) Java
5 11 (11.46%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.17%) PHP
8 4 (4.17%) VBA
9 2 (2.08%) X++
9 2 (2.08%) Lua
9 2 (2.08%) VB
9 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.08%) C
9 2 (2.08%) C++
9 2 (2.08%) Python
9 2 (2.08%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.08%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.04%) XQuery
10 1 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.58%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) Ab Initio
3 5 (5.21%) Teradata
4 4 (4.17%) Ektron
4 4 (4.17%) Cognos
5 3 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.04%) BMC
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.04%) Siebel
6 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
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