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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 37 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.78% 16.39% 31.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.47% 17.86% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £380 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
190 224 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.45% 91.80% 90.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 145 106
Average daily rate £350 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.23 £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 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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%) .NET
2 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 34 (37.78%) C#
3 32 (35.56%) HTML
3 32 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 30 (33.33%) CSS
4 30 (33.33%) MVC
5 23 (25.56%) jQuery
6 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 17 (18.89%) SQL
9 16 (17.78%) Finance
9 16 (17.78%) TDD
9 16 (17.78%) Java
10 15 (16.67%) Spring
10 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 15 (16.67%) HTML5
11 14 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (15.56%) PHP
12 13 (14.44%) CSS3
13 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (12.22%) Spring MVC
14 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
16 9 (10.00%) Twitter
16 9 (10.00%) Release Management
16 9 (10.00%) Java EE

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (7.78%) WordPress
2 4 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.11%) Jetty
4 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.11%) Liferay
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
1 1 (1.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.22%) MySQL
8 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.11%) DB2
8 1 (1.11%) QlikView
8 1 (1.11%) SQLite
8 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Eclipse
1 8 (8.89%) Maven
2 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.22%) NUnit
3 2 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.11%) Moq
4 1 (1.11%) Mockito
4 1 (1.11%) Hudson
4 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.11%) Trac
4 1 (1.11%) Grunt
4 1 (1.11%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.11%) JUnit
4 1 (1.11%) Toad
4 1 (1.11%) MorphX
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.00%) .NET
2 32 (35.56%) HTML
3 30 (33.33%) CSS
4 23 (25.56%) jQuery
5 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 15 (16.67%) HTML5
6 15 (16.67%) Spring
6 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 13 (14.44%) CSS3
8 11 (12.22%) Spring MVC
9 10 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (10.00%) Java EE
11 8 (8.89%) WCF
11 8 (8.89%) Ajax
12 7 (7.78%) Web Services
12 7 (7.78%) Spring Integration
13 6 (6.67%) Silverlight
14 5 (5.56%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
1 2 (2.22%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.11%) DTV
2 1 (1.11%) iPhone
2 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) MVC
2 16 (17.78%) TDD
3 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.00%) Release Management
5 8 (8.89%) Web Application Development
6 6 (6.67%) ETL
7 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (3.33%) Web Development
9 3 (3.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Data Management
9 3 (3.33%) Scrum
9 3 (3.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (2.22%) Usability Testing
10 2 (2.22%) BDD
10 2 (2.22%) CRM
10 2 (2.22%) Project Management
10 2 (2.22%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) C#
2 32 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.89%) SQL
4 16 (17.78%) Java
5 14 (15.56%) PHP
6 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.11%) VBA
8 1 (1.11%) Python
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) X++
8 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle
2 9 (10.00%) Twitter
3 6 (6.67%) Ab Initio
4 4 (4.44%) BMC
5 3 (3.33%) Zend
6 2 (2.22%) Adobe
6 2 (2.22%) JBoss
7 1 (1.11%) IBM
7 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Informatica
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.11%) Talend
7 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
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