The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 111 81 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.61% 19.19% 20.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.18% 20.82% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 67 33
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%
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
459 389 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.48% 92.18% 91.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 281 142
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £561 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £16.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Sheffield region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 9 December 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 100 (39.06%) JavaScript
2 97 (37.89%) Java
3 96 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (31.25%) HTML
5 75 (29.30%) CSS
6 64 (25.00%) SQL
7 59 (23.05%) TDD
8 54 (21.09%) C#
9 48 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 48 (18.75%) jQuery
10 46 (17.97%) Web Services
10 46 (17.97%) MVC
11 45 (17.58%) PHP
11 45 (17.58%) REST
12 43 (16.80%) BDD
13 42 (16.41%) Spring
14 41 (16.02%) Git (software)
15 40 (15.63%) Front End Development
16 37 (14.45%) .NET
17 36 (14.06%) Web Development
17 36 (14.06%) RESTful
18 34 (13.28%) Scala
18 34 (13.28%) MySQL
19 33 (12.89%) Scrum
20 32 (12.50%) Finance
20 32 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 28 (10.94%) AngularJS
21 28 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 27 (10.55%) Security Cleared
23 26 (10.16%) T-SQL

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.30%) CMS
1 11 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.91%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.73%) Confluence
3 7 (2.73%) Drupal
4 6 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.34%) WordPress
5 5 (1.95%) nginx
6 4 (1.56%) Apache
6 4 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.78%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.39%) Jetty
8 1 (0.39%) Kentico
8 1 (0.39%) Mule
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (3.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.98%) GitHub
2 9 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.95%) Force.com
4 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.39%) Google Play
6 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.73%) HTTP
2 3 (1.17%) Intranet
3 2 (0.78%) Network Security
3 2 (0.78%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.28%) MySQL
3 28 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (4.30%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.91%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.56%) QlikView
12 3 (1.17%) MS Access
13 2 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.78%) Redis
14 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.39%) Big Data
14 1 (0.39%) HBase
14 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 41 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.30%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.91%) Maven
3 10 (3.91%) Selenium
4 9 (3.52%) EasyMock
4 9 (3.52%) JIRA
4 9 (3.52%) jMock
4 9 (3.52%) Mockito
4 9 (3.52%) Spock
5 6 (2.34%) Gradle
5 6 (2.34%) JUnit
5 6 (2.34%) Subversion
6 4 (1.56%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.17%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.17%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.78%) Gitweb
8 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.78%) TestNG
General
1 32 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (3.91%) Marketing
3 7 (2.73%) Back Office
4 6 (2.34%) Advertising
4 6 (2.34%) Billing
5 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (31.25%) HTML
2 75 (29.30%) CSS
3 48 (18.75%) jQuery
4 46 (17.97%) Web Services
5 45 (17.58%) REST
6 42 (16.41%) Spring
7 37 (14.45%) .NET
8 36 (14.06%) RESTful
9 32 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (10.94%) AngularJS
11 26 (10.16%) Node.js
12 24 (9.38%) Entity Framework
12 24 (9.38%) HTML5
13 23 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 23 (8.98%) Razor View Engine
13 23 (8.98%) Unity DI Container
14 21 (8.20%) Hibernate
14 21 (8.20%) Laravel
15 19 (7.42%) .NET Framework
16 18 (7.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.98%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (8.20%) Visualisation
3 8 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.56%) User Experience
5 3 (1.17%) Fintech
5 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.78%) Blog
6 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.78%) FMCG
7 1 (0.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.39%) NHS
7 1 (0.39%) RIA
7 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.47%) Linux
2 11 (4.30%) Unix
3 7 (2.73%) Windows
4 6 (2.34%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.78%) Android
5 2 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (23.05%) TDD
3 46 (17.97%) MVC
4 43 (16.80%) BDD
5 40 (15.63%) Front End Development
6 36 (14.06%) Web Development
7 33 (12.89%) Scrum
8 17 (6.64%) Pair Programming
9 16 (6.25%) DevOps
9 16 (6.25%) OOP
10 15 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (5.86%) Data Visualisation
10 15 (5.86%) Microservices
11 14 (5.47%) Unit Testing
12 13 (5.08%) Data Validation
12 13 (5.08%) Validation
13 12 (4.69%) ETL
14 11 (4.30%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 11 (4.30%) OO
15 10 (3.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 100 (39.06%) JavaScript
2 97 (37.89%) Java
3 64 (25.00%) SQL
4 54 (21.09%) C#
5 45 (17.58%) PHP
6 34 (13.28%) Scala
7 26 (10.16%) T-SQL
8 22 (8.59%) VBA
9 19 (7.42%) Groovy
10 15 (5.86%) Clojure
11 11 (4.30%) Python
12 7 (2.73%) PHP 5
12 7 (2.73%) VB
13 5 (1.95%) Apex Code
13 5 (1.95%) Ruby
13 5 (1.95%) SOQL
14 3 (1.17%) ABAP
14 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (10.55%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.34%) Degree
4 3 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.78%) MCSA
5 2 (0.78%) MCSE
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (6.64%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Ansible
1 5 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.78%) Kibana
3 2 (0.78%) logstash
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (5.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.69%) SAP
3 10 (3.91%) Oracle
4 6 (2.34%) Zend
5 5 (1.95%) MuleSoft
5 5 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.56%) Adobe
7 3 (1.17%) Ensighten
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco
8 1 (0.39%) F5
8 1 (0.39%) Google
8 1 (0.39%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
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