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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 85 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.43% 18.66% 27.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.91% 19.70% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 30 43
Median daily rate £375 £365 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +25.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £298 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +14.06%
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
388 269 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.27% 94.72% 97.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 171 134
Median daily rate £420 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -39.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £9.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.38 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 93 (45.59%) JavaScript
2 71 (34.80%) HTML
3 63 (30.88%) CSS
4 62 (30.39%) C#
4 62 (30.39%) .NET
5 61 (29.90%) Java
6 54 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (25.49%) SQL
8 45 (22.06%) MVC
9 39 (19.12%) SQL Server
10 36 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 34 (16.67%) Web Development
12 33 (16.18%) CRM
12 33 (16.18%) Microsoft
13 31 (15.20%) PHP
13 31 (15.20%) TDD
14 30 (14.71%) Web Services
15 29 (14.22%) jQuery
16 28 (13.73%) Unix
16 28 (13.73%) RESTful
17 25 (12.25%) HTML5
17 25 (12.25%) Finance
17 25 (12.25%) Dynamics CRM
18 23 (11.27%) Linux
19 22 (10.78%) ASP.NET
19 22 (10.78%) AngularJS
20 21 (10.29%) SOAP
20 21 (10.29%) MySQL
20 21 (10.29%) OO
20 21 (10.29%) Spring

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 (5.39%) Apache
1 11 (5.39%) CMS
1 11 (5.39%) IIS
1 11 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.92%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.94%) Node.js
4 6 (2.94%) SAS
5 4 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.47%) Confluence
7 2 (0.98%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.98%) JBoss
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.49%) CICS
8 1 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) Liferay
8 1 (0.49%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.49%) Mule
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (12.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.98%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.98%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.92%) GitHub
2 4 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.47%) Heroku
4 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.92%) SSL
2 6 (2.94%) DNS
3 5 (2.45%) Internet
4 4 (1.96%) Extranet
4 4 (1.96%) Intranet
5 2 (0.98%) HTTP
6 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.29%) MySQL
3 19 (9.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (7.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 11 (5.39%) NoSQL
8 11 (5.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.45%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.47%) Big Data
12 3 (1.47%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.47%) MS Access
12 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.29%) Maven
3 16 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.88%) Mockito
5 11 (5.39%) Subversion
6 10 (4.90%) PHPUnit
7 7 (3.43%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.43%) Gradle
8 6 (2.94%) Ant
8 6 (2.94%) jMock
8 6 (2.94%) JUnit
8 6 (2.94%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (2.45%) Selenium
9 5 (2.45%) Spock
10 4 (1.96%) EasyMock
10 4 (1.96%) JIRA
10 4 (1.96%) NUnit
10 4 (1.96%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (12.25%) Finance
2 11 (5.39%) Banking
3 5 (2.45%) Advertising
3 5 (2.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.45%) Retail
3 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.96%) Billing
5 2 (0.98%) Electronics
5 2 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (34.80%) HTML
2 63 (30.88%) CSS
3 62 (30.39%) .NET
4 30 (14.71%) Web Services
5 29 (14.22%) jQuery
6 28 (13.73%) RESTful
7 25 (12.25%) HTML5
8 22 (10.78%) AngularJS
8 22 (10.78%) ASP.NET
9 21 (10.29%) SOAP
9 21 (10.29%) Spring
10 18 (8.82%) JSON
10 18 (8.82%) REST
10 18 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 17 (8.33%) XML
12 15 (7.35%) CSS3
13 14 (6.86%) Laravel
14 12 (5.88%) Hibernate
15 10 (4.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.96%) Data Integration
2 4 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (1.96%) User Experience
3 2 (0.98%) Data Extraction
3 2 (0.98%) Fintech
3 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.98%) NHS
3 2 (0.98%) Reference Data
3 2 (0.98%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.49%) iSeries
4 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.73%) Unix
2 23 (11.27%) Linux
3 6 (2.94%) Windows
4 4 (1.96%) Android
4 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.06%) MVC
3 34 (16.67%) Web Development
4 33 (16.18%) CRM
5 31 (15.20%) TDD
6 21 (10.29%) OO
7 19 (9.31%) BDD
8 18 (8.82%) Scrum
9 15 (7.35%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.37%) ETL
10 13 (6.37%) Front End Development
11 12 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (4.41%) Database Tuning
14 9 (4.41%) OOP
15 8 (3.92%) SDLC
16 7 (3.43%) Data Modelling
16 7 (3.43%) Release Management
17 6 (2.94%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 93 (45.59%) JavaScript
2 62 (30.39%) C#
3 61 (29.90%) Java
4 52 (25.49%) SQL
5 31 (15.20%) PHP
6 15 (7.35%) Scala
7 11 (5.39%) Groovy
8 10 (4.90%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.90%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.90%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.41%) VBA
10 8 (3.92%) Clojure
11 6 (2.94%) PHP 5
12 5 (2.45%) Ruby
13 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.47%) C++
14 3 (1.47%) Jython
14 3 (1.47%) Python
15 2 (0.98%) C
15 2 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (4.90%) Degree
1 10 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.47%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.98%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (5.39%) Control-M
2 3 (1.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Opsview
3 1 (0.49%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 33 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.82%) Oracle
3 5 (2.45%) Ab Initio
3 5 (2.45%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.96%) NetCracker
5 3 (1.47%) BMC
5 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.47%) SAP
5 3 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.47%) Tableau
6 2 (0.98%) Cognos
6 2 (0.98%) Ektron
6 2 (0.98%) Siebel
6 2 (0.98%) Sybase
6 2 (0.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) Progress
7 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.49%) Zend
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