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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 55 48 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.63% 21.24% 35.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.66% 22.64% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 63
Average daily rate
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£315 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £268 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £490 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
223 212 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 91.77% 93.81% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 115 130
Average daily rate £315 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 19
Average hourly rate £15.44 £23.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.97% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.15 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 October 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 October 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 28 (30.77%) C#
1 28 (30.77%) MVC
2 27 (29.67%) .NET
3 25 (27.47%) SQL
4 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
5 22 (24.18%) TDD
6 20 (21.98%) HTML
7 19 (20.88%) CSS
7 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (19.78%) ASP.NET
9 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
10 16 (17.58%) Finance
11 15 (16.48%) Spring
11 15 (16.48%) Java
12 14 (15.38%) Web Services
12 14 (15.38%) Hibernate
13 13 (14.29%) WCF
14 12 (13.19%) jQuery
14 12 (13.19%) PHP
15 11 (12.09%) ETL
15 11 (12.09%) Spring MVC
16 10 (10.99%) BDD
16 10 (10.99%) Oracle
17 9 (9.89%) Banking
17 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
18 8 (8.79%) XML
18 8 (8.79%) UNIX
18 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (8.79%) Data Management
18 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database 11g

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.59%) SAS
1 6 (6.59%) WordPress
2 4 (4.40%) CMS
3 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.30%) Magnolia
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) Node.js
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) Jetty
5 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Office
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.10%) Magento
3 1 (1.10%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) SMTP
2 2 (2.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.40%) Base SAS
6 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.30%) MySQL
7 3 (3.30%) QlikView
8 2 (2.20%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.20%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.10%) DB2
9 1 (1.10%) OLAP
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Maven
2 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.20%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) Subversion
4 1 (1.10%) Gradle
4 1 (1.10%) Trac
4 1 (1.10%) Grunt
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.10%) Ant
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) .NET
2 20 (21.98%) HTML
3 19 (20.88%) CSS
4 18 (19.78%) ASP.NET
5 15 (16.48%) Spring
6 14 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 14 (15.38%) Web Services
7 13 (14.29%) WCF
8 12 (13.19%) jQuery
9 11 (12.09%) Spring MVC
10 8 (8.79%) Silverlight
10 8 (8.79%) XML
11 7 (7.69%) J2EE
11 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 7 (7.69%) RESTful
12 5 (5.49%) HTML5
12 5 (5.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (5.49%) WPF
12 5 (5.49%) Laravel
13 4 (4.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.30%) User Experience
1 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.20%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.10%) NHS
3 1 (1.10%) DTV
3 1 (1.10%) iPhone
3 1 (1.10%) iPad
3 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) UNIX
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) MVC
2 22 (24.18%) TDD
3 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.09%) ETL
5 10 (10.99%) BDD
6 8 (8.79%) Data Management
7 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.49%) CRM
8 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.49%) Scrum
8 5 (5.49%) Web Development
9 4 (4.40%) Release Management
9 4 (4.40%) SOA
10 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.30%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.30%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.20%) People Management
11 2 (2.20%) Usability Testing
11 2 (2.20%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) C#
2 25 (27.47%) SQL
3 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.48%) Java
5 12 (13.19%) PHP
6 7 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.30%) Python
9 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.20%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.20%) X++
9 2 (2.20%) Lua
9 2 (2.20%) VB
9 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.20%) C
9 2 (2.20%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) PHP5
10 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Oracle
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.69%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.30%) Twitter
5 2 (2.20%) Adobe
5 2 (2.20%) BMC
6 1 (1.10%) Informatica
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.10%) Zend