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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 70 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.47% 18.78% 17.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.61% 19.51% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 24 27
Average daily rate
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£369 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £168 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £416 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
357 205 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.20% 96.24% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 130 141
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £14.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £34.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 46 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.33%) .NET
2 41 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 39 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 30 (24.39%) HTML
4 30 (24.39%) Java
5 27 (21.95%) C#
6 25 (20.33%) CSS
7 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET
8 21 (17.07%) SQL
9 20 (16.26%) ETL
10 18 (14.63%) MVC
10 18 (14.63%) WCF
10 18 (14.63%) HTML5
11 16 (13.01%) Oracle
12 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.20%) Finance
12 15 (12.20%) WPF
13 14 (11.38%) Unit Testing
13 14 (11.38%) Software Engineering
13 14 (11.38%) Informatica
14 13 (10.57%) PHP
14 13 (10.57%) jQuery
14 13 (10.57%) NoSQL
15 12 (9.76%) CSS3
15 12 (9.76%) TDD
15 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (8.94%) Data Modelling
16 11 (8.94%) Web Services
16 11 (8.94%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (5.69%) Node.js
2 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.07%) SAS
3 5 (4.07%) Drupal
3 5 (4.07%) Alfresco
4 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.44%) WordPress
6 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.81%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) Confluence
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.07%) BASE24
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.81%) Magento
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) ATM
2 5 (4.07%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) SSH
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) SSL
3 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.57%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.25%) MySQL
8 3 (2.44%) DB2
8 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.63%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.63%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (0.81%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) ERwin
2 5 (4.07%) JUnit
2 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.63%) Build Forge
4 2 (1.63%) Maven
4 2 (1.63%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
4 2 (1.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) Mockito
General
1 15 (12.20%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.25%) Games
3 4 (3.25%) Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.33%) .NET
2 30 (24.39%) HTML
3 25 (20.33%) CSS
4 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET
5 18 (14.63%) WCF
5 18 (14.63%) HTML5
6 15 (12.20%) WPF
7 13 (10.57%) jQuery
8 12 (9.76%) CSS3
9 11 (8.94%) REST
9 11 (8.94%) Web Services
10 10 (8.13%) .NET Framework
11 9 (7.32%) Entity Framework
11 9 (7.32%) RESTful
12 8 (6.50%) SOAP
12 8 (6.50%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
12 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (5.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.25%) Client/Server
1 4 (3.25%) Mobile Games
1 4 (3.25%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.44%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.44%) E-Learning
2 3 (2.44%) User Experience
2 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.63%) Reference Data
3 2 (1.63%) Social Media
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.81%) NHS
4 1 (0.81%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Linux
2 4 (3.25%) UNIX
3 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.26%) ETL
3 18 (14.63%) MVC
4 14 (11.38%) Software Engineering
4 14 (11.38%) Unit Testing
5 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.76%) TDD
6 11 (8.94%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.94%) Scrum
7 9 (7.32%) OO
7 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.50%) CRM
8 8 (6.50%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.69%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (4.88%) MVVM
10 6 (4.88%) SDLC
11 5 (4.07%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.25%) Analytics
12 4 (3.25%) BDD
12 4 (3.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.71%) JavaScript
2 30 (24.39%) Java
3 27 (21.95%) C#
4 21 (17.07%) SQL
5 13 (10.57%) PHP
6 9 (7.32%) C++
7 7 (5.69%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.69%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.07%) Go
9 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.63%) VB
10 2 (1.63%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.63%) Python
10 2 (1.63%) C
11 1 (0.81%) COBOL
11 1 (0.81%) RPG
11 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.81%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) GMP
1 2 (1.63%) QA
1 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.07%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.63%) Control-M
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Oracle
2 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.38%) Informatica
4 5 (4.07%) Percona
5 4 (3.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.63%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.81%) Zend
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.81%) Tableau
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos
7 1 (0.81%) MKS
7 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
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