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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 62 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.13% 22.38% 18.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.45% 23.86% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £242 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
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
289 197 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.83% 93.81% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 133 90
Average daily rate £350 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.65 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 43 (42.57%) C#
1 43 (42.57%) .NET
2 39 (38.61%) SQL Server
3 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (32.67%) SQL
5 32 (31.68%) ASP.NET
6 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
7 25 (24.75%) MVC
8 23 (22.77%) HTML
9 22 (21.78%) CSS
10 21 (20.79%) ETL
10 21 (20.79%) TDD
11 19 (18.81%) Finance
11 19 (18.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (17.82%) Unit Testing
13 17 (16.83%) jQuery
13 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
13 17 (16.83%) Web Services
14 16 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (14.85%) XML
15 15 (14.85%) Test Scripting
16 14 (13.86%) Scrum
17 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (12.87%) Java
17 13 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (12.87%) WPF
18 12 (11.88%) WCF
18 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
18 12 (11.88%) Oracle
19 11 (10.89%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (9.90%) IIS
2 8 (7.92%) Umbraco
3 7 (6.93%) SAS
4 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.97%) CMS
5 3 (2.97%) CMS400.NET
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.99%) CICS
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.99%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) SSL
2 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.91%) NoSQL
6 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.95%) DB2
9 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (3.96%) Couchbase
9 4 (3.96%) CouchDB
9 4 (3.96%) DataStage
9 4 (3.96%) MySQL
10 3 (2.97%) OLAP
10 3 (2.97%) Base SAS
10 3 (2.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.94%) ERwin
3 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.98%) NUnit
5 2 (1.98%) Maven
5 2 (1.98%) JUnit
5 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.99%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.57%) .NET
2 32 (31.68%) ASP.NET
3 23 (22.77%) HTML
4 22 (21.78%) CSS
5 17 (16.83%) jQuery
5 17 (16.83%) Web Services
6 15 (14.85%) XML
7 13 (12.87%) WPF
8 12 (11.88%) WCF
8 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
9 9 (8.91%) Spring
9 9 (8.91%) Ajax
9 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.95%) Middleware
10 5 (4.95%) REST
11 4 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.96%) Spring MVC
11 4 (3.96%) Silverlight
11 4 (3.96%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (2.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.95%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.97%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.98%) CCTV
4 2 (1.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) Physics
5 1 (0.99%) Life Science
5 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) UNIX
2 5 (4.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.75%) MVC
3 21 (20.79%) ETL
3 21 (20.79%) TDD
4 18 (17.82%) Unit Testing
5 16 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (14.85%) Test Scripting
7 14 (13.86%) Scrum
8 11 (10.89%) OO
8 11 (10.89%) Web Development
9 10 (9.90%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.92%) CRM
11 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.93%) Dimensional Modelling
12 6 (5.94%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.94%) BDD
13 5 (4.95%) Analytics
14 4 (3.96%) ATDD
14 4 (3.96%) Software Engineering
15 3 (2.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.57%) C#
2 33 (32.67%) SQL
3 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.87%) Java
5 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.94%) VBA
6 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.96%) PHP
8 2 (1.98%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.98%) COBOL
9 1 (0.99%) XQuery
9 1 (0.99%) Perl
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) VB
9 1 (0.99%) Python
9 1 (0.99%) XAML
9 1 (0.99%) Ruby
9 1 (0.99%) XPath
9 1 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle
3 8 (7.92%) Ab Initio
4 6 (5.94%) Teradata
4 6 (5.94%) Informatica
5 5 (4.95%) Cognos
6 4 (3.96%) Ektron
7 3 (2.97%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.99%) IBM
9 1 (0.99%) Siebel
9 1 (0.99%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.99%) Zend
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