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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 103 109 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.93% 26.59% 23.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.94% 28.17% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 75 32
Median daily rate £365 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £515 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
- +13.71%

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
344 387 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.63% 94.39% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 259 135
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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.

1 108 (47.37%) Java
2 98 (42.98%) JavaScript
3 95 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (41.23%) CSS
5 90 (39.47%) HTML
6 69 (30.26%) TDD
7 59 (25.88%) Git (software)
8 49 (21.49%) Front End Development
9 45 (19.74%) SQL
10 42 (18.42%) Web Services
10 42 (18.42%) RESTful
10 42 (18.42%) BDD
11 39 (17.11%) Web Development
12 37 (16.23%) Spring
12 37 (16.23%) REST
13 34 (14.91%) PHP
14 33 (14.47%) Linux
14 33 (14.47%) Scrum
15 31 (13.60%) jQuery
15 31 (13.60%) Node.js
15 31 (13.60%) AngularJS
16 27 (11.84%) Laravel
16 27 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (11.84%) C#
17 25 (10.96%) Unix
18 24 (10.53%) Python
18 24 (10.53%) Scala
18 24 (10.53%) GitHub
18 24 (10.53%) HTML5
19 23 (10.09%) MySQL

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 12 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.82%) CMS
3 7 (3.07%) WordPress
4 6 (2.63%) Confluence
4 6 (2.63%) Drupal
4 6 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.75%) nginx
6 3 (1.32%) Apache
6 3 (1.32%) Jetty
6 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.88%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.53%) GitHub
2 15 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.75%) Force.com
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Google Play
5 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.39%) HTTP
2 4 (1.75%) Internet
3 3 (1.32%) Intranet
4 2 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.09%) MySQL
2 21 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.95%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.63%) Redis
10 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.32%) MS Access
12 3 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.88%) Big Data
14 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.44%) HBase
14 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 59 (25.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.14%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.70%) Subversion
4 11 (4.82%) Mockito
5 10 (4.39%) JIRA
5 10 (4.39%) jMock
5 10 (4.39%) Selenium
6 9 (3.95%) Spock
7 8 (3.51%) EasyMock
8 6 (2.63%) Maven
8 6 (2.63%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.19%) Gradle
9 5 (2.19%) PHPUnit
9 5 (2.19%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.19%) TestNG
10 4 (1.75%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.75%) JUnit
10 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (8.77%) Finance
2 7 (3.07%) Marketing
3 6 (2.63%) Banking
3 6 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.19%) Advertising
4 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (41.23%) CSS
2 90 (39.47%) HTML
3 42 (18.42%) RESTful
3 42 (18.42%) Web Services
4 37 (16.23%) REST
4 37 (16.23%) Spring
5 31 (13.60%) AngularJS
5 31 (13.60%) jQuery
5 31 (13.60%) Node.js
6 27 (11.84%) Laravel
7 24 (10.53%) HTML5
8 20 (8.77%) Backbone.js
9 17 (7.46%) CSS3
9 17 (7.46%) Hibernate
10 16 (7.02%) React
11 14 (6.14%) .NET
11 14 (6.14%) Spring Boot
12 12 (5.26%) SOAP
12 12 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (4.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.14%) User Experience
2 5 (2.19%) Algorithms
2 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.19%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.32%) Fintech
4 3 (1.32%) RIA
5 2 (0.88%) Blog
6 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.44%) FMCG
6 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.44%) NHS
6 1 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.47%) Linux
2 25 (10.96%) Unix
3 21 (9.21%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.32%) CentOS
4 3 (1.32%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (30.26%) TDD
3 49 (21.49%) Front End Development
4 42 (18.42%) BDD
5 39 (17.11%) Web Development
6 33 (14.47%) Scrum
7 27 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (10.09%) MVC
9 22 (9.65%) OO
10 21 (9.21%) Mentoring
11 20 (8.77%) Configuration Management
11 20 (8.77%) DevOps
12 17 (7.46%) Microservices
13 16 (7.02%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 16 (7.02%) Web Design
14 15 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (6.14%) Line Management
15 14 (6.14%) OOP
15 14 (6.14%) Open Source
16 13 (5.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (47.37%) Java
2 98 (42.98%) JavaScript
3 45 (19.74%) SQL
4 34 (14.91%) PHP
5 27 (11.84%) C#
6 24 (10.53%) Python
6 24 (10.53%) Scala
7 18 (7.89%) Ruby
8 10 (4.39%) Clojure
9 9 (3.95%) Groovy
9 9 (3.95%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.95%) VBA
10 7 (3.07%) PHP 5
11 4 (1.75%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.75%) SOQL
12 3 (1.32%) VB
13 2 (0.88%) ES6
13 2 (0.88%) Go
13 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.19%) Degree
4 2 (0.88%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) FATCA
2 1 (0.44%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (8.77%) Docker
2 3 (1.32%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) Puppet
2 6 (2.63%) Ansible
3 5 (2.19%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.32%) Kibana
4 3 (1.32%) logstash
5 2 (0.88%) Piwik
5 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.82%) Oracle
3 7 (3.07%) SAP
4 6 (2.63%) Zend
5 4 (1.75%) Adobe
5 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.32%) Ensighten
7 2 (0.88%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.44%) Google
8 1 (0.44%) Solace
8 1 (0.44%) VMware
8 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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