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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 137 82 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.96% 18.43% 21.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.11% 19.29% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 67 30
Median daily rate £400 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £320 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +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
455 425 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 92.86% 95.51% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 319 133
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 19
Median hourly rate £16.61 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £16.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 108 (42.35%) JavaScript
2 90 (35.29%) Java
3 86 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (29.80%) MVC
5 70 (27.45%) HTML
6 66 (25.88%) SQL
7 64 (25.10%) C#
7 64 (25.10%) CSS
8 58 (22.75%) TDD
9 57 (22.35%) PHP
10 53 (20.78%) SQL Server
11 47 (18.43%) jQuery
12 46 (18.04%) Git (software)
13 43 (16.86%) Web Services
13 43 (16.86%) BDD
14 41 (16.08%) REST
14 41 (16.08%) Spring
15 40 (15.69%) .NET
15 40 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 39 (15.29%) Finance
17 38 (14.90%) MySQL
18 35 (13.73%) Scrum
18 35 (13.73%) RESTful
19 33 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 31 (12.16%) Scala
20 31 (12.16%) Laravel
21 29 (11.37%) AngularJS
21 29 (11.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 28 (10.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 27 (10.59%) Unit Testing

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 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.92%) CMS
3 9 (3.53%) Confluence
3 9 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.96%) Apache
5 5 (1.96%) nginx
5 5 (1.96%) WordPress
6 4 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.18%) Drupal
7 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.39%) Kentico
9 1 (0.39%) Mule
9 1 (0.39%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.18%) Magento
3 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.67%) GitHub
2 5 (1.96%) Force.com
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.78%) Intranet
1 2 (0.78%) Network Security
2 1 (0.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.90%) MySQL
3 33 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (11.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (10.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (7.06%) NoSQL
7 13 (5.10%) MongoDB
8 12 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (4.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.96%) QlikView
12 4 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 46 (18.04%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.27%) Maven
3 11 (4.31%) Gradle
3 11 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.31%) Subversion
4 10 (3.92%) JIRA
4 10 (3.92%) Mockito
4 10 (3.92%) Selenium
5 9 (3.53%) JUnit
5 9 (3.53%) Spock
6 8 (3.14%) EasyMock
6 8 (3.14%) jMock
7 7 (2.75%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.35%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.96%) Ant
9 5 (1.96%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.57%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.18%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (15.29%) Finance
2 11 (4.31%) Marketing
3 7 (2.75%) Back Office
4 6 (2.35%) Billing
4 6 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.96%) Banking
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (27.45%) HTML
2 64 (25.10%) CSS
3 47 (18.43%) jQuery
4 43 (16.86%) Web Services
5 41 (16.08%) REST
5 41 (16.08%) Spring
6 40 (15.69%) .NET
6 40 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 35 (13.73%) RESTful
8 31 (12.16%) Laravel
9 29 (11.37%) AngularJS
10 26 (10.20%) Symfony
11 24 (9.41%) Hibernate
11 24 (9.41%) Unity DI Container
12 22 (8.63%) Entity Framework
12 22 (8.63%) HTML5
13 20 (7.84%) .NET Framework
13 20 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 20 (7.84%) Razor View Engine
14 18 (7.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.41%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 12 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.96%) Fintech
6 3 (1.18%) FMCG
6 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.78%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.39%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.45%) Linux
2 10 (3.92%) Unix
3 9 (3.53%) Windows
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.80%) MVC
3 58 (22.75%) TDD
4 43 (16.86%) BDD
5 35 (13.73%) Scrum
6 27 (10.59%) Unit Testing
7 26 (10.20%) Web Development
8 22 (8.63%) Front End Development
8 22 (8.63%) OOP
9 19 (7.45%) OO
9 19 (7.45%) Pair Programming
10 15 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
11 14 (5.49%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.10%) Data Validation
12 13 (5.10%) DevOps
12 13 (5.10%) Microservices
12 13 (5.10%) Validation
13 10 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 108 (42.35%) JavaScript
2 90 (35.29%) Java
3 66 (25.88%) SQL
4 64 (25.10%) C#
5 57 (22.35%) PHP
6 31 (12.16%) Scala
7 25 (9.80%) VBA
8 24 (9.41%) Groovy
9 22 (8.63%) T-SQL
10 17 (6.67%) Clojure
11 9 (3.53%) Python
12 6 (2.35%) PHP 5
13 5 (1.96%) Apex Code
13 5 (1.96%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.96%) SOQL
14 4 (1.57%) VB
14 4 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.18%) Jython
15 3 (1.18%) Ruby
16 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.27%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.92%) Degree
4 5 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.78%) MCSA
5 2 (0.78%) MCSE
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (4.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.92%) Oracle
2 10 (3.92%) SAP
3 6 (2.35%) MuleSoft
3 6 (2.35%) Zend
4 5 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.39%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco
6 1 (0.39%) Cognos
6 1 (0.39%) F5
6 1 (0.39%) IBM
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
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