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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 52 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.58% 19.34% 24.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.51% 21.56% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £211 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £342 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
231 218 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.85% 89.71% 90.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 121 87
Average daily rate £313 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £181 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 16
Average hourly rate £12.69 £11.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -20.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 45 (43.69%) .NET
2 44 (42.72%) C#
3 38 (36.89%) SQL
4 36 (34.95%) MVC
5 33 (32.04%) JavaScript
5 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
6 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET
7 26 (25.24%) TDD
7 26 (25.24%) CSS
7 26 (25.24%) Web Services
7 26 (25.24%) HTML
8 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (22.33%) Finance
9 21 (20.39%) jQuery
10 20 (19.42%) XML
10 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
11 18 (17.48%) ETL
11 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (13.59%) .NET Framework
14 13 (12.62%) Web Development
14 13 (12.62%) Scrum
14 13 (12.62%) SAS
14 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (12.62%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (12.62%) Oracle
15 12 (11.65%) Java
15 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (10.68%) BDD
16 11 (10.68%) Unit Testing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 13 (12.62%) SAS
2 10 (9.71%) IIS
2 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.74%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.85%) CMS
5 3 (2.91%) CMS400.NET
5 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) CICS
7 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.97%) Drupal
7 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.97%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.97%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.97%) Magento
3 1 (0.97%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) SMTP
2 2 (1.94%) FTP
2 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.97%) DNS
3 1 (0.97%) SSL
3 1 (0.97%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (12.62%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (8.74%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.77%) Base SAS
8 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
8 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
9 6 (5.83%) MySQL
10 5 (4.85%) DB2
10 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (4.85%) CouchDB
10 5 (4.85%) Couchbase
11 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (3.88%) DataStage
12 3 (2.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (2.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.91%) Maven
4 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.94%) NUnit
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.97%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.97%) Gradle
5 1 (0.97%) Ant
5 1 (0.97%) JIRA
5 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 23 (22.33%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (43.69%) .NET
2 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET
3 26 (25.24%) CSS
3 26 (25.24%) Web Services
3 26 (25.24%) HTML
4 21 (20.39%) jQuery
5 20 (19.42%) XML
6 14 (13.59%) .NET Framework
7 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (9.71%) Spring
7 10 (9.71%) Ajax
8 8 (7.77%) Spring MVC
8 8 (7.77%) WCF
8 8 (7.77%) WPF
9 6 (5.83%) Hibernate
9 6 (5.83%) RESTful
10 5 (4.85%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (4.85%) Middleware
10 5 (4.85%) Silverlight
11 4 (3.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.91%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.91%) Reference Data
3 2 (1.94%) NHS
3 2 (1.94%) CCTV
3 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.97%) User Experience
4 1 (0.97%) Open Source
4 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.97%) Physics
4 1 (0.97%) Life Science
4 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) UNIX
2 6 (5.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.95%) MVC
2 26 (25.24%) TDD
3 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.48%) ETL
5 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (12.62%) Scrum
5 13 (12.62%) Web Development
6 11 (10.68%) Unit Testing
6 11 (10.68%) BDD
7 9 (8.74%) CRM
8 8 (7.77%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.80%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.80%) Data Management
10 5 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.85%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (4.85%) ATDD
11 4 (3.88%) Build Automation
11 4 (3.88%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.91%) Analytics
12 3 (2.91%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.72%) C#
2 38 (36.89%) SQL
3 33 (32.04%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.65%) Java
5 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.83%) VBA
7 5 (4.85%) PHP
7 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.91%) C++
9 3 (2.91%) VB
10 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.94%) Python
10 2 (1.94%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.94%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.94%) C
10 2 (1.94%) Lua
10 2 (1.94%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.97%) PHP5
11 1 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.62%) Oracle
3 8 (7.77%) Ab Initio
4 6 (5.83%) Teradata
5 4 (3.88%) Ektron
5 4 (3.88%) Cognos
6 3 (2.91%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.97%) Siebel
7 1 (0.97%) IBM
7 1 (0.97%) Informatica
7 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.97%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.97%) Zend
7 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
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