The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 43 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.50% 3.04% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 3.25% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £463 £450 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +13.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

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
390 400 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.50% 93.46% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 270 125
Median daily rate £415 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £10.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £19.75 £15.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Sheffield region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Sheffield region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Sheffield region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) REST
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) Content Management
6 4 (22.22%) Scala
6 4 (22.22%) GitHub
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) CMS
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 3 (16.67%) Spring
7 3 (16.67%) Advertising
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
7 3 (16.67%) Groovy
7 3 (16.67%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Senior 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 4 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) DbUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) jMock
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.56%) Mockito
3 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) Java SE
5 1 (5.56%) JDBC
5 1 (5.56%) JMS
5 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) BDD
3 4 (22.22%) Content Management
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) ETL Development
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 1 (5.56%) API Development
6 1 (5.56%) Email Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Scala
4 3 (16.67%) Groovy
5 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.56%) Clojure
5 1 (5.56%) Go
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) SOQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Xamarin