The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 30 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.26% - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£396 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
Senior 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
218 181 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 91.60% 94.27% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 95 104
Average daily rate £328 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.93% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 24
Average hourly rate £12.38 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.96 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) MDX
4 1 (20.00%) X++
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) MDX
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) X++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft