The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.65% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 170 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.60% 91.89% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 102 89
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 19
Average hourly rate £19.35 £32.50 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +157.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.44 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Senior Developer
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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
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 22 July 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft