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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 30 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.92% - 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £313 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.29 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 166 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.04% 92.74% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 94 55
Average daily rate £325 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Developer
South Yorkshire

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 23 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) MDX
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) MDX
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree