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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 36 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.22% 1.30% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.37% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £400 £396 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +26.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +0.57%
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
379 219 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.58% 95.22% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 138 128
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 16 (61.54%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
6 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
7 8 (30.77%) TDD
8 7 (26.92%) Maven
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
8 7 (26.92%) REST
8 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) HTML5
8 7 (26.92%) BDD
9 6 (23.08%) jQuery
9 6 (23.08%) Node.js
9 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (23.08%) Unix
9 6 (23.08%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
10 5 (19.23%) Subversion
10 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
10 5 (19.23%) JAX-RS
10 5 (19.23%) CSS3
10 5 (19.23%) Microservices
10 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (23.08%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) nginx
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) Neo4j
4 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Maven
3 5 (19.23%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 4 (15.38%) Mockito
5 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
5 3 (11.54%) GitLab
5 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
1 2 (7.69%) Billing
1 2 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) HTML5
3 7 (26.92%) REST
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 5 (19.23%) CSS3
5 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
5 5 (19.23%) JAX-RS
6 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) Spring
7 1 (3.85%) .NET
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) WCF
7 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
3 3 (11.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) BDD
4 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (19.23%) Microservices
5 5 (19.23%) Web Development
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Fund Management
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Scala
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Clojure
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nagios
1 3 (11.54%) Opsview
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Informatica
3 2 (7.69%) NetCracker
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