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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 45 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 12 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.45% 2.25% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.35% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 1
Median daily rate £438 £495 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% -1.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
455 425 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 92.86% 95.51% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 319 133
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 19
Median hourly rate £16.61 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £16.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
4 10 (55.56%) REST
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) BDD
6 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Scala
7 6 (33.33%) RESTful
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
8 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) Groovy
9 4 (22.22%) Clojure
9 4 (22.22%) GitHub
9 4 (22.22%) Gradle
9 4 (22.22%) C#
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) JSON
10 3 (16.67%) Spring
10 3 (16.67%) Maven
10 3 (16.67%) MVC
10 3 (16.67%) Subversion
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (16.67%) XML
10 3 (16.67%) Advertising
10 3 (16.67%) Microservices
10 3 (16.67%) Docker
10 3 (16.67%) Mockito

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 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Gradle
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
3 3 (16.67%) Mockito
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
5 1 (5.56%) JMeter
5 1 (5.56%) jMock
5 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) Spock
5 1 (5.56%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) REST
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (22.22%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) Java EE
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) Laravel
6 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Symfony
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.56%) Java SE
7 1 (5.56%) LAMP
7 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) ETL
7 2 (11.11%) ETL Development
7 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (5.56%) API Development
8 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Scala
3 5 (27.78%) Groovy
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Clojure
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
7 1 (5.56%) Jython
7 1 (5.56%) SOQL
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com