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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 49 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.44% 0.36% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.38% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
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
389 264 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.29% 94.29% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 169 129
Median daily rate £420 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -39.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £9.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.20 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 12 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (22.22%) Maven
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Advertising
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Mockito
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Gradle
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) Scala
7 3 (16.67%) SOA

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 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 4 (22.22%) Mockito
3 3 (16.67%) Gradle
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
5 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
5 1 (5.56%) GitLab
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
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
General
1 4 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) RESTful
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE
4 2 (11.11%) Java EE
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) JRuby
5 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Symfony
5 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) CentOS
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) BDD
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Microservices
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Fund Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Scala
7 2 (11.11%) Clojure
7 2 (11.11%) Groovy
8 1 (5.56%) Jython
8 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) Opsview
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) NetCracker
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle