The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank - 36 23
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.78% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.84% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Average daily rate
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- £313 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Software 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
214 238 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.11% 93.33% 89.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 148 123
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £163 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +96.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Sheffield region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the Sheffield region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Software Developer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HL7