The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 30 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.47% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.61% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £176 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 163 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.95% 93.14% 89.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 90 62
Average daily rate £350 £301 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.38 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.52% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £27.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Software Developer
South Yorkshire

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 20 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 April 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%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft