The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 40 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.45% 2.09% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.39% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
Median daily rate £340 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £290 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £661 £505 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Software Engineering
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
380 377 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.55% 87.47% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 296 105
Median daily rate £450 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.35 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.67% -19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.10 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) SOAP
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (26.67%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) Product Management
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (13.33%) ADO
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) .NET

Software Engineering
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (26.67%) REST
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) ADO
2 2 (13.33%) Laravel
2 2 (13.33%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) Product Management
3 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle