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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 50 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.50% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £365 £225 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% -51.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%

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
334 343 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.13% 78.49% 78.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 240 110
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £15.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 5 (45.45%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
3 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
3 3 (27.27%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) Product Management
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) Billing
5 1 (9.09%) ZigBee

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 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
1 5 (45.45%) REST
1 5 (45.45%) SOAP
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) Product Management
3 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle