The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.38% 3.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 4.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate £280 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 128 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 53.21% 71.51% 54.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 74 32
Average daily rate £305 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +113.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Engineering
South Yorkshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Programmer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Programmer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Programmer
4 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Software Designer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET