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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 16 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 19 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.76% 1.08% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.84% 1.52% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +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
215 132 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.51% 70.97% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 89 81
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £214 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -66.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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
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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 16 (69.57%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) HTML5
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Financial Institution
5 7 (30.43%) ATM
5 7 (30.43%) CSS3
6 6 (26.09%) BASE24
7 5 (21.74%) C
8 4 (17.39%) C++
8 4 (17.39%) Mobile Games
8 4 (17.39%) Games
8 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
8 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (17.39%) RESTful
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.04%) MVC
10 2 (8.70%) Electronics
10 2 (8.70%) Scrum
10 2 (8.70%) Streaming Video
10 2 (8.70%) STB
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (8.70%) Ajax
10 2 (8.70%) Google
10 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) BASE24
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) ATM
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) 802.15
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (8.70%) StarTeam
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Valgrind
1 2 (8.70%) Gerrit
1 2 (8.70%) Redmine
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (30.43%) Financial Institution
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Java Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (4.35%) CRM Developer
8 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
8 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Perl Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 10 (43.48%) HTML5
3 7 (30.43%) CSS3
4 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (17.39%) RESTful
5 2 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) Qt
5 2 (8.70%) GStreamer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
5 2 (8.70%) Middleware
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) WebKit
5 2 (8.70%) QML
5 2 (8.70%) OpenGL ES
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile Games
2 2 (8.70%) Streaming Video
2 2 (8.70%) STB
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) MVC
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
3 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) SDLC
4 1 (4.35%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) C
4 4 (17.39%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
5 2 (8.70%) Lua
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GMP
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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