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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 22 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.15% - 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
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£330 - £284
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
199 107 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 73.16% 59.12% 67.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 70 62
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -68.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) HTML5
4 7 (43.75%) CSS3
4 7 (43.75%) Financial Institution
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) ATM
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) BASE24
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile Games
6 4 (25.00%) Games
6 4 (25.00%) RESTful
6 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) C
8 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) C++
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
8 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
8 1 (6.25%) NHS
8 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
8 1 (6.25%) Middleware

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) ATM
2 1 (6.25%) 802.15
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Valgrind
1 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
1 1 (6.25%) Redmine
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (43.75%) Financial Institution
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Perl Developer
6 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) HTML5
2 7 (43.75%) CSS3
3 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) GStreamer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Qt
4 1 (6.25%) WebKit
4 1 (6.25%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
2 1 (6.25%) STB
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Use Case
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.25%) Lua
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Google
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