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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 23 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.41% 1.21% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.83% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £360 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -6.57%
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
163 164 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.53% 66.40% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 103 105
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 4
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA