The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 100 74 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.68% 22.09% 19.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.21% 23.05% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 30
Average daily rate
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£330 £283 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% +1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £209 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
Developer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
413 321 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.65% 95.82% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 191 138
Average daily rate £330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £185 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.98 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -3.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.58 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the South Yorkshire region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the South Yorkshire region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 51 £365 +23.72% 32
Doncaster +4 17 £363 -3.33% 8
Barnsley +3 1 - - 5
Rotherham - 1 £300 - 3
Developer
Yorkshire

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 84 (44.68%) SQL
2 59 (31.38%) SQL Server
3 50 (26.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (23.94%) C#
6 44 (23.40%) .NET
7 39 (20.74%) HTML
7 39 (20.74%) JavaScript
8 37 (19.68%) Oracle
9 36 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (18.62%) Finance
11 33 (17.55%) Java
12 32 (17.02%) PL/SQL
13 31 (16.49%) ASP.NET
13 31 (16.49%) CSS
13 31 (16.49%) Microsoft
14 29 (15.43%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (14.89%) ETL
16 26 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (13.30%) MVC
18 23 (12.23%) T-SQL
19 22 (11.70%) Unit Testing
20 21 (11.17%) MS Excel
21 20 (10.64%) TDD
22 19 (10.11%) NHS
23 18 (9.57%) Data Modelling
23 18 (9.57%) OO
23 18 (9.57%) jQuery
23 18 (9.57%) NoSQL
24 17 (9.04%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.79%) IIS
1 9 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.26%) Umbraco
3 7 (3.72%) SAS
4 6 (3.19%) CMS
5 5 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.13%) CMS400.NET
7 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.06%) Confluence
8 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.06%) JBoss
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.06%) Jetty
9 1 (0.53%) WordPress
9 1 (0.53%) Apache
9 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) CICS
Applications
1 21 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) BASE24
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
1 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) ATM
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 50 (26.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (15.43%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (9.57%) NoSQL
6 14 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (7.45%) Oracle Database
6 14 (7.45%) Relational Database
7 13 (6.91%) Oracle ODI
7 13 (6.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.19%) MySQL
9 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.66%) DB2
10 5 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.66%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.13%) Couchbase
11 4 (2.13%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.60%) Base SAS
12 3 (1.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (5.32%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (4.79%) ERwin
4 7 (3.72%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.19%) JUnit
6 5 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.13%) Subversion
7 4 (2.13%) Maven
8 3 (1.60%) Ant
8 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.06%) NUnit
9 2 (1.06%) JIRA
10 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.53%) JMeter
10 1 (0.53%) Toad
10 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.53%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.53%) Grunt
General
1 35 (18.62%) Finance
2 7 (3.72%) Retail
3 6 (3.19%) Banking
4 4 (2.13%) Games
5 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.40%) .NET
2 39 (20.74%) HTML
3 31 (16.49%) ASP.NET
3 31 (16.49%) CSS
4 18 (9.57%) jQuery
5 17 (9.04%) Web Services
6 16 (8.51%) XML
7 12 (6.38%) Spring
8 11 (5.85%) WCF
8 11 (5.85%) WPF
9 9 (4.79%) .NET Framework
9 9 (4.79%) HTML5
10 8 (4.26%) RESTful
11 7 (3.72%) Ajax
11 7 (3.72%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.19%) Middleware
12 6 (3.19%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (2.66%) J2EE
14 4 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) NHS
2 10 (5.32%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.66%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.13%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.60%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.06%) CCTV
8 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.53%) Informatics
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Physics
8 1 (0.53%) Life Science
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Open Source
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.85%) Linux
2 9 (4.79%) UNIX
3 1 (0.53%) Windows
3 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.89%) ETL
3 26 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (13.30%) MVC
5 22 (11.70%) Unit Testing
6 20 (10.64%) TDD
7 18 (9.57%) Data Modelling
7 18 (9.57%) OO
8 14 (7.45%) Data Analysis
9 13 (6.91%) Kimball Methodology
9 13 (6.91%) Scrum
10 12 (6.38%) Web Development
11 11 (5.85%) Test Scripting
12 10 (5.32%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.26%) Software Engineering
14 7 (3.72%) BDD
14 7 (3.72%) Inmon Methodology
14 7 (3.72%) Mentoring
15 5 (2.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 84 (44.68%) SQL
2 45 (23.94%) C#
3 39 (20.74%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.55%) Java
5 32 (17.02%) PL/SQL
6 23 (12.23%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.26%) PHP
8 5 (2.66%) VBA
8 5 (2.66%) Python
9 2 (1.06%) SAS Macro
9 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.06%) COBOL
10 1 (0.53%) X++
10 1 (0.53%) XPath
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) C++
10 1 (0.53%) RPG
10 1 (0.53%) VB
10 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.06%) Degree
3 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (19.68%) Oracle
2 31 (16.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.79%) Informatica
4 8 (4.26%) Ab Initio
5 6 (3.19%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.66%) Teradata
6 5 (2.66%) Ektron
6 5 (2.66%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.13%) Cognos
8 3 (1.60%) Telerik
9 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.06%) Zend
10 1 (0.53%) SAP
10 1 (0.53%) MKS
10 1 (0.53%) Perforce
10 1 (0.53%) IBM
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe
South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago