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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 83 74 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.96% 19.89% 19.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.99% 22.02% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 45
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£325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
361 336 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.50% 90.32% 89.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 178 166
Average daily rate £313 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 40
Average hourly rate £12.42 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £11.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.55 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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 52 £325 +13.53% 40
Doncaster +2 6 £350 +12.00% 6
Rotherham -3 3 £350 +55.55% 2
Barnsley -2 1 - - 4
Developer
Yorkshire

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 63 (39.87%) SQL
2 57 (36.08%) C#
2 57 (36.08%) SQL Server
3 51 (32.28%) JavaScript
4 50 (31.65%) .NET
5 40 (25.32%) HTML
6 38 (24.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (23.42%) ASP.NET
7 37 (23.42%) MVC
8 36 (22.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (21.52%) CSS
10 33 (20.89%) Web Services
10 33 (20.89%) Finance
11 31 (19.62%) Microsoft
12 30 (18.99%) jQuery
13 27 (17.09%) XML
14 24 (15.19%) TDD
15 22 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (13.29%) Oracle
17 20 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (12.66%) ETL
18 19 (12.03%) Java
18 19 (12.03%) Web Development
19 18 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
19 18 (11.39%) T-SQL
20 16 (10.13%) .NET Framework
21 15 (9.49%) SharePoint
21 15 (9.49%) Scrum
22 14 (8.86%) MS Excel

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.23%) SAS
2 13 (8.23%) IIS
3 9 (5.70%) Umbraco
4 8 (5.06%) CMS
5 5 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.53%) CMS400.NET
7 3 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.27%) JBoss
8 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.27%) Node.js
8 2 (1.27%) Jetty
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.63%) CICS
9 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.43%) HTTP
2 3 (1.90%) FTP
3 2 (1.27%) SMTP
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (36.08%) SQL Server
2 38 (24.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (22.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (7.59%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.70%) NoSQL
8 8 (5.06%) Base SAS
8 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database
8 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (4.43%) MySQL
9 7 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (3.16%) CouchDB
10 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
10 5 (3.16%) Couchbase
10 5 (3.16%) DB2
11 4 (2.53%) DataStage
12 3 (1.90%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.80%) Maven
2 6 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.53%) Ant
3 4 (2.53%) JUnit
3 4 (2.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.53%) Subversion
4 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.27%) JIRA
5 2 (1.27%) NUnit
5 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.63%) Toad
6 1 (0.63%) JMeter
6 1 (0.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
General
1 33 (20.89%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Banking
3 6 (3.80%) Retail
4 5 (3.16%) Back Office
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.65%) .NET
2 40 (25.32%) HTML
3 37 (23.42%) ASP.NET
4 34 (21.52%) CSS
5 33 (20.89%) Web Services
6 30 (18.99%) jQuery
7 27 (17.09%) XML
8 16 (10.13%) .NET Framework
9 13 (8.23%) Ajax
10 12 (7.59%) Spring
10 12 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (5.70%) WCF
12 8 (5.06%) WPF
12 8 (5.06%) HTML5
13 7 (4.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (4.43%) Hibernate
13 7 (4.43%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (3.80%) Middleware
14 6 (3.80%) Silverlight
14 6 (3.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) NHS
2 7 (4.43%) Data Integration
2 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.90%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.90%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.27%) CCTV
5 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.63%) Informatics
6 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Physics
6 1 (0.63%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.63%) Life Science
6 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.63%) iSeries
6 1 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.59%) Linux
2 11 (6.96%) UNIX
3 3 (1.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) AIX
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.42%) MVC
2 36 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.19%) TDD
4 20 (12.66%) ETL
4 20 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (12.03%) Web Development
6 15 (9.49%) Scrum
7 13 (8.23%) CRM
7 13 (8.23%) Unit Testing
8 9 (5.70%) BDD
8 9 (5.70%) Data Modelling
8 9 (5.70%) OO
9 7 (4.43%) Data Management
9 7 (4.43%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.80%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (3.80%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (3.16%) ATDD
11 5 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.16%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (3.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (39.87%) SQL
2 57 (36.08%) C#
3 51 (32.28%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.03%) Java
5 18 (11.39%) T-SQL
6 14 (8.86%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.33%) VBA
8 6 (3.80%) PHP
9 5 (3.16%) Python
10 3 (1.90%) VB
10 3 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.90%) C++
10 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.27%) SAS Macro
11 2 (1.27%) Lua
11 2 (1.27%) C
11 2 (1.27%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.27%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.63%) XQuery
12 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) VCP4
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (19.62%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.29%) Oracle
3 7 (4.43%) Ab Initio
4 6 (3.80%) Teradata
4 6 (3.80%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.16%) Cognos
5 5 (3.16%) Ektron
6 4 (2.53%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.90%) Telerik
8 2 (1.27%) SAP
8 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) Perforce
9 1 (0.63%) Informatica
9 1 (0.63%) Siebel
9 1 (0.63%) IBM
9 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.63%) Zend
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