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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 135 105 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.73% 21.47% 21.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.01% 22.34% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 77 55
Average daily rate £363 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £283 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.59% +7.85%
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
519 470 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.05% 96.11% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 306 196
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 30
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.75 £13.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 106 £375 +5.26% 38
Doncaster +4 7 £250 -24.52% 10
Barnsley -1 7 £338 - 5
Developer
Yorkshire

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 101 (40.24%) JavaScript
2 79 (31.47%) .NET
3 75 (29.88%) HTML
4 74 (29.48%) Java
4 74 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (28.69%) C#
6 67 (26.69%) SQL
7 66 (26.29%) CSS
8 51 (20.32%) SQL Server
9 50 (19.92%) MVC
10 45 (17.93%) TDD
11 42 (16.73%) Web Development
11 42 (16.73%) Microsoft
12 37 (14.74%) Web Services
12 37 (14.74%) CRM
13 35 (13.94%) jQuery
14 34 (13.55%) Unix
15 32 (12.75%) Git (software)
16 31 (12.35%) BDD
16 31 (12.35%) ASP.NET
17 30 (11.95%) Dynamics CRM
17 30 (11.95%) RESTful
17 30 (11.95%) HTML5
18 29 (11.55%) Spring
18 29 (11.55%) Scrum
18 29 (11.55%) Linux
19 28 (11.16%) PHP
19 28 (11.16%) Finance
19 28 (11.16%) AngularJS
20 26 (10.36%) MongoDB

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (6.37%) CMS
2 13 (5.18%) Node.js
2 13 (5.18%) Umbraco
3 12 (4.78%) Apache
3 12 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.78%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.38%) IIS
5 6 (2.39%) SAS
6 4 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.20%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.20%) Confluence
7 3 (1.20%) Drupal
7 3 (1.20%) JBoss
7 3 (1.20%) nginx
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.40%) CICS
8 1 (0.40%) Liferay
8 1 (0.40%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.40%) Mule
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (11.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) BigMachines
2 2 (0.80%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.40%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.19%) GitHub
2 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.20%) Heroku
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.19%) SSL
2 6 (2.39%) DNS
3 5 (1.99%) HTTP
3 5 (1.99%) Internet
4 4 (1.59%) Extranet
4 4 (1.59%) Intranet
5 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.36%) MongoDB
3 22 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (7.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (7.17%) MySQL
6 17 (6.77%) NoSQL
6 17 (6.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (6.37%) Oracle Database
7 16 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (5.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.79%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.59%) QlikView
13 3 (1.20%) MS Access
13 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.56%) Maven
3 19 (7.57%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.18%) Mockito
5 11 (4.38%) Subversion
6 9 (3.59%) PHPUnit
7 7 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.79%) Gradle
7 7 (2.79%) JIRA
8 6 (2.39%) Ant
8 6 (2.39%) jMock
8 6 (2.39%) JUnit
8 6 (2.39%) Selenium
8 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (2.39%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.99%) NUnit
9 5 (1.99%) Spock
9 5 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.59%) EasyMock
11 3 (1.20%) Artifactory
General
1 28 (11.16%) Finance
2 11 (4.38%) Banking
3 6 (2.39%) Advertising
4 5 (1.99%) Retail
4 5 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.59%) Billing
5 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.80%) Electronics
6 2 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (31.47%) .NET
2 75 (29.88%) HTML
3 66 (26.29%) CSS
4 37 (14.74%) Web Services
5 35 (13.94%) jQuery
6 31 (12.35%) ASP.NET
7 30 (11.95%) HTML5
7 30 (11.95%) RESTful
8 29 (11.55%) Spring
9 28 (11.16%) AngularJS
10 25 (9.96%) SOAP
11 21 (8.37%) .NET Framework
11 21 (8.37%) JSON
11 21 (8.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (7.97%) CSS3
12 20 (7.97%) REST
13 18 (7.17%) XML
14 17 (6.77%) Hibernate
15 13 (5.18%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (4.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.79%) NHS
2 7 (2.79%) User Experience
3 5 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.59%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.80%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.80%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.80%) Telematics
7 1 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) iSeries
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.55%) Unix
2 29 (11.55%) Linux
3 9 (3.59%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.79%) Windows
5 5 (1.99%) Android
5 5 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.20%) CentOS
6 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.92%) MVC
3 45 (17.93%) TDD
4 42 (16.73%) Web Development
5 37 (14.74%) CRM
6 31 (12.35%) BDD
7 29 (11.55%) Scrum
8 19 (7.57%) OO
9 15 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.58%) ETL
11 13 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.78%) Front End Development
12 12 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (4.38%) Unit Testing
14 10 (3.98%) Database Tuning
15 9 (3.59%) Data Protection
15 9 (3.59%) Kanban
15 9 (3.59%) OOP
15 9 (3.59%) SDLC
16 8 (3.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 101 (40.24%) JavaScript
2 74 (29.48%) Java
3 72 (28.69%) C#
4 67 (26.69%) SQL
5 28 (11.16%) PHP
6 18 (7.17%) Scala
7 14 (5.58%) PL/SQL
7 14 (5.58%) Ruby
8 13 (5.18%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.38%) Groovy
9 11 (4.38%) VBA
10 10 (3.98%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.98%) Python
11 8 (3.19%) Clojure
12 6 (2.39%) PHP 5
13 5 (1.99%) C
14 4 (1.59%) C++
14 4 (1.59%) Perl
14 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.20%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (4.78%) Degree
2 11 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.20%) QA
3 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (4.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (4.38%) Control-M
2 5 (1.99%) Puppet
3 3 (1.20%) Nagios
3 3 (1.20%) Opsview
4 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 42 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.76%) Oracle
3 6 (2.39%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.99%) Ab Initio
5 4 (1.59%) NetCracker
5 4 (1.59%) Tableau
6 3 (1.20%) BMC
6 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.20%) SAP
6 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.80%) Ektron
7 2 (0.80%) Siebel
7 2 (0.80%) Sybase
7 2 (0.80%) VMware
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe
8 1 (0.40%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) Platfora
8 1 (0.40%) Progress
8 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
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