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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 73 74 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.79% 24.92% 20.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.32% 27.31% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 49
Average daily rate
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£328 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
313 271 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.43% 91.25% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 135 148
Average daily rate £325 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 40
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.69 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.09% +10.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -1 46 £350 +16.66% 38
Barnsley +1 3 - - 3
Doncaster -2 1 - - 4
Rotherham - - - -
Developer
Yorkshire

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 56 (39.72%) SQL
2 54 (38.30%) C#
3 51 (36.17%) .NET
3 51 (36.17%) SQL Server
4 48 (34.04%) JavaScript
5 41 (29.08%) ASP.NET
6 37 (26.24%) MVC
7 36 (25.53%) HTML
7 36 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (23.40%) CSS
10 29 (20.57%) TDD
10 29 (20.57%) Web Services
11 28 (19.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (19.86%) jQuery
12 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
13 23 (16.31%) Finance
14 22 (15.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (14.18%) XML
16 16 (11.35%) ETL
17 15 (10.64%) T-SQL
17 15 (10.64%) Scrum
17 15 (10.64%) Web Development
18 14 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (9.93%) MS Excel
18 14 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (9.22%) Java
19 13 (9.22%) Oracle
19 13 (9.22%) .NET Framework
19 13 (9.22%) Silverlight

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 12 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.09%) SAS
3 9 (6.38%) IIS
4 7 (4.96%) CMS
5 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.13%) Magnolia
6 3 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) Node.js
8 1 (0.71%) WordPress
8 1 (0.71%) nginx
8 1 (0.71%) Drupal
8 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.71%) Magento
4 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) FTP
2 2 (1.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 36 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (19.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (15.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database
7 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (4.96%) MySQL
8 7 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 7 (4.96%) Base SAS
9 5 (3.55%) QlikView
10 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.13%) MS Access
10 3 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.13%) OLAP
10 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.42%) Maven
3 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.71%) Ant
4 1 (0.71%) Gradle
4 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
4 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 23 (16.31%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Banking
3 5 (3.55%) Back Office
4 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.13%) Retail
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.17%) .NET
2 41 (29.08%) ASP.NET
3 36 (25.53%) HTML
4 33 (23.40%) CSS
5 29 (20.57%) Web Services
6 28 (19.86%) jQuery
7 20 (14.18%) XML
8 13 (9.22%) .NET Framework
8 13 (9.22%) Silverlight
9 12 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (8.51%) WCF
9 12 (8.51%) Ajax
10 11 (7.80%) WPF
11 10 (7.09%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.38%) Spring
13 8 (5.67%) HTML5
13 8 (5.67%) RESTful
13 8 (5.67%) Spring MVC
14 7 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (4.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) NHS
2 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.42%) DTV
4 2 (1.42%) W3C
4 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.71%) Open Source
5 1 (0.71%) iSeries
5 1 (0.71%) Informatics
5 1 (0.71%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.71%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) UNIX
2 7 (4.96%) Windows
3 5 (3.55%) Linux
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.24%) MVC
2 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.57%) TDD
4 16 (11.35%) ETL
5 15 (10.64%) Scrum
5 15 (10.64%) Web Development
6 14 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (8.51%) CRM
8 11 (7.80%) BDD
9 10 (7.09%) Data Management
10 9 (6.38%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.67%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.96%) Test Scripting
13 6 (4.26%) Reverse Engineering
14 5 (3.55%) Workflow
15 4 (2.84%) Software Engineering
15 4 (2.84%) Dimensional Modelling
15 4 (2.84%) Migration
15 4 (2.84%) ERP
16 3 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (39.72%) SQL
2 54 (38.30%) C#
3 48 (34.04%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.64%) T-SQL
5 13 (9.22%) Java
6 9 (6.38%) PHP
7 8 (5.67%) VBA
8 7 (4.96%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.96%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.13%) Python
10 3 (2.13%) C++
11 2 (1.42%) X++
11 2 (1.42%) Lua
11 2 (1.42%) C
11 2 (1.42%) VB
11 2 (1.42%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.42%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.71%) VBScript
12 1 (0.71%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.22%) Oracle
3 6 (4.26%) Ab Initio
4 5 (3.55%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.84%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.13%) SAP
7 2 (1.42%) BMC
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos
8 1 (0.71%) Siebel
8 1 (0.71%) Teradata
8 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
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