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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 80 74 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.62% 20.50% 32.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.46% 22.84% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 38 77
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £237 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £435 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
341 324 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 92.16% 89.75% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 183 163
Average daily rate £325 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 36
Average hourly rate £15.39 £22.69 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.19% +33.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.13 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +2 55 £315 - 46
Barnsley - 4 £300 - 3
Doncaster -6 3 £325 +14.03% 8
Rotherham - - - -
Developer
Yorkshire

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 48 (33.57%) C#
2 46 (32.17%) .NET
3 42 (29.37%) SQL
4 39 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 37 (25.87%) SQL Server
6 35 (24.48%) HTML
6 35 (24.48%) MVC
7 32 (22.38%) ASP.NET
7 32 (22.38%) CSS
8 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (18.18%) TDD
9 21 (14.69%) PHP
10 19 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (12.59%) jQuery
11 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
11 18 (12.59%) Finance
12 17 (11.89%) Java
13 16 (11.19%) Hibernate
13 16 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (11.19%) Spring
14 15 (10.49%) Web Services
15 14 (9.79%) WCF
16 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
16 13 (9.09%) ETL
17 12 (8.39%) SharePoint
17 12 (8.39%) Spring MVC
18 11 (7.69%) BDD
18 11 (7.69%) XML
18 11 (7.69%) MySQL
19 10 (6.99%) Oracle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.99%) WordPress
3 6 (4.20%) SAS
4 4 (2.80%) CMS
5 3 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.10%) Drupal
5 3 (2.10%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) JBoss
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.70%) Jetty
7 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.50%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.10%) Magento
4 2 (1.40%) Zen Cart
4 2 (1.40%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.70%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) HTTP
2 3 (2.10%) SMTP
3 2 (1.40%) FTP
3 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (7.69%) MySQL
5 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.50%) QlikView
7 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.80%) Base SAS
9 3 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.10%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.40%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.40%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.40%) MS Access
11 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.80%) Maven
4 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.40%) JIRA
6 1 (0.70%) Selenium
6 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.70%) Subversion
6 1 (0.70%) Gradle
6 1 (0.70%) Trac
6 1 (0.70%) Grunt
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 18 (12.59%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.40%) Back Office
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.17%) .NET
2 35 (24.48%) HTML
3 32 (22.38%) ASP.NET
3 32 (22.38%) CSS
4 18 (12.59%) jQuery
5 16 (11.19%) Spring
5 16 (11.19%) Hibernate
6 15 (10.49%) Web Services
7 14 (9.79%) WCF
8 12 (8.39%) Spring MVC
9 11 (7.69%) XML
10 10 (6.99%) Silverlight
11 8 (5.59%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.59%) J2EE
11 8 (5.59%) HTML5
12 7 (4.90%) Laravel
12 7 (4.90%) RESTful
13 6 (4.20%) WPF
13 6 (4.20%) WinForms
13 6 (4.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.50%) NHS
2 5 (3.50%) E-Learning
3 3 (2.10%) User Experience
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.40%) W3C
5 1 (0.70%) DTV
5 1 (0.70%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.70%) iPhone
5 1 (0.70%) iPad
5 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.59%) UNIX
2 7 (4.90%) Windows
3 5 (3.50%) Linux
4 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.48%) MVC
2 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.18%) TDD
3 13 (9.09%) ETL
4 11 (7.69%) BDD
5 9 (6.29%) CRM
5 9 (6.29%) Data Management
6 8 (5.59%) Scrum
6 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.90%) Data Modelling
7 7 (4.90%) Web Development
8 4 (2.80%) Release Management
8 4 (2.80%) ERP
8 4 (2.80%) SOA
8 4 (2.80%) OOP
9 3 (2.10%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.10%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.10%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (2.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.57%) C#
2 42 (29.37%) SQL
3 39 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.69%) PHP
5 17 (11.89%) Java
6 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.99%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.20%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.80%) Python
9 4 (2.80%) VB
9 4 (2.80%) C++
10 2 (1.40%) C
10 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.40%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.40%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.40%) VBA
10 2 (1.40%) VB6
10 2 (1.40%) X++
10 2 (1.40%) Lua
11 1 (0.70%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.99%) Oracle
3 7 (4.90%) Ab Initio
4 3 (2.10%) Twitter
4 3 (2.10%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.10%) Adobe
5 2 (1.40%) BMC
5 2 (1.40%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) IBM
6 1 (0.70%) Informatica
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.70%) Zend
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £270 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago