The first table below looks at the demand for the Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Yorkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs requiring a Development Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
325 306 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 94.48% 93.01% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 171 129
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 14
Average hourly rate £13.71 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 £25.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Development Specialist
Yorkshire

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Development Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Development Specialist Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Development Specialist
Top 5 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL