The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 49 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.16% 2.63% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 2.82% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £463 £450 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +13.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

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
504 497 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.49% 93.25% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 328 199
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 22
Median hourly rate £17.75 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Yorkshire region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the South Yorkshire region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -10 6 £463 +2.77% 1
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) REST
3 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (35.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) Advertising
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (20.00%) Content Management
7 4 (20.00%) Scala
7 4 (20.00%) GitHub
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) MCSE
7 4 (20.00%) MCSA
7 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (20.00%) CMS
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Banking

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) jMock
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Advertising
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) REST
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
5 1 (5.00%) Java SE
5 1 (5.00%) JDBC
5 1 (5.00%) JMS
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) Visualforce
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Content Management
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) ETL Development
3 4 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
6 1 (5.00%) API Development
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.00%) Clojure
5 1 (5.00%) Go
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) SOQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) MCSA
3 4 (20.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin