The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 48 39
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.78% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.81% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.88 £37.59
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +16.72%

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
431 491 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.42% 95.16% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 338 223
Median daily rate £400 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 3 (27.27%) GitHub
4 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 3 (27.27%) Groovy
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) ADO
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Node.js
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App

Software 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
1 1 (9.09%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) REST
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ADO
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 1 (9.09%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Kanban
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Product Management
2 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Microservices
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Groovy
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Xamarin