The median contractor rate for a Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 68 110 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 27.87% 29.10% 22.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.96% 30.64% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 89 37
Median daily rate £438 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £234 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £439 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 227 359 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 93.03% 94.97% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 930 603
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.00 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Sheffield

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Sheffield

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Sheffield over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Sheffield

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Sheffield

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Sheffield region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 113 (60.11%) Java
2 109 (57.98%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (54.79%) CSS
4 95 (50.53%) JavaScript
5 79 (42.02%) Git (software)
6 77 (40.96%) HTML
7 75 (39.89%) TDD
8 74 (39.36%) Linux
9 62 (32.98%) Unix
10 59 (31.38%) Mac OS X
11 55 (29.26%) Web Development
11 55 (29.26%) Relational Database
12 47 (25.00%) Mentoring
12 47 (25.00%) Front End Development
12 47 (25.00%) Web Services
13 46 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (23.40%) Test Automation
14 44 (23.40%) Configuration Management
15 42 (22.34%) DevOps
16 41 (21.81%) Line Management
16 41 (21.81%) Python
16 41 (21.81%) BDD
17 38 (20.21%) Ruby
18 37 (19.68%) User Experience
18 37 (19.68%) Continuous Delivery
19 36 (19.15%) REST
20 33 (17.55%) Security Cleared
21 32 (17.02%) SQL
22 31 (16.49%) Web Design
23 30 (15.96%) Responsive Web Design

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 8 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.72%) CMS
3 3 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.06%) Apache
4 2 (1.06%) Drupal
4 2 (1.06%) Moodle
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) Liferay
5 1 (0.53%) nginx
5 1 (0.53%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.53%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.77%) HTTP
2 3 (1.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) SMS
3 1 (0.53%) SSH
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.26%) Relational Database
2 15 (7.98%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.85%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.85%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.32%) MySQL
5 10 (5.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.79%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (3.19%) SAP BW
9 6 (3.19%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (3.19%) SAP HANA
10 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 79 (42.02%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.26%) Subversion
3 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.66%) JUnit
4 4 (2.13%) Grunt
4 4 (2.13%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.60%) JIRA
5 3 (1.60%) Maven
5 3 (1.60%) Mockito
6 2 (1.06%) DbUnit
6 2 (1.06%) gulp
6 2 (1.06%) jMock
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.06%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.06%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.53%) Spock
7 1 (0.53%) Toad
7 1 (0.53%) YouTrack
General
1 24 (12.77%) Finance
2 13 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.38%) Electronics
3 12 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.38%) Marketing
4 7 (3.72%) Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Advertising
5 2 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (54.79%) CSS
2 77 (40.96%) HTML
3 47 (25.00%) Web Services
4 36 (19.15%) REST
5 25 (13.30%) AngularJS
6 22 (11.70%) Node.js
6 22 (11.70%) React
6 22 (11.70%) RESTful
7 18 (9.57%) HTML5
8 16 (8.51%) CSS3
8 16 (8.51%) jQuery
9 13 (6.91%) .NET
9 13 (6.91%) Spring
10 10 (5.32%) Entity Framework
11 9 (4.79%) Hibernate
12 8 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET
13 6 (3.19%) J2EE
13 6 (3.19%) SOAP
14 5 (2.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.68%) User Experience
2 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.06%) iPad
6 2 (1.06%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.53%) Apple TV
7 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) RIA
7 1 (0.53%) Robotics
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (39.36%) Linux
2 62 (32.98%) Unix
3 59 (31.38%) Mac OS X
4 9 (4.79%) Windows
5 6 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.60%) Android
6 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (57.98%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (39.89%) TDD
3 55 (29.26%) Web Development
4 47 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 47 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 46 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (23.40%) Configuration Management
6 44 (23.40%) Test Automation
7 42 (22.34%) DevOps
8 41 (21.81%) BDD
8 41 (21.81%) Line Management
9 37 (19.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 31 (16.49%) Web Design
11 30 (15.96%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (11.70%) Prototyping
13 20 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (10.11%) Data Visualisation
14 19 (10.11%) Scrum
14 19 (10.11%) Visualisation
15 18 (9.57%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 113 (60.11%) Java
2 95 (50.53%) JavaScript
3 41 (21.81%) Python
4 38 (20.21%) Ruby
5 32 (17.02%) SQL
6 18 (9.57%) C#
7 13 (6.91%) PHP
8 11 (5.85%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.32%) Scala
10 5 (2.66%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.66%) VBA
11 3 (1.60%) Go
11 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.06%) C++
12 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.53%) ES6
13 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (17.55%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.57%) Degree
3 16 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.38%) BC Cleared
4 12 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (6.38%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) FATCA
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Piwik
2 1 (0.53%) Control-M
2 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (15.43%) Oracle
2 17 (9.04%) SAP
3 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.06%) Infoflex
5 2 (1.06%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.53%) Apple
6 1 (0.53%) ATG
6 1 (0.53%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.53%) Google
6 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.53%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.53%) Pega
6 1 (0.53%) Solace
6 1 (0.53%) Tableau
6 1 (0.53%) VMware
6 1 (0.53%) Zend
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