The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Developer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 47 41 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.80% 2.58% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 2.67% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £393 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.72% -24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £238 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £305 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £313
% change year-on-year -0.74% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £47.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -12.23% +370.00%  

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 359 412 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 95.48% 96.49% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 269 155
Median daily rate £425 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Median hourly rate £16.24 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.96% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £17.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield that featured Web Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Sheffield

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Sheffield

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in Sheffield over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Developer in Sheffield

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Sheffield

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Web 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 Web Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) Laravel
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) ERP
6 1 (14.29%) JMS
6 1 (14.29%) ECMAScript
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (14.29%) NHS
6 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (14.29%) JDBC

Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Mockito
2 1 (14.29%) Spock
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Laravel
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) ECMAScript
3 1 (14.29%) ES6
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Solace