Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 206 157 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 24.26% 19.77% 27.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.40% 20.69% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 120 241
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £268 £269 £258
90th Percentile £488 £525 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £380
% change year-on-year +2.24% +2.96% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.50 - £47.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 811 759 1,053
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 95.59% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 422 716
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -0.61% +10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £240
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 48
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.85% +18.96%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.83 £9.35
90th Percentile £32.75 £29.90 £38.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.96
% change year-on-year +10.71% +0.30% +3.89%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in South Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in South Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in South Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in South Yorkshire

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 Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 152 £403 +7.33% 61
Doncaster -3 15 £288 -15.44% 29
Barnsley -1 2 £625 - 15
Developer
Yorkshire

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 92 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (35.92%) Java
3 67 (32.52%) SQL
4 50 (24.27%) JavaScript
5 41 (19.90%) HTML
6 38 (18.45%) Spring
7 37 (17.96%) TDD
7 37 (17.96%) CSS
8 35 (16.99%) Oracle
9 34 (16.50%) Java 8
10 31 (15.05%) C#
11 29 (14.08%) .NET
11 29 (14.08%) DevOps
12 28 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (13.11%) PHP
13 27 (13.11%) AngularJS
13 27 (13.11%) Microservices
14 25 (12.14%) Spring Boot
15 24 (11.65%) Docker
15 24 (11.65%) ETL
15 24 (11.65%) Python
15 24 (11.65%) Finance
16 22 (10.68%) jQuery
17 21 (10.19%) JIRA
17 21 (10.19%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (9.71%) PL/SQL
18 20 (9.71%) SQL Server
18 20 (9.71%) Scrum
19 19 (9.22%) MVC
19 19 (9.22%) Linux

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 12 (5.83%) Confluence
2 8 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.40%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (3.40%) SAS
4 5 (2.43%) Apache
5 4 (1.94%) Mule
6 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.97%) JBoss
7 2 (0.97%) nginx
7 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) Jetty
8 1 (0.49%) Kentico
8 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.34%) GitHub
3 8 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.97%) SaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.49%) Boomi
6 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Serverless
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.91%) VPN
2 1 (0.49%) AMQP
2 1 (0.49%) Intranet
2 1 (0.49%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.49%) Skype
2 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.19%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (9.71%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.31%) Oracle ODI
4 11 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.85%) OLAP
6 9 (4.37%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.37%) Oracle OLAP
6 9 (4.37%) Star Schema
7 8 (3.88%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.40%) Big Data
8 7 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.40%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.91%) MySQL
9 6 (2.91%) QlikView
9 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.94%) Power BI
12 3 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (10.19%) JIRA
2 19 (9.22%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.83%) Maven
3 12 (5.83%) Toad
4 11 (5.34%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.85%) Bitbucket
6 9 (4.37%) gulp
6 9 (4.37%) PHPUnit
7 8 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.43%) Xcode
10 4 (1.94%) Ant
10 4 (1.94%) Gradle
10 4 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.46%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.46%) Selenium
11 3 (1.46%) Subversion
11 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.97%) Sinon.JS
13 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (11.65%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Banking
3 7 (3.40%) Retail
4 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.90%) HTML
2 38 (18.45%) Spring
3 37 (17.96%) CSS
4 29 (14.08%) .NET
5 27 (13.11%) AngularJS
6 25 (12.14%) Spring Boot
7 22 (10.68%) jQuery
8 18 (8.74%) Web Services
9 17 (8.25%) Hibernate
10 16 (7.77%) RESTful
10 16 (7.77%) Symfony
11 15 (7.28%) REST
12 13 (6.31%) Kafka
13 12 (5.83%) ActiveMQ
13 12 (5.83%) ASP.NET
14 11 (5.34%) React
14 11 (5.34%) Sass
15 10 (4.85%) Handlebars
15 10 (4.85%) HTML5
15 10 (4.85%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (1.94%) User Experience
4 3 (1.46%) Robotics
5 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.49%) AS400
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.49%) iSeries
6 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.49%) NHS
6 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.22%) Linux
2 11 (5.34%) Unix
3 8 (3.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.94%) Windows
5 3 (1.46%) Android
6 2 (0.97%) Solaris
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (17.96%) TDD
3 29 (14.08%) DevOps
4 28 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (13.11%) Microservices
6 24 (11.65%) ETL
7 20 (9.71%) Scrum
8 19 (9.22%) MVC
8 19 (9.22%) Unit Testing
9 17 (8.25%) OO
10 14 (6.80%) Web Development
11 13 (6.31%) Data Modelling
12 12 (5.83%) Migration
13 11 (5.34%) Data Integration
13 11 (5.34%) Test Automation
14 10 (4.85%) BDD
15 9 (4.37%) Change Data Capture
15 9 (4.37%) E-Commerce
15 9 (4.37%) Inmon Methodology
15 9 (4.37%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 74 (35.92%) Java
2 67 (32.52%) SQL
3 50 (24.27%) JavaScript
4 34 (16.50%) Java 8
5 31 (15.05%) C#
6 27 (13.11%) PHP
7 24 (11.65%) Python
8 20 (9.71%) PL/SQL
9 16 (7.77%) Shell Script
10 12 (5.83%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.37%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.43%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.43%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.94%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.94%) Ruby
13 4 (1.94%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.94%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.46%) R
14 3 (1.46%) VB
15 2 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (0.97%) Degree
1 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
1 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) QA
System Software
1 24 (11.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 12 (5.83%) Ansible
2 9 (4.37%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.40%) Terraform
4 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.49%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.49%) cPanel
5 1 (0.49%) Kibana
5 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) Plesk
5 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (16.99%) Oracle
2 8 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.40%) MuleSoft
3 7 (3.40%) Tableau
4 6 (2.91%) Apple
4 6 (2.91%) SaltStack
5 5 (2.43%) Ab Initio
6 4 (1.94%) Google
7 3 (1.46%) Blue Prism
7 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.46%) SAP
7 3 (1.46%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.97%) hybris
8 2 (0.97%) IBM
8 2 (0.97%) Informatica
9 1 (0.49%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.49%) Dell
9 1 (0.49%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.49%) Talend
9 1 (0.49%) TIBCO