The median contractor rate for a Developer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 96 106 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 29.81% 23.93% 23.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.89% 25.24% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 76 67
Median daily rate £380 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £264 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
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 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 301 420 400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.48% 94.81% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 302 236
Median daily rate £375 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +22.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £32.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 0 69 £438 +16.66% 34
Doncaster 0 13 £300 +1.26% 9
Rotherham +2 1 £400 +6.66% 2
Barnsley +1 1 - - 2
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 130 (52.63%) Java
2 125 (50.61%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (49.39%) CSS
4 120 (48.58%) JavaScript
5 95 (38.46%) HTML
6 85 (34.41%) Git (software)
7 81 (32.79%) Linux
8 80 (32.39%) TDD
9 66 (26.72%) Unix
10 63 (25.51%) Mac OS X
11 59 (23.89%) Web Development
11 59 (23.89%) Relational Database
12 53 (21.46%) Web Services
13 52 (21.05%) SQL
14 51 (20.65%) Front End Development
15 50 (20.24%) Mentoring
16 48 (19.43%) Test Automation
16 48 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (18.62%) Configuration Management
18 45 (18.22%) Python
19 44 (17.81%) DevOps
19 44 (17.81%) BDD
20 42 (17.00%) Line Management
21 41 (16.60%) User Experience
21 41 (16.60%) Ruby
22 38 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
23 37 (14.98%) REST
23 37 (14.98%) Web Design
24 36 (14.57%) Oracle
25 35 (14.17%) Security Cleared

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 8 (3.24%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.83%) CMS
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.21%) Apache
4 3 (1.21%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.81%) Drupal
5 2 (0.81%) JBoss
5 2 (0.81%) Moodle
5 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.40%) nginx
6 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.62%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.40%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.12%) HTTP
2 4 (1.62%) Internet
3 2 (0.81%) Skype
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) SMTP
4 1 (0.40%) SSH
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (23.89%) Relational Database
2 28 (11.34%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.67%) Oracle Database
6 13 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.45%) MySQL
9 9 (3.64%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.24%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (2.43%) SAP BW
11 6 (2.43%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (2.43%) SAP HANA
12 5 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 85 (34.41%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.45%) Subversion
3 7 (2.83%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.43%) JUnit
5 5 (2.02%) Maven
6 4 (1.62%) Grunt
6 4 (1.62%) JIRA
6 4 (1.62%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.21%) Gradle
7 3 (1.21%) Mockito
7 3 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.81%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.81%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.81%) jMock
8 2 (0.81%) NUnit
8 2 (0.81%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (9.72%) Finance
2 13 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.86%) Electronics
3 12 (4.86%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.86%) Marketing
4 7 (2.83%) Banking
5 4 (1.62%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (49.39%) CSS
2 95 (38.46%) HTML
3 53 (21.46%) Web Services
4 37 (14.98%) REST
5 32 (12.96%) AngularJS
6 30 (12.15%) .NET
7 27 (10.93%) RESTful
8 25 (10.12%) React
9 23 (9.31%) Node.js
10 21 (8.50%) CSS3
10 21 (8.50%) Spring
11 19 (7.69%) ASP.NET
11 19 (7.69%) HTML5
12 18 (7.29%) jQuery
13 16 (6.48%) XML
14 15 (6.07%) Entity Framework
15 12 (4.86%) SOAP
16 11 (4.45%) JSON
17 10 (4.05%) .NET Framework
17 10 (4.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.60%) User Experience
2 20 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.45%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.62%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.62%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.21%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) iPad
8 2 (0.81%) RIA
8 2 (0.81%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.40%) Apple TV
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Robotics
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (32.79%) Linux
2 66 (26.72%) Unix
3 63 (25.51%) Mac OS X
4 10 (4.05%) Windows
5 7 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.43%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.21%) Android
9 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (50.61%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.39%) TDD
3 59 (23.89%) Web Development
4 51 (20.65%) Front End Development
5 50 (20.24%) Mentoring
6 48 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (19.43%) Test Automation
7 46 (18.62%) Configuration Management
8 44 (17.81%) BDD
8 44 (17.81%) DevOps
9 42 (17.00%) Line Management
10 38 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 37 (14.98%) Web Design
12 33 (13.36%) Responsive Web Design
13 27 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (10.12%) OO
15 23 (9.31%) Prototyping
15 23 (9.31%) Visualisation
16 22 (8.91%) Scrum
17 20 (8.10%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 130 (52.63%) Java
2 120 (48.58%) JavaScript
3 52 (21.05%) SQL
4 45 (18.22%) Python
5 41 (16.60%) Ruby
6 32 (12.96%) C#
7 16 (6.48%) T-SQL
8 13 (5.26%) PHP
9 10 (4.05%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.05%) Scala
10 8 (3.24%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.43%) VBA
12 3 (1.21%) Go
12 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.81%) C++
13 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.40%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.29%) Degree
3 16 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.86%) BC Cleared
4 12 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (4.86%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) FATCA
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (2.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Piwik
2 1 (0.40%) Control-M
2 1 (0.40%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (14.57%) Oracle
2 18 (7.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.88%) SAP
4 7 (2.83%) Tableau
5 5 (2.02%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.62%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.81%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.81%) Infoflex
8 1 (0.40%) Apple
8 1 (0.40%) ATG
8 1 (0.40%) Google
8 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.40%) Lotus
8 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.40%) Pega
8 1 (0.40%) Solace
8 1 (0.40%) VMware
8 1 (0.40%) Zend
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago