Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 219 272 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.96% 28.72% 23.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.36% 29.76% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 192 208
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.87%
10th Percentile £285 £225 £225
90th Percentile £488 £506 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 899 914 1,005
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.23% 96.52% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 566 697
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £241
90th Percentile £550 £540 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 42
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.33 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.57% - +7.83%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £49.13 £23.65 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +7.69%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -1 173 £400 +6.67% 66
Doncaster -1 9 £285 -21.38% 18
Barnsley - 9 £350 - 7
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 106 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (35.16%) Java
3 67 (30.59%) SQL
4 60 (27.40%) JavaScript
5 57 (26.03%) SQL Server
6 54 (24.66%) TDD
7 51 (23.29%) HTML
8 49 (22.37%) CSS
8 49 (22.37%) Spring
9 46 (21.00%) .NET
10 41 (18.72%) OO
10 41 (18.72%) RESTful
11 37 (16.89%) Finance
12 35 (15.98%) C#
12 35 (15.98%) jQuery
13 34 (15.53%) Microsoft
14 31 (14.16%) Maven
14 31 (14.16%) Git (software)
15 30 (13.70%) Spring Boot
16 28 (12.79%) Java 8
17 26 (11.87%) Hibernate
18 25 (11.42%) BDD
19 24 (10.96%) Web Development
20 23 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
21 21 (9.59%) Jenkins
22 20 (9.13%) ETL
22 20 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 20 (9.13%) Test Automation
23 19 (8.68%) Web Services
23 19 (8.68%) MVC

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 14 (6.39%) Apache ServiceMix
2 13 (5.94%) JBoss
3 8 (3.65%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.28%) Confluence
4 5 (2.28%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (1.83%) CMS
5 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.37%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.91%) WildFly
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.46%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.46%) Moodle
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.20%) Google Tag Manager
3 6 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.37%) GitHub
5 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.91%) Office 365
6 1 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.46%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.74%) SMS
2 2 (0.91%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) Intranet
3 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.02%) MySQL
5 11 (5.02%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.02%) Power BI
6 10 (4.57%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.20%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.20%) QlikView
9 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.83%) SAP BW
11 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.91%) DataStage
12 2 (0.91%) DTS
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (14.16%) Git (software)
1 31 (14.16%) Maven
2 21 (9.59%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.31%) JUnit
4 14 (6.39%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.57%) Bitbucket
6 9 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.65%) JIRA
7 8 (3.65%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.74%) Subversion
8 6 (2.74%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.83%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.37%) Capybara
10 3 (1.37%) RSpec
11 2 (0.91%) Gradle
11 2 (0.91%) jMock
11 2 (0.91%) Mockito
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.91%) Toad
12 1 (0.46%) Ant
General
1 37 (16.89%) Finance
2 14 (6.39%) Banking
3 5 (2.28%) Retail
4 2 (0.91%) Billing
4 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.91%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Automotive
5 1 (0.46%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.29%) HTML
2 49 (22.37%) CSS
2 49 (22.37%) Spring
3 46 (21.00%) .NET
4 41 (18.72%) RESTful
5 35 (15.98%) jQuery
6 30 (13.70%) Spring Boot
7 26 (11.87%) Hibernate
8 19 (8.68%) Web Services
9 17 (7.76%) ASP.NET
9 17 (7.76%) Node.js
9 17 (7.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (7.76%) XML
10 16 (7.31%) AngularJS
10 16 (7.31%) HTML5
10 16 (7.31%) React
11 14 (6.39%) .NET Framework
11 14 (6.39%) Apache Camel
11 14 (6.39%) CSS3
12 12 (5.48%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (6.39%) Virtual Team
3 6 (2.74%) NHS
4 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.91%) W3C
6 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.46%) Replication
6 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.31%) Unix
2 15 (6.85%) Linux
3 7 (3.20%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.37%) MVS
5 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (24.66%) TDD
3 41 (18.72%) OO
4 25 (11.42%) BDD
5 24 (10.96%) Web Development
6 23 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (9.13%) ETL
7 20 (9.13%) Test Automation
8 19 (8.68%) MVC
9 18 (8.22%) Microservices
10 16 (7.31%) API Development
11 15 (6.85%) Scrum
12 14 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.94%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.57%) Workflow
15 9 (4.11%) Front End Development
15 9 (4.11%) Migration
16 6 (2.74%) API Integration
16 6 (2.74%) Mentoring
16 6 (2.74%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 77 (35.16%) Java
2 67 (30.59%) SQL
3 60 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.98%) C#
5 28 (12.79%) Java 8
6 18 (8.22%) Python
6 18 (8.22%) Ruby
7 17 (7.76%) PHP
8 15 (6.85%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.65%) Scala
10 7 (3.20%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.74%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.28%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.28%) VB
13 4 (1.83%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.37%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.37%) R
15 2 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.91%) X++
16 1 (0.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (1.37%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.91%) HND
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) GCP
1 6 (2.74%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.74%) Docker
2 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) Grafana
1 6 (2.74%) Prometheus
2 3 (1.37%) QRadar
3 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.91%) Terraform
4 1 (0.46%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.85%) Oracle
3 14 (6.39%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.57%) MuleSoft
4 10 (4.57%) Tableau
5 7 (3.20%) Google
5 7 (3.20%) IBM
6 6 (2.74%) Splunk
7 4 (1.83%) SAP
8 3 (1.37%) Cognos
9 2 (0.91%) Adobe
9 2 (0.91%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.91%) Nintex
9 2 (0.91%) Sybase
10 1 (0.46%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.46%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.46%) Sitecore