Period
to 6 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 60 312 214
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.81% 26.69% 21.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.17% 27.88% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 230 153
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £268
90th Percentile £518 £550 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £24.19 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.30 £35.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -27.71% -23.08% +7.06%

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 371 1,119 931
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.60% 95.72% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 764 584
Median daily rate £425 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +10.43% +1.88%
10th Percentile £300 £221 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £17.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -25.80% +29.78%
10th Percentile £10.26 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.54 £32.38 £51.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.45
% change year-on-year +12.90% -5.78% +31.57%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in South Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Developer in South Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Developer in South Yorkshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Developer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Developer in South Yorkshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Developer in South Yorkshire.

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 6 July 2020. 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 -11 45 £400 -15.79% 43
Doncaster +13 6 £334 +7.66% 14
Rotherham 0 1 £450 +80.00% 2
Barnsley -1 1 £575 +6.98% 2
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 23 (38.33%) C#
2 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (31.67%) .NET
3 19 (31.67%) SQL
4 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.67%) Finance
6 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (23.33%) MVC
8 13 (21.67%) HTML
8 13 (21.67%) CSS
8 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.33%) Java
10 10 (16.67%) WCF
10 10 (16.67%) TypeScript
10 10 (16.67%) React
11 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (15.00%) RESTful
11 9 (15.00%) Retail
11 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
12 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
12 8 (13.33%) Microservices
12 8 (13.33%) RxJS
12 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio Code
12 8 (13.33%) GitHub
13 7 (11.67%) .NET Core
13 7 (11.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
13 7 (11.67%) Change Management
13 7 (11.67%) Web Development

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 5 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) GitHub
2 7 (11.67%) Azure
3 5 (8.33%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.33%) GCP
5 1 (1.67%) AWS
5 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.33%) Power BI
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.33%) DataStage
6 2 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio Code
2 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.33%) JIRA
4 3 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Retail
3 5 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.00%) Law
4 3 (5.00%) Publishing
5 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
2 13 (21.67%) CSS
2 13 (21.67%) HTML
3 10 (16.67%) React
3 10 (16.67%) WCF
4 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (15.00%) RESTful
5 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (13.33%) RxJS
6 7 (11.67%) .NET Core
6 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
6 7 (11.67%) jQuery
7 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.33%) LINQ
9 4 (6.67%) JSON
9 4 (6.67%) Web Services
10 3 (5.00%) Spring
10 3 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.00%) Blog
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Android
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) MVC
3 8 (13.33%) Microservices
4 7 (11.67%) Change Management
4 7 (11.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (11.67%) Web Development
5 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (8.33%) Sprint Planning
6 5 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (6.67%) DevOps
7 4 (6.67%) High Availability
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Web Design
8 3 (5.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.00%) Open Source
8 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) C#
2 19 (31.67%) SQL
3 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.33%) Java
5 10 (16.67%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.00%) C++
6 3 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (5.00%) Java 8
6 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.33%) Go
8 1 (1.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) HND
1 1 (1.67%) MCSD
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Google
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) MuleSoft
5 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.33%) Confluent
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Birst
7 1 (1.67%) Facebook
7 1 (1.67%) Infor
7 1 (1.67%) WooCommerce
7 1 (1.67%) YouTube