Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 245 164 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 26.26% 19.71% 26.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.78% 20.71% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 123 227
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.65% +4.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £282 £291 £246
90th Percentile £550 £510 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.19 - £50.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00

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 882 792 1,084
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.19% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 455 731
South Yorkshire median daily rate £424 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £205 £225
90th Percentile £575 £583 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 52
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £20.66 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.80% +32.34% +20.06%
10th Percentile £9.43 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.10 £34.83
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% -

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 18 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 January 2019. 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 +1 191 £475 +22.58% 103
Doncaster +3 16 £288 -15.44% 41
Barnsley - 3 £250 - 7
Rotherham +6 2 £350 +2.94% 9
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 138 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (39.59%) JavaScript
3 87 (35.51%) Java
4 83 (33.88%) C#
5 79 (32.24%) .NET
6 72 (29.39%) SQL
7 69 (28.16%) HTML
8 63 (25.71%) CSS
9 61 (24.90%) Node.js
10 54 (22.04%) Web Development
11 53 (21.63%) TDD
12 48 (19.59%) Spring
13 46 (18.78%) MVC
13 46 (18.78%) DevOps
14 44 (17.96%) SQL Server
15 43 (17.55%) Test Automation
15 43 (17.55%) RESTful
16 42 (17.14%) ASP.NET
17 40 (16.33%) Microsoft
18 39 (15.92%) jQuery
18 39 (15.92%) AngularJS
19 37 (15.10%) Spring Boot
19 37 (15.10%) Finance
20 36 (14.69%) Git (software)
21 35 (14.29%) Linux
22 33 (13.47%) Java 8
23 32 (13.06%) Hibernate
23 32 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
24 31 (12.65%) Unix
25 30 (12.24%) Continuous Deployment

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 10 (4.08%) Apache ServiceMix
2 7 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.04%) Apache
3 5 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.22%) Confluence
5 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.22%) Jetty
5 3 (1.22%) nginx
5 3 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.82%) IIS
6 2 (0.82%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.41%) CMS
7 1 (0.41%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (11.02%) GitHub
3 15 (6.12%) Heroku
4 14 (5.71%) PaaS
5 13 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.04%) SaaS
7 4 (1.63%) IaaS
8 3 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.22%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.86%) HTTP
2 4 (1.63%) SSL
3 3 (1.22%) DHCP
3 3 (1.22%) DNS
3 3 (1.22%) FTP
3 3 (1.22%) Intranet
3 3 (1.22%) IPsec
3 3 (1.22%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.82%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.82%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.41%) AMQP
5 1 (0.41%) ATM
5 1 (0.41%) Internet
5 1 (0.41%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.94%) Power BI
5 14 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (3.27%) OLAP
7 7 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
7 7 (2.86%) QlikView
7 7 (2.86%) Star Schema
8 6 (2.45%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.04%) MySQL
9 5 (2.04%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.82%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.41%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.53%) Maven
3 12 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.27%) JIRA
5 7 (2.86%) JUnit
5 7 (2.86%) Xcode
6 6 (2.45%) Spock
6 6 (2.45%) Toad
7 5 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.04%) Gradle
7 5 (2.04%) gulp
7 5 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.04%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.04%) Subversion
8 4 (1.63%) Ant
9 3 (1.22%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.22%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (1.22%) Selenium
10 2 (0.82%) git-flow
10 2 (0.82%) Sinon.JS
General
1 37 (15.10%) Finance
2 12 (4.90%) Banking
3 6 (2.45%) Retail
4 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (32.24%) .NET
2 69 (28.16%) HTML
3 63 (25.71%) CSS
4 61 (24.90%) Node.js
5 48 (19.59%) Spring
6 43 (17.55%) RESTful
7 42 (17.14%) ASP.NET
8 39 (15.92%) AngularJS
8 39 (15.92%) jQuery
9 37 (15.10%) Spring Boot
10 32 (13.06%) Hibernate
11 29 (11.84%) React
12 28 (11.43%) Web Services
13 27 (11.02%) REST
14 17 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (6.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
16 15 (6.12%) Express
16 15 (6.12%) JPA
17 14 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (4.49%) User Experience
3 8 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.22%) Robotics
5 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.41%) AS400
6 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.41%) iSeries
6 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.41%) Tandem
6 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.29%) Linux
2 31 (12.65%) Unix
3 13 (5.31%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.63%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.22%) Windows
7 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.04%) Web Development
3 53 (21.63%) TDD
4 46 (18.78%) DevOps
4 46 (18.78%) MVC
5 43 (17.55%) Test Automation
6 30 (12.24%) Continuous Deployment
7 26 (10.61%) Microservices
8 23 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (7.35%) ETL
11 15 (6.12%) Migration
11 15 (6.12%) Scrum
12 14 (5.71%) Open Source
13 13 (5.31%) Configuration Management
13 13 (5.31%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.31%) OO
13 13 (5.31%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (5.31%) Web Design
14 11 (4.49%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 97 (39.59%) JavaScript
2 87 (35.51%) Java
3 83 (33.88%) C#
4 72 (29.39%) SQL
5 33 (13.47%) Java 8
6 19 (7.76%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.71%) Python
8 12 (4.90%) PHP
9 11 (4.49%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.08%) ES6
11 8 (3.27%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.86%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.04%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.63%) Scala
14 4 (1.63%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.22%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.22%) Ruby
16 2 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.04%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.82%) Degree
6 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (2.45%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (8.98%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (4.49%) Ansible
2 4 (1.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.41%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.41%) Kibana
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.76%) Oracle
3 6 (2.45%) Apple
4 5 (2.04%) Google
5 4 (1.63%) IBM
5 4 (1.63%) Tableau
6 3 (1.22%) Blue Prism
6 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.22%) SAP
6 3 (1.22%) VMware
7 2 (0.82%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.82%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.82%) Talend
8 1 (0.41%) HP
8 1 (0.41%) Informatica
8 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.41%) UiPath
8 1 (0.41%) Xamarin