Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 211 218 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.16% 26.30% 25.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.37% 27.59% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 165 229
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +8.15%
10th Percentile £268 £269 £238
90th Percentile £475 £525 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.50 - £16.09

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 903 790 1,013
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.30% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 442 713
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £228 £181 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 39
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.41% -8.93% +12.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.50 £9.40
90th Percentile £51.00 £22.14 £29.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.61 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +27.77% -3.70% +3.85%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 159 £400 +1.27% 76
Doncaster -3 12 £285 -16.18% 8
Barnsley +1 10 £388 - 4
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.60%) Java
3 70 (33.18%) SQL
4 51 (24.17%) JavaScript
5 45 (21.33%) TDD
6 42 (19.91%) HTML
7 39 (18.48%) Spring
8 35 (16.59%) .NET
9 34 (16.11%) PHP
9 34 (16.11%) CSS
10 33 (15.64%) Oracle
11 29 (13.74%) Java 8
12 28 (13.27%) Spring Boot
12 28 (13.27%) C#
13 27 (12.80%) SQL Server
13 27 (12.80%) Git (software)
14 26 (12.32%) Python
14 26 (12.32%) Microservices
15 25 (11.85%) Finance
16 23 (10.90%) OO
16 23 (10.90%) Web Development
17 22 (10.43%) RESTful
18 21 (9.95%) Symfony
18 21 (9.95%) jQuery
18 21 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (9.95%) Hibernate
18 21 (9.95%) Scrum
19 20 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (9.48%) Banking
20 19 (9.00%) JIRA

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 11 (5.21%) Confluence
2 8 (3.79%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.84%) SAS
4 4 (1.90%) Apache
4 4 (1.90%) CMS
4 4 (1.90%) Mule
5 2 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.95%) JBoss
5 2 (0.95%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.47%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) Kentico
6 1 (0.47%) Moodle
6 1 (0.47%) nginx
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.32%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.74%) GitHub
2 8 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (3.79%) Google Tag Manager
3 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.47%) Boomi
5 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.84%) VPN
2 4 (1.90%) SMS
3 2 (0.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.21%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.74%) MySQL
5 9 (4.27%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (4.27%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.79%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.32%) Big Data
8 5 (2.37%) OLAP
8 5 (2.37%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.37%) Star Schema
9 4 (1.90%) QlikView
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.00%) JIRA
3 14 (6.64%) Maven
4 12 (5.69%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.21%) Bitbucket
5 11 (5.21%) Toad
6 9 (4.27%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.32%) gulp
8 7 (3.32%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.84%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.42%) Subversion
10 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.42%) Xcode
11 2 (0.95%) Ant
11 2 (0.95%) Gradle
11 2 (0.95%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.47%) PVCS
12 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 25 (11.85%) Finance
2 20 (9.48%) Banking
3 9 (4.27%) Retail
4 2 (0.95%) Billing
4 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.91%) HTML
2 39 (18.48%) Spring
3 35 (16.59%) .NET
4 34 (16.11%) CSS
5 28 (13.27%) Spring Boot
6 22 (10.43%) RESTful
7 21 (9.95%) Hibernate
7 21 (9.95%) jQuery
7 21 (9.95%) Symfony
8 17 (8.06%) Handlebars
8 17 (8.06%) Sass
9 15 (7.11%) Smarty
9 15 (7.11%) Twig
10 14 (6.64%) AngularJS
11 10 (4.74%) React
12 9 (4.27%) Kafka
12 9 (4.27%) REST
12 9 (4.27%) Web Services
13 8 (3.79%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (3.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.64%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.95%) NHS
6 2 (0.95%) User Experience
6 2 (0.95%) W3C
7 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
7 1 (0.47%) Robotics
7 1 (0.47%) Social Media
7 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.11%) Linux
1 15 (7.11%) Unix
2 6 (2.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.90%) Windows
4 3 (1.42%) Android
5 2 (0.95%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.33%) TDD
3 26 (12.32%) Microservices
4 23 (10.90%) OO
4 23 (10.90%) Web Development
5 21 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (9.95%) Scrum
6 19 (9.00%) ETL
7 17 (8.06%) DevOps
7 17 (8.06%) Unit Testing
8 15 (7.11%) Test Automation
9 14 (6.64%) MVC
9 14 (6.64%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.27%) BDD
10 9 (4.27%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.27%) Kanban
11 8 (3.79%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (3.79%) Workflow
12 7 (3.32%) API Integration
12 7 (3.32%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 73 (34.60%) Java
2 70 (33.18%) SQL
3 51 (24.17%) JavaScript
4 34 (16.11%) PHP
5 29 (13.74%) Java 8
6 28 (13.27%) C#
7 26 (12.32%) Python
8 19 (9.00%) PL/SQL
9 18 (8.53%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.27%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.79%) Ruby
12 7 (3.32%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.32%) VB
12 7 (3.32%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.90%) R
15 3 (1.42%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.42%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.42%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (0.95%) HND
1 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) QA
2 8 (3.79%) GCP
3 2 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 8 (3.79%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.84%) Ansible
2 6 (2.84%) Terraform
3 3 (1.42%) QRadar
4 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.47%) cPanel
5 1 (0.47%) Kibana
5 1 (0.47%) Plesk
Vendors
1 33 (15.64%) Oracle
2 17 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.21%) Google
4 7 (3.32%) MuleSoft
5 6 (2.84%) SaltStack
5 6 (2.84%) Tableau
6 5 (2.37%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.90%) Apple
8 3 (1.42%) IBM
8 3 (1.42%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.95%) Adobe
9 2 (0.95%) Cognos
9 2 (0.95%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.95%) hybris
9 2 (0.95%) Sybase
10 1 (0.47%) Dell
10 1 (0.47%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.47%) Informatica
10 1 (0.47%) SAP
10 1 (0.47%) Talend