Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 183 293 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.43% 26.54% 21.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.59% 27.88% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 210 187
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +10.77%
10th Percentile £277 £239 £225
90th Percentile £500 £488 £535
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £46.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +15.63% +13.48%

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 810 1,051 976
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.20% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 671 679
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £568
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 59
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £15.72 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.70% +20.88% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.50 £9.20
90th Percentile £49.50 £33.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.96 £13.60
% change year-on-year +7.47% +2.67% +4.58%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -1 146 £400 - 55
Doncaster -3 10 £250 -26.47% 12
Barnsley -1 1 £285 -5.00% 6
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 87 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (42.62%) Java
3 52 (28.42%) SQL
4 48 (26.23%) JavaScript
5 47 (25.68%) SQL Server
6 46 (25.14%) CSS
6 46 (25.14%) TDD
7 45 (24.59%) Spring
8 42 (22.95%) HTML
9 38 (20.77%) RESTful
10 33 (18.03%) OO
11 32 (17.49%) Finance
12 30 (16.39%) .NET
12 30 (16.39%) Maven
13 28 (15.30%) Git (software)
14 27 (14.75%) jQuery
15 26 (14.21%) C#
16 24 (13.11%) Hibernate
17 23 (12.57%) Microsoft
17 23 (12.57%) BDD
18 22 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (11.48%) Web Services
19 21 (11.48%) Spring Boot
20 20 (10.93%) Jenkins
21 19 (10.38%) XML
21 19 (10.38%) ETL
21 19 (10.38%) JBoss
22 18 (9.84%) Web Development
23 17 (9.29%) Ruby
23 17 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 19 (10.38%) JBoss
2 14 (7.65%) Apache ServiceMix
3 12 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.83%) Confluence
5 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.73%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (1.64%) CMS
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.09%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.09%) WildFly
7 2 (1.09%) WordPress
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.64%) Office 365
5 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.09%) GitHub
6 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.55%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) SMS
2 3 (1.64%) HTTP
2 3 (1.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.01%) Power BI
5 10 (5.46%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.92%) MySQL
6 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.28%) QlikView
9 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.73%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.19%) SAP BW
10 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (16.39%) Maven
2 28 (15.30%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.93%) Jenkins
4 16 (8.74%) JUnit
5 14 (7.65%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.46%) Bitbucket
7 8 (4.37%) Subversion
8 7 (3.83%) JIRA
9 6 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.28%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.19%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.64%) Ant
12 2 (1.09%) Capybara
12 2 (1.09%) Gradle
12 2 (1.09%) jMock
12 2 (1.09%) Mockito
12 2 (1.09%) RSpec
12 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.55%) JIRA Agile
13 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (17.49%) Finance
2 7 (3.83%) Banking
3 4 (2.19%) Retail
4 2 (1.09%) Billing
4 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Automotive
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.55%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.14%) CSS
2 45 (24.59%) Spring
3 42 (22.95%) HTML
4 38 (20.77%) RESTful
5 30 (16.39%) .NET
6 27 (14.75%) jQuery
7 24 (13.11%) Hibernate
8 21 (11.48%) Spring Boot
8 21 (11.48%) Web Services
9 19 (10.38%) XML
10 17 (9.29%) ASP.NET
11 16 (8.74%) Node.js
11 16 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (8.20%) AngularJS
12 15 (8.20%) React
13 14 (7.65%) Apache Camel
13 14 (7.65%) SOAP
14 13 (7.10%) CSS3
14 13 (7.10%) HTML5
15 10 (5.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.65%) Virtual Team
2 13 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.73%) NHS
4 3 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.74%) Linux
2 14 (7.65%) Unix
3 11 (6.01%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.64%) MVS
5 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.14%) TDD
3 33 (18.03%) OO
4 23 (12.57%) BDD
5 22 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (10.38%) ETL
7 18 (9.84%) Web Development
8 17 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.74%) API Development
9 16 (8.74%) MVC
9 16 (8.74%) Scrum
10 15 (8.20%) Test Automation
11 13 (7.10%) Migration
12 12 (6.56%) Microservices
13 10 (5.46%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.37%) Software Engineering
15 6 (3.28%) DevOps
15 6 (3.28%) Front End Development
15 6 (3.28%) Mobile First
15 6 (3.28%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 78 (42.62%) Java
2 52 (28.42%) SQL
3 48 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.21%) C#
5 17 (9.29%) Ruby
6 13 (7.10%) T-SQL
7 12 (6.56%) Python
8 9 (4.92%) PHP
9 7 (3.83%) Scala
10 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.09%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.09%) R
11 2 (1.09%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.09%) X++
12 1 (0.55%) Groovy
12 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.09%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) GCP
2 4 (2.19%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (4.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Grafana
1 6 (3.28%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.09%) Terraform
3 1 (0.55%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.65%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.10%) Oracle
4 9 (4.92%) Tableau
5 8 (4.37%) IBM
5 8 (4.37%) MuleSoft
6 6 (3.28%) Splunk
7 5 (2.73%) SAP
8 2 (1.09%) Zend
9 1 (0.55%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.55%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.55%) Cognos
9 1 (0.55%) Lotus
9 1 (0.55%) Nintex