The median contractor rate for a Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 146 136 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 32.37% 24.64% 22.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.64% 25.66% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 102 67
Median daily rate £390 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 434 530 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 96.23% 96.01% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 363 262
Median daily rate £400 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +64.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 118 £423 +20.71% 24
Doncaster -1 15 £378 +51.00% 7
Rotherham - 1 £313 -
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 132 (46.64%) CSS
2 131 (46.29%) Java
3 120 (42.40%) JavaScript
4 119 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (39.93%) HTML
6 80 (28.27%) Git (software)
7 74 (26.15%) TDD
8 70 (24.73%) Linux
9 66 (23.32%) Web Development
10 64 (22.61%) Front End Development
11 60 (21.20%) SQL
12 55 (19.43%) Unix
13 52 (18.37%) Mac OS X
14 47 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (15.90%) Web Services
16 43 (15.19%) SQL Server
17 40 (14.13%) RESTful
17 40 (14.13%) Relational Database
18 39 (13.78%) Mentoring
18 39 (13.78%) Python
19 38 (13.43%) C#
19 38 (13.43%) DevOps
19 38 (13.43%) BDD
20 37 (13.07%) Configuration Management
20 37 (13.07%) Web Design
21 36 (12.72%) AngularJS
22 35 (12.37%) Node.js
22 35 (12.37%) REST
22 35 (12.37%) Ruby
23 32 (11.31%) OO

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 (3.53%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.47%) CMS
3 6 (2.12%) Drupal
4 5 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (1.41%) Jetty
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.71%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.71%) nginx
7 2 (0.71%) WordPress
8 1 (0.35%) Apache
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Kentico
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.42%) GitHub
2 14 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.41%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.35%) Google Play
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.83%) HTTP
2 4 (1.41%) Internet
3 3 (1.06%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) Skype
4 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.13%) Relational Database
3 26 (9.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (6.71%) NoSQL
5 19 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.01%) MySQL
7 14 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.41%) MS Access
12 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.41%) Redis
13 2 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 80 (28.27%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.36%) Subversion
3 10 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.83%) Mercurial
4 8 (2.83%) Mockito
5 7 (2.47%) jMock
5 7 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.12%) Maven
6 6 (2.12%) Selenium
6 6 (2.12%) Spock
6 6 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.77%) EasyMock
7 5 (1.77%) JIRA
7 5 (1.77%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.41%) Gradle
8 4 (1.41%) JUnit
8 4 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.06%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.06%) TestNG
General
1 17 (6.01%) Finance
2 7 (2.47%) Advertising
3 6 (2.12%) Banking
4 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.06%) Electronics
6 3 (1.06%) Marketing
7 2 (0.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (46.64%) CSS
2 113 (39.93%) HTML
3 45 (15.90%) Web Services
4 40 (14.13%) RESTful
5 36 (12.72%) AngularJS
6 35 (12.37%) Node.js
6 35 (12.37%) REST
7 30 (10.60%) .NET
7 30 (10.60%) Spring
8 29 (10.25%) jQuery
9 28 (9.89%) HTML5
10 27 (9.54%) CSS3
11 18 (6.36%) Backbone.js
12 17 (6.01%) Entity Framework
12 17 (6.01%) Laravel
12 17 (6.01%) React
13 16 (5.65%) SOAP
14 14 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (4.59%) ASP.NET
16 12 (4.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.31%) User Experience
2 9 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.47%) Algorithms
3 7 (2.47%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.47%) NHS
4 6 (2.12%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.06%) RIA
7 2 (0.71%) Blog
8 1 (0.35%) Apple TV
8 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.73%) Linux
2 55 (19.43%) Unix
3 52 (18.37%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.12%) Windows
5 5 (1.77%) CentOS
6 3 (1.06%) Android
7 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (26.15%) TDD
3 66 (23.32%) Web Development
4 64 (22.61%) Front End Development
5 47 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (13.78%) Mentoring
7 38 (13.43%) BDD
7 38 (13.43%) DevOps
8 37 (13.07%) Configuration Management
8 37 (13.07%) Web Design
9 32 (11.31%) OO
9 32 (11.31%) Responsive Web Design
10 31 (10.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 31 (10.95%) Line Management
11 30 (10.60%) Automated Testing
12 28 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (8.83%) Visualisation
14 19 (6.71%) MVC
15 16 (5.65%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 16 (5.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 131 (46.29%) Java
2 120 (42.40%) JavaScript
3 60 (21.20%) SQL
4 39 (13.78%) Python
5 38 (13.43%) C#
6 35 (12.37%) Ruby
7 15 (5.30%) Scala
7 15 (5.30%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.95%) PHP
9 11 (3.89%) VB.NET
9 11 (3.89%) VBA
10 8 (2.83%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.77%) Clojure
11 5 (1.77%) Groovy
12 3 (1.06%) ES6
12 3 (1.06%) Go
12 3 (1.06%) VB
13 2 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.35%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.83%) BC Cleared
2 8 (2.83%) Degree
3 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.41%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) FATCA
4 1 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (5.30%) Docker
2 5 (1.77%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.83%) Ansible
2 5 (1.77%) Kibana
2 5 (1.77%) logstash
2 5 (1.77%) Puppet
3 3 (1.06%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.71%) Piwik
Vendors
1 29 (10.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.36%) Oracle
3 7 (2.47%) SAP
4 6 (2.12%) Tableau
5 4 (1.41%) Adobe
5 4 (1.41%) DevExpress
5 4 (1.41%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.06%) Ensighten
6 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.71%) Infoflex
8 1 (0.35%) Apple
8 1 (0.35%) Google
8 1 (0.35%) IFS
8 1 (0.35%) Infor
8 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.35%) Solace
8 1 (0.35%) VMware
8 1 (0.35%) Zend
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Barnsley Borough Council
Rate: £33,437 - £36,379
Posted: 13 days ago