Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 147 325 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.60% 26.84% 17.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.31% 28.26% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 254 159
South Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £276 £252 £263
90th Percentile £523 £488 £533
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +2.63% +4.83% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £47.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - +28.24% +16.66%

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 803 1150 936
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 94.96% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 766 623
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +6.73% +15.38%
10th Percentile £213 £240 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.87 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +16.63% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.98 £34.99 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +0.70%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -1 126 £360 -6.49% 26
Doncaster -1 13 £340 +8.80% 7
Rotherham -2 4 £340 -9.33% 1
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 63 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.57%) Java
3 41 (27.89%) SQL
4 39 (26.53%) SQL Server
5 37 (25.17%) HTML
6 35 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 35 (23.81%) .NET
6 35 (23.81%) CSS
6 35 (23.81%) Finance
7 31 (21.09%) C#
8 27 (18.37%) Microsoft
9 24 (16.33%) TDD
10 22 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (14.97%) Oracle
10 22 (14.97%) Git (software)
11 20 (13.61%) ASP.NET
11 20 (13.61%) Web Services
11 20 (13.61%) React
12 17 (11.56%) MVC
12 17 (11.56%) XML
13 16 (10.88%) Test Automation
13 16 (10.88%) jQuery
13 16 (10.88%) Node.js
13 16 (10.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (10.88%) Web Development
13 16 (10.88%) AngularJS
14 15 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (10.20%) Scrum
15 14 (9.52%) Migration

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 9 (6.12%) CMS
2 8 (5.44%) JBoss
3 5 (3.40%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.72%) WordPress
5 3 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.04%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.36%) Confluence
6 2 (1.36%) Drupal
6 2 (1.36%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.36%) Kentico
6 2 (1.36%) Moodle
7 1 (0.68%) Apache
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.36%) Office 365
5 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.68%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.68%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) SMS
2 4 (2.72%) HTTP
3 2 (1.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.68%) SSH
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 14 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (6.12%) Power BI
7 8 (5.44%) MySQL
7 8 (5.44%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (5.44%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.04%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (2.04%) QlikView
11 3 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (14.97%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.44%) Subversion
2 8 (5.44%) TeamCity
3 7 (4.76%) Maven
4 6 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.40%) ReSharper
5 5 (3.40%) YouTrack
6 4 (2.72%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.04%) Ant
7 3 (2.04%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.04%) JIRA
7 3 (2.04%) JUnit
7 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.04%) Toad
8 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.68%) Gradle
9 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.68%) RSpec
9 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (23.81%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.04%) Electronics
4 3 (2.04%) Marketing
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.17%) HTML
2 35 (23.81%) .NET
2 35 (23.81%) CSS
3 20 (13.61%) ASP.NET
3 20 (13.61%) React
3 20 (13.61%) Web Services
4 17 (11.56%) XML
5 16 (10.88%) AngularJS
5 16 (10.88%) jQuery
5 16 (10.88%) Node.js
6 14 (9.52%) RESTful
7 12 (8.16%) Spring
8 9 (6.12%) Hibernate
8 9 (6.12%) Java EE
8 9 (6.12%) SOAP
9 7 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.76%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.76%) REST
9 7 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (4.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.04%) User Experience
2 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.36%) NHS
4 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.68%) iPad
4 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.84%) Linux
1 13 (8.84%) Unix
2 10 (6.80%) Mac OS X
3 5 (3.40%) Windows
4 3 (2.04%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.33%) TDD
3 22 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (11.56%) MVC
5 16 (10.88%) Test Automation
5 16 (10.88%) Web Development
6 15 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.20%) Scrum
7 14 (9.52%) ETL
7 14 (9.52%) Migration
7 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.48%) Data Modelling
8 11 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (6.80%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.44%) BDD
10 8 (5.44%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (5.44%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.44%) Investment Management
10 8 (5.44%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.76%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.57%) Java
2 41 (27.89%) SQL
3 35 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 31 (21.09%) C#
5 13 (8.84%) PHP
6 11 (7.48%) Python
6 11 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.44%) Ruby
8 5 (3.40%) C++
9 4 (2.72%) Scala
10 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.36%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.36%) X++
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.68%) Groovy
12 1 (0.68%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.36%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) GCP
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) CSIRT
1 3 (2.04%) Grafana
1 3 (2.04%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.36%) TeamSite
2 2 (1.36%) Terraform
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.97%) Oracle
3 11 (7.48%) Symantec
4 7 (4.76%) IBM
5 6 (4.08%) MuleSoft
6 5 (3.40%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.72%) SAP
8 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.04%) Splunk
9 2 (1.36%) Tableau
9 2 (1.36%) Zend
10 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.68%) Cognos
10 1 (0.68%) Lotus