Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 206 253 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.68% 32.07% 24.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.97% 33.55% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 167 191
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £225
90th Percentile £488 £525 £469
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.06% +30.77% -7.14%

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 897 754 930
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 95.56% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 432 650
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £250 £186 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 25
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £13.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.53% -1.79% +12.36%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £58.88 £23.31 £24.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.73 £12.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +31.18% -8.93% +7.69%

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 June 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 18 June 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 -1 163 £400 -5.88% 73
Barnsley 0 10 £363 - 5
Doncaster -3 9 £285 -18.57% 10
Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 94 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (37.38%) Java
3 65 (31.55%) SQL
4 59 (28.64%) JavaScript
5 53 (25.73%) TDD
6 50 (24.27%) HTML
7 47 (22.82%) CSS
8 44 (21.36%) Spring
9 34 (16.50%) SQL Server
10 32 (15.53%) OO
10 32 (15.53%) Java 8
11 31 (15.05%) .NET
12 30 (14.56%) Git (software)
13 29 (14.08%) Spring Boot
14 28 (13.59%) RESTful
15 27 (13.11%) jQuery
15 27 (13.11%) Hibernate
16 26 (12.62%) PHP
17 25 (12.14%) Python
17 25 (12.14%) Scrum
18 24 (11.65%) C#
18 24 (11.65%) Microservices
19 22 (10.68%) Web Development
20 19 (9.22%) Microsoft
20 19 (9.22%) JIRA
20 19 (9.22%) Test Automation
21 18 (8.74%) Finance
21 18 (8.74%) Oracle
22 17 (8.25%) Linux
22 17 (8.25%) Business Intelligence

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 13 (6.31%) Confluence
2 9 (4.37%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.91%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.43%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (2.43%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (1.94%) Mule
6 3 (1.46%) Apache
6 3 (1.46%) CMS
6 3 (1.46%) SAS
7 2 (0.97%) JBoss
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.97%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.49%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.49%) Moodle
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.83%) GitHub
2 9 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (3.88%) Google Tag Manager
4 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.49%) Boomi
6 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Office 365
6 1 (0.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.91%) VPN
2 4 (1.94%) SMS
3 2 (0.97%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (7.28%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.37%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.88%) Big Data
6 8 (3.88%) MySQL
6 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.91%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.94%) Power BI
9 4 (1.94%) QlikView
10 3 (1.46%) OLAP
10 3 (1.46%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (1.46%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 30 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.22%) JIRA
3 16 (7.77%) Maven
4 14 (6.80%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.31%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.40%) Toad
8 6 (2.91%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (2.91%) Subversion
9 4 (1.94%) JUnit
9 4 (1.94%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.46%) Capybara
10 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.46%) RSpec
11 2 (0.97%) gulp
11 2 (0.97%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.49%) JIRA Agile
General
1 18 (8.74%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Banking
3 6 (2.91%) Retail
4 2 (0.97%) Billing
4 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Games
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
5 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.27%) HTML
2 47 (22.82%) CSS
3 44 (21.36%) Spring
4 31 (15.05%) .NET
5 29 (14.08%) Spring Boot
6 28 (13.59%) RESTful
7 27 (13.11%) Hibernate
7 27 (13.11%) jQuery
8 15 (7.28%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (7.28%) Symfony
9 14 (6.80%) Web Services
10 12 (5.83%) AngularJS
10 12 (5.83%) Handlebars
10 12 (5.83%) HTML5
10 12 (5.83%) React
10 12 (5.83%) REST
10 12 (5.83%) Sass
10 12 (5.83%) XML
11 10 (4.85%) CSS3
11 10 (4.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.91%) NHS
3 4 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.97%) User Experience
5 2 (0.97%) W3C
6 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.25%) Linux
2 12 (5.83%) Unix
3 4 (1.94%) Android
4 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (25.73%) TDD
3 32 (15.53%) OO
4 25 (12.14%) Scrum
5 24 (11.65%) Microservices
6 22 (10.68%) Web Development
7 19 (9.22%) Test Automation
8 17 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (7.28%) BDD
9 15 (7.28%) ETL
10 14 (6.80%) DevOps
10 14 (6.80%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.31%) MVC
12 11 (5.34%) Kanban
13 9 (4.37%) Front End Development
13 9 (4.37%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.37%) Workflow
14 7 (3.40%) API Development
14 7 (3.40%) API Integration
14 7 (3.40%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 77 (37.38%) Java
2 65 (31.55%) SQL
3 59 (28.64%) JavaScript
4 32 (15.53%) Java 8
5 26 (12.62%) PHP
6 25 (12.14%) Python
7 24 (11.65%) C#
8 17 (8.25%) Ruby
9 14 (6.80%) PL/SQL
10 13 (6.31%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.85%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.40%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.91%) VB
13 6 (2.91%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.43%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.43%) Scala
15 4 (1.94%) R
16 2 (0.97%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.49%) ES6
17 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.97%) HND
3 1 (0.49%) Degree
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.37%) GCP
2 8 (3.88%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.85%) Docker
2 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 7 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.91%) Ansible
2 6 (2.91%) Terraform
3 3 (1.46%) QRadar
4 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.49%) cPanel
5 1 (0.49%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.49%) Grafana
5 1 (0.49%) Plesk
5 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (9.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.74%) Oracle
3 11 (5.34%) Google
4 9 (4.37%) Tableau
5 8 (3.88%) IBM
5 8 (3.88%) MuleSoft
6 6 (2.91%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.97%) Adobe
8 2 (0.97%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.97%) Cognos
8 2 (0.97%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.97%) hybris
8 2 (0.97%) Nintex
8 2 (0.97%) SAP
8 2 (0.97%) Sybase
8 2 (0.97%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.49%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.49%) Dell
9 1 (0.49%) ForgeRock