The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Microsoft Developer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 2 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.44% 3.66% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 3.79% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 1
Median daily rate £438 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £354
% change year-on-year +3.12% +13.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 -

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 440 528 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 96.28% 96.70% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 363 266
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 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in South Yorkshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 -12 1 £425 +21.42%
Microsoft Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Advertising
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (16.67%) MDX
5 1 (16.67%) QlikView
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database

Microsoft 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau