Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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.

Microsoft Developer
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 82 72
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.47% 0.54% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.57% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £430 £345 £325
90th Percentile £520 £455 £414
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -22.22% +24.14% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 814 1,053 972
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 95.21% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 680 679
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £228 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.30% +8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 61
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +34.62% -10.34%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £33.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 21 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 +7 4 £475 +18.75% 1
Microsoft Developer
Yorkshire

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) X++
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) ETL Development

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) X++
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft