Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Senior Developer
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 57 63
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 12 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.50% 2.15% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.24% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +10.39%
10th Percentile £395 £338 £331
90th Percentile £523 £444 £444
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £450 £359
% change year-on-year -16.67% +25.44% -4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 764 982 842
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 95.62% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 683 527
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% +4.00%
10th Percentile £185 £263 £213
90th Percentile £558 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 55
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.71 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.07% +28.24% -11.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.85 £8.50
90th Percentile £23.15 £30.25 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in South Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in South Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in South Yorkshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in South Yorkshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 +9 10 £500 +33.33% 7
Doncaster - 1 £438 -
Senior Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (16.67%) Contract Management
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Asset Management

Senior 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (8.33%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Mockito
2 1 (8.33%) Spock
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) Java SE
4 1 (8.33%) JDBC
4 1 (8.33%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) Mason
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Apple TV
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
1 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Contract Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) CQRS
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) ECMAScript
4 1 (8.33%) ES6
4 1 (8.33%) Korn
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) FATCA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Solace