Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 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.

Software Developer
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 71 61
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.24% 1.24% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 1.31% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 9
South Yorkshire median daily rate £456 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.35% +23.85% -
10th Percentile £394 £147 £275
90th Percentile £523 £551 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £394 £390 £320
% change year-on-year +0.96% +21.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 798 1145 930
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 94.86% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 760 619
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +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 £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in South Yorkshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in South Yorkshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Developer in South Yorkshire

Software 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 Software Developer in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in South Yorkshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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 +9 2 £456 +7.35% 11
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Docker

Software 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker