The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 1 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 149 81 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 37.25% 18.93% 14.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.21% 24.25% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 63 14
Median daily rate £425 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £302 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £640 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
337 334 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.25% 78.04% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 232 103
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £23.24 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.96% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.30 £15.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Sheffield region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Sheffield region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 99 (31.33%) Java
2 81 (25.63%) Scrum
3 74 (23.42%) TDD
4 64 (20.25%) User Experience
5 56 (17.72%) Service Design
6 55 (17.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (17.41%) DevOps
7 54 (17.09%) Web Services
8 49 (15.51%) Git (software)
9 46 (14.56%) HTML
10 41 (12.97%) JavaScript
10 41 (12.97%) Linux
10 41 (12.97%) BDD
10 41 (12.97%) REST
10 41 (12.97%) User Stories
11 40 (12.66%) Kanban
11 40 (12.66%) Web Development
12 39 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (12.34%) Security Cleared
13 35 (11.08%) Degree
14 34 (10.76%) Python
14 34 (10.76%) Prototyping
15 33 (10.44%) Front End Development
16 31 (9.81%) Finance
17 30 (9.49%) Spring
17 30 (9.49%) Ruby
18 29 (9.18%) Puppet
19 28 (8.86%) Open Source
19 28 (8.86%) Docker
19 28 (8.86%) Psychology

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 18 (5.70%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.58%) Jetty
3 4 (1.27%) Confluence
3 4 (1.27%) IIS
3 4 (1.27%) nginx
3 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.63%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.63%) Drupal
5 2 (0.63%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) CICS
6 1 (0.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) Liferay
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.32%) MS Project
2 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.06%) GitHub
2 15 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.27%) IaaS
5 3 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (0.95%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.63%) Force.com
6 2 (0.63%) SaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.96%) Internet
2 18 (5.70%) HTTP
3 12 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.22%) SSL
5 2 (0.63%) DHCP
5 2 (0.63%) DNS
5 2 (0.63%) FTP
5 2 (0.63%) Intranet
5 2 (0.63%) IPsec
5 2 (0.63%) Network Security
6 1 (0.32%) FCoE
6 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.32%) Firewall
6 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) Multicast
6 1 (0.32%) NAS
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.28%) MongoDB
2 22 (6.96%) NoSQL
3 14 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.85%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.22%) MySQL
7 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) Big Data
8 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.32%) DB2
9 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.32%) HBase
9 1 (0.32%) Informix
9 1 (0.32%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 49 (15.51%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.01%) Selenium
4 15 (4.75%) JIRA
5 13 (4.11%) Subversion
6 12 (3.80%) jMock
6 12 (3.80%) Maven
6 12 (3.80%) Mockito
7 10 (3.16%) EasyMock
7 10 (3.16%) Spock
8 8 (2.53%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.90%) Gradle
10 5 (1.58%) HP UFT
10 5 (1.58%) JUnit
10 5 (1.58%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.95%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (9.81%) Finance
2 18 (5.70%) Banking
3 12 (3.80%) Marketing
4 11 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.85%) Electronics
5 9 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.85%) Retail
6 7 (2.22%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.58%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 94 (29.75%) Developer
2 59 (18.67%) Java Developer
3 33 (10.44%) Architect
4 32 (10.13%) User Researcher
5 26 (8.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (7.91%) Designer
7 24 (7.59%) Technical Architect
8 17 (5.38%) Analyst
9 15 (4.75%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.43%) Agile Developer
10 14 (4.43%) Agile Java Developer
10 14 (4.43%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (4.11%) Agile Coach
12 11 (3.48%) Agile Delivery Manager
13 10 (3.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.16%) Product Manager
13 10 (3.16%) Scrum Master
13 10 (3.16%) Senior User Researcher
14 9 (2.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (17.09%) Web Services
2 46 (14.56%) HTML
3 41 (12.97%) REST
4 30 (9.49%) Spring
5 28 (8.86%) CSS
6 20 (6.33%) SOAP
7 16 (5.06%) RESTful
8 15 (4.75%) Spring Boot
9 13 (4.11%) AngularJS
10 12 (3.80%) Hibernate
10 12 (3.80%) Node.js
10 12 (3.80%) XML
11 11 (3.48%) .NET
12 9 (2.85%) jQuery
13 8 (2.53%) HTML5
14 7 (2.22%) CSS3
14 7 (2.22%) JSON
15 6 (1.90%) Java EE
15 6 (1.90%) Sass
16 5 (1.58%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.25%) User Experience
2 28 (8.86%) Psychology
3 7 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.58%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.58%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.58%) RIA
5 4 (1.27%) Blog
5 4 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.95%) Fintech
6 3 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.63%) NHS
7 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.32%) Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.32%) Online Games
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.97%) Linux
2 11 (3.48%) Unix
3 8 (2.53%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.90%) Windows
5 4 (1.27%) CentOS
6 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.63%) Scrum
2 74 (23.42%) TDD
3 56 (17.72%) Service Design
4 55 (17.41%) DevOps
4 55 (17.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (12.97%) BDD
5 41 (12.97%) User Stories
6 40 (12.66%) Kanban
6 40 (12.66%) Web Development
7 39 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (10.76%) Prototyping
9 33 (10.44%) Front End Development
10 28 (8.86%) Open Source
11 27 (8.54%) Service Delivery
12 25 (7.91%) Configuration Management
13 23 (7.28%) Project Management
14 22 (6.96%) Product Management
15 20 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (6.01%) SDLC
16 19 (6.01%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 99 (31.33%) Java
2 41 (12.97%) JavaScript
3 34 (10.76%) Python
4 30 (9.49%) Ruby
5 25 (7.91%) Scala
6 23 (7.28%) SQL
7 13 (4.11%) Clojure
8 12 (3.80%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.16%) Groovy
10 9 (2.85%) C#
11 5 (1.58%) C
11 5 (1.58%) VB
12 4 (1.27%) PHP
12 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.63%) Go
13 2 (0.63%) Perl
13 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.63%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 39 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.08%) Degree
3 20 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) CCA
4 3 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.32%) CISSP
6 1 (0.32%) CLAS
6 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.32%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.48%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (8.86%) Docker
2 4 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.95%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.63%) Xen
5 1 (0.32%) etcd
5 1 (0.32%) flannel
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) KVM
5 1 (0.32%) NFS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.32%) SRDF
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (9.18%) Puppet
2 21 (6.65%) Ansible
3 19 (6.01%) Salt
4 17 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.85%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.95%) Kibana
6 3 (0.95%) logstash
7 2 (0.63%) Piwik
7 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.32%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.32%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (2.85%) SAP
2 8 (2.53%) Oracle
3 7 (2.22%) Adobe
4 4 (1.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.27%) VMware
5 3 (0.95%) Ensighten
6 2 (0.63%) Bluefish Communications
6 2 (0.63%) Cisco
6 2 (0.63%) HP
6 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.32%) CA
7 1 (0.32%) Cognos
7 1 (0.32%) EMC
7 1 (0.32%) IBM
7 1 (0.32%) Intel
7 1 (0.32%) NetApp
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.32%) Siebel
7 1 (0.32%) Sybase
7 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
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