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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 202 129 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.15% 29.66% 13.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 47.64% 36.13% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 116 18
Median daily rate £450 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.02% +24.28%
Agile Software Development
South Yorkshire

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
424 357 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.17% 82.07% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 282 117
Median daily rate £450 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 16
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -65.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £9.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, 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.

1 101 (32.37%) Java
2 73 (23.40%) Scrum
3 67 (21.47%) TDD
4 56 (17.95%) User Experience
5 55 (17.63%) DevOps
6 53 (16.99%) JavaScript
7 47 (15.06%) HTML
8 46 (14.74%) Web Services
8 46 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (14.42%) Service Design
10 42 (13.46%) BDD
11 39 (12.50%) REST
11 39 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 36 (11.54%) Front End Development
12 36 (11.54%) Finance
12 36 (11.54%) Kanban
12 36 (11.54%) Linux
13 35 (11.22%) Web Development
14 34 (10.90%) User Stories
15 33 (10.58%) Security Cleared
15 33 (10.58%) Prototyping
16 32 (10.26%) Spring
17 30 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (8.97%) Scala
18 28 (8.97%) Puppet
19 27 (8.65%) Python
20 26 (8.33%) Degree
20 26 (8.33%) Banking
21 25 (8.01%) MongoDB
21 25 (8.01%) Ruby

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 24 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.17%) IIS
2 13 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.88%) nginx
4 8 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.56%) Jetty
5 7 (2.24%) Mongrel
6 5 (1.60%) Apache
6 5 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.64%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.64%) Confluence
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.32%) Liferay
9 1 (0.32%) Mule
9 1 (0.32%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.32%) MS Project
2 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.45%) GitHub
2 15 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.28%) IaaS
6 3 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.96%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.64%) Force.com
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.01%) HTTP
2 17 (5.45%) Internet
3 16 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.24%) DHCP
4 7 (2.24%) DNS
4 7 (2.24%) FTP
4 7 (2.24%) IPsec
5 5 (1.60%) FCoE
5 5 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (1.60%) iSCSI
5 5 (1.60%) LAN
5 5 (1.60%) Multicast
5 5 (1.60%) NAS
5 5 (1.60%) SAN
5 5 (1.60%) WAN
6 4 (1.28%) SSL
7 3 (0.96%) Network Security
8 2 (0.64%) Intranet
9 1 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.01%) MongoDB
2 16 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.85%) MySQL
5 10 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.24%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.60%) HBase
9 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.96%) Big Data
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.64%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.64%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.64%) Informix
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 39 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.37%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.81%) Maven
3 15 (4.81%) Selenium
4 13 (4.17%) JIRA
5 9 (2.88%) EasyMock
5 9 (2.88%) jMock
5 9 (2.88%) Mockito
5 9 (2.88%) Spock
6 8 (2.56%) Vagrant
7 7 (2.24%) Travis CI
8 6 (1.92%) Gradle
8 6 (1.92%) HP UFT
8 6 (1.92%) JUnit
9 4 (1.28%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.28%) Subversion
10 3 (0.96%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (11.54%) Finance
2 26 (8.33%) Banking
3 15 (4.81%) Marketing
4 9 (2.88%) Retail
4 9 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.56%) Electronics
5 8 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.60%) Games
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 98 (31.41%) Developer
2 63 (20.19%) Java Developer
3 31 (9.94%) Architect
4 29 (9.29%) User Researcher
5 26 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (8.01%) Designer
7 19 (6.09%) Technical Architect
8 17 (5.45%) Agile Developer
8 17 (5.45%) Agile Java Developer
9 16 (5.13%) Analyst
9 16 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (4.49%) Business Analyst
11 13 (4.17%) Agile Coach
11 13 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (4.17%) Senior User Researcher
12 12 (3.85%) Agile Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.21%) Product Manager
13 10 (3.21%) Senior Developer
14 9 (2.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.06%) HTML
2 46 (14.74%) Web Services
3 39 (12.50%) REST
4 32 (10.26%) Spring
5 24 (7.69%) CSS
6 19 (6.09%) AngularJS
7 17 (5.45%) Hibernate
7 17 (5.45%) Spring Boot
8 14 (4.49%) Node.js
9 13 (4.17%) RESTful
10 12 (3.85%) HTML5
10 12 (3.85%) jQuery
11 11 (3.53%) CSS3
12 10 (3.21%) .NET
13 9 (2.88%) Sass
13 9 (2.88%) XML
14 8 (2.56%) SOAP
15 7 (2.24%) J2EE
15 7 (2.24%) JSP
15 7 (2.24%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.95%) User Experience
2 21 (6.73%) Psychology
3 13 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.28%) Blog
6 3 (0.96%) NHS
6 3 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.64%) Clustering
7 2 (0.64%) Fintech
7 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.64%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (0.64%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.64%) RIA
7 2 (0.64%) Social Media
7 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.32%) iSeries
8 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.32%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.54%) Linux
2 17 (5.45%) Windows
3 5 (1.60%) CentOS
3 5 (1.60%) Solaris
3 5 (1.60%) Unix
4 4 (1.28%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.40%) Scrum
2 67 (21.47%) TDD
3 55 (17.63%) DevOps
4 46 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (14.42%) Service Design
6 42 (13.46%) BDD
7 36 (11.54%) Front End Development
7 36 (11.54%) Kanban
8 35 (11.22%) Web Development
9 34 (10.90%) User Stories
10 33 (10.58%) Prototyping
11 30 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (8.01%) Service Delivery
13 21 (6.73%) Product Management
14 19 (6.09%) Configuration Management
15 18 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (5.77%) Project Management
15 18 (5.77%) Software Architecture
16 17 (5.45%) Pair Programming
17 16 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 101 (32.37%) Java
2 53 (16.99%) JavaScript
3 28 (8.97%) Scala
4 27 (8.65%) Python
5 25 (8.01%) Ruby
6 20 (6.41%) SQL
7 17 (5.45%) Bash Shell
8 15 (4.81%) Clojure
9 14 (4.49%) Groovy
10 9 (2.88%) C#
11 7 (2.24%) C
11 7 (2.24%) VB
12 4 (1.28%) Perl
13 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.64%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.64%) SOQL
15 1 (0.32%) Jython
15 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.33%) Degree
3 21 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.96%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.96%) CCA
4 3 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) FATCA
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (7.37%) Docker
2 7 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.92%) Xen
4 5 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.60%) KVM
4 5 (1.60%) NFS
4 5 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.60%) SRDF
5 2 (0.64%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.32%) etcd
6 1 (0.32%) flannel
6 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 28 (8.97%) Puppet
2 19 (6.09%) Ansible
3 17 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.81%) Salt
5 8 (2.56%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.64%) Kibana
6 2 (0.64%) logstash
6 2 (0.64%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.32%) Packer
7 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (3.85%) Oracle
2 10 (3.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.56%) SAP
4 7 (2.24%) Adobe
4 7 (2.24%) Cisco
4 7 (2.24%) VMware
5 6 (1.92%) IBM
5 6 (1.92%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.60%) DataSynapse
6 5 (1.60%) EMC
6 5 (1.60%) Intel
6 5 (1.60%) NetApp
6 5 (1.60%) Sybase
6 5 (1.60%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.96%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.96%) Ensighten
8 2 (0.64%) F5
8 2 (0.64%) HP
8 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
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