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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 41 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.70% 7.58% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.81% 12.71% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £284 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £416 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
207 118 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 74.19% 59.60% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 72 63
Average daily rate £375 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.15% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £428 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.24 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% -43.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £35.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 19 (27.54%) .NET
2 17 (24.64%) C#
2 17 (24.64%) SQL
3 16 (23.19%) Java
4 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 15 (21.74%) Scrum
5 13 (18.84%) Games
5 13 (18.84%) Test Scripting
5 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
6 11 (15.94%) Unit Testing
6 11 (15.94%) WPF
7 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
7 10 (14.49%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (13.04%) Project Management
8 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 9 (13.04%) Web Services
8 9 (13.04%) Linux
8 9 (13.04%) OO
9 8 (11.59%) TDD
9 8 (11.59%) WCF
9 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
9 8 (11.59%) MVC
10 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
11 6 (8.70%) jQuery
11 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.70%) HTML
11 6 (8.70%) CSS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.80%) Umbraco
1 4 (5.80%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) CMS400.NET
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) AMQP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) CouchDB
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.90%) MySQL
7 2 (2.90%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
3 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.35%) JUnit
5 2 (2.90%) Maven
5 2 (2.90%) Subversion
5 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.45%) JBehave
6 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.45%) Capybara
6 1 (1.45%) Hudson
6 1 (1.45%) MSI
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 13 (18.84%) Games
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.59%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.70%) SQL DBA
6 6 (8.70%) DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Umbraco Developer
10 1 (1.45%) LAMP Developer
10 1 (1.45%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) .NET
2 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.94%) WPF
4 10 (14.49%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (13.04%) Web Services
6 8 (11.59%) WCF
7 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.70%) jQuery
8 6 (8.70%) HTML
8 6 (8.70%) CSS
8 6 (8.70%) Kafka
9 5 (7.25%) XML
10 4 (5.80%) Ajax
10 4 (5.80%) RESTful
10 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.35%) Spring
12 2 (2.90%) Gherkin
12 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.45%) Doctrine
13 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Online Games
2 4 (5.80%) Life Science
2 4 (5.80%) Mobile Games
2 4 (5.80%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.80%) CentOS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Scrum
2 13 (18.84%) Test Scripting
3 11 (15.94%) Unit Testing
4 9 (13.04%) Project Management
4 9 (13.04%) OO
5 8 (11.59%) TDD
5 8 (11.59%) MVC
6 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.70%) CRM
6 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.70%) Microservices
7 5 (7.25%) DevOps
7 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.80%) Data Management
8 4 (5.80%) BPMN
8 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.80%) Migration
8 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) C#
1 17 (24.64%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.35%) VB
6 3 (4.35%) Python
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
8 1 (1.45%) XAML
8 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.45%) VBA
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.25%) Puppet
3 4 (5.80%) Salt
3 4 (5.80%) Graphite
4 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Splunk
3 3 (4.35%) Pega
4 1 (1.45%) Ektron
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.45%) Zend