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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 132 74 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 37.29% 17.87% 11.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.59% 22.22% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 57 18
Median daily rate £475 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +24.30%

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
296 333 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.62% 80.43% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 227 123
Median daily rate £440 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £25.50 £16.00 £20.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.37% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 98 (28.82%) Java
2 85 (25.00%) Scrum
3 76 (22.35%) User Experience
4 73 (21.47%) TDD
5 68 (20.00%) Service Design
6 62 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (17.94%) HTML
8 55 (16.18%) Web Development
8 55 (16.18%) Git (software)
9 50 (14.71%) Web Services
10 49 (14.41%) DevOps
11 46 (13.53%) Linux
12 45 (13.24%) Kanban
12 45 (13.24%) Security Cleared
13 43 (12.65%) JavaScript
14 42 (12.35%) User Stories
15 40 (11.76%) CSS
16 39 (11.47%) Python
16 39 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (11.18%) BDD
18 37 (10.88%) REST
18 37 (10.88%) Front End Development
18 37 (10.88%) Finance
19 36 (10.59%) Degree
20 35 (10.29%) Prototyping
21 34 (10.00%) Ruby
22 31 (9.12%) Open Source
23 30 (8.82%) Psychology
24 29 (8.53%) Service Delivery
24 29 (8.53%) Configuration Management

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 15 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.18%) Confluence
3 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.88%) Jetty
4 2 (0.59%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.59%) Drupal
4 2 (0.59%) IIS
4 2 (0.59%) nginx
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) CICS
5 1 (0.29%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.29%) JBoss
5 1 (0.29%) Liferay
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.88%) MS Office
2 2 (0.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.41%) GitHub
2 12 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.18%) IaaS
5 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.59%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.94%) Internet
2 21 (6.18%) HTTP
3 11 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.06%) SSL
5 2 (0.59%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) FCoE
6 1 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.29%) Firewall
6 1 (0.29%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.29%) LAN
6 1 (0.29%) Multicast
6 1 (0.29%) NAS
6 1 (0.29%) Network Security
6 1 (0.29%) SAN
6 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.59%) NoSQL
2 17 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 17 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.35%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.47%) MySQL
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.59%) Big Data
7 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.59%) Redis
8 1 (0.29%) DB2
8 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.29%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.29%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.00%) Selenium
3 14 (4.12%) Subversion
4 13 (3.82%) JIRA
5 12 (3.53%) Mockito
6 11 (3.24%) jMock
6 11 (3.24%) Maven
7 10 (2.94%) Spock
8 9 (2.65%) EasyMock
9 7 (2.06%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.76%) Gradle
11 5 (1.47%) JUnit
11 5 (1.47%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.18%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.18%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.88%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.88%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (10.88%) Finance
2 23 (6.76%) Banking
3 18 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.00%) Marketing
5 16 (4.71%) Electronics
5 16 (4.71%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.94%) Retail
7 8 (2.35%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.18%) Games
9 3 (0.88%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.59%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 96 (28.24%) Developer
2 56 (16.47%) Java Developer
3 39 (11.47%) Architect
4 37 (10.88%) User Researcher
5 28 (8.24%) Designer
6 27 (7.94%) Technical Architect
7 20 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.00%) Analyst
8 17 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.41%) Product Manager
10 14 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (3.82%) Consultant
12 12 (3.53%) Agile Coach
12 12 (3.53%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.53%) UX Designer
13 11 (3.24%) Agile Developer
13 11 (3.24%) Agile Java Developer
13 11 (3.24%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (3.24%) Scrum Master
14 10 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.94%) HTML
2 50 (14.71%) Web Services
3 40 (11.76%) CSS
4 37 (10.88%) REST
5 27 (7.94%) Spring
6 19 (5.59%) SOAP
7 17 (5.00%) RESTful
8 15 (4.41%) AngularJS
9 14 (4.12%) Node.js
10 13 (3.82%) Spring Boot
11 11 (3.24%) Hibernate
11 11 (3.24%) HTML5
11 11 (3.24%) jQuery
11 11 (3.24%) XML
12 9 (2.65%) CSS3
13 7 (2.06%) .NET
13 7 (2.06%) Java EE
13 7 (2.06%) JSON
14 6 (1.76%) Sass
14 6 (1.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 76 (22.35%) User Experience
2 9 (2.65%) CESG
3 6 (1.76%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (1.76%) RIA
4 5 (1.47%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.18%) Blog
6 3 (0.88%) Fintech
7 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.59%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.59%) NHS
7 2 (0.59%) Online Games
7 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.59%) Social Media
8 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.29%) iSeries
8 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.53%) Linux
2 18 (5.29%) Unix
3 15 (4.41%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.18%) CentOS
5 3 (0.88%) Windows
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (25.00%) Scrum
2 73 (21.47%) TDD
3 68 (20.00%) Service Design
4 62 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (16.18%) Web Development
6 49 (14.41%) DevOps
7 45 (13.24%) Kanban
8 42 (12.35%) User Stories
9 39 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (11.18%) BDD
11 37 (10.88%) Front End Development
12 35 (10.29%) Prototyping
13 31 (9.12%) Open Source
14 30 (8.82%) Psychology
15 29 (8.53%) Configuration Management
15 29 (8.53%) Service Delivery
16 28 (8.24%) Cognitive Psychology
17 27 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
18 25 (7.35%) Mentoring
18 25 (7.35%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (28.82%) Java
2 43 (12.65%) JavaScript
3 39 (11.47%) Python
4 34 (10.00%) Ruby
5 24 (7.06%) SQL
6 21 (6.18%) Scala
7 11 (3.24%) Clojure
8 10 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.06%) C#
9 7 (2.06%) Groovy
10 4 (1.18%) PHP
10 4 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.18%) VB
11 3 (0.88%) C
12 2 (0.59%) ES6
12 2 (0.59%) Go
12 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.29%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 45 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.59%) Degree
3 17 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.76%) CLAS
5 5 (1.47%) BC Cleared
5 5 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) CCA
6 3 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.29%) CISSP
8 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
8 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.24%) QA
2 8 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) FATCA
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (7.06%) Docker
2 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.88%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.59%) Xen
5 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) KVM
5 1 (0.29%) NFS
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.29%) SRDF
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (7.35%) Puppet
2 19 (5.59%) Ansible
2 19 (5.59%) Salt
3 16 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.35%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.88%) Kibana
5 3 (0.88%) logstash
6 2 (0.59%) Piwik
6 2 (0.59%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.29%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (4.71%) SAP
2 9 (2.65%) Oracle
3 6 (1.76%) Adobe
4 4 (1.18%) VMware
5 3 (0.88%) Ensighten
6 2 (0.59%) Bluefish Communications
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.29%) CA
7 1 (0.29%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.29%) EMC
7 1 (0.29%) HP
7 1 (0.29%) Intel
7 1 (0.29%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.29%) NetApp
7 1 (0.29%) New Relic
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.29%) Solace
7 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.29%) WSO2
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