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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 28 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.76% 18.75% 15.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.73% 27.69% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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
178 130 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 74.79% 67.71% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 70 87
Average daily rate £375 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 15
Average hourly rate £36.50 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 26 (43.33%) Scrum
2 19 (31.67%) TDD
2 19 (31.67%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.33%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) Web Services
4 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 14 (23.33%) MVC
6 13 (21.67%) HTML
7 12 (20.00%) .NET
7 12 (20.00%) XML
8 11 (18.33%) CSS
8 11 (18.33%) Project Management
8 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
8 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (16.67%) Ajax
9 10 (16.67%) jQuery
9 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 9 (15.00%) IIS
10 9 (15.00%) Hibernate
10 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
12 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (11.67%) BPMN
12 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (11.67%) Silverlight
12 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
12 7 (11.67%) Finance

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (15.00%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) Node.js
4 1 (1.67%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.33%) NAS
2 2 (3.33%) FCoE
2 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.33%) Multicast
2 2 (3.33%) LAN
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) SMTP
2 2 (3.33%) FTP
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.67%) MySQL
8 2 (3.33%) MS Access
9 1 (1.67%) DB2
9 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.67%) HBase
9 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.67%) Ant
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.67%) Gradle
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Report Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) MI Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Silverlight Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.67%) UAT Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) Web Services
2 13 (21.67%) HTML
3 12 (20.00%) .NET
3 12 (20.00%) XML
4 11 (18.33%) CSS
5 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (16.67%) Ajax
5 10 (16.67%) jQuery
6 9 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.67%) Silverlight
7 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.00%) WPF
9 4 (6.67%) Middleware
9 4 (6.67%) Spring MVC
9 4 (6.67%) Spring
9 4 (6.67%) J2EE
10 3 (5.00%) WCF
10 3 (5.00%) RESTful
10 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) User Experience
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Life Science
3 1 (1.67%) Open Source
3 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
1 2 (3.33%) Solaris
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Scrum
2 19 (31.67%) TDD
3 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 14 (23.33%) MVC
5 11 (18.33%) Project Management
5 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.67%) BPMN
7 6 (10.00%) User Stories
7 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.00%) Web Development
8 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.67%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Release Management
9 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) BDD
10 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) C#
2 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) Java
4 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.00%) VBA
5 2 (3.33%) Python
5 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.33%) Embedded C++
5 2 (3.33%) C
5 2 (3.33%) C++
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) Lua
6 1 (1.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
1 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.33%) SRDF
1 2 (3.33%) KVM
1 2 (3.33%) NFS
1 2 (3.33%) Xen
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) EMC
3 2 (3.33%) Intel
3 2 (3.33%) Informatica
3 2 (3.33%) NetApp
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco
3 2 (3.33%) IBM
3 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.33%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
3 2 (3.33%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.67%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.67%) Capita
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) Siebel
4 1 (1.67%) Trillium
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago