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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 82 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.41% 14.08% 15.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.11% 18.18% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 20 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £373 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +18.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
314 165 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 81.98% 77.46% 68.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 109 107
Average daily rate £425 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £171 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £33.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 46 (37.10%) Java
2 35 (28.23%) .NET
3 28 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.58%) Open Source
4 27 (21.77%) Web Services
5 26 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (20.16%) Linux
6 25 (20.16%) Jenkins
7 24 (19.35%) DevOps
7 24 (19.35%) Puppet
8 23 (18.55%) TDD
9 22 (17.74%) HTML
10 21 (16.94%) C#
11 20 (16.13%) Unit Testing
11 20 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 20 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (15.32%) NoSQL
12 19 (15.32%) Scrum
13 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
14 17 (13.71%) Project Management
14 17 (13.71%) CSS
14 17 (13.71%) Waterfall
15 16 (12.90%) Cucumber
15 16 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (12.90%) Apache
16 15 (12.10%) BDD
16 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (11.29%) Docker
17 14 (11.29%) MongoDB
17 14 (11.29%) Bash Shell

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (12.90%) Apache
2 10 (8.06%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.26%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.26%) Jetty
3 9 (7.26%) nginx
4 8 (6.45%) IIS
5 7 (5.65%) JBoss
5 7 (5.65%) Node.js
6 5 (4.03%) Umbraco
6 5 (4.03%) Alfresco
6 5 (4.03%) Drupal
7 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.23%) CMS
7 4 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.61%) Confluence
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (6.45%) Google App Engine
2 8 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) DNS
2 8 (6.45%) SSL
2 8 (6.45%) DHCP
2 8 (6.45%) FTP
2 8 (6.45%) HTTP
2 8 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.45%) IPsec
3 2 (1.61%) AMQP
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) DMZ
4 1 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) NoSQL
2 14 (11.29%) MongoDB
2 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.87%) MySQL
4 7 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.23%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.61%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.81%) HBase
8 1 (0.81%) Redis
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) MS Access
8 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 10 (8.06%) Maven
3 10 (8.06%) Selenium
3 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.45%) JIRA
5 7 (5.65%) JUnit
5 7 (5.65%) Artifactory
6 4 (3.23%) Yeoman
7 3 (2.42%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.42%) Subversion
7 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.42%) Build Forge
7 3 (2.42%) Gerrit
7 3 (2.42%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.61%) Redmine
8 2 (1.61%) Valgrind
8 2 (1.61%) Hudson
8 2 (1.61%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (9.68%) Games
2 7 (5.65%) Finance
3 3 (2.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (37.10%) Developer
2 22 (17.74%) Analyst
3 17 (13.71%) Business Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) Senior Business Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Consultant
7 9 (7.26%) Architect
7 9 (7.26%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) UX Designer
10 6 (4.84%) Designer
10 6 (4.84%) DevOps Consultant
11 5 (4.03%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.23%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.23%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.23%) .NET
2 27 (21.77%) Web Services
3 22 (17.74%) HTML
4 17 (13.71%) CSS
5 16 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET
7 12 (9.68%) Kafka
8 10 (8.06%) J2EE
8 10 (8.06%) HTML5
9 9 (7.26%) WCF
9 9 (7.26%) REST
10 8 (6.45%) WPF
10 8 (6.45%) jQuery
10 8 (6.45%) Servlets
11 7 (5.65%) XML
11 7 (5.65%) Spring
12 6 (4.84%) SOAP
13 5 (4.03%) RESTful
13 5 (4.03%) Symfony
13 5 (4.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.45%) User Experience
3 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.03%) Online Games
5 4 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.23%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.61%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.61%) Clustering
6 2 (1.61%) DTV
6 2 (1.61%) STB
6 2 (1.61%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) CESG
7 1 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) Linux
2 8 (6.45%) CentOS
2 8 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.84%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.42%) Windows
5 2 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.58%) Open Source
2 26 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (19.35%) DevOps
4 23 (18.55%) TDD
5 20 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 19 (15.32%) Scrum
7 17 (13.71%) Project Management
7 17 (13.71%) Waterfall
8 15 (12.10%) BDD
9 14 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (11.29%) Configuration Management
10 13 (10.48%) Automated Testing
10 13 (10.48%) Product Management
10 13 (10.48%) Analytics
11 10 (8.06%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.06%) Business Analysis
11 10 (8.06%) MVC
11 10 (8.06%) SDLC
12 9 (7.26%) SOA
12 9 (7.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.10%) Java
2 28 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 21 (16.94%) C#
4 14 (11.29%) Bash Shell
5 11 (8.87%) PHP
5 11 (8.87%) SQL
6 7 (5.65%) Python
7 6 (4.84%) Ruby
7 6 (4.84%) Scala
7 6 (4.84%) Go
8 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.03%) Perl
9 4 (3.23%) C++
10 3 (2.42%) VB
11 2 (1.61%) Lua
11 2 (1.61%) C
11 2 (1.61%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.61%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.84%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.81%) CISSP
5 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.81%) PMP
5 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.81%) QA
1 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (11.29%) Docker
2 11 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.45%) Xen
4 1 (0.81%) Firmware
4 1 (0.81%) vCloud
4 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (19.35%) Puppet
2 20 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (8.06%) ZABBIX
3 10 (8.06%) Ansible
4 6 (4.84%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.03%) Salt
5 5 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.23%) Graphite
7 1 (0.81%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.68%) VMware
3 11 (8.87%) Google
4 5 (4.03%) Percona
5 4 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.23%) Splunk
6 3 (2.42%) Pega
7 2 (1.61%) HP
7 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle
8 1 (0.81%) Cognos
8 1 (0.81%) IBM
8 1 (0.81%) Sun
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.81%) Tableau
8 1 (0.81%) New Relic
8 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
London or Sheffield
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Undisclosed
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0000 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Incite Insight
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago