The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.60% 4.95% 10.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.94% 7.46% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £308 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £163 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £389 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 134 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 72.04% 66.34% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 83 80
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £180 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £44.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.92% +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Agile Software Development
South Yorkshire

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 9 (39.13%) TDD
1 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
2 7 (30.43%) BPMN
3 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (26.09%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (26.09%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) WCF
5 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) CMS
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Finance
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) CSS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.35%) jMock
2 1 (4.35%) NSubstitute
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.35%) Moq
2 1 (4.35%) Mockito
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
1 2 (8.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Report Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) MI Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.04%) WCF
3 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) TDD
1 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
2 7 (30.43%) BPMN
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) User Stories
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C#
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
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