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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.15% 5.33% 12.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.42% 8.02% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -27.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £422 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+41.89% +2.77%
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
149 162 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.63% 66.39% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 103 95
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £177 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 2
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 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 20 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 11 (40.74%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) BPMN
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) QA
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
7 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.11%) MySQL
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.11%) HTML
8 3 (11.11%) PHP
8 3 (11.11%) WCF
8 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.11%) JIRA
8 3 (11.11%) HTML5
9 2 (7.41%) CSS3
9 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
9 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
9 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
9 2 (7.41%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) jMock
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.70%) Moq
3 1 (3.70%) Mockito
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) NSubstitute
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
1 2 (7.41%) Private Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Report Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
5 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Silverlight Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) MI Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
2 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) WCF
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) NHibernate
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Struts
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) Flash
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
3 7 (25.93%) BPMN
4 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.41%) Test Management
7 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
7 2 (7.41%) MVC
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) OO
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.70%) OOD
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PMP
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (7.41%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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