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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 36 39 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.51% 15.35% 29.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.30% 22.54% 38.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 41
Average daily rate
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£316 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £357 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
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
169 173 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.52% 68.11% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 113 117
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.39 £33.30 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.00 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 19 (35.85%) TDD
2 14 (26.42%) Scrum
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
5 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
6 9 (16.98%) BPMN
6 9 (16.98%) Finance
7 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
7 8 (15.09%) Banking
7 8 (15.09%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (15.09%) Project Management
8 7 (13.21%) MVC
8 7 (13.21%) C#
8 7 (13.21%) Java
8 7 (13.21%) QA
9 6 (11.32%) Ab Initio
9 6 (11.32%) PHP
9 6 (11.32%) Informatica
9 6 (11.32%) Data Quality
9 6 (11.32%) Data Analytics
9 6 (11.32%) Analytics
10 5 (9.43%) User Stories
10 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.43%) BDD
10 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.43%) .NET
10 5 (9.43%) J2EE
10 5 (9.43%) MySQL
10 5 (9.43%) HTML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (3.77%) CMS
1 2 (3.77%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) Magnolia
2 1 (1.89%) Node.js
2 1 (1.89%) Jetty
2 1 (1.89%) WordPress
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) QlikView
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
2 4 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.89%) Gradle
3 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.89%) Ant
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 19 (35.85%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Report Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) PHP Developer
6 5 (9.43%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (7.55%) MI Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Silverlight Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
2 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) J2EE
2 5 (9.43%) HTML
2 5 (9.43%) Spring
2 5 (9.43%) Silverlight
3 4 (7.55%) Spring MVC
3 4 (7.55%) WCF
3 4 (7.55%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) Web Services
4 3 (5.66%) HTML5
4 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.66%) XML
4 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.77%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (3.77%) jQuery
5 2 (3.77%) CSS3
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) TDD
2 14 (26.42%) Scrum
3 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (16.98%) BPMN
6 8 (15.09%) Project Management
7 7 (13.21%) MVC
8 6 (11.32%) Data Analytics
8 6 (11.32%) Analytics
9 5 (9.43%) User Stories
9 5 (9.43%) BDD
9 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.55%) ETL
10 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
11 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.66%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) C#
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) PHP
4 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) VBScript
5 1 (1.89%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.89%) ISEB
1 1 (1.89%) PMP
1 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 6 (11.32%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (11.32%) Ab Initio
2 6 (11.32%) Informatica
3 4 (7.55%) Trillium
4 3 (5.66%) Zend
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) Cognos
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Palantir
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) Capita
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