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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 75 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.52% 12.61% 15.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.66% 15.51% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 18 16
Average daily rate £450 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £279 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £466 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
317 187 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 78.27% 81.30% 68.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 119 86
Average daily rate £420 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% -12.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 62 (28.84%) Java
2 60 (27.91%) TDD
3 50 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 50 (23.26%) Open Source
4 46 (21.40%) BDD
5 45 (20.93%) Linux
6 42 (19.53%) Web Services
7 41 (19.07%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (18.60%) Jenkins
8 40 (18.60%) HTML
9 39 (18.14%) CSS
9 39 (18.14%) Scrum
10 35 (16.28%) DevOps
11 34 (15.81%) SQL
12 33 (15.35%) .NET
13 32 (14.88%) Project Management
14 30 (13.95%) MVC
14 30 (13.95%) Waterfall
15 29 (13.49%) MongoDB
15 29 (13.49%) Security Cleared
16 28 (13.02%) Finance
16 28 (13.02%) Tomcat
17 27 (12.56%) Configuration Management
17 27 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (12.09%) Puppet
18 26 (12.09%) Cucumber
19 25 (11.63%) HTML5
19 25 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
19 25 (11.63%) Maven
20 24 (11.16%) Business Analysis

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 28 (13.02%) Tomcat
2 20 (9.30%) Apache
3 19 (8.84%) nginx
4 16 (7.44%) Node.js
5 13 (6.05%) Confluence
6 11 (5.12%) IIS
6 11 (5.12%) JBoss
7 10 (4.65%) Jetty
7 10 (4.65%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.26%) CMS
8 7 (3.26%) Umbraco
9 5 (2.33%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.40%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.40%) SAS
10 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.93%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.93%) Drupal
11 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.40%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.47%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.19%) IaaS
3 9 (4.19%) SaaS
4 8 (3.72%) Google App Engine
4 8 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.72%) PaaS
5 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.40%) Heroku
7 2 (0.93%) GitHub
8 1 (0.47%) Office 365
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.84%) HTTP
2 14 (6.51%) DNS
3 11 (5.12%) SNMP
3 11 (5.12%) SSL
4 10 (4.65%) IPsec
5 9 (4.19%) DHCP
5 9 (4.19%) FTP
5 9 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.86%) NFC
7 3 (1.40%) IMAP
7 3 (1.40%) Internet
7 3 (1.40%) SMTP
8 2 (0.93%) Extranet
8 2 (0.93%) Firewall
8 2 (0.93%) Intranet
8 2 (0.93%) LDAP
8 2 (0.93%) POP3
8 2 (0.93%) SMS
9 1 (0.47%) VPN
9 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.49%) MongoDB
2 23 (10.70%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.05%) MySQL
5 11 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.72%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.26%) GIS
7 7 (3.26%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.79%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.33%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.86%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (1.40%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.40%) Big Data
11 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.40%) HBase
11 3 (1.40%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.93%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 40 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 26 (12.09%) Cucumber
3 25 (11.63%) Maven
4 24 (11.16%) JIRA
5 23 (10.70%) Selenium
6 20 (9.30%) Git (software)
7 14 (6.51%) JMeter
8 13 (6.05%) LoadRunner
9 12 (5.58%) Artifactory
9 12 (5.58%) HP UFT
10 10 (4.65%) GitLab
11 9 (4.19%) Mockito
11 9 (4.19%) Subversion
12 7 (3.26%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.79%) NUnit
13 6 (2.79%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.33%) TeamCity
15 4 (1.86%) ERwin
15 4 (1.86%) JUnit
15 4 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (13.02%) Finance
2 9 (4.19%) Billing
3 7 (3.26%) Banking
4 6 (2.79%) Local Government
5 3 (1.40%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (30.23%) Developer
2 55 (25.58%) Analyst
3 38 (17.67%) Business Analyst
4 25 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (8.37%) .NET Developer
7 17 (7.91%) Digital Analyst
8 15 (6.98%) Digital Business Analyst
9 14 (6.51%) Consultant
10 13 (6.05%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (6.05%) Test Analyst
10 13 (6.05%) Test Leader
11 12 (5.58%) Senior Business Analyst
11 12 (5.58%) Senior Developer
12 11 (5.12%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (4.19%) SQL Developer
14 8 (3.72%) Agile Developer
14 8 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
15 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.53%) Web Services
2 40 (18.60%) HTML
3 39 (18.14%) CSS
4 33 (15.35%) .NET
5 25 (11.63%) HTML5
6 20 (9.30%) CSS3
7 13 (6.05%) AngularJS
7 13 (6.05%) J2EE
7 13 (6.05%) RESTful
8 12 (5.58%) jQuery
8 12 (5.58%) REST
8 12 (5.58%) SOAP
9 11 (5.12%) ASP.NET
10 10 (4.65%) Hibernate
11 9 (4.19%) .NET Framework
11 9 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (4.19%) Servlets
12 8 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (3.72%) Spring
13 7 (3.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.07%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.05%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.05%) Visualisation
3 12 (5.58%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.65%) User Experience
5 8 (3.72%) PKI
6 6 (2.79%) Clustering
7 4 (1.86%) CESG
7 4 (1.86%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.93%) PMI
10 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.47%) Life Science
10 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.47%) Social Media
10 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.93%) Linux
2 17 (7.91%) Windows
3 15 (6.98%) Mac OS X
4 14 (6.51%) CentOS
4 14 (6.51%) Unix
5 9 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.86%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.91%) TDD
2 50 (23.26%) Open Source
3 46 (21.40%) BDD
4 39 (18.14%) Scrum
5 35 (16.28%) DevOps
6 32 (14.88%) Project Management
7 30 (13.95%) MVC
7 30 (13.95%) Waterfall
8 27 (12.56%) Configuration Management
8 27 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (11.16%) Analytics
10 24 (11.16%) Business Analysis
11 21 (9.77%) CRM
12 20 (9.30%) Product Management
13 19 (8.84%) Data Analytics
13 19 (8.84%) Web Development
14 17 (7.91%) Test Automation
15 16 (7.44%) OO
15 16 (7.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 62 (28.84%) Java
2 50 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 34 (15.81%) SQL
4 17 (7.91%) C#
5 14 (6.51%) Ruby
6 13 (6.05%) Python
7 12 (5.58%) Perl
7 12 (5.58%) PHP
8 8 (3.72%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.26%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.26%) Scala
10 6 (2.79%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.33%) C++
12 4 (1.86%) Go
12 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.86%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.40%) R
14 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.47%) Clojure
14 1 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (13.49%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.86%) Degree
3 4 (1.86%) ISEB
4 2 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (0.93%) CISM
4 2 (0.93%) CISSP
4 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) CIPD
5 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.51%) QA
2 11 (5.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (6.05%) Docker
2 11 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.19%) Xen
4 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.47%) NFS
4 1 (0.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (12.09%) Puppet
2 20 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (6.05%) Nagios
4 9 (4.19%) Opsview
5 7 (3.26%) Ansible
6 5 (2.33%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.33%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.40%) logstash
8 2 (0.93%) Grafana
8 2 (0.93%) Kibana
8 2 (0.93%) Uchiwa
9 1 (0.47%) Cacti
9 1 (0.47%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.47%) Mesos
9 1 (0.47%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.47%) SCCM
9 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (7.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.98%) Oracle
3 13 (6.05%) VMware
4 10 (4.65%) HP
4 10 (4.65%) Tableau
5 9 (4.19%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.72%) Google
6 8 (3.72%) IBM
7 7 (3.26%) NetCracker
8 3 (1.40%) CA
8 3 (1.40%) Cognos
8 3 (1.40%) Informatica
9 2 (0.93%) New Relic
9 2 (0.93%) Percona
9 2 (0.93%) Siebel
9 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.47%) Dell
10 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.47%) SaltStack
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