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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.29% 6.32% 13.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.84% 9.52% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £403 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+40.24% +13.88%
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
166 168 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.50% 66.40% 72.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 106 104
Average daily rate £350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 5
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +59.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £29.24 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £44.97 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 2 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 2 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 12 (42.86%) TDD
2 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) BPMN
5 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) C#
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Silverlight
7 5 (17.86%) QA
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) HTML
9 3 (10.71%) Java
9 3 (10.71%) MySQL
9 3 (10.71%) PHP
9 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
9 3 (10.71%) WCF
9 3 (10.71%) JIRA
9 3 (10.71%) HTML5
10 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (7.14%) CSS3
10 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
10 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
10 2 (7.14%) Private Banking
10 2 (7.14%) Spring
10 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) jMock
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Mockito
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
1 2 (7.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Report Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Silverlight Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) MI Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (17.86%) Silverlight
3 4 (14.29%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) WCF
4 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) CSS3
5 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.14%) Spring
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 2 (7.14%) J2EE
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) Flash
6 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.57%) Struts
6 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) TDD
2 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 8 (28.57%) BPMN
4 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) SOA
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
8 2 (7.14%) Test Management
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) Kanban
9 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.57%) BDD
9 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PMP
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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