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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 24 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.35% 9.88% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 13.93% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate £339 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 122 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 52.63% 70.93% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 40
Average daily rate £305 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £173 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 £23.75 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +113.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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
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 24 April 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 (54.29%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 15 (42.86%) TDD
4 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (34.29%) SOAP
5 12 (34.29%) Web Services
5 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
6 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.71%) CRM
7 9 (25.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (25.71%) REST
8 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
8 8 (22.86%) BDD
8 8 (22.86%) Siebel
8 8 (22.86%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (20.00%) OO
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (17.14%) HTML5
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (17.14%) CSS
10 6 (17.14%) HTML
10 6 (17.14%) MVC
11 5 (14.29%) CMS
11 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (14.29%) jQuery
11 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (14.29%) CMS
2 4 (11.43%) WordPress
3 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Fireworks
2 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) MySQL
4 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) DTS
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (8.57%) Moq
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) NUnit
2 3 (8.57%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.86%) jMock
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Mockito
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) CRM Developer
3 8 (22.86%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) PHP Developer
6 4 (11.43%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Designer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Designer
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) SOAP
2 12 (34.29%) Web Services
3 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 9 (25.71%) REST
5 6 (17.14%) HTML5
5 6 (17.14%) CSS
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
6 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.29%) jQuery
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (8.57%) Sass
8 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.57%) CSS3
8 3 (8.57%) RESTful
8 3 (8.57%) WCF
8 3 (8.57%) WPF
8 3 (8.57%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (8.57%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (5.71%) W3C
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) TDD
2 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
3 9 (25.71%) CRM
4 8 (22.86%) BDD
4 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
5 7 (20.00%) OO
6 6 (17.14%) MVC
7 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (8.57%) Validation
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) Scrum
9 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.86%) Test Management
10 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.86%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) WCAG
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (22.86%) Siebel
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.86%) Twitter
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss