The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 89 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.16% 14.96% 11.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.12% 18.61% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 36 21
Average daily rate £400 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £408 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
369 274 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.31% 80.35% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 177 115
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £30.00 £29.00
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 South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South Yorkshire region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South Yorkshire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +3 75 £450 +38.46% 20
Barnsley - 1 £340 - 1
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 68 (28.81%) TDD
2 66 (27.97%) Java
3 55 (23.31%) JavaScript
4 53 (22.46%) Linux
5 52 (22.03%) Open Source
5 52 (22.03%) BDD
6 50 (21.19%) Scrum
7 45 (19.07%) Web Services
8 44 (18.64%) HTML
9 43 (18.22%) CSS
9 43 (18.22%) Jenkins
10 42 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (16.95%) .NET
12 37 (15.68%) DevOps
13 36 (15.25%) SQL
14 34 (14.41%) MVC
15 32 (13.56%) Project Management
16 31 (13.14%) Configuration Management
16 31 (13.14%) Tomcat
16 31 (13.14%) Waterfall
17 30 (12.71%) Security Cleared
17 30 (12.71%) MongoDB
18 29 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (12.29%) Finance
19 28 (11.86%) Puppet
20 27 (11.44%) Cucumber
21 26 (11.02%) HTML5
21 26 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
21 26 (11.02%) Maven
21 26 (11.02%) Business Analysis

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 31 (13.14%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.75%) Apache
3 21 (8.90%) nginx
4 17 (7.20%) Node.js
5 13 (5.51%) Confluence
5 13 (5.51%) IIS
6 12 (5.08%) Jetty
6 12 (5.08%) WebSphere
7 11 (4.66%) JBoss
8 10 (4.24%) CMS
8 10 (4.24%) Umbraco
9 5 (2.12%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.27%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.27%) SAS
12 2 (0.85%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.85%) Drupal
12 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.42%) Liferay
13 1 (0.42%) Magnolia
Applications
1 4 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.27%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.42%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.42%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.24%) Google App Engine
4 10 (4.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (3.81%) IaaS
5 9 (3.81%) SaaS
6 8 (3.39%) PaaS
7 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.27%) Heroku
9 2 (0.85%) GitHub
10 1 (0.42%) Office 365
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.75%) HTTP
2 16 (6.78%) DNS
3 13 (5.51%) SSL
4 12 (5.08%) IPsec
5 11 (4.66%) DHCP
5 11 (4.66%) FTP
5 11 (4.66%) SNMP
5 11 (4.66%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.69%) NFC
7 3 (1.27%) IMAP
7 3 (1.27%) Internet
7 3 (1.27%) SMTP
8 2 (0.85%) Extranet
8 2 (0.85%) Firewall
8 2 (0.85%) Intranet
8 2 (0.85%) LDAP
8 2 (0.85%) POP3
8 2 (0.85%) SMS
9 1 (0.42%) Network Security
9 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.71%) MongoDB
2 23 (9.75%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (7.20%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.93%) MySQL
5 11 (4.66%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.97%) GIS
7 7 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.12%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.69%) Jackrabbit
10 3 (1.27%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.27%) Big Data
10 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.27%) HBase
10 3 (1.27%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.85%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 43 (18.22%) Jenkins
2 27 (11.44%) Cucumber
3 26 (11.02%) Maven
4 25 (10.59%) JIRA
5 23 (9.75%) Selenium
6 21 (8.90%) Git (software)
7 14 (5.93%) JMeter
8 13 (5.51%) LoadRunner
9 12 (5.08%) Artifactory
9 12 (5.08%) HP UFT
10 10 (4.24%) GitLab
10 10 (4.24%) Subversion
11 9 (3.81%) Mockito
12 7 (2.97%) NUnit
12 7 (2.97%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.54%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.12%) JUnit
14 5 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.12%) TeamCity
15 4 (1.69%) ERwin
General
1 29 (12.29%) Finance
2 9 (3.81%) Billing
3 7 (2.97%) Banking
4 6 (2.54%) Local Government
5 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (32.20%) Developer
2 61 (25.85%) Analyst
3 42 (17.80%) Business Analyst
4 26 (11.02%) Java Developer
5 22 (9.32%) .NET Developer
6 20 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (7.20%) Digital Analyst
8 15 (6.36%) Digital Business Analyst
9 14 (5.93%) Consultant
10 13 (5.51%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (5.51%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.51%) Test Analyst
10 13 (5.51%) Test Leader
11 12 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
11 12 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 9 (3.81%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.39%) Agile Developer
13 8 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.07%) Web Services
2 44 (18.64%) HTML
3 43 (18.22%) CSS
4 40 (16.95%) .NET
5 26 (11.02%) HTML5
6 21 (8.90%) CSS3
7 16 (6.78%) AngularJS
8 15 (6.36%) ASP.NET
8 15 (6.36%) J2EE
9 14 (5.93%) jQuery
9 14 (5.93%) REST
9 14 (5.93%) RESTful
9 14 (5.93%) SOAP
10 11 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (4.66%) Hibernate
10 11 (4.66%) Servlets
11 10 (4.24%) .NET Framework
12 9 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (3.81%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (3.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.51%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.51%) Visualisation
3 12 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.24%) User Experience
5 8 (3.39%) PKI
6 6 (2.54%) Clustering
7 4 (1.69%) CESG
7 4 (1.69%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.27%) NHS
9 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.85%) PMI
10 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.42%) Life Science
10 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.42%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.46%) Linux
2 20 (8.47%) Mac OS X
3 17 (7.20%) Windows
4 16 (6.78%) Unix
5 14 (5.93%) CentOS
6 9 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.27%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.81%) TDD
2 52 (22.03%) BDD
2 52 (22.03%) Open Source
3 50 (21.19%) Scrum
4 37 (15.68%) DevOps
5 34 (14.41%) MVC
6 32 (13.56%) Project Management
7 31 (13.14%) Configuration Management
7 31 (13.14%) Waterfall
8 29 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (11.02%) Business Analysis
9 26 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (10.17%) Analytics
10 24 (10.17%) Web Development
11 23 (9.75%) CRM
12 20 (8.47%) Product Management
13 19 (8.05%) Data Analytics
14 17 (7.20%) Test Automation
14 17 (7.20%) Test Scripting
14 17 (7.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (27.97%) Java
2 55 (23.31%) JavaScript
3 36 (15.25%) SQL
4 22 (9.32%) C#
5 19 (8.05%) Ruby
6 13 (5.51%) PHP
6 13 (5.51%) Python
7 12 (5.08%) Perl
8 8 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.39%) Scala
9 7 (2.97%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.12%) C++
11 5 (2.12%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.69%) Go
12 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.27%) R
14 1 (0.42%) Clojure
14 1 (0.42%) Groovy
14 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (12.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.69%) Degree
3 4 (1.69%) ISEB
4 2 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (0.85%) CISM
4 2 (0.85%) CISSP
4 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.42%) CIPD
5 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.36%) QA
2 11 (4.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (5.51%) Docker
1 13 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.66%) Xen
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.42%) NFS
3 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (11.86%) Puppet
2 22 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.51%) Nagios
4 9 (3.81%) Opsview
5 7 (2.97%) Ansible
6 5 (2.12%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.12%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.27%) logstash
8 2 (0.85%) Grafana
8 2 (0.85%) Kibana
8 2 (0.85%) Uchiwa
9 1 (0.42%) Cacti
9 1 (0.42%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.42%) Mesos
9 1 (0.42%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.42%) SCCM
9 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.36%) Oracle
2 15 (6.36%) VMware
3 10 (4.24%) Google
3 10 (4.24%) HP
3 10 (4.24%) Tableau
4 9 (3.81%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.39%) IBM
6 7 (2.97%) NetCracker
7 3 (1.27%) CA
7 3 (1.27%) Cognos
7 3 (1.27%) Informatica
8 2 (0.85%) New Relic
8 2 (0.85%) Percona
8 2 (0.85%) Siebel
8 2 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.42%) Dell
9 1 (0.42%) Intalio
9 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.42%) SaltStack
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