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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 49 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.76% 12.07% 13.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.52% 18.75% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 27
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£306 £301 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% +9.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
251 224 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.60% 64.37% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 108 107
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £29.00 £24.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 +1 28 £300 +3.44% 25
Doncaster +8 4 £325 -12.75% 1
Rotherham - 1 £350 - 4
Barnsley - - - -
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 34 (37.36%) Scrum
2 29 (31.87%) SQL
3 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
4 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 22 (24.18%) C#
5 22 (24.18%) Web Services
6 18 (19.78%) XML
6 18 (19.78%) HTML
6 18 (19.78%) TDD
7 17 (18.68%) MVC
8 16 (17.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (17.58%) Unit Testing
9 15 (16.48%) Test Scripting
9 15 (16.48%) jQuery
9 15 (16.48%) Project Management
9 15 (16.48%) .NET
9 15 (16.48%) CRM
10 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.38%) Java
10 14 (15.38%) Finance
11 13 (14.29%) CSS
11 13 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
12 12 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
13 11 (12.09%) IIS
13 11 (12.09%) T-SQL
13 11 (12.09%) Ajax
13 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (10.99%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (12.09%) IIS
2 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.20%) Jetty
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.10%) CMS400.NET
5 1 (1.10%) Node.js
5 1 (1.10%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) SAN
2 3 (3.30%) HTTP
3 2 (2.20%) Multicast
3 2 (2.20%) FCoE
3 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.20%) NAS
3 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.20%) LAN
3 2 (2.20%) WAN
3 2 (2.20%) SMTP
3 2 (2.20%) FTP
3 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.40%) MySQL
8 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (2.20%) MS Access
10 1 (1.10%) DB2
10 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.10%) HBase
10 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (5.49%) Selenium
4 4 (4.40%) JIRA
5 3 (3.30%) Ant
5 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.30%) Maven
5 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.20%) Subversion
6 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.20%) JUnit
7 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.10%) Gradle
7 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (38.46%) Developer
2 27 (29.67%) Analyst
3 13 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.59%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.40%) DBA
8 4 (4.40%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.30%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Report Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Tester
9 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) MI Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) Web Services
2 18 (19.78%) XML
2 18 (19.78%) HTML
3 15 (16.48%) jQuery
3 15 (16.48%) .NET
4 13 (14.29%) CSS
5 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
6 11 (12.09%) Ajax
7 8 (8.79%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.79%) Hibernate
8 7 (7.69%) Spring
8 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.59%) WPF
9 6 (6.59%) Middleware
9 6 (6.59%) J2EE
10 5 (5.49%) Silverlight
10 5 (5.49%) RESTful
11 4 (4.40%) Spring MVC
11 4 (4.40%) WCF
11 4 (4.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Life Science
3 4 (4.40%) User Experience
3 4 (4.40%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.10%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.10%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.10%) Open Source
5 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) Scrum
2 18 (19.78%) TDD
3 17 (18.68%) MVC
4 16 (17.58%) Unit Testing
5 15 (16.48%) Test Scripting
5 15 (16.48%) Project Management
5 15 (16.48%) CRM
6 12 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (10.99%) Web Development
8 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.69%) Migration
9 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.59%) BPMN
11 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.49%) BDD
11 5 (5.49%) User Stories
12 4 (4.40%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) SQL
2 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.18%) C#
4 14 (15.38%) Java
5 11 (12.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.49%) VBA
7 3 (3.30%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) Lua
8 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.20%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.20%) C
8 2 (2.20%) VB
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.20%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) XAML
9 1 (1.10%) Erlang
9 1 (1.10%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) ISEB
2 4 (4.40%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) KVM
1 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.20%) SRDF
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.20%) Xen
1 2 (2.20%) NFS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.20%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (3.30%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.20%) DataSynapse
4 2 (2.20%) HP
4 2 (2.20%) EMC
4 2 (2.20%) Intel
4 2 (2.20%) NetApp
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco
4 2 (2.20%) IBM
4 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) Sybase
5 1 (1.10%) Siebel
5 1 (1.10%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.10%) Capita
5 1 (1.10%) Telerik
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago