The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 1 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 153 63 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 40.58% 14.75% 11.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.66% 18.26% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 50 20
Median daily rate £475 £475 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +49.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £605 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 302 345 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 80.11% 80.80% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 229 131
Median daily rate £445 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £22.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -38.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Sheffield

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Sheffield

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Sheffield over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Sheffield

Agile Software Development
Contractor 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 in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Sheffield

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 106 (33.33%) Java
2 78 (24.53%) User Experience
3 73 (22.96%) Git (software)
4 71 (22.33%) Linux
5 70 (22.01%) Web Development
6 69 (21.70%) TDD
7 66 (20.75%) Scrum
8 65 (20.44%) HTML
9 63 (19.81%) DevOps
10 61 (19.18%) CSS
11 60 (18.87%) JavaScript
12 58 (18.24%) Service Design
13 56 (17.61%) Web Services
14 53 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (14.78%) Python
16 45 (14.15%) Continuous Delivery
17 42 (13.21%) Front End Development
17 42 (13.21%) Configuration Management
18 41 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (12.89%) Ruby
19 40 (12.58%) Finance
19 40 (12.58%) Security Cleared
20 39 (12.26%) Unix
21 37 (11.64%) Mentoring
22 35 (11.01%) Mac OS X
23 34 (10.69%) Degree
24 33 (10.38%) HTTP
24 33 (10.38%) BDD
24 33 (10.38%) REST
25 32 (10.06%) Relational Database

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (1.26%) Confluence
3 3 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (0.94%) Drupal
3 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.94%) Jetty
4 2 (0.63%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.63%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) Liferay
4 2 (0.63%) nginx
4 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) Documentum
5 1 (0.31%) FileNet
5 1 (0.31%) JBoss
5 1 (0.31%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (3.46%) GitHub
2 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.26%) IaaS
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.38%) HTTP
2 18 (5.66%) Internet
3 11 (3.46%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.20%) SSL
5 3 (0.94%) LDAP
6 2 (0.63%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) FCoE
7 1 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.31%) Firewall
7 1 (0.31%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) Multicast
7 1 (0.31%) NAS
7 1 (0.31%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) SAN
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.06%) Relational Database
2 18 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.14%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.20%) MySQL
4 7 (2.20%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.63%) Big Data
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.63%) Redis
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.31%) HBase
6 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 73 (22.96%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.03%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.03%) Subversion
3 13 (4.09%) Selenium
4 11 (3.46%) JIRA
4 11 (3.46%) Maven
5 9 (2.83%) Mockito
6 8 (2.52%) jMock
7 7 (2.20%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.20%) Spock
7 7 (2.20%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.89%) EasyMock
9 5 (1.57%) Gradle
9 5 (1.57%) JUnit
10 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.63%) DbUnit
11 2 (0.63%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (12.58%) Finance
2 29 (9.12%) Banking
3 18 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.03%) Electronics
4 16 (5.03%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.03%) Marketing
5 11 (3.46%) Retail
6 9 (2.83%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.26%) Games
8 3 (0.94%) Legal
8 3 (0.94%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (33.33%) Developer
2 66 (20.75%) Java Developer
3 32 (10.06%) User Researcher
4 26 (8.18%) Architect
5 24 (7.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 21 (6.60%) Analyst
7 20 (6.29%) Business Analyst
7 20 (6.29%) Product Manager
8 19 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (5.66%) Designer
10 13 (4.09%) Technical Architect
11 12 (3.77%) Consultant
11 12 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (3.77%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.14%) Senior User Researcher
12 10 (3.14%) UX Designer
13 9 (2.83%) Agile Business Analyst
13 9 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (2.83%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (20.44%) HTML
2 61 (19.18%) CSS
3 56 (17.61%) Web Services
4 33 (10.38%) REST
5 21 (6.60%) Spring
6 18 (5.66%) SOAP
7 17 (5.35%) AngularJS
7 17 (5.35%) RESTful
8 14 (4.40%) Node.js
9 13 (4.09%) jQuery
10 12 (3.77%) HTML5
11 11 (3.46%) CSS3
11 11 (3.46%) XML
12 9 (2.83%) Hibernate
13 7 (2.20%) .NET
13 7 (2.20%) Java EE
13 7 (2.20%) JSON
13 7 (2.20%) React
13 7 (2.20%) Spring Boot
14 6 (1.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 78 (24.53%) User Experience
2 13 (4.09%) CESG
3 10 (3.14%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (2.20%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.20%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.20%) RIA
5 5 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.94%) Fintech
7 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.63%) Blog
8 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.63%) NHS
8 2 (0.63%) Online Games
9 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (22.33%) Linux
2 39 (12.26%) Unix
3 35 (11.01%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.26%) CentOS
5 3 (0.94%) Windows
6 2 (0.63%) Android
6 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.01%) Web Development
2 69 (21.70%) TDD
3 66 (20.75%) Scrum
4 63 (19.81%) DevOps
5 58 (18.24%) Service Design
6 53 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (14.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 42 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 42 (13.21%) Front End Development
9 41 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (11.64%) Mentoring
11 33 (10.38%) BDD
12 31 (9.75%) Kanban
13 29 (9.12%) Prototyping
14 28 (8.81%) Open Source
15 26 (8.18%) Psychology
15 26 (8.18%) User Stories
15 26 (8.18%) Web Design
16 24 (7.55%) SDLC
16 24 (7.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 106 (33.33%) Java
2 60 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 47 (14.78%) Python
4 41 (12.89%) Ruby
5 20 (6.29%) SQL
6 14 (4.40%) Scala
7 9 (2.83%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.89%) C#
8 6 (1.89%) Clojure
9 4 (1.26%) PHP
10 3 (0.94%) Go
10 3 (0.94%) Groovy
10 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.63%) C
11 2 (0.63%) ES6
11 2 (0.63%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.31%) Jython
12 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (12.58%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.69%) Degree
3 11 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.14%) CLAS
5 6 (1.89%) BC Cleared
5 6 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.94%) CCA
6 3 (0.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.31%) CISSP
8 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
1 12 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.14%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) FATCA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.31%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (5.66%) Docker
2 4 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.94%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.63%) Xen
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) KVM
5 1 (0.31%) NFS
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.31%) SRDF
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (7.86%) Puppet
2 19 (5.97%) Ansible
2 19 (5.97%) Salt
3 16 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.57%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.94%) Kibana
5 3 (0.94%) logstash
6 2 (0.63%) Piwik
6 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.31%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (5.03%) SAP
2 10 (3.14%) Oracle
3 7 (2.20%) Adobe
4 4 (1.26%) VMware
5 3 (0.94%) Ensighten
5 3 (0.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.63%) Bluefish Communications
6 2 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) CA
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco
7 1 (0.31%) Cognos
7 1 (0.31%) EMC
7 1 (0.31%) Intel
7 1 (0.31%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.31%) NetApp
7 1 (0.31%) OpenText
7 1 (0.31%) Sybase
7 1 (0.31%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.31%) Vignette
7 1 (0.31%) Xerox
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