Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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.

Agile Software Development
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 183 299 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 27.40% 31.54% 25.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.39% 38.58% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 228 240
Sheffield median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +19.30%
10th Percentile £336 £346 £285
90th Percentile £550 £575 £600
South Yorkshire median daily rate £432 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.53% - +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £35.63 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +9.63% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 565 775 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 84.58% 81.75% 83.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 525 482
Sheffield median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 21
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +140.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £16.88 £13.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.49 £49.25 £15.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
% change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.13%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 47 (25.68%) Java
2 38 (20.77%) Finance
3 37 (20.22%) JavaScript
4 34 (18.58%) TDD
4 34 (18.58%) User Experience
5 33 (18.03%) Test Automation
6 32 (17.49%) Linux
7 29 (15.85%) HTML
8 28 (15.30%) SQL
8 28 (15.30%) Oracle
8 28 (15.30%) CSS
9 27 (14.75%) SQL Server
10 25 (13.66%) DevOps
11 24 (13.11%) Scrum
11 24 (13.11%) Unix
11 24 (13.11%) Python
12 23 (12.57%) Mentoring
12 23 (12.57%) Git (software)
12 23 (12.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (12.02%) Degree
14 21 (11.48%) React
15 20 (10.93%) Service Design
15 20 (10.93%) Waterfall
15 20 (10.93%) BDD
15 20 (10.93%) Web Development
15 20 (10.93%) Psychology
16 19 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (10.38%) Oracle Database
17 18 (9.84%) Open Source

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring 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 3 (1.64%) CMS
1 3 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.55%) nginx
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.64%) GitHub
3 3 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.09%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.55%) G Suite
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.46%) SAN
2 9 (4.92%) SMS
3 8 (4.37%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.19%) HTTP
5 2 (1.09%) LAN
5 2 (1.09%) NAS
5 2 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.38%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.92%) Big Data
4 9 (4.92%) MySQL
5 8 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.37%) DB2
5 8 (4.37%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (3.83%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (3.83%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.73%) Power BI
9 4 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.19%) DataStage
9 4 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.84%) Selenium
3 14 (7.65%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.10%) WebDriver
5 6 (3.28%) Subversion
6 5 (2.73%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.73%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.73%) ReSharper
6 5 (2.73%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.73%) YouTrack
7 4 (2.19%) JIRA
7 4 (2.19%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.64%) JUnit
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.64%) Toad
9 2 (1.09%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.09%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (20.77%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Banking
3 13 (7.10%) Marketing
4 8 (4.37%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.83%) Electronics
5 7 (3.83%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.83%) Games
5 7 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.73%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (27.87%) Developer
2 29 (15.85%) User Researcher
3 25 (13.66%) Analyst
4 18 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 17 (9.29%) Digital User Researcher
6 16 (8.74%) Java Developer
7 14 (7.65%) Architect
8 12 (6.56%) Consultant
9 11 (6.01%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (6.01%) Tester
10 10 (5.46%) Automation Tester
10 10 (5.46%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.28%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.28%) Digital Delivery Manager
12 6 (3.28%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.28%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.73%) .NET Developer
13 5 (2.73%) Oracle Developer
13 5 (2.73%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.85%) HTML
2 28 (15.30%) CSS
3 21 (11.48%) React
4 16 (8.74%) jQuery
4 16 (8.74%) Node.js
5 15 (8.20%) RESTful
5 15 (8.20%) Web Services
6 13 (7.10%) .NET
7 11 (6.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (5.46%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.92%) CSS3
9 9 (4.92%) HTML5
10 8 (4.37%) REST
11 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.83%) XML
12 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (3.28%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (2.73%) Angular 2
13 5 (2.73%) J2EE
13 5 (2.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.58%) User Experience
2 22 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.73%) Blog
6 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.09%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) CESG
8 1 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) iPad
8 1 (0.55%) Robotics
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
8 1 (0.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.49%) Linux
2 24 (13.11%) Unix
3 15 (8.20%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.28%) Windows
5 4 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.64%) MVS
7 2 (1.09%) SUSE
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.58%) TDD
2 33 (18.03%) Test Automation
3 25 (13.66%) DevOps
4 24 (13.11%) Scrum
5 23 (12.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (12.57%) Mentoring
6 20 (10.93%) BDD
6 20 (10.93%) Psychology
6 20 (10.93%) Service Design
6 20 (10.93%) Waterfall
6 20 (10.93%) Web Development
7 19 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (9.84%) Open Source
8 18 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (9.29%) Analytics
10 16 (8.74%) Software Engineering
11 15 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (8.20%) Cognitive Psychology
11 15 (8.20%) Human Factors
11 15 (8.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.68%) Java
2 37 (20.22%) JavaScript
3 28 (15.30%) SQL
4 24 (13.11%) Python
5 14 (7.65%) C#
6 12 (6.56%) Ruby
7 9 (4.92%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.92%) Perl
7 9 (4.92%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.83%) Scala
9 4 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.09%) Clojure
11 2 (1.09%) PHP
12 1 (0.55%) C
12 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (12.02%) Degree
2 8 (4.37%) PMP
2 8 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) APMG
6 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) CLAS
6 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.09%) GCP
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.37%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.55%) Xen
3 1 (0.55%) XenApp
3 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Ansible
2 5 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.64%) Puppet
4 2 (1.09%) Grafana
4 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.55%) Rancher
5 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (15.30%) Oracle
2 15 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.92%) Sybase
4 7 (3.83%) SAP
5 5 (2.73%) DevExpress
5 5 (2.73%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.19%) Google
6 4 (2.19%) HP
7 3 (1.64%) Adobe
7 3 (1.64%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco
8 2 (1.09%) EMC
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
8 2 (1.09%) Maxymiser
8 2 (1.09%) Optimizely
8 2 (1.09%) Splunk
8 2 (1.09%) Veritas
9 1 (0.55%) Citrix
9 1 (0.55%) hybris
9 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com