The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 8 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.43% 12.87% 10.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% 15.85% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 16
Median daily rate £338 £325 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -28.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £309 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £390 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 82 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 89.55% 81.19% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 70 116
Median daily rate £350 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
2 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
4 5 (19.23%) MS Office
4 5 (19.23%) JIRA
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Business Transformation
4 5 (19.23%) Confluence
5 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Wireframes
5 4 (15.38%) Data Security
5 4 (15.38%) Legal
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
5 4 (15.38%) CMS
5 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
5 4 (15.38%) Content Management
5 4 (15.38%) MS Project
5 4 (15.38%) DSDM
5 4 (15.38%) MS Visio

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 5 (19.23%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) CMS
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
1 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
2 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (15.38%) MS Project
2 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) IaaS
1 3 (11.54%) PaaS
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
1 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
1 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (11.54%) QlikView
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 4 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
1 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Data Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum Master
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
1 3 (11.54%) J2EE
1 3 (11.54%) JSP
1 3 (11.54%) Spring
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) TDD
3 5 (19.23%) Business Transformation
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Content Management
4 4 (15.38%) Data Security
4 4 (15.38%) DSDM
4 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 4 (15.38%) Validation
4 4 (15.38%) Wireframes
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle