The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the York 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the York region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 22 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 6.38% 6.85% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.26% 10.87% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate £290 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £275 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 77.30% 63.01% 59.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 18 19
Average daily rate £320 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.21 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
North Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in York

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in York

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in York

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the York region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in York

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) WCF
4 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 7 (41.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (35.29%) WPF
5 6 (35.29%) Silverlight
5 6 (35.29%) HTTP
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) XAML
6 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (29.41%) LINQ
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) MVVM
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Hudson
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) WCF
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
2 7 (41.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (35.29%) WPF
3 6 (35.29%) Silverlight
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) LINQ
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
7 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (5.88%) JSON
8 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
8 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) MVVM
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Android Development
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) XAML
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle