The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 36 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 35.29% 46.23% 28.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.91% 54.44% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 12
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£328 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £328 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
Agile Software Development
North 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 York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 90 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 86.27% 84.91% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 34
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in York

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (54.17%) HTML
2 25 (52.08%) CSS
3 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
4 19 (39.58%) Java
4 19 (39.58%) MVC
5 16 (33.33%) jQuery
6 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 14 (29.17%) Scrum
6 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
7 13 (27.08%) SQL
8 12 (25.00%) C#
8 12 (25.00%) .NET
8 12 (25.00%) TDD
8 12 (25.00%) JSF
9 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.83%) BDD
11 9 (18.75%) HTML5
11 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (18.75%) Web Development
11 9 (18.75%) J2EE
12 8 (16.67%) JUnit
12 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
13 7 (14.58%) Spring
13 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (12.50%) Open Source
14 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (12.50%) WCF
14 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
14 6 (12.50%) Ajax

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) JUnit
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.42%) Subversion
4 5 (10.42%) Selenium
5 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.25%) Hudson
5 3 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (6.25%) Axure RP
5 3 (6.25%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Architect
6 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Designer
7 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Web Designer
8 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.25%) User Experience Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) UI Designer
9 2 (4.17%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) HTML
2 25 (52.08%) CSS
3 16 (33.33%) jQuery
4 12 (25.00%) .NET
4 12 (25.00%) JSF
5 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
6 9 (18.75%) HTML5
6 9 (18.75%) J2EE
7 7 (14.58%) Spring
7 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.50%) WCF
8 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
8 6 (12.50%) Ajax
9 5 (10.42%) REST
9 5 (10.42%) Spring Integration
9 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.42%) Apache Flex
10 4 (8.33%) XML
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Open Source
1 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.17%) Psychology
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) MVC
2 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.17%) Scrum
3 12 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (20.83%) BDD
5 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.75%) Web Development
6 6 (12.50%) OO
7 5 (10.42%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.25%) Android Development
9 3 (6.25%) Web Design
9 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.25%) OOD
9 3 (6.25%) OOP
9 3 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.25%) MVVM
9 3 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
2 19 (39.58%) Java
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe
2 3 (6.25%) Zend
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss