Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford 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 21 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
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 38 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 18.91% 21.57% 11.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.62% 25.58% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 37
Bradford median daily rate £413 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +29.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £340 £363 £296
90th Percentile £557 £450 £400
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £380
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Bradford median hourly rate - - £45.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +80.33% -32.22% -

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 Bradford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 168 258 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 83.58% 84.31% 83.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 149 230
Bradford median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £213 £228 £263
90th Percentile £561 £550 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 20
Bradford median hourly rate £17.50 £20.97 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.55% +34.36% +7.64%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.41 £11.73
90th Percentile £19.60 £94.70 £40.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Bradford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bradford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bradford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bradford

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

1 19 (50.00%) Retail
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (23.68%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) BDD
4 8 (21.05%) User Stories
4 8 (21.05%) Microservices
5 7 (18.42%) REST
6 6 (15.79%) XSD
6 6 (15.79%) OOD
6 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
6 6 (15.79%) DevOps
6 6 (15.79%) Docker
6 6 (15.79%) User Experience
6 6 (15.79%) Dropwizard
7 5 (13.16%) Minimum Viable Product
7 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.16%) JIRA
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Kanban
7 5 (13.16%) OO
7 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) JAXB
8 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.53%) Web Services
8 4 (10.53%) C#
8 4 (10.53%) .NET

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 5 (13.16%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) IntelliJ
3 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.26%) YouTrack
General
1 19 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) IT Manager
5 4 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum Master
6 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Retail Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Integration Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) REST
2 6 (15.79%) Dropwizard
2 6 (15.79%) XSD
3 5 (13.16%) JAXB
4 4 (10.53%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) Swagger
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) Java EE
5 2 (5.26%) Velocity
5 2 (5.26%) WCF
5 2 (5.26%) WinForms
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) CSS3
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) JSON
6 1 (2.63%) React
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 5 (13.16%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.63%) EPoS
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Scrum
2 9 (23.68%) BDD
2 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.05%) Microservices
3 8 (21.05%) User Stories
4 6 (15.79%) DevOps
4 6 (15.79%) OOD
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Kanban
5 5 (13.16%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 4 (10.53%) Open Source
6 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.89%) Product Management
7 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe