Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 22 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 > Halifax
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 +27 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 28 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 25.93% 15.14% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.18% 18.75% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 9
Halifax median daily rate £439 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% +29.23% -28.49%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £293
90th Percentile £537 £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 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87 176 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 80.56% 80.73% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 145 164
Halifax median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.34% -13.70%
10th Percentile £290 £278 £259
90th Percentile £525 £450 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 - £13.00
10th Percentile £9.10 - £9.90
90th Percentile £15.10 - £17.85
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Halifax

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Halifax

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Halifax over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Retail Banking
5 5 (17.86%) Coaching
6 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 4 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.71%) JIRA
7 3 (10.71%) Kanban
7 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
8 2 (7.14%) Application Rationalisation
8 2 (7.14%) Confluence
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (3.57%) Java
9 1 (3.57%) JUnit
9 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (3.57%) OO
9 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.57%) Games

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring 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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Scrum Master
3 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Programme Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Transformation
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Transformation Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Fintech
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) Robotics
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.14%) Application Rationalisation
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
1 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft