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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 10 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 23.61% 13.61% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.31% 15.87% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 3
Median daily rate £412 £408 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.98% +24.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.23
% change year-on-year +2.36% +13.49%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 58 126 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 80.56% 85.71% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 98 97
Median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £321 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £8.83 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Retail
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Credit Risk
6 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
6 3 (11.54%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (7.69%) Big Data
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) PMO
7 2 (7.69%) Data Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.69%) IaaS

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 (7.69%) Confluence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Flex Builder
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Business Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Finance Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum Master
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Migration Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (7.69%) jQuery
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.85%) Flash
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Credit Risk
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Animation
3 1 (3.85%) RIA
3 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) BPMN
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Strategy
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe