Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +24
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 44 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 32.84% 27.43% 17.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.29% 32.98% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 33
Halifax median daily rate £459 £428 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +1.79% +29.23%
10th Percentile £342 £282 £313
90th Percentile £589 £536 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £420
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.75 £55.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -58.64% +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 118 94 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 88.06% 83.19% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 64 132
Halifax median daily rate £405 £405 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.58% +4.78%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £259
90th Percentile £545 £522 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Halifax median hourly rate £15.50 £17.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.49% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%

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 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Halifax

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 19 (43.18%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) User Stories
4 10 (22.73%) TDD
5 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.45%) .NET
5 9 (20.45%) JIRA
5 9 (20.45%) BDD
5 9 (20.45%) Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (18.18%) Banking
6 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (18.18%) Confluence
7 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.91%) Epics
7 7 (15.91%) MuleSoft
8 6 (13.64%) Microservices
8 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.64%) HTML
9 5 (11.36%) MVC
9 5 (11.36%) C#
9 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
9 5 (11.36%) CSS

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 8 (18.18%) Confluence
2 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) Anypoint
4 2 (4.55%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.27%) Mule
5 1 (2.27%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) EngageOne
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Apigee
2 3 (6.82%) Boomi
3 2 (4.55%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.27%) QlikView
3 1 (2.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.27%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Head of Development
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Mortgage Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) MuleSoft Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Product Owner
7 2 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Banking Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (4.55%) PMO Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior PMO
7 2 (4.55%) Senior PMO Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) CSS3
3 5 (11.36%) HTML5
3 5 (11.36%) jQuery
4 4 (9.09%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) Java EE
5 3 (6.82%) Java SE
5 3 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (6.82%) WCF
6 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.55%) JSON
6 2 (4.55%) MEAN Stack
6 2 (4.55%) Node.js
6 2 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (2.27%) Middleware
7 1 (2.27%) React
7 1 (2.27%) XSD
7 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Scrum
2 11 (25.00%) User Stories
3 10 (22.73%) TDD
4 9 (20.45%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (20.45%) BDD
4 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.91%) Epics
6 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.64%) Microservices
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) DevOps
7 5 (11.36%) MVC
7 5 (11.36%) Open Source
7 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (11.36%) Web Development
8 4 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.36%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) APMP
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) MCSA
1 1 (2.27%) MCSE
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (2.27%) VCP6
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.91%) MuleSoft
2 3 (6.82%) Dell
2 3 (6.82%) IBM
2 3 (6.82%) Informatica
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Software AG
2 3 (6.82%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.27%) Trustwave
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Workday