Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +34
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 39 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 32.23% 22.50% 16.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.82% 27.84% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 42
Halifax median daily rate £403 £426 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.57% +0.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £321 £310 £343
90th Percentile £588 £532 £456
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 £24.00 £47.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year -49.47% +54.47% -82.43%

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 112 97 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 92.56% 80.83% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 83 176
Halifax median daily rate £400 £395 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +0.64% +10.25%
10th Percentile £281 £302 £290
90th Percentile £501 £519 £452
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Halifax median hourly rate - £12.16 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% +5.09%

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 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (28.21%) MuleSoft
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Banking
5 7 (17.95%) .NET
5 7 (17.95%) WCF
6 6 (15.38%) JIRA
6 6 (15.38%) Confluence
6 6 (15.38%) DevOps
6 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
8 4 (10.26%) CMS
8 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) C#
8 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
8 4 (10.26%) Java
8 4 (10.26%) ETL
8 4 (10.26%) webMethods
8 4 (10.26%) Docker
8 4 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (10.26%) User Experience
9 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
9 3 (7.69%) Anypoint

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 6 (15.38%) Confluence
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.56%) Mule
4 1 (2.56%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) InVision
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Boomi
2 2 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.56%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (2.56%) QlikView
2 1 (2.56%) Redis
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
2 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) MuleSoft Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Release Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Visual Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
1 7 (17.95%) WCF
2 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.69%) Java EE
3 3 (7.69%) Java SE
3 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) JSON
4 1 (2.56%) Middleware
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Blog
4 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Scrum
2 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.38%) DevOps
3 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.26%) ETL
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (7.69%) Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (7.69%) User Stories
6 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C#
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) OpenView
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) MuleSoft
2 4 (10.26%) webMethods
3 3 (7.69%) Apigee
3 3 (7.69%) Dell
3 3 (7.69%) Google
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Informatica
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Software AG
3 3 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat