Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 7 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 47 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 33.10% 16.33% 12.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.17% 19.20% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 28
Halifax median daily rate £400 £413 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +8.20% +5.17%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £313
90th Percentile £850 £520 £452
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -1.88% - -

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 120 125 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 84.51% 85.03% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 107 156
Halifax median daily rate £400 £388 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.64% +1.94%
10th Percentile £285 £296 £295
90th Percentile £675 £475 £456
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Halifax median hourly rate - £8.83 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.94% -77.50%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -13.79% -17.14%

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 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) Banking
3 18 (38.30%) DevOps
4 14 (29.79%) Scrum
5 12 (25.53%) .NET
6 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (19.15%) Java
7 9 (19.15%) Web Services
7 9 (19.15%) Retail
8 8 (17.02%) Spring
8 8 (17.02%) C#
8 8 (17.02%) Project Management
8 8 (17.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
8 8 (17.02%) Microservices
9 7 (14.89%) User Experience
9 7 (14.89%) React
9 7 (14.89%) Spring Boot
9 7 (14.89%) ES6
9 7 (14.89%) Angular 2
9 7 (14.89%) HTML5
9 7 (14.89%) Node.js
9 7 (14.89%) REST
9 7 (14.89%) CSS3
9 7 (14.89%) WebSockets
9 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
9 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.89%) NewSQL

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 4 (8.51%) CMS
2 3 (6.38%) Confluence
2 3 (6.38%) SAS
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.13%) Kentico
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (8.51%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.26%) Serverless
4 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.13%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.89%) Cloud Spanner
2 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.89%) MySQL
2 7 (14.89%) NewSQL
2 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) Adabas
4 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) Redis
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
1 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) Banking
3 9 (19.15%) Retail
4 6 (12.77%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Java Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) NoSQL Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Designer
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum Master
5 4 (8.51%) Visual Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Banking Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Release Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) Web Services
3 8 (17.02%) Spring
4 7 (14.89%) Akka
4 7 (14.89%) Angular 2
4 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
4 7 (14.89%) CSS
4 7 (14.89%) CSS3
4 7 (14.89%) HATEOAS
4 7 (14.89%) HTML
4 7 (14.89%) HTML5
4 7 (14.89%) Node.js
4 7 (14.89%) React
4 7 (14.89%) REST
4 7 (14.89%) Spring Boot
4 7 (14.89%) Vert.x
4 7 (14.89%) WebSockets
5 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Core
6 5 (10.64%) Electron Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.13%) Blog
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Android
1 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) DevOps
2 14 (29.79%) Scrum
3 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
4 9 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (17.02%) Microservices
5 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) Non-Blocking Code
6 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.64%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.64%) Mobile First
8 5 (10.64%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 5 (10.64%) Web Design
9 4 (8.51%) Coaching
9 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.51%) ETL
9 4 (8.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) ES6
3 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Groovy
5 1 (2.13%) Natural
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) GDPR
3 1 (2.13%) GCP
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) OpenView
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) MuleSoft
1 4 (8.51%) webMethods
2 3 (6.38%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Progress
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Xamarin