Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 27.74% 12.06% 7.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.13% 13.93% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 15
Halifax median daily rate £434 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.86% +7.69% -27.78%
10th Percentile £356 £265 £298
90th Percentile £850 £428 £400
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £410 £413
% change year-on-year -1.22% -0.61% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £28.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -37.78% -

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 126 122 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 81.29% 86.52% 80.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 102 139
Halifax median daily rate £405 £356 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.76% - -11.00%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £284
90th Percentile £690 £459 £468
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate £18.75 - £13.25
10th Percentile £18.13 - £9.73
90th Percentile £19.38 - £17.78
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.31
% change year-on-year +10.34% -5.28% -6.43%

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 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Banking
3 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (32.56%) Scrum
4 12 (27.91%) DevOps
5 10 (23.26%) Java
5 10 (23.26%) Retail
6 9 (20.93%) Spring
6 9 (20.93%) QA
6 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.93%) .NET
6 9 (20.93%) Web Services
7 8 (18.60%) HTML
7 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
7 8 (18.60%) CSS
7 8 (18.60%) HTML5
7 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
8 7 (16.28%) Node.js
8 7 (16.28%) REST
8 7 (16.28%) CSS3
8 7 (16.28%) WebSockets
8 7 (16.28%) NewSQL
8 7 (16.28%) HATEOAS
8 7 (16.28%) Akka
8 7 (16.28%) Microservices
8 7 (16.28%) React
8 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
8 7 (16.28%) ES6
8 7 (16.28%) Angular 2

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 3 (6.98%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Kentico
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (16.28%) Cloud Spanner
1 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
1 7 (16.28%) NewSQL
1 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
1 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) Adabas
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Banking
3 10 (23.26%) Retail
4 7 (16.28%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Java Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) NoSQL Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Scrum Master
3 5 (11.63%) Transformation Manager
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Programme Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Transformation
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Transformation Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
1 9 (20.93%) Spring
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) CSS
2 8 (18.60%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) HTML5
3 7 (16.28%) Akka
3 7 (16.28%) Angular 2
3 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
3 7 (16.28%) CSS3
3 7 (16.28%) HATEOAS
3 7 (16.28%) Node.js
3 7 (16.28%) React
3 7 (16.28%) REST
3 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
3 7 (16.28%) WebSockets
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Core
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (11.63%) OpenFin
4 5 (11.63%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.65%) Robotics
4 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.33%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Android
1 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Scrum
1 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (27.91%) DevOps
3 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
4 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (16.28%) Microservices
6 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) Coaching
6 6 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (13.95%) Validation
7 5 (11.63%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 5 (11.63%) Mobile First
7 5 (11.63%) MVC
7 5 (11.63%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) Web Design
8 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
8 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) ES6
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) GDPR
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Progress
2 1 (2.33%) Xamarin