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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 10 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 12.00% 10.64% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.85% 13.89% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Median daily rate £413 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.73% +6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £324 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

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 65 72 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 86.67% 76.60% 84.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 61 109
Median daily rate £405 £383 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £305 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Halifax

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Data Security
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) BPMN
4 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 3 (16.67%) SaaS
4 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (16.67%) IaaS
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (16.67%) Big Data
4 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) ETL

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) IaaS
1 3 (16.67%) PaaS
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Flex Builder
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Flash
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Animation
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) RIA
2 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Data Security
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) BPMN
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe