Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 73 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.21% 0.12% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.13% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +13.51% +40.15%
10th Percentile £406 £513 £413
90th Percentile £419 £538 £503
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 905 788 1,014
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 95.28% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 439 711
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £229 £177 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 39
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.41% -8.93% +12.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.50 £9.40
90th Percentile £51.00 £22.14 £29.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%

Agile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Agile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Developer in South Yorkshire

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Developer in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Developer in South Yorkshire

Agile Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 1 £413 -21.43%
Agile Developer
Yorkshire

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Java 8
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

Agile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Java 8