Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 21 October 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 195 188 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 23.10% 23.62% 24.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.27% 28.44% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 155 220
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.29% +12.19%
10th Percentile £290 £340 £320
90th Percentile £575 £543 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.25 £35.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.94% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.50 £35.63 £30.50
% change year-on-year -20.01% +16.82% -4.69%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 715 661 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.72% 83.04% 80.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 360 609
South Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £223 £229 £270
90th Percentile £538 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 35
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.92% -27.60% +62.16%
10th Percentile £9.31 £11.30 £10.99
90th Percentile £27.17 £43.50 £49.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.81
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.10% +4.37%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in South Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in South Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in South Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in South Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
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 Software Development within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 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 0 152 £450 - 57
Doncaster +6 17 £299 -12.13% 15
Barnsley - 5 £500 - 5
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 87 (44.62%) Java
2 61 (31.28%) DevOps
3 41 (21.03%) Finance
3 41 (21.03%) Spring
4 38 (19.49%) TDD
5 36 (18.46%) JavaScript
5 36 (18.46%) Linux
5 36 (18.46%) Docker
5 36 (18.46%) Java 8
6 35 (17.95%) SQL
7 34 (17.44%) Scrum
8 32 (16.41%) Microservices
9 27 (13.85%) Ansible
9 27 (13.85%) Spring Boot
10 26 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (12.31%) JIRA
13 23 (11.79%) Test Automation
13 23 (11.79%) REST
14 22 (11.28%) Git (software)
15 20 (10.26%) Web Services
15 20 (10.26%) Confluence
15 20 (10.26%) Jenkins
16 19 (9.74%) Bash Shell
16 19 (9.74%) Windows
17 18 (9.23%) .NET
17 18 (9.23%) Hibernate
17 18 (9.23%) Hadoop
17 18 (9.23%) Terraform
18 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure

Agile Software Development
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 20 (10.26%) Confluence
2 8 (4.10%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.59%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.05%) Apache
5 4 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.05%) Mule
5 4 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) Documentum
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) Jetty
8 1 (0.51%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.21%) GitHub
4 14 (7.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (5.13%) IaaS
5 10 (5.13%) PaaS
6 7 (3.59%) Amazon S3
6 7 (3.59%) SaaS
7 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.51%) Boomi
8 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Slack
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.13%) NAS
2 9 (4.62%) SAN
3 7 (3.59%) VPN
4 5 (2.56%) SMS
5 4 (2.05%) FCoE
5 4 (2.05%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.05%) VSAN
5 4 (2.05%) WAN
6 3 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.54%) LAN
6 3 (1.54%) SSL
7 2 (1.03%) HTTP
7 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.51%) AMQP
8 1 (0.51%) Internet
8 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.51%) Skype
8 1 (0.51%) SSH
8 1 (0.51%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.23%) Hadoop
2 17 (8.72%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.18%) Big Data
5 11 (5.64%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.10%) MySQL
7 7 (3.59%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.03%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.03%) Flink
11 2 (1.03%) Power BI
11 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.03%) Redis
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.51%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 24 (12.31%) JIRA
2 22 (11.28%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.13%) Bitbucket
5 8 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (4.10%) Maven
5 8 (4.10%) Selenium
6 7 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (3.08%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.05%) AppScan
8 4 (2.05%) Subversion
8 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.54%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.54%) Protractor
9 3 (1.54%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (1.54%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.03%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.03%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.51%) Gatling
General
1 41 (21.03%) Finance
2 13 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (2.56%) Retail
4 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.54%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (47.18%) Developer
2 51 (26.15%) Java Developer
3 21 (10.77%) Architect
4 16 (8.21%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.67%) Analyst
5 13 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (6.15%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.59%) Agile Developer
9 7 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.59%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.59%) Consultant
9 7 (3.59%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.59%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.08%) Cloud Developer
10 6 (3.08%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.56%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.03%) Spring
2 27 (13.85%) Spring Boot
3 23 (11.79%) REST
4 20 (10.26%) Web Services
5 18 (9.23%) .NET
5 18 (9.23%) Hibernate
6 16 (8.21%) HTML
7 15 (7.69%) RESTful
8 11 (5.64%) Kafka
9 10 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (5.13%) CSS
9 10 (5.13%) SOAP
10 9 (4.62%) Apache Camel
10 9 (4.62%) JMS
11 8 (4.10%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.10%) XML
12 6 (3.08%) Apache CXF
12 6 (3.08%) HTML5
12 6 (3.08%) jQuery
12 6 (3.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.59%) Cloud Native
3 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.56%) iSeries
4 5 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.54%) Clustering
5 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.03%) Blog
6 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.03%) PMI
6 2 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.03%) Social Media
6 2 (1.03%) User Experience
6 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.46%) Linux
2 19 (9.74%) Windows
3 12 (6.15%) Unix
4 3 (1.54%) Solaris
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.28%) DevOps
2 38 (19.49%) TDD
3 34 (17.44%) Scrum
4 32 (16.41%) Microservices
5 25 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (11.79%) Test Automation
7 17 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (8.72%) Project Management
8 16 (8.21%) OO
9 14 (7.18%) Kanban
10 13 (6.67%) SDLC
11 12 (6.15%) BDD
11 12 (6.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 12 (6.15%) MVC
12 11 (5.64%) Migration
12 11 (5.64%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (5.64%) Waterfall
13 10 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.13%) Software Engineering
14 9 (4.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 87 (44.62%) Java
2 36 (18.46%) Java 8
2 36 (18.46%) JavaScript
3 35 (17.95%) SQL
4 19 (9.74%) Bash Shell
5 17 (8.72%) Python
6 16 (8.21%) C#
7 13 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.10%) Ruby
9 6 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.56%) PHP
11 4 (2.05%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.54%) ES6
12 3 (1.54%) VB
12 3 (1.54%) XPath
13 2 (1.03%) Go
13 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.51%) Scala
14 1 (0.51%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.64%) Degree
2 11 (5.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.54%) CISA
4 3 (1.54%) CISM
4 3 (1.54%) CISSP
4 3 (1.54%) CRISC
4 3 (1.54%) CSSLP
4 3 (1.54%) GIAC
4 3 (1.54%) GSSP-.NET
4 3 (1.54%) GSSP-JAVA
4 3 (1.54%) GWAPT
4 3 (1.54%) ISACA
4 3 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.54%) PMP
5 2 (1.03%) APMG
5 2 (1.03%) CBAP
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (18.46%) Docker
2 9 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.54%) NFS
3 3 (1.54%) SRDF
3 3 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.54%) Xen
4 2 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (13.85%) Ansible
2 18 (9.23%) Terraform
3 15 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 15 (7.69%) Puppet
4 10 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.59%) Salt
6 4 (2.05%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.03%) Control-M
7 2 (1.03%) Nessus
7 2 (1.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.51%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.51%) Grafana
8 1 (0.51%) Graylog
8 1 (0.51%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.51%) Kibana
8 1 (0.51%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (8.21%) NetApp
1 16 (8.21%) VMware
2 15 (7.69%) Google
3 14 (7.18%) SaltStack
4 13 (6.67%) EMC
5 12 (6.15%) Cisco
6 11 (5.64%) Oracle
7 9 (4.62%) MuleSoft
8 8 (4.10%) IBM
9 7 (3.59%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.54%) SAP
11 2 (1.03%) hybris
11 2 (1.03%) Informatica
11 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.03%) TOWER Software
11 2 (1.03%) Veritas
12 1 (0.51%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.51%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.51%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.51%) TIBCO