Period
to 19 June 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 19 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 275 267 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 28.89% 33.58% 16.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.29% 41.08% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 160 138
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.41% +31.48%
10th Percentile £306 £340 £304
90th Percentile £571 £575 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +0.61% -2.94% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £42.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year -16.96% +31.54% -68.29%

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 802 650 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.24% 81.76% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 376 570
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +26.92%
10th Percentile £268 £219 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £576
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.32% -20.00% +13.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £12.90
90th Percentile £57.88 £25.81 £26.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.61 £13.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +58.54% -17.46% -5.80%

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 19 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 June 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 0 232 £450 -5.26% 47
Barnsley - 11 £475 - 4
Rotherham +1 7 £313 -21.88% 1
Doncaster +1 5 £361 -0.34% 3
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 88 (32.00%) Java
2 63 (22.91%) Scrum
3 59 (21.45%) TDD
4 52 (18.91%) JIRA
4 52 (18.91%) Git (software)
5 46 (16.73%) SQL
6 42 (15.27%) Spring
7 41 (14.91%) JavaScript
8 39 (14.18%) Finance
9 37 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (13.09%) Confluence
10 36 (13.09%) Jenkins
10 36 (13.09%) DevOps
10 36 (13.09%) Linux
11 35 (12.73%) OO
12 34 (12.36%) Microservices
12 34 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (12.00%) User Experience
13 33 (12.00%) Test Automation
14 32 (11.64%) User Stories
14 32 (11.64%) HTML
14 32 (11.64%) Software Engineering
15 31 (11.27%) Java 8
16 30 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
18 28 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (10.18%) Spring Boot
18 28 (10.18%) Degree
19 27 (9.82%) Web Services
19 27 (9.82%) CSS

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 36 (13.09%) Confluence
2 8 (2.91%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.45%) Mule
5 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.09%) SAS
5 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.73%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.73%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Documentum
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.91%) Slack
4 15 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (4.00%) GitHub
6 7 (2.55%) Google Tag Manager
7 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.36%) Boomi
10 1 (0.36%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.36%) IaaS
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.36%) PaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.00%) Internet
2 9 (3.27%) SMS
3 8 (2.91%) HTTP
3 8 (2.91%) Intranet
3 8 (2.91%) VPN
4 7 (2.55%) SSL
4 7 (2.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.73%) WAN
6 1 (0.36%) Network Security
6 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 17 (6.18%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.91%) Big Data
3 8 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.91%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.55%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.55%) MySQL
5 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.09%) Power BI
6 3 (1.09%) QlikView
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.73%) Flink
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.73%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (18.91%) Git (software)
1 52 (18.91%) JIRA
2 36 (13.09%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.91%) Subversion
4 15 (5.45%) Maven
5 14 (5.09%) Bitbucket
6 10 (3.64%) Mercurial
7 9 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.55%) JMeter
9 7 (2.55%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.82%) Burp Suite
10 5 (1.82%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.45%) AppScan
11 4 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.45%) JUnit
12 3 (1.09%) Capybara
12 3 (1.09%) CircleCI
12 3 (1.09%) RSpec
General
1 39 (14.18%) Finance
2 7 (2.55%) Banking
2 7 (2.55%) Retail
3 4 (1.45%) Games
3 4 (1.45%) Marketing
4 3 (1.09%) Legal
4 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.36%) Back Office
5 1 (0.36%) Billing
5 1 (0.36%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (34.18%) Developer
2 49 (17.82%) Java Developer
3 37 (13.45%) Analyst
4 30 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 28 (10.18%) Architect
6 24 (8.73%) User Researcher
7 17 (6.18%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.82%) Consultant
9 12 (4.36%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
10 11 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (4.00%) Technical Architect
11 10 (3.64%) Web Developer
12 8 (2.91%) Azure Consultant
13 7 (2.55%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.55%) SQL Developer
14 6 (2.18%) Java Software Engineer
14 6 (2.18%) PHP Developer
14 6 (2.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.27%) Spring
2 32 (11.64%) HTML
3 28 (10.18%) Spring Boot
4 27 (9.82%) CSS
4 27 (9.82%) Web Services
5 26 (9.45%) RESTful
6 23 (8.36%) Hibernate
7 19 (6.91%) .NET
7 19 (6.91%) REST
8 15 (5.45%) jQuery
9 9 (3.27%) Handlebars
9 9 (3.27%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (3.27%) SOAP
10 8 (2.91%) Node.js
10 8 (2.91%) Sass
11 7 (2.55%) Apache Camel
11 7 (2.55%) Play Framework
11 7 (2.55%) Smarty
11 7 (2.55%) Symfony
11 7 (2.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.00%) User Experience
2 27 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.55%) Blog
4 7 (2.55%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.18%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.18%) Social Media
6 5 (1.82%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (1.45%) NHS
7 4 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.73%) IBM XIV
9 2 (0.73%) iSeries
10 1 (0.36%) Animation
10 1 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.09%) Linux
2 14 (5.09%) Unix
3 12 (4.36%) Windows
4 5 (1.82%) Android
4 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.91%) Scrum
2 59 (21.45%) TDD
3 37 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (13.09%) DevOps
5 35 (12.73%) OO
6 34 (12.36%) Microservices
6 34 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 32 (11.64%) Software Engineering
8 32 (11.64%) User Stories
9 30 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (9.45%) Kanban
10 26 (9.45%) Waterfall
11 25 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 24 (8.73%) Collaborative Working
13 23 (8.36%) BDD
14 22 (8.00%) Business Analysis
14 22 (8.00%) SDLC
15 21 (7.64%) Open Source
16 20 (7.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 88 (32.00%) Java
2 46 (16.73%) SQL
3 41 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 31 (11.27%) Java 8
5 22 (8.00%) Python
6 20 (7.27%) Ruby
7 15 (5.45%) PHP
8 12 (4.36%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.64%) C#
11 6 (2.18%) Scala
12 5 (1.82%) VB
13 4 (1.45%) Go
14 3 (1.09%) C
14 3 (1.09%) R
15 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.36%) ES6
16 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (10.18%) Degree
2 16 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.36%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.27%) ISEB
5 7 (2.55%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.82%) CISSP
6 5 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.45%) CCNA
7 4 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.45%) CRISC
7 4 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (1.09%) CISA
8 3 (1.09%) CISM
8 3 (1.09%) CSSLP
8 3 (1.09%) GIAC
8 3 (1.09%) GSSP-.NET
8 3 (1.09%) GSSP-JAVA
8 3 (1.09%) GWAPT
8 3 (1.09%) ISACA
9 2 (0.73%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.00%) GCP
2 8 (2.91%) QA
3 5 (1.82%) WCAG
4 3 (1.09%) GDPR
5 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
6 1 (0.36%) PSD2
6 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (9.82%) Docker
2 4 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.45%) vSphere
3 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (7.64%) Ansible
2 16 (5.82%) Puppet
3 13 (4.73%) Kubernetes
4 12 (4.36%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.00%) Terraform
6 7 (2.55%) Nessus
7 4 (1.45%) Salt
7 4 (1.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 3 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.73%) Control-M
9 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.73%) Opsview
9 2 (0.73%) SCOM
10 1 (0.36%) Grafana
10 1 (0.36%) Kibana
10 1 (0.36%) logstash
10 1 (0.36%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.36%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (5.82%) Google
2 15 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.36%) Oracle
4 10 (3.64%) SaltStack
5 6 (2.18%) MuleSoft
5 6 (2.18%) NetApp
6 4 (1.45%) EMC
6 4 (1.45%) IBM
6 4 (1.45%) Informatica
6 4 (1.45%) TOWER Software
6 4 (1.45%) VMware
7 3 (1.09%) Cadence
7 3 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.09%) SAP
7 3 (1.09%) Tableau
8 2 (0.73%) Citrix
8 2 (0.73%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.73%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.73%) hybris
8 2 (0.73%) xMatters