Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 368 330 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 35.56% 34.30% 34.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.53% 39.29% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 259 205
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +4.71% -8.11%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £333
90th Percentile £623 £563 £625
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.61% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.26% -
10th Percentile £17.70 £33.07 £32.65
90th Percentile £71.00 £45.79 £44.55
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.77% -10.93% -11.11%

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 886 840 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.60% 87.32% 83.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 497 496
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £288 £225
90th Percentile £625 £560 £555
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 15
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.21 £23.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.09% +31.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.78 £14.00 £11.21
90th Percentile £52.01 £50.00 £30.45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £19.52 £13.50
% change year-on-year -5.20% +44.56% -12.90%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 0 325 £500 +11.11% 24
Doncaster +5 8 £288 -33.14% 4
Barnsley 0 5 £625 +38.89% 4
Rotherham -4 2 £350 +12.00% 3
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 133 (36.14%) Java
2 128 (34.78%) Node.js
3 103 (27.99%) DevOps
4 94 (25.54%) JavaScript
5 92 (25.00%) HTML
6 89 (24.18%) CSS
7 86 (23.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 84 (22.83%) Git (software)
9 80 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 79 (21.47%) TDD
11 78 (21.20%) Linux
12 77 (20.92%) Web Development
13 66 (17.93%) RESTful
14 62 (16.85%) Open Source
14 62 (16.85%) Unix
15 59 (16.03%) Bash Shell
15 59 (16.03%) BPSS Clearance
16 58 (15.76%) Security Cleared
17 55 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
17 55 (14.95%) .NET
18 54 (14.67%) C#
18 54 (14.67%) Continuous Deployment
19 53 (14.40%) Microsoft
20 52 (14.13%) Spring
21 51 (13.86%) Python
21 51 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
22 49 (13.32%) React
23 44 (11.96%) Spring Boot
24 43 (11.68%) Ruby
25 41 (11.14%) GitHub

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 13 (3.53%) Confluence
2 9 (2.45%) CMS
2 9 (2.45%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (1.63%) Apache
5 6 (1.63%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.54%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 2 (0.54%) Moodle
7 2 (0.54%) Mule
7 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 86 (23.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (11.14%) GitHub
4 35 (9.51%) PaaS
5 15 (4.08%) Heroku
6 10 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.90%) IaaS
8 6 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.36%) SaaS
10 3 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.97%) HTTP
2 26 (7.07%) SSL
3 23 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.62%) Internet
5 7 (1.90%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.36%) WebEx
7 3 (0.82%) Firewall
7 3 (0.82%) NAS
7 3 (0.82%) SAN
8 2 (0.54%) Intranet
8 2 (0.54%) VPN
9 1 (0.27%) 2G
9 1 (0.27%) 3G
9 1 (0.27%) ATM
9 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.27%) GSM
9 1 (0.27%) MPLS
9 1 (0.27%) WAN
9 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.99%) Power BI
3 11 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (1.90%) MySQL
5 5 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.82%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.54%) Big Data
8 2 (0.54%) GIS
8 2 (0.54%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.27%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (22.83%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.34%) JIRA
2 27 (7.34%) JUnit
3 25 (6.79%) Spock
4 23 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.53%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.99%) Maven
7 9 (2.45%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.17%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.90%) Rational Application Developer
10 5 (1.36%) Subversion
11 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Code
13 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.27%) Gradle
13 1 (0.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 39 (10.60%) Finance
2 14 (3.80%) Banking
3 5 (1.36%) Publishing
4 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
4 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.54%) Legal
5 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.54%) Marketing
5 2 (0.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 165 (44.84%) Developer
2 55 (14.95%) Java Developer
3 48 (13.04%) Architect
4 39 (10.60%) Full Stack Developer
5 34 (9.24%) Technical Architect
6 30 (8.15%) Senior Developer
7 29 (7.88%) Delivery Manager
8 27 (7.34%) .NET Developer
9 24 (6.52%) Analyst
10 21 (5.71%) Business Analyst
10 21 (5.71%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 20 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (4.35%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.80%) Web Engineer
14 13 (3.53%) Operations Engineer
15 12 (3.26%) Agile Delivery Manager
15 12 (3.26%) C# Developer
15 12 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.26%) WebOps Engineer
16 11 (2.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (34.78%) Node.js
2 92 (25.00%) HTML
3 89 (24.18%) CSS
4 66 (17.93%) RESTful
5 55 (14.95%) .NET
6 52 (14.13%) Spring
7 49 (13.32%) React
8 44 (11.96%) Spring Boot
9 40 (10.87%) AngularJS
10 29 (7.88%) ASP.NET
11 25 (6.79%) Vue.js
11 25 (6.79%) Web Services
12 24 (6.52%) Hibernate
13 21 (5.71%) REST
14 18 (4.89%) jQuery
15 14 (3.80%) Express
15 14 (3.80%) JPA
16 13 (3.53%) JSON
16 13 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (3.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.42%) User Experience
2 8 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (1.90%) Blog
4 6 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.63%) iSeries
4 6 (1.63%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.54%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.27%) DataPower
8 1 (0.27%) PMI
8 1 (0.27%) Tandem
8 1 (0.27%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (21.20%) Linux
2 62 (16.85%) Unix
3 23 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 15 (4.08%) Windows
5 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.54%) Android
7 2 (0.54%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (27.99%) DevOps
2 80 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 79 (21.47%) TDD
4 77 (20.92%) Web Development
5 62 (16.85%) Open Source
6 55 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (14.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 39 (10.60%) Microservices
9 38 (10.33%) Configuration Management
10 37 (10.05%) User Stories
11 35 (9.51%) Project Management
12 34 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (8.15%) Pair Programming
14 29 (7.88%) MVC
15 28 (7.61%) Service Design
16 26 (7.07%) Agile Project Management
17 25 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
18 24 (6.52%) PRINCE2
19 23 (6.25%) Progressive Web App
20 22 (5.98%) Asynchronous Programming
Programming Languages
1 133 (36.14%) Java
2 94 (25.54%) JavaScript
3 59 (16.03%) Bash Shell
4 54 (14.67%) C#
5 51 (13.86%) Python
6 43 (11.68%) Ruby
7 41 (11.14%) Java 8
8 31 (8.42%) SQL
9 22 (5.98%) ES6
10 10 (2.72%) PHP
11 7 (1.90%) Scala
11 7 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.63%) Go
13 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.54%) Perl
15 1 (0.27%) C++
15 1 (0.27%) Jython
15 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (16.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 58 (15.76%) Security Cleared
3 26 (7.07%) DBS Check
4 19 (5.16%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.36%) BC Cleared
5 5 (1.36%) Degree
6 2 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.27%) CCNP
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) OCA
7 1 (0.27%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (2.45%) QA
3 4 (1.09%) GDPR
4 3 (0.82%) PMO
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (6.79%) Docker
2 4 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (6.79%) Puppet
2 24 (6.52%) Ansible
3 12 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.99%) Terraform
5 6 (1.63%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.82%) Rancher
7 2 (0.54%) Consul
7 2 (0.54%) Packer
7 2 (0.54%) Salt
8 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.80%) EMC
2 14 (3.80%) NetApp
3 13 (3.53%) Google
4 12 (3.26%) IBM
4 12 (3.26%) Oracle
5 7 (1.90%) Adobe
5 7 (1.90%) Cisco
5 7 (1.90%) Veritas
6 6 (1.63%) VMware
7 4 (1.09%) Pega
7 4 (1.09%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.82%) SAP
9 2 (0.54%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (0.54%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.54%) HP
9 2 (0.54%) Mercator
9 2 (0.54%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.54%) Talend