Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 240 242 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 25.18% 29.48% 17.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.41% 35.91% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 177 160
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £432 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -1.37% +16.67%
10th Percentile £268 £333 £335
90th Percentile £555 £598 £596
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +18.06%
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 £35.00 £42.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year -18.13% +222.64% -58.59%

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 816 674 843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.62% 82.10% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 379 598
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +25.93%
10th Percentile £262 £250 £281
90th Percentile £550 £577 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 30
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.77 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.51% -31.25% +44.14%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.88 £26.49 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.04% -3.45% +3.57%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 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 0 194 £438 -2.78% 76
Doncaster +2 10 £285 -16.18% 4
Barnsley - 9 £475 - 3
Rotherham -1 7 £313 -8.09% 2
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 85 (35.42%) Java
2 52 (21.67%) Scrum
3 43 (17.92%) TDD
3 43 (17.92%) Spring
3 43 (17.92%) DevOps
4 41 (17.08%) Finance
5 36 (15.00%) SQL
5 36 (15.00%) JIRA
6 34 (14.17%) Git (software)
6 34 (14.17%) Java 8
7 33 (13.75%) Microservices
8 32 (13.33%) Docker
9 31 (12.92%) Spring Boot
9 31 (12.92%) Confluence
9 31 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (12.50%) Linux
11 29 (12.08%) JavaScript
12 26 (10.83%) Waterfall
12 26 (10.83%) Jenkins
13 25 (10.42%) Test Automation
13 25 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (10.00%) .NET
14 24 (10.00%) Web Services
15 23 (9.58%) RESTful
16 22 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (9.17%) Ansible
16 22 (9.17%) OO
16 22 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
16 22 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (8.75%) Software Engineering

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 31 (12.92%) Confluence
2 8 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.67%) Mule
4 3 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.83%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.83%) Apache
5 2 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.42%) Documentum
6 1 (0.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) SAS
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.83%) GitHub
4 13 (5.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (3.75%) Amazon S3
7 7 (2.92%) Google Tag Manager
8 5 (2.08%) Slack
9 4 (1.67%) IaaS
9 4 (1.67%) PaaS
9 4 (1.67%) SaaS
10 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.42%) Boomi
11 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.75%) Internet
2 8 (3.33%) Intranet
3 7 (2.92%) SMS
3 7 (2.92%) VPN
4 5 (2.08%) HTTP
4 5 (2.08%) SSL
5 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.83%) Skype
7 1 (0.42%) SSH
7 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.42%) NoSQL
1 13 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.17%) MySQL
3 9 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (3.75%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.92%) Big Data
6 5 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.83%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.83%) Flink
9 2 (0.83%) Power BI
9 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.42%) Bigtable
10 1 (0.42%) HBase
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (15.00%) JIRA
2 34 (14.17%) Git (software)
3 26 (10.83%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 11 (4.58%) Maven
6 8 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (2.92%) Subversion
8 5 (2.08%) JMeter
9 4 (1.67%) AppScan
9 4 (1.67%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.67%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.67%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.25%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.83%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 41 (17.08%) Finance
2 8 (3.33%) Banking
2 8 (3.33%) Retail
3 3 (1.25%) Marketing
3 3 (1.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.42%) Games
5 1 (0.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (38.75%) Developer
2 51 (21.25%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.92%) Architect
4 30 (12.50%) Analyst
5 26 (10.83%) Business Analyst
6 19 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (7.08%) Project Manager
8 15 (6.25%) Consultant
9 14 (5.83%) User Researcher
10 12 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.58%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.75%) Agile Business Analyst
12 9 (3.75%) Web Developer
13 8 (3.33%) SQL Developer
14 7 (2.92%) Azure Consultant
14 7 (2.92%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (2.92%) Senior Developer
14 7 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (2.92%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.92%) Spring
2 31 (12.92%) Spring Boot
3 24 (10.00%) .NET
3 24 (10.00%) Web Services
4 23 (9.58%) RESTful
5 20 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 20 (8.33%) HTML
5 20 (8.33%) REST
6 17 (7.08%) CSS
7 12 (5.00%) SOAP
8 11 (4.58%) jQuery
9 9 (3.75%) Handlebars
10 8 (3.33%) Sass
11 7 (2.92%) Classic ASP
11 7 (2.92%) Kafka
11 7 (2.92%) Node.js
11 7 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (2.92%) Smarty
11 7 (2.92%) Twig
11 7 (2.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.83%) User Experience
4 7 (2.92%) Blog
4 7 (2.92%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.92%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.50%) Social Media
6 5 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.08%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.83%) iSeries
8 2 (0.83%) NHS
8 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) PKI
9 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.50%) Linux
2 16 (6.67%) Windows
3 12 (5.00%) Unix
4 5 (2.08%) Android
4 5 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.67%) Scrum
2 43 (17.92%) DevOps
2 43 (17.92%) TDD
3 33 (13.75%) Microservices
4 31 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (10.83%) Waterfall
6 25 (10.42%) Test Automation
7 22 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (9.17%) OO
7 22 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 20 (8.33%) Kanban
9 20 (8.33%) SDLC
9 20 (8.33%) User Stories
10 18 (7.50%) Mentoring
10 18 (7.50%) Project Management
11 14 (5.83%) Business Analysis
11 14 (5.83%) Software Delivery
12 13 (5.42%) Analytics
12 13 (5.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 85 (35.42%) Java
2 36 (15.00%) SQL
3 34 (14.17%) Java 8
4 29 (12.08%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.92%) Python
6 15 (6.25%) PHP
7 14 (5.83%) C#
7 14 (5.83%) Ruby
8 11 (4.58%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.58%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.92%) VB
10 4 (1.67%) Scala
11 3 (1.25%) C
11 3 (1.25%) Go
11 3 (1.25%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.42%) ES6
12 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.42%) R
12 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (7.50%) Degree
2 15 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.33%) ISEB
5 6 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.25%) CCNA
7 3 (1.25%) CISA
7 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.25%) CISM
7 3 (1.25%) CISSP
7 3 (1.25%) CRISC
7 3 (1.25%) CSSLP
7 3 (1.25%) GIAC
7 3 (1.25%) GSSP-.NET
7 3 (1.25%) GSSP-JAVA
7 3 (1.25%) GWAPT
7 3 (1.25%) ISACA
7 3 (1.25%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) QA
2 10 (4.17%) GCP
3 2 (0.83%) WCAG
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (13.33%) Docker
2 3 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (9.17%) Ansible
2 17 (7.08%) Puppet
2 17 (7.08%) Terraform
3 16 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 12 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.75%) Salt
6 4 (1.67%) Nessus
7 3 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (0.83%) Control-M
9 1 (0.42%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.42%) Kibana
9 1 (0.42%) logstash
9 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.42%) Opsview
9 1 (0.42%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (6.67%) SaltStack
2 15 (6.25%) Google
2 15 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.58%) Oracle
4 5 (2.08%) MuleSoft
4 5 (2.08%) NetApp
5 4 (1.67%) VMware
6 3 (1.25%) Cadence
6 3 (1.25%) EMC
6 3 (1.25%) IBM
6 3 (1.25%) SAP
6 3 (1.25%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.83%) hybris
7 2 (0.83%) Informatica
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco
8 1 (0.42%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.42%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.42%) Tableau
8 1 (0.42%) Thales