Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 256 234 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 27.86% 26.87% 28.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.00% 31.79% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 193 264
South Yorkshire median daily rate £468 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.45% +1.47%
10th Percentile £289 £340 £325
90th Percentile £615 £560 £584
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £35.63 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.83% +9.63% -
10th Percentile £23.20 £31.78 £31.25
90th Percentile £69.00 £39.48 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.50 £35.63 £30.75
% change year-on-year -20.01% +15.87% -31.67%

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 800 736 1,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 87.05% 84.50% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 406 678
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £252 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 40
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £23.08 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.16% +4.89% +58.56%
10th Percentile £9.31 £13.50 £11.94
90th Percentile £25.00 £47.18 £47.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +0.45%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 0 211 £475 +11.76% 60
Doncaster +7 16 £288 -15.44% 12
Barnsley - 1 £625 - 5
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 90 (35.16%) Java
2 72 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 63 (24.61%) DevOps
4 49 (19.14%) Finance
5 48 (18.75%) C#
6 46 (17.97%) .NET
6 46 (17.97%) Linux
7 45 (17.58%) TDD
8 44 (17.19%) SQL
9 41 (16.02%) Spring
9 41 (16.02%) Test Automation
10 34 (13.28%) Node.js
10 34 (13.28%) Docker
11 33 (12.89%) Spring Boot
12 32 (12.50%) Java 8
13 31 (12.11%) Security Cleared
13 31 (12.11%) Web Development
13 31 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (11.72%) Scrum
14 30 (11.72%) MVC
15 28 (10.94%) SQL Server
15 28 (10.94%) HTML
16 27 (10.55%) RESTful
17 26 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
17 26 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
17 26 (10.16%) Hibernate
18 25 (9.77%) Windows
18 25 (9.77%) REST
19 24 (9.38%) Microservices
19 24 (9.38%) Project Management

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 12 (4.69%) Confluence
2 9 (3.52%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.78%) Apache
6 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) Mule
6 2 (0.78%) SAS
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.39%) JBoss
7 1 (0.39%) Jetty
7 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.20%) GitHub
3 16 (6.25%) IaaS
4 14 (5.47%) Heroku
4 14 (5.47%) PaaS
5 11 (4.30%) SaaS
6 10 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (2.73%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.39%) Office 365
9 1 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.69%) Internet
1 12 (4.69%) NAS
1 12 (4.69%) SAN
2 4 (1.56%) FCoE
2 4 (1.56%) iSCSI
2 4 (1.56%) VSAN
2 4 (1.56%) WAN
3 3 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.17%) Firewall
3 3 (1.17%) HTTP
3 3 (1.17%) LAN
3 3 (1.17%) SSL
4 2 (0.78%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.78%) WebEx
5 1 (0.39%) AMQP
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.39%) MPLS
5 1 (0.39%) Skype
5 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.86%) MongoDB
3 14 (5.47%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.30%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.30%) Power BI
5 11 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (3.13%) Big Data
7 8 (3.13%) MySQL
8 7 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.78%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.39%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 20 (7.81%) Git (software)
1 20 (7.81%) JIRA
2 10 (3.91%) Maven
3 8 (3.13%) Selenium
4 7 (2.73%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.73%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.34%) Subversion
5 6 (2.34%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.17%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.17%) Protractor
7 3 (1.17%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (1.17%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.78%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.78%) Gradle
8 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.78%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.39%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.39%) Mockito
General
1 49 (19.14%) Finance
2 14 (5.47%) Banking
3 5 (1.95%) Retail
4 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.78%) Back Office
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
5 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (46.88%) Developer
2 54 (21.09%) Java Developer
3 30 (11.72%) .NET Developer
4 26 (10.16%) Architect
5 23 (8.98%) Full Stack Developer
6 19 (7.42%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (5.47%) Analyst
7 14 (5.47%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.69%) Consultant
9 12 (4.69%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 11 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.30%) SQL Developer
11 10 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.52%) Agile Developer
12 9 (3.52%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.13%) Technical Architect
14 7 (2.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.97%) .NET
2 41 (16.02%) Spring
3 34 (13.28%) Node.js
4 33 (12.89%) Spring Boot
5 28 (10.94%) HTML
6 27 (10.55%) RESTful
7 26 (10.16%) Hibernate
8 25 (9.77%) REST
9 23 (8.98%) ASP.NET
10 20 (7.81%) CSS
11 19 (7.42%) jQuery
11 19 (7.42%) React
11 19 (7.42%) Web Services
12 12 (4.69%) ActiveMQ
12 12 (4.69%) AngularJS
12 12 (4.69%) JPA
13 11 (4.30%) Apache Camel
13 11 (4.30%) JMS
13 11 (4.30%) Kafka
14 10 (3.91%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.13%) Cloud Native
3 8 (3.13%) User Experience
4 6 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.95%) iSeries
5 5 (1.95%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.95%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.17%) Blog
6 3 (1.17%) Clustering
6 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.78%) PMI
7 2 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.78%) Social Media
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.97%) Linux
2 25 (9.77%) Windows
3 18 (7.03%) Unix
4 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.17%) Solaris
6 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (24.61%) DevOps
2 45 (17.58%) TDD
3 41 (16.02%) Test Automation
4 31 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (12.11%) Web Development
5 30 (11.72%) MVC
5 30 (11.72%) Scrum
6 24 (9.38%) Microservices
6 24 (9.38%) Project Management
7 20 (7.81%) Continuous Deployment
8 18 (7.03%) User Stories
9 17 (6.64%) BDD
9 17 (6.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 13 (5.08%) Agile Project Management
10 13 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.08%) Migration
10 13 (5.08%) OO
10 13 (5.08%) SDLC
10 13 (5.08%) Waterfall
11 12 (4.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 90 (35.16%) Java
2 72 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 48 (18.75%) C#
4 44 (17.19%) SQL
5 32 (12.50%) Java 8
6 18 (7.03%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.86%) Python
8 10 (3.91%) Ruby
9 9 (3.52%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.73%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.56%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.56%) PHP
11 4 (1.56%) Scala
12 3 (1.17%) ES6
12 3 (1.17%) XPath
13 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.78%) VB
13 2 (0.78%) VBA
14 1 (0.39%) C++
14 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.42%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (3.52%) Degree
5 4 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.17%) APMG
7 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.78%) PMP
8 1 (0.39%) CCNP
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.08%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) PSD2
System Software
1 34 (13.28%) Docker
2 10 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.17%) NFS
3 3 (1.17%) SRDF
3 3 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.17%) Xen
4 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (8.98%) Ansible
2 14 (5.47%) Puppet
3 12 (4.69%) Terraform
4 8 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.73%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.73%) Salt
6 6 (2.34%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.39%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.39%) Grafana
7 1 (0.39%) Graylog
7 1 (0.39%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.39%) Kibana
7 1 (0.39%) logstash
7 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.42%) NetApp
2 19 (7.42%) VMware
3 17 (6.64%) Cisco
4 16 (6.25%) EMC
5 13 (5.08%) Google
6 11 (4.30%) Oracle
7 10 (3.91%) IBM
8 7 (2.73%) MuleSoft
8 7 (2.73%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.95%) Veritas
10 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (0.78%) HP
11 2 (0.78%) Pega
11 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.39%) CyberArk
12 1 (0.39%) Dell
12 1 (0.39%) Informatica
12 1 (0.39%) Thales