Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 203 320 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 24.79% 26.98% 20.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.85% 33.68% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 246 248
South Yorkshire median daily rate £432 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.53% - +30.77%
10th Percentile £338 £323 £284
90th Percentile £550 £575 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £30.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.87% -31.67% -18.18%

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 680 950 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.03% 80.10% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 646 576
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £228
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.13%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.36 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 0 183 £438 +2.94% 46
Doncaster +8 7 £340 +11.48% 3
Rotherham - 4 £340 - 1
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 54 (26.60%) Java
2 41 (20.20%) Finance
3 39 (19.21%) JavaScript
4 37 (18.23%) TDD
5 35 (17.24%) User Experience
6 34 (16.75%) Test Automation
7 32 (15.76%) Oracle
7 32 (15.76%) Linux
8 29 (14.29%) Scrum
8 29 (14.29%) HTML
9 28 (13.79%) SQL
9 28 (13.79%) CSS
10 27 (13.30%) SQL Server
10 27 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (12.81%) DevOps
12 25 (12.32%) Mentoring
12 25 (12.32%) Python
12 25 (12.32%) Degree
13 24 (11.82%) Unix
13 24 (11.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (11.82%) Git (software)
14 22 (10.84%) Web Development
14 22 (10.84%) Waterfall
14 22 (10.84%) Service Design
15 21 (10.34%) React
15 21 (10.34%) BDD
15 21 (10.34%) Psychology
15 21 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (9.85%) RESTful

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 3 (1.48%) CMS
1 3 (1.48%) Confluence
1 3 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (0.99%) JBoss
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (1.97%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.48%) GitHub
3 3 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.49%) G Suite
5 1 (0.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.93%) SAN
2 9 (4.43%) SMS
3 8 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.97%) HTTP
5 2 (0.99%) LAN
5 2 (0.99%) NAS
5 2 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.36%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.43%) Big Data
4 9 (4.43%) MySQL
5 8 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.94%) DB2
5 8 (3.94%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.46%) Power BI
9 4 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.97%) DataStage
10 3 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (11.82%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.87%) Selenium
3 14 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.40%) WebDriver
5 6 (2.96%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.96%) Subversion
5 6 (2.96%) YouTrack
6 5 (2.46%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.46%) JIRA
6 5 (2.46%) ReSharper
6 5 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.46%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.48%) JUnit
8 3 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.48%) Toad
9 2 (0.99%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.99%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.49%) Protractor
10 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
General
1 41 (20.20%) Finance
2 16 (7.88%) Banking
3 13 (6.40%) Marketing
4 8 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.45%) Electronics
5 7 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.45%) Games
5 7 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.46%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (28.08%) Developer
2 31 (15.27%) User Researcher
3 30 (14.78%) Analyst
4 23 (11.33%) Business Analyst
5 20 (9.85%) Java Developer
6 17 (8.37%) Architect
6 17 (8.37%) Digital User Researcher
7 12 (5.91%) Consultant
8 11 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.42%) Tester
9 10 (4.93%) Automation Tester
9 10 (4.93%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (3.45%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.96%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.96%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.96%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.29%) HTML
2 28 (13.79%) CSS
3 21 (10.34%) React
4 20 (9.85%) RESTful
5 17 (8.37%) jQuery
5 17 (8.37%) Web Services
6 16 (7.88%) .NET
6 16 (7.88%) Node.js
7 11 (5.42%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (4.93%) REST
9 9 (4.43%) CSS3
9 9 (4.43%) HTML5
10 8 (3.94%) SOAP
11 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.45%) J2EE
11 7 (3.45%) XML
12 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (2.96%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (2.46%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.24%) User Experience
2 27 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.96%) Blog
6 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.99%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.49%) CESG
8 1 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) Clustering
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) iPad
8 1 (0.49%) Robotics
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
8 1 (0.49%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.76%) Linux
2 24 (11.82%) Unix
3 15 (7.39%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.96%) Windows
5 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.48%) MVS
7 2 (0.99%) SUSE
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.23%) TDD
2 34 (16.75%) Test Automation
3 29 (14.29%) Scrum
4 26 (12.81%) DevOps
5 25 (12.32%) Mentoring
6 24 (11.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (10.84%) Service Design
7 22 (10.84%) Waterfall
7 22 (10.84%) Web Development
8 21 (10.34%) BDD
8 21 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (10.34%) Psychology
9 20 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (9.36%) Business Analysis
10 19 (9.36%) Open Source
11 18 (8.87%) Analytics
11 18 (8.87%) Software Engineering
12 17 (8.37%) Project Management
13 16 (7.88%) Human Factors
13 16 (7.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.60%) Java
2 39 (19.21%) JavaScript
3 28 (13.79%) SQL
4 25 (12.32%) Python
5 16 (7.88%) C#
6 14 (6.90%) Ruby
7 9 (4.43%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.43%) Perl
7 9 (4.43%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.45%) Scala
9 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.99%) Clojure
11 2 (0.99%) PHP
12 1 (0.49%) C
12 1 (0.49%) Groovy
12 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (12.32%) Degree
2 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.94%) PMP
4 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.99%) MCSD
6 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) APMG
7 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) CLAS
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.99%) GCP
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.94%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Xen
3 1 (0.49%) XenApp
3 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.96%) Ansible
2 5 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.48%) Puppet
4 2 (0.99%) Grafana
4 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.49%) Rancher
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (15.76%) Oracle
2 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.43%) Sybase
4 7 (3.45%) SAP
5 5 (2.46%) DevExpress
5 5 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.97%) Google
6 4 (1.97%) HP
6 4 (1.97%) IBM
7 3 (1.48%) Adobe
7 3 (1.48%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco
8 2 (0.99%) EMC
8 2 (0.99%) Maxymiser
8 2 (0.99%) Optimizely
8 2 (0.99%) Splunk
8 2 (0.99%) Veritas
9 1 (0.49%) Citrix
9 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow