Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 235 347 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 28.11% 30.41% 22.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.81% 37.27% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 255 278
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +42.28%
10th Percentile £340 £320 £279
90th Percentile £540 £588 £636
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -1.18% +3.66% +13.10%
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 695 931 869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.13% 81.60% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 633 634
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £588 £570 £569
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 45
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.36% +60.71% -10.33%
10th Percentile £18.14 £13.55 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.45 £49.25 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.13 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +21.93% -0.90% -

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 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 0 210 £425 -5.56% 53
Doncaster - 7 £340 - 3
Rotherham +3 4 £340 -15.00% 1
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 71 (30.21%) Java
2 54 (22.98%) Finance
3 45 (19.15%) TDD
4 42 (17.87%) BDD
5 40 (17.02%) RESTful
6 39 (16.60%) JavaScript
7 35 (14.89%) Linux
7 35 (14.89%) Jenkins
8 34 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (12.77%) SQL Server
9 30 (12.77%) Scrum
9 30 (12.77%) Mentoring
9 30 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 30 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (12.34%) DevOps
10 29 (12.34%) HTML
10 29 (12.34%) Oracle
11 27 (11.49%) CSS
11 27 (11.49%) User Experience
11 27 (11.49%) Git (software)
12 26 (11.06%) Unix
12 26 (11.06%) SQL
12 26 (11.06%) OO
12 26 (11.06%) Spring
12 26 (11.06%) Business Analysis
13 24 (10.21%) Python
13 24 (10.21%) Analytics
14 23 (9.79%) Waterfall
14 23 (9.79%) Microsoft
15 22 (9.36%) Collaborative Working

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 15 (6.38%) Apache ServiceMix
2 12 (5.11%) JBoss
3 7 (2.98%) Confluence
4 3 (1.28%) CMS
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (1.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.28%) GitHub
5 3 (1.28%) Slack
6 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.43%) G Suite
7 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.68%) SAN
1 11 (4.68%) SMS
2 9 (3.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.28%) HTTP
3 3 (1.28%) NAS
4 2 (0.85%) LAN
4 2 (0.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) Network Security
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.11%) Big Data
3 12 (5.11%) MySQL
4 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.40%) DB2
5 8 (3.40%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.55%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.13%) Power BI
7 5 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.70%) DataStage
8 4 (1.70%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (14.89%) Jenkins
2 27 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.51%) Cucumber
3 20 (8.51%) Maven
4 17 (7.23%) JUnit
5 15 (6.38%) Selenium
6 11 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (4.68%) TeamCity
6 11 (4.68%) WebDriver
7 8 (3.40%) JIRA
7 8 (3.40%) Subversion
8 7 (2.98%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.55%) YouTrack
10 5 (2.13%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.70%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.70%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (1.28%) Burp Suite
12 3 (1.28%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.28%) JMeter
12 3 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 54 (22.98%) Finance
2 18 (7.66%) Banking
3 10 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.83%) Games
4 9 (3.83%) Marketing
5 8 (3.40%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.13%) Online Betting
7 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.28%) Electronics
8 3 (1.28%) Legal
8 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (32.77%) Developer
2 42 (17.87%) Java Developer
3 36 (15.32%) Analyst
4 31 (13.19%) Business Analyst
5 24 (10.21%) User Researcher
6 19 (8.09%) Architect
7 16 (6.81%) Digital User Researcher
8 14 (5.96%) Consultant
9 11 (4.68%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.83%) Agile Developer
10 9 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.40%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (3.40%) Agile Java Developer
11 8 (3.40%) Automation Tester
11 8 (3.40%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.40%) Tester
12 7 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.98%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.02%) RESTful
2 29 (12.34%) HTML
3 27 (11.49%) CSS
4 26 (11.06%) Spring
5 20 (8.51%) .NET
5 20 (8.51%) React
6 17 (7.23%) jQuery
6 17 (7.23%) Web Services
7 15 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 15 (6.38%) Apache Camel
8 14 (5.96%) Node.js
9 13 (5.53%) ASP.NET
10 11 (4.68%) Angular 2
10 11 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (4.26%) REST
12 9 (3.83%) CSS3
12 9 (3.83%) HTML5
12 9 (3.83%) SOAP
13 8 (3.40%) Spring Boot
14 7 (2.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.49%) User Experience
3 20 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (6.38%) Virtual Team
5 12 (5.11%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.26%) Blog
8 3 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.28%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.85%) CESG
9 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.85%) Social Media
10 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.43%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.89%) Linux
2 26 (11.06%) Unix
3 14 (5.96%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.40%) Windows
5 3 (1.28%) MVS
5 3 (1.28%) SUSE
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.15%) TDD
2 42 (17.87%) BDD
3 30 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (12.77%) Mentoring
3 30 (12.77%) Scrum
3 30 (12.77%) Test Automation
4 29 (12.34%) DevOps
5 26 (11.06%) Business Analysis
5 26 (11.06%) OO
6 24 (10.21%) Analytics
7 23 (9.79%) Waterfall
8 22 (9.36%) Collaborative Working
9 21 (8.94%) Open Source
10 20 (8.51%) User Stories
11 19 (8.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (7.66%) Software Engineering
13 17 (7.23%) Project Management
13 17 (7.23%) Software Delivery
14 16 (6.81%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (30.21%) Java
2 39 (16.60%) JavaScript
3 26 (11.06%) SQL
4 24 (10.21%) Python
5 20 (8.51%) C#
6 14 (5.96%) Ruby
7 11 (4.68%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.83%) Perl
10 7 (2.98%) Scala
11 4 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.85%) Clojure
13 1 (0.43%) C
13 1 (0.43%) Groovy
13 1 (0.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (8.94%) Degree
2 7 (2.98%) PMP
3 6 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.85%) MCSD
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
6 1 (0.43%) CITP
6 1 (0.43%) CLAS
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) IISP
6 1 (0.43%) MBCS
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.83%) GCP
2 4 (1.70%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) WCAG
4 2 (0.85%) GDPR
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.40%) Docker
2 4 (1.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (1.70%) XenApp
2 4 (1.70%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (4.26%) Ansible
2 9 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.40%) Grafana
4 7 (2.98%) Puppet
5 6 (2.55%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.28%) Nessus
6 3 (1.28%) SCOM
7 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.85%) Terraform
8 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (12.34%) Oracle
2 23 (9.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.09%) Red Hat
4 9 (3.83%) Sybase
5 8 (3.40%) Splunk
6 5 (2.13%) DevExpress
6 5 (2.13%) IBM
7 4 (1.70%) Citrix
7 4 (1.70%) Google
7 4 (1.70%) HP
7 4 (1.70%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.28%) Adobe
8 3 (1.28%) Cisco
8 3 (1.28%) EMC
8 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.28%) SAP
8 3 (1.28%) Veritas
8 3 (1.28%) xMatters
9 2 (0.85%) Maxymiser
9 2 (0.85%) Optimizely