Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 December 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 700 1,089 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.08% 31.89% 30.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.01% 36.30% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 783 775
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £325 £320 £313
90th Percentile £573 £538 £543
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £22.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.87% -58.64% +80.33%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £35.63
% change year-on-year +42.86% -31.24% +15.87%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,058 3,000 2,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.44% 87.85% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,357 2,043 1,826
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £402
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.74% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 79 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.88 £17.41 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.41% +8.81% +10.34%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.24 £9.81
90th Percentile £41.70 £33.15 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.63%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 6 December 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
Leeds 0 554 £456 +8.63% 224
Bradford 0 67 £425 +6.25% 38
Halifax 0 17 £360 -21.57% 11
Wakefield -1 8 £400 -8.57% 10
Pudsey +2 4 - -
Pontefract +7 3 £400 -
Ilkley - 3 £325 - 1
Huddersfield +6 1 £320 -13.51% 12
Castleford - 1 £418 - 1
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 189 (27.00%) Scrum
2 160 (22.86%) Java
3 149 (21.29%) Test Automation
4 116 (16.57%) JavaScript
5 106 (15.14%) Git (software)
6 105 (15.00%) DevOps
6 105 (15.00%) Microservices
7 101 (14.43%) Finance
8 96 (13.71%) AWS
9 93 (13.29%) SQL
10 90 (12.86%) Docker
10 90 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
11 88 (12.57%) Azure
12 85 (12.14%) C#
13 84 (12.00%) TDD
14 83 (11.86%) .NET
15 80 (11.43%) JIRA
16 78 (11.14%) Microsoft
16 78 (11.14%) Jenkins
17 76 (10.86%) CSS
18 75 (10.71%) AngularJS
19 74 (10.57%) HTML
20 70 (10.00%) BDD
21 67 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
22 64 (9.14%) Spring Boot
23 63 (9.00%) Kanban
24 62 (8.86%) Selenium
25 60 (8.57%) Confluence
26 59 (8.43%) User Experience
27 55 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 60 (8.57%) Confluence
2 22 (3.14%) Drupal
3 21 (3.00%) CMS
4 10 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (1.14%) Mule
6 7 (1.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.57%) Apache
7 4 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.57%) OpenEdge
8 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.29%) SAS
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.29%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.71%) InVision
4 10 (1.43%) Sketch
5 7 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.00%) XMetaL
6 6 (0.86%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.57%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.43%) Figma
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.57%) SAP IBP
3 3 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.43%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.43%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.29%) Exstream
5 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 96 (13.71%) AWS
2 88 (12.57%) Azure
3 38 (5.43%) GitHub
4 29 (4.14%) Slack
5 19 (2.71%) GCP
6 13 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (1.86%) Serverless
7 9 (1.29%) npm
7 9 (1.29%) Power Platform
8 6 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.86%) Office 365
9 5 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.71%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.71%) IaaS
9 5 (0.71%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.71%) PaaS
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.57%) SaaS
11 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.71%) HTTP
2 9 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.14%) DNS
3 8 (1.14%) Internet
3 8 (1.14%) Unified Communications
4 6 (0.86%) Firewall
4 6 (0.86%) SSL
5 5 (0.71%) DSL
5 5 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.57%) DHCP
6 4 (0.57%) FTP
7 3 (0.43%) IPsec
8 2 (0.29%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.29%) SSH
8 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.14%) Broadband
9 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) IPv6
9 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.14%) MongoDB
3 28 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 24 (3.43%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.86%) MySQL
7 10 (1.43%) Big Data
8 9 (1.29%) Power BI
8 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.14%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.86%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.57%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (0.57%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 106 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 80 (11.43%) JIRA
3 78 (11.14%) Jenkins
4 62 (8.86%) Selenium
5 33 (4.71%) Cucumber
6 32 (4.57%) Mockito
7 26 (3.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 26 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (3.14%) Maven
8 22 (3.14%) Visual Studio
9 21 (3.00%) JUnit
10 17 (2.43%) Xcode
11 16 (2.29%) Gatling
11 16 (2.29%) SoapUI
12 15 (2.14%) JMeter
13 14 (2.00%) WebDriver
14 13 (1.86%) Protractor
15 12 (1.71%) Postman
15 12 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (1.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 101 (14.43%) Finance
2 55 (7.86%) Public Sector
3 40 (5.71%) Retail
4 35 (5.00%) Banking
5 9 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.29%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.14%) Marketing
7 6 (0.86%) Legal
7 6 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.43%) Games
9 3 (0.43%) Law
10 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 278 (39.71%) Developer
2 84 (12.00%) Analyst
3 63 (9.00%) Java Developer
4 43 (6.14%) Business Analyst
5 41 (5.86%) Tester
6 40 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 31 (4.43%) .NET Developer
8 30 (4.29%) Architect
9 25 (3.57%) Test Analyst
10 24 (3.43%) Android Developer
10 24 (3.43%) Automation Tester
10 24 (3.43%) PHP Developer
11 22 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 21 (3.00%) Scrum Master
13 20 (2.86%) Software Engineer
14 19 (2.71%) Angular Developer
14 19 (2.71%) React Developer
15 18 (2.57%) Senior Developer
16 17 (2.43%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.86%) .NET
2 76 (10.86%) CSS
3 75 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 74 (10.57%) HTML
5 64 (9.14%) Spring Boot
6 53 (7.57%) Node.js
7 52 (7.43%) React
7 52 (7.43%) Spring
8 51 (7.29%) REST
9 42 (6.00%) RESTful
10 40 (5.71%) JSON
11 35 (5.00%) XML
12 32 (4.57%) Web Services
13 31 (4.43%) HTML5
14 29 (4.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (3.43%) ASP.NET
15 24 (3.43%) Redux
16 23 (3.29%) CSS3
16 23 (3.29%) Kafka
17 22 (3.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.43%) User Experience
2 44 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 32 (4.57%) NHS
6 12 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.71%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (1.00%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.86%) Video Editing
11 3 (0.43%) Clustering
11 3 (0.43%) Life Science
12 2 (0.29%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.29%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.29%) PKI
13 1 (0.14%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.14%) Linux
2 39 (5.57%) Android
3 31 (4.43%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.29%) Windows
5 21 (3.00%) Unix
6 15 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.43%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.29%) CentOS
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (27.00%) Scrum
2 149 (21.29%) Test Automation
3 105 (15.00%) DevOps
3 105 (15.00%) Microservices
4 90 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
5 84 (12.00%) TDD
6 70 (10.00%) BDD
7 67 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (9.00%) Kanban
9 55 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (7.57%) User Stories
11 49 (7.00%) Project Management
12 42 (6.00%) Project Delivery
13 41 (5.86%) Pair Programming
13 41 (5.86%) SDLC
14 40 (5.71%) Software Testing
15 39 (5.57%) Waterfall
16 38 (5.43%) Software Engineering
17 35 (5.00%) Business Analysis
17 35 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 160 (22.86%) Java
2 116 (16.57%) JavaScript
3 93 (13.29%) SQL
4 85 (12.14%) C#
5 55 (7.86%) Python
6 54 (7.71%) Java 8
7 39 (5.57%) TypeScript
8 33 (4.71%) PHP
9 22 (3.14%) Scala
10 21 (3.00%) Bash Shell
11 20 (2.86%) T-SQL
12 18 (2.57%) Apple Swift
13 14 (2.00%) Ruby
14 13 (1.86%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.43%) ES6
15 10 (1.43%) Kotlin
16 7 (1.00%) C
17 5 (0.71%) Groovy
17 5 (0.71%) IronPython
17 5 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (3.71%) ISTQB
2 23 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.71%) ISEB
4 18 (2.57%) Degree
5 16 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.71%) CISSP
8 5 (0.71%) GIAC
8 5 (0.71%) IIBA
8 5 (0.71%) ISSAP
8 5 (0.71%) SANS
9 4 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.43%) QA
2 8 (1.14%) SLA
3 7 (1.00%) WCAG
4 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.29%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) GAAP
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 90 (12.86%) Docker
2 8 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.57%) HDFS
6 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (5.57%) Kubernetes
2 24 (3.43%) Ansible
3 23 (3.29%) Terraform
4 20 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.71%) Puppet
6 12 (1.71%) Grafana
7 8 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (1.14%) Kibana
7 8 (1.14%) Prometheus
7 8 (1.14%) Rancher
7 8 (1.14%) Salt
8 6 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.71%) Nagios
10 4 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.43%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.29%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 78 (11.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.86%) Splunk
3 26 (3.71%) Google
4 20 (2.86%) Oracle
5 17 (2.43%) AppDynamics
6 13 (1.86%) Tableau
7 11 (1.57%) SAP
8 10 (1.43%) Talend
9 8 (1.14%) Xamarin
10 7 (1.00%) Blue Coat
10 7 (1.00%) Cisco
10 7 (1.00%) F5
11 6 (0.86%) HP
11 6 (0.86%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.86%) VMware
12 5 (0.71%) Alteryx
13 4 (0.57%) Adobe
13 4 (0.57%) BT
13 4 (0.57%) Databricks
13 4 (0.57%) UiPath