Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,137 919 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 33.16% 30.52% 28.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.85% 35.20% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 762 737
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £420
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £538 £544 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £55.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.36% +80.33% -32.22%
10th Percentile £18.00 £55.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £34.00 £55.00 £36.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £35.63 £30.75
% change year-on-year -10.19% +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 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 3,004 2,611 3,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.61% 86.72% 87.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,047 1,806 2,113
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 65 64
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -4.13%
10th Percentile £11.24 £9.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.25 £30.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.58 £14.69
% change year-on-year +18.04% -0.77% +1.29%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
Leeds 0 848 £420 - 190
Bradford +1 104 £413 - 29
Halifax +3 44 £419 -6.94% 13
Wakefield 0 14 £438 +12.90% 12
Huddersfield -4 7 £350 +7.69% 12
Pudsey +3 2 £525 +22.81% 1
Bingley -3 2 £413 -8.33% 2
Ossett - 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 - - 1
Castleford - 1 £415 - 1
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 268 (23.57%) Java
2 260 (22.87%) JavaScript
3 252 (22.16%) Scrum
4 222 (19.53%) TDD
5 175 (15.39%) C#
6 170 (14.95%) SQL
7 165 (14.51%) Microservices
8 160 (14.07%) Finance
9 158 (13.90%) .NET
10 155 (13.63%) Test Automation
11 148 (13.02%) HTML
12 147 (12.93%) CSS
13 134 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 128 (11.26%) DevOps
15 125 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
16 120 (10.55%) E-Commerce
17 118 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
18 117 (10.29%) Docker
18 117 (10.29%) JIRA
19 116 (10.20%) Git (software)
20 112 (9.85%) AngularJS
21 109 (9.59%) React
22 105 (9.23%) BDD
23 100 (8.80%) SQL Server
24 95 (8.36%) Python
25 92 (8.09%) User Experience
26 91 (8.00%) Software Engineering
27 89 (7.83%) Waterfall
28 84 (7.39%) Jenkins
28 84 (7.39%) Spring

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 58 (5.10%) Confluence
2 26 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.20%) nginx
4 24 (2.11%) CMS
5 23 (2.02%) Apache
6 21 (1.85%) Apache Spark
7 14 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.79%) WordPress
11 8 (0.70%) Anypoint
11 8 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.26%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.26%) JBoss
14 3 (0.26%) SAS
15 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.18%) InVision
7 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.088%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Epicor Tropos
1 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.088%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.088%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.088%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.088%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.088%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.088%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.088%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 118 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (2.20%) GitHub
5 16 (1.41%) Trello
6 12 (1.06%) SaaS
6 12 (1.06%) Serverless
6 12 (1.06%) Slack
7 10 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (0.79%) Apigee
9 8 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.70%) Boomi
9 8 (0.70%) IaaS
10 7 (0.62%) npm
11 6 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.53%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.53%) PaaS
12 5 (0.44%) Office 365
13 4 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.06%) Firewall
1 12 (1.06%) HTTP
2 11 (0.97%) Internet
2 11 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.70%) SSL
4 7 (0.62%) SMS
5 6 (0.53%) DNS
6 4 (0.35%) SSH
7 3 (0.26%) DLNA
7 3 (0.26%) UPnP
7 3 (0.26%) VPN
7 3 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.18%) BGP
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.18%) MPLS
8 2 (0.18%) NX-OS
8 2 (0.18%) OSPF
8 2 (0.18%) Skype
8 2 (0.18%) WAN
8 2 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.63%) NoSQL
3 54 (4.75%) MySQL
4 48 (4.22%) MongoDB
5 31 (2.73%) Hadoop
6 28 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 27 (2.37%) Big Data
8 26 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (1.85%) CouchDB
11 21 (1.85%) Redis
12 19 (1.67%) Riak
13 16 (1.41%) GIS
14 10 (0.88%) Apache Hive
14 10 (0.88%) MS Access
14 10 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.70%) Amazon Aurora
15 8 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 117 (10.29%) JIRA
2 116 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 84 (7.39%) Jenkins
4 80 (7.04%) Selenium
5 47 (4.13%) Cucumber
6 35 (3.08%) Mercurial
7 28 (2.46%) Subversion
8 27 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (2.20%) Maven
10 23 (2.02%) JMeter
10 23 (2.02%) Vagrant
10 23 (2.02%) webpack
11 22 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (1.93%) WebDriver
12 19 (1.67%) Gatling
12 19 (1.67%) IntelliJ
13 18 (1.58%) gulp
13 18 (1.58%) PHPUnit
14 16 (1.41%) Bitbucket
14 16 (1.41%) JUnit
General
1 160 (14.07%) Finance
2 76 (6.68%) Retail
3 41 (3.61%) Banking
4 24 (2.11%) Marketing
5 20 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.50%) Legal
7 12 (1.06%) Games
8 8 (0.70%) Publishing
9 6 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.35%) Electronics
10 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.26%) Law
12 2 (0.18%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.18%) Automotive
12 2 (0.18%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.18%) Indonesian Language
12 2 (0.18%) Malayalam Language
12 2 (0.18%) Tamil Language
13 1 (0.088%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 447 (39.31%) Developer
2 173 (15.22%) Analyst
3 126 (11.08%) Java Developer
4 124 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 103 (9.06%) Project Manager
6 71 (6.24%) .NET Developer
7 60 (5.28%) JavaScript Developer
8 53 (4.66%) Tester
9 52 (4.57%) Agile Business Analyst
10 45 (3.96%) C# Developer
11 44 (3.87%) React Developer
12 43 (3.78%) Angular Developer
13 42 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
14 37 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
14 37 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 35 (3.08%) Automation Tester
15 35 (3.08%) Designer
15 35 (3.08%) Test Analyst
16 33 (2.90%) Architect
17 32 (2.81%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (13.90%) .NET
2 148 (13.02%) HTML
3 147 (12.93%) CSS
4 112 (9.85%) AngularJS
5 109 (9.59%) React
6 84 (7.39%) Spring
7 76 (6.68%) Spring Boot
8 74 (6.51%) Node.js
9 72 (6.33%) ASP.NET
10 65 (5.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 64 (5.63%) RESTful
12 61 (5.36%) jQuery
13 51 (4.49%) HTML5
14 49 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (4.31%) CSS3
15 48 (4.22%) Web Services
16 44 (3.87%) RabbitMQ
17 42 (3.69%) Hibernate
18 41 (3.61%) Vue.js
19 40 (3.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.09%) User Experience
2 57 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (2.55%) Mobile App
4 28 (2.46%) NHS
5 27 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.06%) Virtual Team
9 11 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 11 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (0.79%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.44%) IVR
12 5 (0.44%) PKI
13 4 (0.35%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.35%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.35%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (6.07%) Linux
2 36 (3.17%) Windows
3 23 (2.02%) Unix
4 17 (1.50%) VMS
5 11 (0.97%) Android
6 10 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.44%) AIX
11 4 (0.35%) CentOS
11 4 (0.35%) Solaris
12 3 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.088%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.088%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (22.16%) Scrum
2 222 (19.53%) TDD
3 165 (14.51%) Microservices
4 155 (13.63%) Test Automation
5 134 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 128 (11.26%) DevOps
7 125 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
8 120 (10.55%) E-Commerce
9 105 (9.23%) BDD
10 91 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 89 (7.83%) Waterfall
12 83 (7.30%) User Stories
13 82 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
14 81 (7.12%) SDLC
15 80 (7.04%) Project Management
16 71 (6.24%) MVC
17 67 (5.89%) OO
17 67 (5.89%) Open Source
18 66 (5.80%) Business Analysis
19 63 (5.54%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 268 (23.57%) Java
2 260 (22.87%) JavaScript
3 175 (15.39%) C#
4 170 (14.95%) SQL
5 95 (8.36%) Python
6 71 (6.24%) Java 8
7 56 (4.93%) Scala
8 52 (4.57%) PHP
9 41 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 35 (3.08%) Groovy
11 29 (2.55%) PowerShell
12 20 (1.76%) PHP 7
13 15 (1.32%) Clojure
13 15 (1.32%) Ruby
14 14 (1.23%) C
15 13 (1.14%) C++
16 11 (0.97%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.97%) TypeScript
17 10 (0.88%) Perl
18 9 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (4.75%) Degree
2 32 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.23%) ISEB
6 13 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (0.62%) IIBA
7 7 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.53%) CISSP
9 5 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.44%) CBAP
9 5 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.35%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.35%) CISM
10 4 (0.35%) SANS
11 3 (0.26%) CCNP
11 3 (0.26%) CISMP
11 3 (0.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.40%) QA
2 15 (1.32%) PMO
3 10 (0.88%) GDPR
4 8 (0.70%) GxP
5 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.35%) WCAG
6 3 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.26%) WAI
7 2 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.088%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.088%) PSD2
8 1 (0.088%) SLA
System Software
1 117 (10.29%) Docker
2 15 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.35%) HDFS
4 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.26%) vSphere
5 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.18%) Varnish
6 1 (0.088%) Firmware
6 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.088%) KVM
6 1 (0.088%) QEMU
6 1 (0.088%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.088%) Xen
6 1 (0.088%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (3.17%) Puppet
2 28 (2.46%) Ansible
3 26 (2.29%) Terraform
4 24 (2.11%) Grafana
5 18 (1.58%) Kubernetes
6 16 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.88%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.79%) Kibana
9 4 (0.35%) Graphite
9 4 (0.35%) Graylog
9 4 (0.35%) Packer
10 3 (0.26%) Consul
10 3 (0.26%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.18%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.18%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.18%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.18%) Oozie
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 63 (5.54%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.05%) Oracle
3 26 (2.29%) Adobe
4 21 (1.85%) Zend
5 16 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.32%) Google
7 12 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.06%) SAP
7 12 (1.06%) ServiceNow
7 12 (1.06%) Splunk
8 11 (0.97%) IBM
8 11 (0.97%) MuleSoft
9 10 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.79%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.70%) Dell
11 8 (0.70%) Informatica
11 8 (0.70%) Software AG
11 8 (0.70%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.62%) Hortonworks
12 7 (0.62%) VMware