Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,008 952 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.15% 31.39% 27.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.69% 36.70% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 767 577
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.79% +5.00%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £313
90th Percentile £535 £538 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.12 £55.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.79% +80.33% -32.22%
10th Percentile £17.04 £55.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £32.00 £55.00 £36.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.63 £30.75
% change year-on-year -1.77% +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 2,906 2,594 2,802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.93% 85.53% 86.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,974 1,776 1,813
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 71 73
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.75 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £14.87
% change year-on-year - +16.04% -0.90%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 0 758 £415 +1.22% 226
Bradford 0 87 £400 +14.29% 37
Halifax 0 39 £425 -2.86% 13
Wakefield +3 11 £438 +12.90% 8
Huddersfield -6 6 £363 +31.82% 21
Bingley -5 2 £413 -8.33% 2
Keighley - 2 £288 - 1
Pudsey +6 1 £525 +25.00%
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 214 (21.23%) Scrum
2 198 (19.64%) Java
3 191 (18.95%) JavaScript
4 174 (17.26%) TDD
5 168 (16.67%) SQL
6 163 (16.17%) C#
7 155 (15.38%) Finance
8 150 (14.88%) .NET
9 129 (12.80%) Test Automation
10 124 (12.30%) Microservices
11 123 (12.20%) HTML
12 119 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 111 (11.01%) CSS
13 111 (11.01%) JIRA
14 108 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
15 107 (10.62%) E-Commerce
16 105 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
16 105 (10.42%) DevOps
17 104 (10.32%) AngularJS
18 94 (9.33%) User Experience
19 93 (9.23%) Software Engineering
20 92 (9.13%) Git (software)
21 91 (9.03%) Python
22 90 (8.93%) SQL Server
23 87 (8.63%) Waterfall
24 84 (8.33%) Docker
24 84 (8.33%) User Stories
25 80 (7.94%) Jenkins
26 79 (7.84%) React
27 78 (7.74%) SDLC

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 54 (5.36%) Confluence
2 25 (2.48%) Apache Spark
2 25 (2.48%) CMS
2 25 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (2.38%) nginx
4 22 (2.18%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.98%) Apache
6 15 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (0.89%) WordPress
8 5 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.50%) SAS
9 4 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.30%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.40%) InVision
6 1 (0.099%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.30%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.20%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.099%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.099%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.099%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 105 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
4 17 (1.69%) Serverless
5 13 (1.29%) GitHub
6 12 (1.19%) SaaS
7 11 (1.09%) Slack
8 9 (0.89%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.79%) IaaS
10 7 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.69%) Trello
11 6 (0.60%) Office 365
11 6 (0.60%) PaaS
12 4 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.30%) npm
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon SageMaker
14 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.18%) HTTP
2 13 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.89%) DNS
4 8 (0.79%) Internet
4 8 (0.79%) SSL
5 6 (0.60%) Firewall
6 5 (0.50%) DHCP
6 5 (0.50%) DLNA
6 5 (0.50%) FTP
6 5 (0.50%) IPsec
6 5 (0.50%) UPnP
6 5 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.40%) NX-OS
7 4 (0.40%) SSH
7 4 (0.40%) VPLS
7 4 (0.40%) VPN
7 4 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.46%) MongoDB
2 55 (5.46%) NoSQL
3 42 (4.17%) MySQL
4 38 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 34 (3.37%) Hadoop
6 25 (2.48%) Big Data
7 24 (2.38%) Redis
8 23 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (2.08%) Riak
10 20 (1.98%) CouchDB
10 20 (1.98%) GIS
11 18 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 10 (0.99%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 111 (11.01%) JIRA
2 92 (9.13%) Git (software)
3 80 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 66 (6.55%) Selenium
5 37 (3.67%) Subversion
6 35 (3.47%) Cucumber
7 28 (2.78%) Mercurial
8 23 (2.28%) JMeter
9 22 (2.18%) Maven
10 21 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (1.98%) gulp
12 18 (1.79%) webpack
13 17 (1.69%) Gatling
13 17 (1.69%) Vagrant
14 16 (1.59%) WebDriver
15 14 (1.39%) Mockito
15 14 (1.39%) Visual Studio
16 13 (1.29%) PHPUnit
17 12 (1.19%) Bitbucket
17 12 (1.19%) JUnit
General
1 155 (15.38%) Finance
2 46 (4.56%) Retail
3 39 (3.87%) Banking
4 17 (1.69%) Marketing
5 13 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 9 (0.89%) Legal
7 8 (0.79%) Games
8 6 (0.60%) Electronics
8 6 (0.60%) Law
9 5 (0.50%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.40%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.40%) Publishing
11 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.20%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.20%) Indonesian Language
12 2 (0.20%) Malayalam Language
12 2 (0.20%) Tamil Language
13 1 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 357 (35.42%) Developer
2 165 (16.37%) Analyst
3 116 (11.51%) Business Analyst
4 92 (9.13%) Java Developer
5 85 (8.43%) Project Manager
6 67 (6.65%) .NET Developer
7 49 (4.86%) Designer
8 48 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
9 44 (4.37%) C# Developer
10 41 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 39 (3.87%) Tester
12 35 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 35 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
12 35 (3.47%) Test Analyst
13 33 (3.27%) Angular Developer
14 30 (2.98%) Senior Developer
15 27 (2.68%) Agile Developer
15 27 (2.68%) Python Developer
15 27 (2.68%) Scrum Master
16 26 (2.58%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (14.88%) .NET
2 123 (12.20%) HTML
3 111 (11.01%) CSS
4 104 (10.32%) AngularJS
5 79 (7.84%) React
6 67 (6.65%) jQuery
7 61 (6.05%) Spring Boot
8 60 (5.95%) Spring
9 58 (5.75%) ASP.NET
10 54 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (4.96%) Node.js
11 50 (4.96%) REST
12 43 (4.27%) Vue.js
13 40 (3.97%) HTML5
14 39 (3.87%) RESTful
15 38 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (3.77%) CSS3
16 36 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
17 31 (3.08%) Hibernate
18 29 (2.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (9.33%) User Experience
2 45 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 29 (2.88%) NHS
5 20 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 10 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 9 (0.89%) Mainframe
8 9 (0.89%) Wiki
9 8 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.69%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.50%) IVR
12 5 (0.50%) MPEG
13 4 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.40%) PKI
13 4 (0.40%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.30%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (5.46%) Linux
2 34 (3.37%) Windows
3 24 (2.38%) Unix
4 12 (1.19%) Android
4 12 (1.19%) VMS
5 10 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 9 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.30%) AIX
10 3 (0.30%) Solaris
11 2 (0.20%) CentOS
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.099%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.099%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (21.23%) Scrum
2 174 (17.26%) TDD
3 129 (12.80%) Test Automation
4 124 (12.30%) Microservices
5 119 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 108 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 107 (10.62%) E-Commerce
8 105 (10.42%) DevOps
9 93 (9.23%) Software Engineering
10 87 (8.63%) Waterfall
11 84 (8.33%) User Stories
12 78 (7.74%) BDD
12 78 (7.74%) SDLC
13 71 (7.04%) Project Management
14 65 (6.45%) MVC
15 62 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
16 55 (5.46%) OO
17 52 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
18 50 (4.96%) Service Design
19 49 (4.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 198 (19.64%) Java
2 191 (18.95%) JavaScript
3 168 (16.67%) SQL
4 163 (16.17%) C#
5 91 (9.03%) Python
6 54 (5.36%) Java 8
7 44 (4.37%) PHP
8 36 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 32 (3.17%) Scala
10 22 (2.18%) PowerShell
11 14 (1.39%) PHP 7
12 13 (1.29%) C
12 13 (1.29%) C++
12 13 (1.29%) Ruby
13 12 (1.19%) Groovy
14 9 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.89%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.79%) ES6
16 6 (0.60%) Clojure
16 6 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 35 (3.47%) Degree
3 28 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (1.98%) ISEB
6 11 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.60%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.60%) IIBA
8 6 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.40%) CBAP
10 4 (0.40%) CCIE
10 4 (0.40%) CCNP
11 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.30%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.20%) CISSP
12 2 (0.20%) MCSE
12 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.17%) QA
2 16 (1.59%) GDPR
3 11 (1.09%) PMO
4 9 (0.89%) WCAG
5 6 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.30%) GxP
6 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.30%) WAI
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.099%) HL7
8 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.099%) PSD2
System Software
1 84 (8.33%) Docker
2 7 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.20%) HDFS
5 1 (0.099%) Firmware
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.099%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.099%) Varnish
5 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.099%) vSphere
5 1 (0.099%) Xen
5 1 (0.099%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (2.98%) Puppet
2 28 (2.78%) Ansible
3 17 (1.69%) Grafana
3 17 (1.69%) Terraform
4 14 (1.39%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.89%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.60%) Nessus
8 5 (0.50%) Perfmon
8 5 (0.50%) SCCM
8 5 (0.50%) WSUS
9 3 (0.30%) Graphite
9 3 (0.30%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.30%) Kibana
9 3 (0.30%) Packer
10 2 (0.20%) Consul
10 2 (0.20%) Graylog
10 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.20%) Oozie
10 2 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 55 (5.46%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.08%) Oracle
3 20 (1.98%) Sitecore
4 18 (1.79%) Adobe
4 18 (1.79%) SAP
5 15 (1.49%) Zend
6 13 (1.29%) Hortonworks
7 10 (0.99%) Cloudera
8 9 (0.89%) Google
8 9 (0.89%) ServiceNow
9 7 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.50%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.50%) Citrix
10 5 (0.50%) CODA
10 5 (0.50%) Ivanti
10 5 (0.50%) McAfee
10 5 (0.50%) Symantec
10 5 (0.50%) VMware