Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 926 1020 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.52% 28.51% 24.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.92% 33.08% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 699 830
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +9.22%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £543 £538 £583
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.33% -32.22% -
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 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 2578 3083 3797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.97% 86.17% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1778 2021 2613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 63 110
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.58 £10.26 £9.24
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £40.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -

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 24 November 2017.

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
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 24 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
Leeds +1 780 £420 - 177
Bradford 0 37 £413 -1.79% 16
Halifax +3 27 £450 +7.14% 6
Wakefield +7 13 £381 +38.64% 2
Huddersfield +2 4 £300 -7.69% 3
Pudsey - 2 £428 -
Bingley 0 1 £450 - 3
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 285 (30.78%) Java
2 249 (26.89%) Scrum
3 238 (25.70%) JavaScript
4 201 (21.71%) TDD
5 187 (20.19%) Git (software)
6 163 (17.60%) SQL
7 154 (16.63%) HTML
8 151 (16.31%) Test Automation
9 144 (15.55%) Spring
10 140 (15.12%) CSS
11 139 (15.01%) Finance
12 133 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
13 125 (13.50%) BDD
14 122 (13.17%) Jenkins
15 120 (12.96%) Microservices
16 113 (12.20%) JIRA
17 112 (12.10%) DevOps
18 105 (11.34%) AngularJS
19 103 (11.12%) Open Source
20 99 (10.69%) C#
21 95 (10.26%) NoSQL
22 94 (10.15%) MongoDB
22 94 (10.15%) Node.js
23 93 (10.04%) Linux
24 92 (9.94%) .NET
24 92 (9.94%) Hibernate
25 90 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
26 89 (9.61%) Software Engineering
26 89 (9.61%) User Experience
27 87 (9.40%) Python

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 66 (7.13%) Confluence
2 26 (2.81%) Apache Spark
3 21 (2.27%) CMS
4 20 (2.16%) OpenStack
5 19 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.08%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.86%) JBoss
11 7 (0.76%) nginx
11 7 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.54%) CloudStack
13 5 (0.54%) Jetty
13 5 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.54%) Tornado
14 4 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.11%) InDesign
9 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.43%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.43%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.46%) GitHub
3 24 (2.59%) Slack
4 19 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.97%) IaaS
5 9 (0.97%) SaaS
6 7 (0.76%) PaaS
6 7 (0.76%) Trello
7 6 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.54%) Heroku
9 3 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.32%) Loggly
9 3 (0.32%) Office 365
9 3 (0.32%) Serverless
9 3 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.22%) Google Play
10 2 (0.22%) npm
11 1 (0.11%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.05%) HTTP
2 10 (1.08%) LAN
2 10 (1.08%) VPN
2 10 (1.08%) WAN
3 6 (0.65%) SMS
4 5 (0.54%) AMQP
5 3 (0.32%) Broadband
6 2 (0.22%) DNS
6 2 (0.22%) Firewall
6 2 (0.22%) Internet
6 2 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (10.26%) NoSQL
2 94 (10.15%) MongoDB
3 76 (8.21%) SQL Server
4 66 (7.13%) MySQL
5 47 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 40 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (3.67%) Big Data
7 34 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (3.56%) Hadoop
9 27 (2.92%) Relational Database
10 25 (2.70%) Apache Hive
11 23 (2.48%) Sqoop
12 21 (2.27%) HBase
12 21 (2.27%) Impala
13 18 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (1.19%) Redis
17 9 (0.97%) Oracle Database
18 8 (0.86%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 187 (20.19%) Git (software)
2 122 (13.17%) Jenkins
3 113 (12.20%) JIRA
4 78 (8.42%) Maven
5 56 (6.05%) Subversion
6 53 (5.72%) Selenium
7 48 (5.18%) Cucumber
8 47 (5.08%) JUnit
9 37 (4.00%) Mercurial
10 33 (3.56%) WebDriver
11 22 (2.38%) Jasmine
12 21 (2.27%) Gradle
13 17 (1.84%) Visual Studio
14 16 (1.73%) IntelliJ
15 14 (1.51%) Grunt
16 13 (1.40%) gulp
16 13 (1.40%) LoadRunner
16 13 (1.40%) SoapUI
16 13 (1.40%) Vagrant
17 11 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 139 (15.01%) Finance
2 42 (4.54%) Retail
3 36 (3.89%) Banking
4 32 (3.46%) Marketing
5 24 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.16%) Games
7 15 (1.62%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.65%) Publishing
9 5 (0.54%) Legal
9 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.43%) Electronics
11 3 (0.32%) Local Government
12 2 (0.22%) iGaming
13 1 (0.11%) Advertising
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.11%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 442 (47.73%) Developer
2 157 (16.95%) Java Developer
3 125 (13.50%) Analyst
4 85 (9.18%) Business Analyst
5 67 (7.24%) Project Manager
6 66 (7.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 56 (6.05%) .NET Developer
8 46 (4.97%) Architect
9 42 (4.54%) Scala Developer
10 38 (4.10%) Agile Business Analyst
10 38 (4.10%) Tester
11 36 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
12 30 (3.24%) C# Developer
12 30 (3.24%) Senior Developer
12 30 (3.24%) SQL Developer
13 29 (3.13%) Automation Tester
14 28 (3.02%) Agile Developer
15 26 (2.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 25 (2.70%) HTML Developer
16 25 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (16.63%) HTML
2 144 (15.55%) Spring
3 140 (15.12%) CSS
4 105 (11.34%) AngularJS
5 94 (10.15%) Node.js
6 92 (9.94%) .NET
6 92 (9.94%) Hibernate
7 79 (8.53%) RESTful
8 77 (8.32%) React
9 75 (8.10%) HTML5
10 67 (7.24%) CSS3
11 60 (6.48%) ASP.NET
12 56 (6.05%) REST
12 56 (6.05%) Web Services
13 46 (4.97%) JSON
14 43 (4.64%) Spring Boot
15 42 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (4.32%) jQuery
16 40 (4.32%) XML
17 38 (4.10%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.61%) User Experience
2 56 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.75%) Mobile App
4 30 (3.24%) Algorithms
4 30 (3.24%) Data Structures
4 30 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.30%) Minimum Viable Product
6 8 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 7 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 7 (0.76%) NHS
8 6 (0.65%) Blog
9 5 (0.54%) iPad
10 4 (0.43%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.43%) Media Streaming
10 4 (0.43%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.43%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.43%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.04%) Linux
2 32 (3.46%) Android
3 31 (3.35%) Unix
4 24 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.97%) Windows
7 7 (0.76%) CentOS
8 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) AIX
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (26.89%) Scrum
2 201 (21.71%) TDD
3 151 (16.31%) Test Automation
4 133 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
5 125 (13.50%) BDD
6 120 (12.96%) Microservices
7 112 (12.10%) DevOps
8 103 (11.12%) Open Source
9 90 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 89 (9.61%) Software Engineering
11 84 (9.07%) Kanban
12 83 (8.96%) Project Management
13 79 (8.53%) MVC
13 79 (8.53%) OO
14 64 (6.91%) User Stories
15 62 (6.70%) Waterfall
16 54 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
17 53 (5.72%) E-Commerce
18 49 (5.29%) Front End Development
19 47 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 285 (30.78%) Java
2 238 (25.70%) JavaScript
3 163 (17.60%) SQL
4 99 (10.69%) C#
5 87 (9.40%) Python
6 71 (7.67%) Scala
7 51 (5.51%) T-SQL
8 45 (4.86%) PHP
9 41 (4.43%) Ruby
10 31 (3.35%) Bash Shell
11 30 (3.24%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.40%) Kotlin
13 12 (1.30%) Apple Swift
13 12 (1.30%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.08%) C++
15 8 (0.86%) VB
16 7 (0.76%) C
16 7 (0.76%) VB6
17 6 (0.65%) COBOL
17 6 (0.65%) Go
Qualifications
1 44 (4.75%) Degree
2 28 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.51%) ISEB
5 13 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.54%) PMP
7 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.43%) MCSE
8 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.32%) CCDP
9 3 (0.32%) CCNP
9 3 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.32%) CISM
9 3 (0.32%) CISSP
9 3 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.84%) PMO
1 17 (1.84%) QA
2 10 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.08%) GDPR
3 7 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.32%) WCAG
5 2 (0.22%) GCP
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 79 (8.53%) Docker
2 21 (2.27%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.65%) Xen
4 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.43%) vSphere
5 3 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.32%) XenServer
6 2 (0.22%) HDFS
6 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (5.51%) Puppet
2 31 (3.35%) Ansible
3 25 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (2.05%) Prometheus
5 11 (1.19%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.08%) Rancher
7 9 (0.97%) Terraform
8 7 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.76%) Nagios
9 4 (0.43%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.43%) Graphite
10 3 (0.32%) Grafana
10 3 (0.32%) Icinga
10 3 (0.32%) Opsview
10 3 (0.32%) Packer
10 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.32%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.22%) Oozie
11 2 (0.22%) SCCM
11 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (6.91%) Oracle
2 44 (4.75%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.59%) Google
3 24 (2.59%) Tableau
4 21 (2.27%) Sitecore
5 20 (2.16%) SAP
6 19 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.08%) Informatica
8 9 (0.97%) Adobe
8 9 (0.97%) HP
8 9 (0.97%) Talend
8 9 (0.97%) VMware
8 9 (0.97%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.65%) IBM
9 6 (0.65%) New Relic
9 6 (0.65%) Splunk
10 5 (0.54%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.43%) Cisco
12 3 (0.32%) Apple
12 3 (0.32%) Rackspace