Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,249 865 1,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 37.35% 30.84% 28.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.99% 35.76% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 589 871
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.24% -5.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £310
90th Percentile £538 £550 £625
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +0.61% -2.94% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.88% -11.11% +143.24%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -10.93% -11.11% +22.45%

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 2,905 2,419 3,380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.87% 86.24% 85.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,953 1,616 2,314
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £563 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 49 78
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -12.90% -11.43%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.00 £32.85 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.03 £13.75 £15.38
% change year-on-year +38.40% -10.60% -5.35%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 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 1,025 £411 +2.81% 236
Bradford +1 59 £395 -1.25% 27
Halifax +6 43 £425 +6.25% 7
Wakefield +7 11 £394 - 8
Huddersfield - 7 £325 - 5
Pudsey - 2 £363 - 1
Brighouse - 1 £250 - 1
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 385 (30.82%) Java
2 350 (28.02%) JavaScript
3 348 (27.86%) Scrum
4 324 (25.94%) TDD
5 271 (21.70%) Test Automation
6 221 (17.69%) Git (software)
7 217 (17.37%) Microservices
8 209 (16.73%) SQL
9 200 (16.01%) C#
10 195 (15.61%) HTML
11 185 (14.81%) .NET
12 181 (14.49%) BDD
13 178 (14.25%) Spring
14 171 (13.69%) CSS
15 168 (13.45%) Software Engineering
16 158 (12.65%) Jenkins
17 149 (11.93%) AngularJS
18 135 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
19 134 (10.73%) DevOps
19 134 (10.73%) Node.js
20 132 (10.57%) JIRA
21 127 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
22 126 (10.09%) Finance
23 121 (9.69%) Kanban
24 119 (9.53%) SQL Server
25 118 (9.45%) OO
25 118 (9.45%) Open Source
26 116 (9.29%) NoSQL
27 115 (9.21%) MVC
28 110 (8.81%) Java 8

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 83 (6.65%) Confluence
2 45 (3.60%) Apache
3 33 (2.64%) Apache Spark
4 23 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 22 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.68%) CMS
7 19 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (1.04%) nginx
9 13 (1.04%) SAS
10 10 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.48%) IIS
13 6 (0.48%) Jetty
13 6 (0.48%) Mongrel
14 5 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.40%) JBoss
14 5 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.16%) InVision
8 1 (0.080%) GIMP
8 1 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.56%) SAP CO
1 7 (0.56%) SAP FI
1 7 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.080%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 89 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.92%) Slack
4 21 (1.68%) IaaS
5 20 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (1.52%) GitHub
7 14 (1.12%) Trello
8 12 (0.96%) PaaS
8 12 (0.96%) SaaS
9 9 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 7 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.56%) CloudFront
11 7 (0.56%) Office 365
12 6 (0.48%) Force.com
12 6 (0.48%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.48%) npm
12 6 (0.48%) Serverless
13 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.04%) HTTP
2 11 (0.88%) Internet
2 11 (0.88%) SMS
3 8 (0.64%) DNS
3 8 (0.64%) DSL
4 7 (0.56%) DHCP
4 7 (0.56%) Firewall
4 7 (0.56%) SSL
5 6 (0.48%) FTP
5 6 (0.48%) IPsec
5 6 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.32%) 2G
6 4 (0.32%) AMQP
7 3 (0.24%) Network Security
7 3 (0.24%) SAN
7 3 (0.24%) Skype
8 2 (0.16%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.080%) SNMP
9 1 (0.080%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (9.53%) SQL Server
2 116 (9.29%) NoSQL
3 82 (6.57%) MySQL
4 79 (6.33%) MongoDB
5 71 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
6 57 (4.56%) Big Data
7 56 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (3.20%) Hadoop
9 37 (2.96%) Apache Hive
9 37 (2.96%) Relational Database
10 28 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (1.84%) HBase
12 20 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.96%) Pentaho
16 12 (0.96%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 221 (17.69%) Git (software)
2 158 (12.65%) Jenkins
3 132 (10.57%) JIRA
4 84 (6.73%) Maven
5 71 (5.68%) Selenium
6 66 (5.28%) Cucumber
7 54 (4.32%) JUnit
8 44 (3.52%) Subversion
9 39 (3.12%) Jasmine
10 30 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (2.08%) Mercurial
11 26 (2.08%) SoapUI
11 26 (2.08%) WebDriver
12 21 (1.68%) SpecFlow
12 21 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (1.68%) TeamCity
13 20 (1.60%) Visual Studio
14 19 (1.52%) Grunt
14 19 (1.52%) gulp
15 14 (1.12%) Artifactory
General
1 126 (10.09%) Finance
2 50 (4.00%) Banking
3 40 (3.20%) Retail
4 30 (2.40%) Marketing
5 29 (2.32%) Games
6 13 (1.04%) Retail Banking
7 12 (0.96%) Legal
8 11 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.48%) Law
11 4 (0.32%) Local Government
12 2 (0.16%) Advertising
12 2 (0.16%) Electronics
12 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.080%) Back Office
13 1 (0.080%) Billing
13 1 (0.080%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.080%) iGaming
13 1 (0.080%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 539 (43.15%) Developer
2 193 (15.45%) Analyst
3 178 (14.25%) Java Developer
4 117 (9.37%) Business Analyst
5 88 (7.05%) .NET Developer
6 74 (5.92%) Software Engineer
7 69 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 64 (5.12%) C# Developer
9 59 (4.72%) Project Manager
10 56 (4.48%) Test Analyst
11 52 (4.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 52 (4.16%) Java Engineer
12 51 (4.08%) Architect
13 48 (3.84%) Agile Business Analyst
14 43 (3.44%) Tester
15 37 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
15 37 (2.96%) Java Software Engineer
15 37 (2.96%) Scrum Master
16 31 (2.48%) Angular Developer
16 31 (2.48%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (15.61%) HTML
2 185 (14.81%) .NET
3 178 (14.25%) Spring
4 171 (13.69%) CSS
5 149 (11.93%) AngularJS
6 134 (10.73%) Node.js
7 109 (8.73%) React
8 108 (8.65%) ASP.NET
8 108 (8.65%) Spring Boot
9 104 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 102 (8.17%) REST
11 98 (7.85%) RESTful
12 92 (7.37%) jQuery
13 82 (6.57%) Web Services
14 75 (6.00%) HTML5
15 73 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 68 (5.44%) Kafka
17 67 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 66 (5.28%) CSS3
19 53 (4.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 109 (8.73%) User Experience
2 75 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.12%) Mobile App
4 33 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (2.00%) NHS
6 24 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (1.36%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 9 (0.72%) Blog
9 9 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 9 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.64%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.56%) Private Cloud
11 7 (0.56%) Social Media
12 6 (0.48%) iPhone
13 5 (0.40%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 96 (7.69%) Linux
2 55 (4.40%) Android
3 52 (4.16%) Apple iOS
4 41 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (1.36%) Windows
6 12 (0.96%) Unix
7 4 (0.32%) CentOS
8 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.080%) AIX
10 1 (0.080%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.080%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (27.86%) Scrum
2 324 (25.94%) TDD
3 271 (21.70%) Test Automation
4 217 (17.37%) Microservices
5 181 (14.49%) BDD
6 168 (13.45%) Software Engineering
7 135 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 134 (10.73%) DevOps
9 127 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
10 121 (9.69%) Kanban
11 118 (9.45%) OO
11 118 (9.45%) Open Source
12 115 (9.21%) MVC
13 104 (8.33%) SDLC
14 95 (7.61%) E-Commerce
14 95 (7.61%) Mentoring
15 85 (6.81%) User Stories
16 84 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
17 83 (6.65%) Coaching
18 80 (6.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 385 (30.82%) Java
2 350 (28.02%) JavaScript
3 209 (16.73%) SQL
4 200 (16.01%) C#
5 110 (8.81%) Java 8
6 82 (6.57%) Python
7 66 (5.28%) T-SQL
8 60 (4.80%) Scala
9 44 (3.52%) PHP
10 43 (3.44%) Ruby
11 17 (1.36%) Objective-C
11 17 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.20%) TypeScript
14 14 (1.12%) ES6
15 12 (0.96%) Kotlin
16 11 (0.88%) C++
17 8 (0.64%) HiveQL
18 7 (0.56%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.48%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 50 (4.00%) Degree
2 36 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 10 (0.80%) ISEB
6 8 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.56%) IIBA
8 5 (0.40%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.32%) APMP
9 4 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.24%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.24%) MCSE
10 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.16%) CISA
11 2 (0.16%) CISM
11 2 (0.16%) CISSP
11 2 (0.16%) CRISC
11 2 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.92%) QA
2 22 (1.76%) PMO
3 16 (1.28%) GDPR
4 8 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.40%) GCP
6 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.080%) SLA
9 1 (0.080%) WCAG
System Software
1 91 (7.29%) Docker
2 12 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.48%) Xen
4 5 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.40%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.24%) Varnish
7 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.080%) vCloud
8 1 (0.080%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 70 (5.60%) Puppet
2 32 (2.56%) Terraform
3 29 (2.32%) Ansible
4 27 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.44%) Grafana
6 14 (1.12%) Graylog
7 11 (0.88%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.64%) Rancher
9 7 (0.56%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.48%) Graphite
11 4 (0.32%) Nagios
12 3 (0.24%) Consul
12 3 (0.24%) Opsview
12 3 (0.24%) Packer
12 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.16%) CA Wily
13 2 (0.16%) Oozie
13 2 (0.16%) OpenView
14 1 (0.080%) CA Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (5.84%) Microsoft
2 45 (3.60%) Oracle
3 37 (2.96%) Red Hat
4 25 (2.00%) Google
5 22 (1.76%) Splunk
6 19 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 18 (1.44%) VMware
8 17 (1.36%) Xamarin
9 14 (1.12%) Informatica
10 12 (0.96%) Talend
11 11 (0.88%) Tableau
12 10 (0.80%) Cloudera
12 10 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.72%) Adobe
13 9 (0.72%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.64%) Capita
14 8 (0.64%) SAP
15 7 (0.56%) Cadence
16 5 (0.40%) Rackspace
16 5 (0.40%) ServiceNow