Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 277 743 1,336
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.48% 28.29% 38.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.16% 32.62% 43.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 542 1,000
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £288 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.17% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £24.10 £27.94 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.74% -0.21% -41.05%
10th Percentile £17.83 £17.21 £18.00
90th Percentile £32.28 £66.50 £42.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £27.43 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -21.64% - -18.13%

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 766 2,278 3,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.05% 86.75% 89.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 1,497 2,097
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £272 £305
90th Percentile £600 £575 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 93 71
Median hourly rate £22.39 £18.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.31% +3.77% +24.11%
10th Percentile £15.10 £11.26 £11.17
90th Percentile £41.63 £34.80 £40.00
Median hourly rate £20.11 £16.86 £18.02
% change year-on-year +19.28% -6.44% +28.71%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 0 238 £450 - 89
Bradford +2 15 £425 - 7
Wakefield +10 8 £200 -52.94% 1
Halifax +3 4 - - 1
Pontefract - 2 £500 -
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 97 (35.02%) AWS
2 87 (31.41%) Java
3 79 (28.52%) Azure
4 67 (24.19%) Test Automation
5 61 (22.02%) Microservices
6 58 (20.94%) Scrum
6 58 (20.94%) Public Sector
7 57 (20.58%) Docker
8 55 (19.86%) BDD
8 55 (19.86%) Pair Programming
9 54 (19.49%) TDD
10 50 (18.05%) Java 8
11 44 (15.88%) Security Cleared
11 44 (15.88%) DevOps
11 44 (15.88%) Kubernetes
12 42 (15.16%) Git (software)
13 38 (13.72%) Continuous Deployment
14 37 (13.36%) JavaScript
15 35 (12.64%) Mockito
15 35 (12.64%) Node.js
16 33 (11.91%) JIRA
17 32 (11.55%) Finance
17 32 (11.55%) MongoDB
18 30 (10.83%) SQL
19 29 (10.47%) GitHub
19 29 (10.47%) Kanban
20 28 (10.11%) Python
20 28 (10.11%) Web Development
21 27 (9.75%) Unix
21 27 (9.75%) Linux

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 27 (9.75%) Confluence
2 13 (4.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (4.69%) Mule
3 4 (1.44%) Drupal
3 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.08%) SAS
4 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.72%) Apache
5 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) InVision
4 1 (0.36%) Marvel
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (35.02%) AWS
2 79 (28.52%) Azure
3 29 (10.47%) GitHub
4 20 (7.22%) Slack
5 14 (5.05%) GCP
6 12 (4.33%) npm
7 9 (3.25%) Serverless
8 8 (2.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.53%) Amazon S3
10 6 (2.17%) Amazon Cognito
10 6 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.44%) Power Platform
12 3 (1.08%) Cloudflare
12 3 (1.08%) Google Analytics
12 3 (1.08%) Office 365
13 2 (0.72%) Akamai
13 2 (0.72%) SaaS
14 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.86%) SSL
2 16 (5.78%) Firewall
3 14 (5.05%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.33%) DNS
4 12 (4.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.08%) 5G
5 3 (1.08%) VPN
6 2 (0.72%) HTTP
6 2 (0.72%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.36%) DSL
7 1 (0.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) ISDN
7 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.55%) MongoDB
2 11 (3.97%) Big Data
3 9 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.25%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.89%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.81%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (1.44%) Power BI
8 3 (1.08%) MS Access
8 3 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (1.08%) QlikView
9 2 (0.72%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.36%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.36%) Impala
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (15.16%) Git (software)
2 35 (12.64%) Mockito
3 33 (11.91%) JIRA
4 23 (8.30%) Selenium
5 19 (6.86%) Jenkins
6 18 (6.50%) JUnit
7 14 (5.05%) GitLab
7 14 (5.05%) Maven
7 14 (5.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (3.61%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.53%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.17%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.17%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.17%) MSTest
10 6 (2.17%) NUnit
10 6 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.81%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio Code
12 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (1.08%) Gatling
General
1 58 (20.94%) Public Sector
2 32 (11.55%) Finance
3 12 (4.33%) Retail
4 11 (3.97%) Banking
5 9 (3.25%) Legal
6 4 (1.44%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Marketing
8 2 (0.72%) Games
8 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 103 (37.18%) Developer
2 51 (18.41%) Java Developer
3 25 (9.03%) Analyst
4 20 (7.22%) Project Manager
5 19 (6.86%) User Researcher
6 18 (6.50%) Business Analyst
7 10 (3.61%) Programme Manager
8 9 (3.25%) React Developer
9 8 (2.89%) .NET Developer
9 8 (2.89%) Architect
9 8 (2.89%) Consultant
9 8 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (2.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (2.17%) Angular Developer
11 6 (2.17%) Designer
11 6 (2.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (2.17%) Product Owner
11 6 (2.17%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.64%) Node.js
2 27 (9.75%) HTML
2 27 (9.75%) REST
3 26 (9.39%) CSS
4 25 (9.03%) Redux
5 24 (8.66%) ActiveMQ
6 23 (8.30%) Jest
7 22 (7.94%) JAX-RS
8 20 (7.22%) .NET
8 20 (7.22%) Spring
9 19 (6.86%) JSON
9 19 (6.86%) React
10 16 (5.78%) Spring Boot
11 15 (5.42%) AngularJS
11 15 (5.42%) ASP.NET
12 14 (5.05%) Enzyme
13 12 (4.33%) WireMock
14 11 (3.97%) Express
14 11 (3.97%) Sass
15 10 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.03%) User Experience
2 18 (6.50%) NHS
3 16 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.81%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.81%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.44%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.72%) iPad
9 2 (0.72%) iPhone
9 2 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.36%) Blog
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Online Games
10 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.75%) Linux
1 27 (9.75%) Mac OS X
1 27 (9.75%) Unix
2 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.17%) Windows
3 5 (1.81%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.19%) Test Automation
2 61 (22.02%) Microservices
3 58 (20.94%) Scrum
4 55 (19.86%) BDD
4 55 (19.86%) Pair Programming
5 54 (19.49%) TDD
6 44 (15.88%) DevOps
7 38 (13.72%) Continuous Deployment
8 29 (10.47%) Kanban
9 28 (10.11%) Web Development
10 27 (9.75%) Web Design
11 26 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (8.30%) Responsive Web Design
12 23 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (7.58%) Business Analysis
14 20 (7.22%) Project Management
14 20 (7.22%) Unit Testing
14 20 (7.22%) Waterfall
15 19 (6.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (31.41%) Java
2 50 (18.05%) Java 8
3 37 (13.36%) JavaScript
4 30 (10.83%) SQL
5 28 (10.11%) Python
6 24 (8.66%) C#
7 15 (5.42%) ES6
8 13 (4.69%) TypeScript
9 9 (3.25%) Scala
10 8 (2.89%) Go
11 7 (2.53%) PHP
12 4 (1.44%) ANSI SQL
13 3 (1.08%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.08%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.08%) VB
14 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.72%) VBA
15 1 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (15.88%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.97%) DBS Check
3 11 (3.97%) Degree
3 11 (3.97%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (2.17%) CISM
5 6 (2.17%) CISSP
5 6 (2.17%) CRISC
5 6 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.08%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.72%) APMP
7 2 (0.72%) ISEB
7 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.36%) IIBA
8 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.97%) QA
2 7 (2.53%) GDPR
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) PMO
3 2 (0.72%) WCAG
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (20.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (15.88%) Kubernetes
2 15 (5.42%) Terraform
3 3 (1.08%) Grafana
3 3 (1.08%) Kibana
4 2 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.36%) QRadar
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (7.58%) Splunk
2 20 (7.22%) AppDynamics
3 19 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.14%) F5
5 12 (4.33%) Blue Coat
6 8 (2.89%) Databricks
7 6 (2.17%) Google
8 4 (1.44%) IBM
9 3 (1.08%) Tableau
10 2 (0.72%) Apple
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle
10 2 (0.72%) Talend
11 1 (0.36%) Adobe
11 1 (0.36%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.36%) Avaya
11 1 (0.36%) Cadence
11 1 (0.36%) NetCracker
11 1 (0.36%) SAP
11 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.36%) Teradata