Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 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
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 306 411 869
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.68% 27.40% 29.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.45% 31.62% 33.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 280 666
10th Percentile £320 £313 £313
25th Percentile £400 £381 £365
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £484 £438 £425
Median % change year-on-year +10.57% +2.94% +6.25%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £500
90th Percentile £595 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
10th Percentile £17.25 £17.83 £15.56
25th Percentile £18.94 £19.19 £16.04
Median hourly rate £25.57 £25.05 £20.24
Median % change year-on-year +2.08% +23.80% -48.45%
75th Percentile £28.00 £37.78 £25.18
90th Percentile £28.59 £74.75 £25.22
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.57 £25.05 £21.30
% change year-on-year +2.08% +17.63% -49.89%

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 1,005 1,300 2,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.62% 86.67% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 863 1,801
10th Percentile £255 £300 £275
25th Percentile £363 £363 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £452 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +0.33% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £500
90th Percentile £600 £613 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -1.69% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 82
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.24 £11.02
25th Percentile £17.25 £14.37 £14.46
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.18
Median % change year-on-year +22.99% +8.85% -1.56%
75th Percentile £26.96 £24.21 £21.40
90th Percentile £30.64 £28.84 £24.43
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.74 £18.41 £17.38
% change year-on-year +18.12% +5.93% -8.02%

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 15 May 2021.

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
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 15 May 2021. 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 0 282 £488 +8.33% 171
Bradford +1 7 £550 +29.41% 7
Huddersfield - 3 £500 - 3
Halifax -3 2 £365 -14.12% 5
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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 75 (24.51%) DevOps
2 64 (20.92%) Social Skills
3 59 (19.28%) AWS
4 50 (16.34%) Azure
4 50 (16.34%) Scrum
5 48 (15.69%) Public Sector
6 45 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 45 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 43 (14.05%) SQL
8 39 (12.75%) TDD
9 37 (12.09%) Finance
10 33 (10.78%) Python
11 32 (10.46%) NHS
11 32 (10.46%) Migration
12 30 (9.80%) Kanban
13 28 (9.15%) Java
13 28 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (8.50%) JIRA
14 26 (8.50%) Node.js
14 26 (8.50%) React
14 26 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (8.17%) Coaching
16 24 (7.84%) BDD
16 24 (7.84%) Project Management
17 23 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (7.52%) Waterfall
17 23 (7.52%) Mentoring
17 23 (7.52%) Terraform
18 22 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (7.19%) Git (software)

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 19 (6.21%) Confluence
2 9 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.63%) Apache
4 4 (1.31%) CMS
5 3 (0.98%) Drupal
5 3 (0.98%) IIS
5 3 (0.98%) Jadu
5 3 (0.98%) WordPress
6 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.65%) nginx
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.33%) Mule
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Sketch
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.33%) Figma
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (19.28%) AWS
2 50 (16.34%) Azure
3 12 (3.92%) GCP
4 9 (2.94%) GitHub
5 7 (2.29%) IaaS
5 7 (2.29%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (2.29%) PaaS
6 5 (1.63%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.31%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.31%) SaaS
7 4 (1.31%) Serverless
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) HTTP
1 4 (1.31%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.65%) DLNA
3 2 (0.65%) Internet
3 2 (0.65%) LAN
3 2 (0.65%) NAS
3 2 (0.65%) SAN
3 2 (0.65%) UPnP
3 2 (0.65%) WAN
3 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.33%) ATM
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (4.90%) Data Lake
2 15 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 9 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.61%) Big Data
4 8 (2.61%) Tableau
5 7 (2.29%) Apache Hive
5 7 (2.29%) Data Vault
6 6 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.96%) Star Schema
7 5 (1.63%) HBase
7 5 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.63%) Power BI
7 5 (1.63%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.63%) Spark SQL
7 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (8.50%) JIRA
2 22 (7.19%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.90%) Selenium
4 13 (4.25%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (1.96%) GitLab
6 6 (1.96%) JUnit
6 6 (1.96%) Maven
6 6 (1.96%) Mockito
6 6 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.63%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.63%) IBM UrbanCode
8 4 (1.31%) Gradle
8 4 (1.31%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.31%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.98%) git-flow
9 3 (0.98%) Postman
9 3 (0.98%) REST Assured
9 3 (0.98%) TestCafe
10 2 (0.65%) Appium
General
1 64 (20.92%) Social Skills
2 48 (15.69%) Public Sector
3 37 (12.09%) Finance
4 18 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.25%) Marketing
6 11 (3.59%) Banking
7 10 (3.27%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (2.61%) Retail
9 6 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.31%) Local Government
10 4 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.65%) Billing
11 2 (0.65%) Electronics
11 2 (0.65%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.33%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (26.80%) Developer
2 34 (11.11%) Analyst
3 29 (9.48%) Architect
4 27 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 23 (7.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 22 (7.19%) Project Manager
7 17 (5.56%) Designer
8 16 (5.23%) AWS Engineer
8 16 (5.23%) React Developer
9 14 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 14 (4.58%) Technical Architect
10 13 (4.25%) Java Developer
10 13 (4.25%) Test Engineer
11 12 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
12 11 (3.59%) Python Developer
13 10 (3.27%) Senior Developer
14 9 (2.94%) Data Architect
14 9 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
14 9 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.50%) Node.js
1 26 (8.50%) React
2 21 (6.86%) HTML
2 21 (6.86%) Web Services
3 19 (6.21%) CSS
4 12 (3.92%) .NET
5 8 (2.61%) JSON
5 8 (2.61%) Spring
6 7 (2.29%) Redux
7 6 (1.96%) GraphQL
7 6 (1.96%) PySpark
7 6 (1.96%) REST
7 6 (1.96%) SOAP
7 6 (1.96%) XML
8 5 (1.63%) Framer.js
8 5 (1.63%) GreenSock GSAP
8 5 (1.63%) Sass
8 5 (1.63%) WebGL
9 4 (1.31%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.31%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.46%) NHS
2 18 (5.88%) User Experience
3 11 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (1.96%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.63%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.65%) Cybercrime
6 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.65%) MPEG
6 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.65%) W3C
7 1 (0.33%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.33%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.33%) PMI
7 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.19%) Linux
2 11 (3.59%) Android
2 11 (3.59%) Windows
3 8 (2.61%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.61%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.29%) Unix
5 5 (1.63%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.51%) DevOps
2 50 (16.34%) Scrum
3 45 (14.71%) Test Automation
4 39 (12.75%) TDD
5 32 (10.46%) Migration
6 30 (9.80%) Kanban
7 28 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (8.17%) Coaching
10 24 (7.84%) BDD
10 24 (7.84%) Project Management
11 23 (7.52%) Mentoring
11 23 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (7.52%) Waterfall
12 22 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (6.21%) ITIL
14 16 (5.23%) Pair Programming
14 16 (5.23%) SDLC
14 16 (5.23%) Service Management
14 16 (5.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 43 (14.05%) SQL
3 33 (10.78%) Python
4 28 (9.15%) Java
5 14 (4.58%) C#
6 10 (3.27%) Scala
7 8 (2.61%) ES6
7 8 (2.61%) Java 8
7 8 (2.61%) TypeScript
8 7 (2.29%) Kotlin
9 6 (1.96%) PHP
9 6 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.63%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.31%) C
11 4 (1.31%) Elm
11 4 (1.31%) Haskell
11 4 (1.31%) Ruby
12 3 (0.98%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (3.27%) Degree
2 8 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.96%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.63%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.65%) ISEB
6 2 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.61%) GDPR
2 7 (2.29%) QA
3 6 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.31%) HL7
5 4 (1.31%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.98%) PMO
6 3 (0.98%) WCAG
7 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.94%) Docker
2 7 (2.29%) HDFS
3 4 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) Firmware
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (7.52%) Terraform
2 18 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.96%) Oozie
4 2 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (4.90%) Splunk
2 14 (4.58%) Google
3 13 (4.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.25%) Oracle
4 10 (3.27%) Databricks
5 8 (2.61%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.96%) IBM
7 4 (1.31%) VMware
8 2 (0.65%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.65%) Brio
8 2 (0.65%) Citrix
8 2 (0.65%) NetApp
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.33%) Apple
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.33%) Talend
9 1 (0.33%) Teradata
9 1 (0.33%) Xamarin