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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 501 652 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 35.53% 32.26% 23.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.96% 36.84% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 500 385
Median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1223 1770 1814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.74% 87.58% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 1220 1294
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 32
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 439 £403 -5.29% 182
Bradford +3 21 £490 +8.88% 8
Halifax +5 17 £412 +0.98% 2
Wakefield - 2 £350 - 1
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 310 (32.63%) Java
2 243 (25.58%) Scrum
3 237 (24.95%) JavaScript
4 203 (21.37%) HTML
5 191 (20.11%) Test Automation
6 186 (19.58%) TDD
7 181 (19.05%) CSS
8 173 (18.21%) Python
9 143 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
10 139 (14.63%) SQL
11 125 (13.16%) User Experience
12 124 (13.05%) Git (software)
13 121 (12.74%) Spring
13 121 (12.74%) RESTful
14 120 (12.63%) MVC
15 117 (12.32%) Finance
16 115 (12.11%) C#
17 108 (11.37%) Jenkins
18 103 (10.84%) Linux
19 102 (10.74%) JIRA
19 102 (10.74%) BDD
20 101 (10.63%) Scala
20 101 (10.63%) .NET
21 99 (10.42%) NoSQL
22 98 (10.32%) Open Source
22 98 (10.32%) DevOps
23 95 (10.00%) HTML5
24 89 (9.37%) AngularJS
25 84 (8.84%) PHP
25 84 (8.84%) Software Engineering

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 57 (6.00%) Confluence
2 19 (2.00%) CMS
3 14 (1.47%) Apache
4 11 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.42%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.42%) nginx
8 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.42%) WordPress
9 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.32%) SAS
9 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.21%) Drupal
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (1.26%) MS Visio
2 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.63%) InVision
4 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) HipChat
8 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.84%) IaaS
3 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.74%) SaaS
4 5 (0.53%) GitHub
4 5 (0.53%) PaaS
4 5 (0.53%) Slack
5 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.42%) Loggly
5 4 (0.42%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) Firebase
7 1 (0.11%) Office 365
7 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.11%) Trello
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.42%) HTTP
2 16 (1.68%) Internet
3 14 (1.47%) Firewall
4 7 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.53%) WAN
6 4 (0.42%) DNS
7 3 (0.32%) LDAP
7 3 (0.32%) SMTP
7 3 (0.32%) SSH
8 2 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.11%) Broadband
9 1 (0.11%) DVB
9 1 (0.11%) OpenFlow
9 1 (0.11%) SMS
9 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (10.42%) NoSQL
2 66 (6.95%) MongoDB
3 62 (6.53%) SQL Server
4 60 (6.32%) MySQL
4 60 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (1.58%) Riak
8 11 (1.16%) Couchbase
8 11 (1.16%) CouchDB
8 11 (1.16%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.16%) Redis
9 9 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.84%) Big Data
10 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 124 (13.05%) Git (software)
2 108 (11.37%) Jenkins
3 102 (10.74%) JIRA
4 64 (6.74%) Subversion
5 57 (6.00%) Selenium
6 45 (4.74%) Cucumber
6 45 (4.74%) JUnit
7 32 (3.37%) WebDriver
8 25 (2.63%) Grunt
9 21 (2.21%) Hudson
10 20 (2.11%) Visual Studio
11 17 (1.79%) Maven
11 17 (1.79%) SoapUI
12 16 (1.68%) Xcode
13 15 (1.58%) Mercurial
14 13 (1.37%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.26%) Android Studio
16 9 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (0.84%) gulp
17 8 (0.84%) IntelliJ
General
1 117 (12.32%) Finance
2 58 (6.11%) Retail
3 28 (2.95%) Banking
3 28 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.32%) Marketing
5 14 (1.47%) Games
6 13 (1.37%) Publishing
7 10 (1.05%) Billing
8 9 (0.95%) Legal
9 7 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.53%) Back Office
10 5 (0.53%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.32%) Law
12 2 (0.21%) Advertising
12 2 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 478 (50.32%) Developer
2 138 (14.53%) Java Developer
3 124 (13.05%) Analyst
4 93 (9.79%) Business Analyst
5 65 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 61 (6.42%) Architect
7 57 (6.00%) Scala Developer
8 54 (5.68%) .NET Developer
9 47 (4.95%) Tester
10 46 (4.84%) Project Manager
11 42 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 37 (3.89%) Designer
13 36 (3.79%) Python Developer
14 34 (3.58%) Android Developer
14 34 (3.58%) PHP Developer
15 33 (3.47%) Agile Business Analyst
15 33 (3.47%) iOS Developer
16 31 (3.26%) Java Scala Developer
17 30 (3.16%) Agile Developer
18 29 (3.05%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (21.37%) HTML
2 181 (19.05%) CSS
3 121 (12.74%) RESTful
3 121 (12.74%) Spring
4 101 (10.63%) .NET
5 95 (10.00%) HTML5
6 89 (9.37%) AngularJS
7 82 (8.63%) CSS3
8 80 (8.42%) REST
9 71 (7.47%) JSON
10 68 (7.16%) ASP.NET
11 62 (6.53%) Hibernate
12 59 (6.21%) Node.js
13 56 (5.89%) Web Services
14 49 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (5.16%) React
15 47 (4.95%) XML
16 46 (4.84%) Ajax
16 46 (4.84%) jQuery
17 45 (4.74%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 125 (13.16%) User Experience
2 71 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (6.74%) Mobile App
4 49 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (2.74%) Data Structures
6 25 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 16 (1.68%) NHS
8 15 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.37%) iPhone
10 11 (1.16%) Data Centre
11 8 (0.84%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.63%) iPad
12 6 (0.63%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.53%) Minimum Viable Product
13 5 (0.53%) Social Media
13 5 (0.53%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.42%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.42%) Replication
14 4 (0.42%) RIA
14 4 (0.42%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 103 (10.84%) Linux
2 53 (5.58%) Android
3 48 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 40 (4.21%) Unix
5 10 (1.05%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.05%) Windows
6 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.32%) AIX
7 3 (0.32%) CentOS
7 3 (0.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.11%) VMS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (25.58%) Scrum
2 191 (20.11%) Test Automation
3 186 (19.58%) TDD
4 143 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (12.63%) MVC
6 102 (10.74%) BDD
7 98 (10.32%) DevOps
7 98 (10.32%) Open Source
8 84 (8.84%) Software Engineering
9 83 (8.74%) Waterfall
10 72 (7.58%) User Stories
11 70 (7.37%) Configuration Management
12 69 (7.26%) Kanban
13 68 (7.16%) OO
14 66 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 62 (6.53%) Front End Development
16 60 (6.32%) Project Management
17 59 (6.21%) Unit Testing
18 51 (5.37%) SDLC
18 51 (5.37%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 310 (32.63%) Java
2 237 (24.95%) JavaScript
3 173 (18.21%) Python
4 139 (14.63%) SQL
5 115 (12.11%) C#
6 101 (10.63%) Scala
7 84 (8.84%) PHP
8 76 (8.00%) Ruby
9 40 (4.21%) Bash Shell
10 34 (3.58%) Apple Swift
11 32 (3.37%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.42%) Objective-C
13 20 (2.11%) Groovy
14 14 (1.47%) C++
15 12 (1.26%) Go
16 10 (1.05%) C
16 10 (1.05%) Perl
17 9 (0.95%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.84%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (6.21%) Degree
2 21 (2.21%) ISEB
3 12 (1.26%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.74%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.53%) IIBA
7 5 (0.53%) PMP
8 3 (0.32%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) CCNP
10 1 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CISSP
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.21%) QA
2 15 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.05%) PMO
4 4 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.11%) GDPR
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 65 (6.84%) Docker
2 5 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.32%) vCloud
4 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) HDFS
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (4.84%) Puppet
2 41 (4.32%) Ansible
3 29 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.37%) Salt
5 7 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.63%) Nagios
6 6 (0.63%) vRealize
7 4 (0.42%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.42%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.32%) Rancher
8 3 (0.32%) Terraform
9 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.11%) Graphite
9 1 (0.11%) Icinga
9 1 (0.11%) Opsview
9 1 (0.11%) Packer
9 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (5.37%) Oracle
2 41 (4.32%) Google
3 35 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 22 (2.32%) Zend
5 17 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 13 (1.37%) Adobe
7 12 (1.26%) VMware
8 10 (1.05%) SAP
9 9 (0.95%) HP
9 9 (0.95%) Splunk
10 8 (0.84%) IBM
11 6 (0.63%) Rackspace
12 5 (0.53%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.53%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.42%) Apple
13 4 (0.42%) hybris
13 4 (0.42%) New Relic
14 3 (0.32%) Sun
14 3 (0.32%) Xamarin
15 2 (0.21%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum +
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £370 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £630 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 3 - 6 Month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago