Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,073 843 1,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 33.04% 27.95% 26.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.81% 33.11% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 544 791
West Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £410 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% -1.20% +10.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £28.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.78% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.63% -27.78% -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 2,765 2,546 3,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.13% 84.42% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,876 1,652 2,338
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £549 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.28% -6.43%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.80 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £25.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.03 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +28.02% -0.90% -4.61%

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 February 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 February 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 +1 870 £410 -0.61% 273
Bradford +3 47 £355 -2.07% 35
Halifax +8 43 £434 +23.86% 7
Wakefield - 12 £375 - 10
Huddersfield +3 4 £295 -9.23% 7
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 331 (30.85%) Java
2 311 (28.98%) JavaScript
3 301 (28.05%) Scrum
4 273 (25.44%) TDD
5 210 (19.57%) Test Automation
6 209 (19.48%) Git (software)
7 196 (18.27%) SQL
8 193 (17.99%) HTML
9 178 (16.59%) Microservices
10 175 (16.31%) CSS
11 168 (15.66%) Spring
11 168 (15.66%) BDD
12 156 (14.54%) C#
13 153 (14.26%) .NET
14 147 (13.70%) AngularJS
15 140 (13.05%) Software Engineering
16 139 (12.95%) Finance
17 134 (12.49%) Jenkins
18 125 (11.65%) JIRA
19 119 (11.09%) DevOps
20 116 (10.81%) Node.js
21 115 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
22 114 (10.62%) Kanban
23 112 (10.44%) SQL Server
24 105 (9.79%) User Experience
25 104 (9.69%) OO
25 104 (9.69%) Hibernate
26 103 (9.60%) NoSQL
27 102 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
28 100 (9.32%) Open Source

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 80 (7.46%) Confluence
2 21 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 19 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.68%) CMS
4 18 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.49%) Apache
7 14 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.21%) SAS
9 12 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.75%) JBoss
10 8 (0.75%) nginx
11 7 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.65%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.093%) GIMP
8 1 (0.093%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (0.56%) SAP CO
1 6 (0.56%) SAP FI
1 6 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (3.63%) Slack
4 19 (1.77%) IaaS
5 16 (1.49%) GitHub
6 12 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.93%) PaaS
7 10 (0.93%) Trello
8 9 (0.84%) SaaS
9 7 (0.65%) Office 365
10 6 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.47%) Heroku
11 5 (0.47%) Serverless
12 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.28%) CloudBees
12 3 (0.28%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.28%) Loggly
12 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.28%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.03%) SMS
2 9 (0.84%) Internet
3 8 (0.75%) HTTP
4 7 (0.65%) AMQP
5 5 (0.47%) DSL
5 5 (0.47%) Firewall
6 4 (0.37%) 2G
6 4 (0.37%) DNS
7 3 (0.28%) Network Security
7 3 (0.28%) Skype
8 2 (0.19%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.19%) SAN
9 1 (0.093%) Broadband
9 1 (0.093%) DHCP
9 1 (0.093%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.093%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.093%) SMTP
9 1 (0.093%) SSH
9 1 (0.093%) SSL
9 1 (0.093%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 103 (9.60%) NoSQL
3 93 (8.67%) MongoDB
4 73 (6.80%) MySQL
5 66 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
6 54 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 33 (3.08%) Big Data
7 33 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 26 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (2.33%) Relational Database
11 24 (2.24%) Apache Hive
12 22 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.30%) HBase
13 14 (1.30%) Redis
14 13 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.12%) Power BI
16 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (0.84%) Riak
Development Applications
1 209 (19.48%) Git (software)
2 134 (12.49%) Jenkins
3 125 (11.65%) JIRA
4 91 (8.48%) Maven
5 58 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 47 (4.38%) Subversion
7 46 (4.29%) Selenium
8 45 (4.19%) JUnit
9 35 (3.26%) Mercurial
10 32 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 30 (2.80%) Jasmine
12 23 (2.14%) Gradle
12 23 (2.14%) gulp
13 22 (2.05%) Grunt
14 21 (1.96%) WebDriver
15 18 (1.68%) Visual Studio
16 16 (1.49%) TeamCity
17 15 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (1.30%) SoapUI
19 12 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 139 (12.95%) Finance
2 51 (4.75%) Banking
3 39 (3.63%) Retail
4 30 (2.80%) Games
5 22 (2.05%) Marketing
6 17 (1.58%) Retail Banking
7 16 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.56%) Local Government
8 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.19%) Law
10 2 (0.19%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.19%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.093%) Billing
11 1 (0.093%) Electronics
11 1 (0.093%) iGaming
11 1 (0.093%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 500 (46.60%) Developer
2 166 (15.47%) Java Developer
3 154 (14.35%) Analyst
4 101 (9.41%) Business Analyst
5 88 (8.20%) .NET Developer
6 64 (5.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 59 (5.50%) Project Manager
8 53 (4.94%) Software Engineer
9 52 (4.85%) Architect
9 52 (4.85%) C# Developer
10 43 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 40 (3.73%) Agile Business Analyst
11 40 (3.73%) Java Engineer
12 35 (3.26%) Test Analyst
13 34 (3.17%) Scrum Master
14 33 (3.08%) Senior Developer
15 29 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
15 29 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
15 29 (2.70%) Scala Developer
15 29 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (17.99%) HTML
2 175 (16.31%) CSS
3 168 (15.66%) Spring
4 153 (14.26%) .NET
5 147 (13.70%) AngularJS
6 116 (10.81%) Node.js
7 104 (9.69%) Hibernate
8 96 (8.95%) React
9 91 (8.48%) ASP.NET
10 90 (8.39%) Spring Boot
11 89 (8.29%) RESTful
12 88 (8.20%) HTML5
13 79 (7.36%) CSS3
13 79 (7.36%) REST
14 76 (7.08%) jQuery
15 73 (6.80%) Web Services
16 61 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web API
17 59 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 50 (4.66%) Kafka
19 47 (4.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.79%) User Experience
2 71 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (4.66%) Mobile App
4 30 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 25 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 10 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 9 (0.84%) NHS
10 8 (0.75%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.65%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.65%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.56%) Blog
12 6 (0.56%) iPad
12 6 (0.56%) iPhone
13 5 (0.47%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.37%) Minimum Viable Product
14 4 (0.37%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.96%) Linux
2 57 (5.31%) Android
3 55 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 32 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (1.30%) Unix
6 13 (1.21%) Windows
7 6 (0.56%) CentOS
8 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.093%) VMS
9 1 (0.093%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (28.05%) Scrum
2 273 (25.44%) TDD
3 210 (19.57%) Test Automation
4 178 (16.59%) Microservices
5 168 (15.66%) BDD
6 140 (13.05%) Software Engineering
7 119 (11.09%) DevOps
8 115 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 114 (10.62%) Kanban
10 104 (9.69%) OO
11 102 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
12 100 (9.32%) Open Source
13 98 (9.13%) MVC
14 80 (7.46%) SDLC
15 77 (7.18%) Mentoring
16 76 (7.08%) Project Management
17 74 (6.90%) User Stories
18 68 (6.34%) Coaching
19 62 (5.78%) E-Commerce
20 59 (5.50%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 331 (30.85%) Java
2 311 (28.98%) JavaScript
3 196 (18.27%) SQL
4 156 (14.54%) C#
5 69 (6.43%) Python
5 69 (6.43%) T-SQL
6 64 (5.96%) Scala
7 46 (4.29%) Ruby
8 44 (4.10%) PHP
9 23 (2.14%) Objective-C
10 22 (2.05%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.21%) Kotlin
12 12 (1.12%) Apple Swift
12 12 (1.12%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.03%) C++
13 11 (1.03%) ES6
14 10 (0.93%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.75%) VB
16 7 (0.65%) Go
16 7 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (4.19%) Degree
2 13 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.56%) IIBA
5 6 (0.56%) ISEB
5 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.47%) APMP
7 4 (0.37%) MCSE
7 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.19%) PMP
9 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.093%) APMG
10 1 (0.093%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.093%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.093%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.41%) QA
2 18 (1.68%) PMO
3 15 (1.40%) GDPR
4 7 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.37%) GCP
6 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.19%) WCAG
8 1 (0.093%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (6.71%) Docker
2 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.28%) Varnish
2 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.19%) HDFS
3 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.093%) vCloud
4 1 (0.093%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.093%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (4.75%) Puppet
2 27 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.14%) Ansible
4 15 (1.40%) Terraform
5 12 (1.12%) Kubernetes
6 11 (1.03%) Grafana
7 8 (0.75%) Graphite
8 7 (0.65%) Graylog
8 7 (0.65%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.56%) Rancher
10 5 (0.47%) Nagios
10 5 (0.47%) Opsview
11 3 (0.28%) Consul
11 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.19%) Oozie
12 2 (0.19%) Packer
12 2 (0.19%) SCCM
13 1 (0.093%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.093%) Icinga
13 1 (0.093%) Kibana
Vendors
1 52 (4.85%) Microsoft
1 52 (4.85%) Oracle
2 28 (2.61%) Red Hat
3 20 (1.86%) Tableau
4 17 (1.58%) Xamarin
5 16 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 14 (1.30%) Google
7 13 (1.21%) Splunk
8 11 (1.03%) Atlassian
9 10 (0.93%) Adobe
10 9 (0.84%) Informatica
10 9 (0.84%) SAP
10 9 (0.84%) Talend
11 8 (0.75%) VMware
12 7 (0.65%) New Relic
13 5 (0.47%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.47%) IBM
13 5 (0.47%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.47%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.37%) Cadence