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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 449 550 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.92% 28.69% 27.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.94% 34.72% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 413 316
Median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

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 1153 1584 1537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.53% 82.63% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1106 986
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 0 404 £400 -4.76% 164
Bradford +2 29 £430 -4.44% 19
Halifax +1 9 £413 +10.73% 7
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 304 (37.25%) Java
2 229 (28.06%) JavaScript
3 227 (27.82%) Scrum
4 173 (21.20%) HTML
5 162 (19.85%) CSS
6 154 (18.87%) TDD
7 141 (17.28%) SQL
8 125 (15.32%) Python
9 124 (15.20%) User Experience
10 117 (14.34%) RESTful
11 115 (14.09%) Git (software)
12 111 (13.60%) Linux
13 104 (12.75%) AngularJS
13 104 (12.75%) Jenkins
14 101 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
15 97 (11.89%) MVC
16 96 (11.76%) Spring
17 91 (11.15%) Software Engineering
17 91 (11.15%) HTML5
18 89 (10.91%) BDD
19 86 (10.54%) MongoDB
19 86 (10.54%) DevOps
19 86 (10.54%) .NET
20 85 (10.42%) Open Source
21 83 (10.17%) C#
21 83 (10.17%) Kanban
22 82 (10.05%) Finance
22 82 (10.05%) NoSQL
23 81 (9.93%) Scala
24 78 (9.56%) REST

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 43 (5.27%) Confluence
2 29 (3.55%) Apache
3 15 (1.84%) CMS
4 13 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.10%) Mule
7 8 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.74%) Mule ESB
10 5 (0.61%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.49%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.49%) WordPress
12 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.37%) IIS
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.74%) MS Office
4 5 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.61%) MS Project
5 2 (0.25%) InVision
5 2 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.12%) HipChat
6 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Primavera
2 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.84%) IaaS
4 11 (1.35%) PaaS
5 10 (1.23%) GitHub
6 8 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.98%) Loggly
6 8 (0.98%) Sumo Logic
7 7 (0.86%) SaaS
8 6 (0.74%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.49%) CloudBees
10 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.37%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.25%) Google Play
11 2 (0.25%) iTunes
11 2 (0.25%) Office 365
11 2 (0.25%) Slack
12 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.99%) HTTP
2 17 (2.08%) Internet
3 9 (1.10%) DNS
3 9 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
3 9 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.98%) Firewall
5 4 (0.49%) LDAP
5 4 (0.49%) SMTP
5 4 (0.49%) SSH
6 3 (0.37%) WAN
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.54%) MongoDB
2 82 (10.05%) NoSQL
3 59 (7.23%) Relational Database
4 58 (7.11%) SQL Server
5 57 (6.99%) MySQL
6 54 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (3.19%) Redis
9 13 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.47%) Riak
11 11 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.23%) Big Data
13 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.86%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.61%) HBase
15 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 115 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 104 (12.75%) Jenkins
3 76 (9.31%) JIRA
4 56 (6.86%) Selenium
5 47 (5.76%) Subversion
6 44 (5.39%) JUnit
7 40 (4.90%) Cucumber
8 35 (4.29%) Grunt
8 35 (4.29%) Jasmine
9 28 (3.43%) Visual Studio
10 27 (3.31%) Maven
11 24 (2.94%) WebDriver
12 20 (2.45%) gulp
12 20 (2.45%) JMeter
13 12 (1.47%) SoapUI
14 11 (1.35%) Xcode
15 10 (1.23%) Android Studio
15 10 (1.23%) Mercurial
15 10 (1.23%) PHPUnit
16 8 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 82 (10.05%) Finance
2 45 (5.51%) Retail
3 27 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.06%) Banking
5 14 (1.72%) Publishing
6 11 (1.35%) Back Office
6 11 (1.35%) Law
6 11 (1.35%) Marketing
7 10 (1.23%) Games
7 10 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.10%) Advertising
9 7 (0.86%) Billing
10 6 (0.74%) Legal
11 5 (0.61%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.25%) German Language
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 408 (50.00%) Developer
2 124 (15.20%) Java Developer
3 91 (11.15%) Analyst
4 72 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 67 (8.21%) Architect
6 53 (6.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 49 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 37 (4.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 37 (4.53%) Project Manager
9 32 (3.92%) Scala Developer
10 30 (3.68%) Tester
10 30 (3.68%) User Researcher
11 28 (3.43%) PHP Developer
12 27 (3.31%) Android Developer
12 27 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
12 27 (3.31%) Technical Architect
13 26 (3.19%) Designer
13 26 (3.19%) iOS Developer
13 26 (3.19%) Senior Developer
14 25 (3.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (21.20%) HTML
2 162 (19.85%) CSS
3 117 (14.34%) RESTful
4 104 (12.75%) AngularJS
5 96 (11.76%) Spring
6 91 (11.15%) HTML5
7 86 (10.54%) .NET
8 78 (9.56%) REST
9 71 (8.70%) CSS3
10 57 (6.99%) JSON
10 57 (6.99%) Node.js
11 55 (6.74%) Web Services
12 51 (6.25%) ASP.NET
13 42 (5.15%) Hibernate
14 41 (5.02%) SOAP
15 40 (4.90%) Django
16 38 (4.66%) .NET Framework
17 37 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (4.41%) Sass
19 35 (4.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 124 (15.20%) User Experience
2 65 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 22 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 19 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 18 (2.21%) NHS
7 16 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 16 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.23%) Social Media
9 9 (1.10%) iPhone
9 9 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.10%) Replication
10 6 (0.74%) Tandem
11 5 (0.61%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.61%) RIA
12 4 (0.49%) iPad
12 4 (0.49%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 3 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 111 (13.60%) Linux
2 44 (5.39%) Android
3 38 (4.66%) Apple iOS
4 33 (4.04%) Unix
5 19 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (2.33%) Windows
6 15 (1.84%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.61%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.61%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) HPUX
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) VMS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (27.82%) Scrum
2 154 (18.87%) TDD
3 101 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (11.89%) MVC
5 91 (11.15%) Software Engineering
6 89 (10.91%) BDD
7 86 (10.54%) DevOps
8 85 (10.42%) Open Source
9 83 (10.17%) Kanban
10 72 (8.82%) User Stories
11 70 (8.58%) Automated Testing
12 68 (8.33%) OO
13 64 (7.84%) Configuration Management
14 63 (7.72%) Unit Testing
15 62 (7.60%) Project Management
16 57 (6.99%) Microservices
17 56 (6.86%) Front End Development
18 53 (6.50%) Waterfall
19 49 (6.00%) E-Commerce
20 48 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (37.25%) Java
2 229 (28.06%) JavaScript
3 141 (17.28%) SQL
4 125 (15.32%) Python
5 83 (10.17%) C#
6 81 (9.93%) Scala
7 72 (8.82%) PHP
8 71 (8.70%) Ruby
9 30 (3.68%) Bash Shell
10 25 (3.06%) Apple Swift
11 21 (2.57%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.08%) Objective-C
13 16 (1.96%) TypeScript
14 15 (1.84%) C++
15 13 (1.59%) Go
16 8 (0.98%) C
16 8 (0.98%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.86%) Groovy
17 7 (0.86%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (5.76%) Degree
2 21 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (1.72%) ISEB
4 11 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) APMP
7 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) IIBA
7 1 (0.12%) PMP
7 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.29%) QA
2 10 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.74%) PMO
4 4 (0.49%) SDET
5 2 (0.25%) FATCA
5 2 (0.25%) IFRS
5 2 (0.25%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.25%) WCAG
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (7.11%) Docker
2 6 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.61%) HDFS
3 5 (0.61%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.49%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.37%) vCloud
5 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.37%) vSphere
6 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.25%) XenServer
7 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (6.50%) Puppet
2 36 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (3.92%) Ansible
4 16 (1.96%) Salt
5 15 (1.84%) Nagios
6 8 (0.98%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.98%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 5 (0.61%) vRealize
9 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.25%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.25%) Graphite
10 2 (0.25%) OMEGAMON
10 2 (0.25%) Opsview
10 2 (0.25%) Rancher
11 1 (0.12%) QRadar
11 1 (0.12%) SCCM
11 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (6.13%) Oracle
2 35 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.04%) Google
4 27 (3.31%) Splunk
5 19 (2.33%) Zend
6 18 (2.21%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.96%) MuleSoft
8 15 (1.84%) VMware
9 13 (1.59%) New Relic
10 11 (1.35%) Adobe
11 10 (1.23%) Rackspace
12 9 (1.10%) SaltStack
13 8 (0.98%) IBM
14 6 (0.74%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.61%) AppDynamics
15 5 (0.61%) Tableau
16 4 (0.49%) CA
16 4 (0.49%) Cognos
16 4 (0.49%) hybris
17 3 (0.37%) Cloudera
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day Rate flexible £500-550/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £428 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday