Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,373 1,002 1,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 40.04% 35.05% 31.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.00% 40.03% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,031 748 987
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -2.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £546 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +1.56%

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 3,051 2,503 3,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.98% 87.55% 87.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,084 1,707 2,430
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +12.36%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £286
90th Percentile £538 £550 £569
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 53
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.43 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.31% -0.52% -19.26%
10th Percentile £11.13 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.10 £28.96 £23.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.63% -6.90% -6.12%

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 22 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor 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 22 July 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 0 1,123 £420 +1.82% 226
Bradford 0 88 £416 -7.50% 37
Halifax +6 37 £400 -5.44% 6
Wakefield +11 15 £438 +16.67% 9
Huddersfield +1 7 £370 +13.85% 2
Pudsey +2 4 £525 +20.69% 1
Ossett - 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 - - 2
Brighouse - 1 £250 -
Castleford - 1 £415 - 1
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 398 (28.99%) Java
2 378 (27.53%) Scrum
3 342 (24.91%) TDD
4 336 (24.47%) JavaScript
5 262 (19.08%) Test Automation
6 241 (17.55%) C#
7 230 (16.75%) Microservices
8 212 (15.44%) SQL
9 211 (15.37%) Git (software)
10 198 (14.42%) .NET
11 178 (12.96%) HTML
12 170 (12.38%) CSS
13 169 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
14 163 (11.87%) BDD
15 156 (11.36%) Software Engineering
16 148 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 145 (10.56%) Finance
18 143 (10.42%) Spring
19 142 (10.34%) AngularJS
20 137 (9.98%) Jenkins
20 137 (9.98%) SQL Server
21 133 (9.69%) DevOps
22 127 (9.25%) E-Commerce
23 126 (9.18%) ASP.NET
24 123 (8.96%) OO
24 123 (8.96%) React
25 122 (8.89%) JIRA
26 121 (8.81%) MVC
26 121 (8.81%) Docker
27 118 (8.59%) Node.js

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 62 (4.52%) Confluence
2 51 (3.71%) Apache
3 32 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 26 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 25 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.53%) CMS
8 19 (1.38%) nginx
9 12 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.73%) Anypoint
12 7 (0.51%) IIS
12 7 (0.51%) Jetty
12 7 (0.51%) Mongrel
12 7 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.29%) Jadu
15 4 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.15%) InVision
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.073%) Capstone
4 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.073%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.073%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.073%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.073%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.073%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.073%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 98 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.48%) Slack
4 23 (1.68%) GitHub
5 19 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (1.24%) SaaS
6 17 (1.24%) Trello
7 16 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (0.95%) npm
8 13 (0.95%) PaaS
8 13 (0.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 12 (0.87%) IaaS
10 10 (0.73%) Boomi
11 9 (0.66%) Force.com
12 8 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.58%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.51%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.51%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.44%) Serverless
15 5 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.31%) HTTP
2 14 (1.02%) SMS
3 12 (0.87%) Firewall
4 11 (0.80%) SSL
4 11 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.66%) DNS
6 8 (0.58%) DHCP
6 8 (0.58%) Internet
7 7 (0.51%) FTP
7 7 (0.51%) IPsec
8 6 (0.44%) DSL
9 3 (0.22%) Network Security
10 2 (0.15%) AMQP
10 2 (0.15%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.15%) SAN
10 2 (0.15%) WebEx
11 1 (0.073%) ATM
11 1 (0.073%) Intranet
11 1 (0.073%) SNMP
11 1 (0.073%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 114 (8.30%) NoSQL
3 73 (5.32%) MySQL
4 67 (4.88%) Big Data
4 67 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 51 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 39 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 39 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.55%) Apache Hive
9 34 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (1.46%) HBase
11 17 (1.24%) Riak
12 15 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.73%) CouchDB
15 10 (0.73%) Pentaho
16 9 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 211 (15.37%) Git (software)
2 137 (9.98%) Jenkins
3 122 (8.89%) JIRA
4 93 (6.77%) Selenium
5 79 (5.75%) Cucumber
6 61 (4.44%) Maven
7 46 (3.35%) Subversion
8 41 (2.99%) JUnit
9 38 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 37 (2.69%) WebDriver
11 33 (2.40%) Jasmine
11 33 (2.40%) Mercurial
12 31 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (2.04%) SoapUI
14 23 (1.68%) SpecFlow
14 23 (1.68%) TeamCity
15 20 (1.46%) Visual Studio
16 19 (1.38%) webpack
17 17 (1.24%) Mockito
18 15 (1.09%) Artifactory
General
1 145 (10.56%) Finance
2 81 (5.90%) Retail
3 34 (2.48%) Marketing
4 33 (2.40%) Banking
5 19 (1.38%) Games
6 18 (1.31%) Legal
7 17 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.44%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.36%) Law
11 4 (0.29%) Publishing
12 3 (0.22%) Advertising
12 3 (0.22%) Automotive
12 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.15%) Electronics
13 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.15%) Local Government
14 1 (0.073%) Back Office
14 1 (0.073%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.073%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 598 (43.55%) Developer
2 195 (14.20%) Java Developer
3 194 (14.13%) Analyst
4 122 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 99 (7.21%) .NET Developer
6 91 (6.63%) Project Manager
7 82 (5.97%) C# Developer
8 71 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 70 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
10 62 (4.52%) Tester
11 60 (4.37%) Software Engineer
12 55 (4.01%) Angular Developer
12 55 (4.01%) React Developer
13 53 (3.86%) Agile Business Analyst
14 51 (3.71%) Test Analyst
15 49 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
16 48 (3.50%) Automation Tester
17 47 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 40 (2.91%) Architect
18 40 (2.91%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (14.42%) .NET
2 178 (12.96%) HTML
3 170 (12.38%) CSS
4 143 (10.42%) Spring
5 142 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 126 (9.18%) ASP.NET
7 123 (8.96%) React
8 118 (8.59%) Node.js
9 115 (8.38%) RESTful
10 104 (7.57%) Spring Boot
11 93 (6.77%) REST
12 91 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 87 (6.34%) Web Services
14 85 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 78 (5.68%) jQuery
16 69 (5.03%) Hibernate
16 69 (5.03%) Kafka
17 59 (4.30%) SOAP
18 51 (3.71%) HTML5
19 49 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (6.05%) User Experience
3 39 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (2.40%) NHS
6 31 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 13 (0.95%) Computer Science
10 11 (0.80%) Public Cloud
11 9 (0.66%) Blog
12 8 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.51%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.51%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.44%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.44%) Social Media
15 4 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
16 3 (0.22%) Life Science
16 3 (0.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (7.94%) Linux
2 30 (2.18%) Android
2 30 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (1.68%) Apple iOS
3 23 (1.68%) Windows
4 18 (1.31%) Unix
5 6 (0.44%) VMS
6 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.29%) AIX
7 4 (0.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.22%) CentOS
9 2 (0.15%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (27.53%) Scrum
2 342 (24.91%) TDD
3 262 (19.08%) Test Automation
4 230 (16.75%) Microservices
5 169 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
6 163 (11.87%) BDD
7 156 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 148 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 133 (9.69%) DevOps
10 127 (9.25%) E-Commerce
11 123 (8.96%) OO
12 121 (8.81%) MVC
13 114 (8.30%) Open Source
14 105 (7.65%) Kanban
15 100 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
16 98 (7.14%) Mentoring
17 97 (7.06%) SDLC
18 95 (6.92%) Project Management
19 81 (5.90%) User Stories
20 79 (5.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 398 (28.99%) Java
2 336 (24.47%) JavaScript
3 241 (17.55%) C#
4 212 (15.44%) SQL
5 96 (6.99%) Java 8
5 96 (6.99%) Python
6 66 (4.81%) Scala
7 61 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 41 (2.99%) PHP
9 33 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 27 (1.97%) Groovy
11 26 (1.89%) Ruby
12 13 (0.95%) C++
13 12 (0.87%) Clojure
13 12 (0.87%) ES6
13 12 (0.87%) Kotlin
13 12 (0.87%) TypeScript
14 10 (0.73%) Apex Code
14 10 (0.73%) PHP 7
15 9 (0.66%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 65 (4.73%) Degree
2 57 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (0.95%) ISEB
6 9 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (0.58%) BC Cleared
7 8 (0.58%) IIBA
7 8 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.51%) CISSP
9 5 (0.36%) CISM
9 5 (0.36%) CRISC
10 4 (0.29%) CISMP
10 4 (0.29%) SANS
11 3 (0.22%) APMP
11 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.15%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.39%) QA
2 30 (2.18%) PMO
3 11 (0.80%) GDPR
4 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.36%) GxP
5 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.15%) GCP
7 2 (0.15%) SLA
8 1 (0.073%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 121 (8.81%) Docker
2 17 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.51%) Xen
4 6 (0.44%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.22%) HDFS
6 3 (0.22%) Varnish
7 2 (0.15%) vSphere
8 1 (0.073%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.073%) KVM
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.073%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 70 (5.10%) Puppet
2 44 (3.20%) Terraform
3 32 (2.33%) Ansible
4 27 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.60%) Grafana
6 15 (1.09%) Graylog
7 11 (0.80%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.44%) Kibana
9 3 (0.22%) Graphite
9 3 (0.22%) OpenView
9 3 (0.22%) Packer
9 3 (0.22%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.22%) Rancher
10 2 (0.15%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.15%) Consul
10 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.15%) Oozie
11 1 (0.073%) SCOM
11 1 (0.073%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 57 (4.15%) Oracle
3 28 (2.04%) Google
3 28 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 27 (1.97%) Splunk
5 20 (1.46%) Informatica
6 18 (1.31%) Adobe
6 18 (1.31%) VMware
7 17 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.09%) Capita
8 15 (1.09%) MuleSoft
8 15 (1.09%) Sitecore
9 11 (0.80%) Cloudera
9 11 (0.80%) Dell
9 11 (0.80%) IBM
9 11 (0.80%) Zend
10 10 (0.73%) Apigee
10 10 (0.73%) Software AG
10 10 (0.73%) Talend
10 10 (0.73%) TIBCO