Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 766 1,392 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 28.55% 40.21% 35.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.06% 45.15% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 1,037 739
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -2.94%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £27.94 £28.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.21% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £16.82 £18.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £47.30 £42.63 £42.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +23.08%

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 2,317 3,083 2,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.36% 89.05% 88.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,513 2,095 1,713
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £271 £300 £288
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.34% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 71 55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.62% -10.34%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.75 £8.41
90th Percentile £32.00 £40.00 £28.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +53.85% -14.05%

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019. 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 0 588 £450 +7.78% 234
Bradford -3 62 £425 +3.03% 15
Halifax -2 37 £292 -26.94% 8
Pudsey +5 6 - - 2
Wetherby - 5 £325 - 5
Wakefield -10 4 £413 - 17
Huddersfield -1 2 £341 -2.50% 8
Ilkley - 1 £325 - 2
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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.

1 239 (31.20%) Java
2 195 (25.46%) Scrum
3 141 (18.41%) Test Automation
4 125 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
5 124 (16.19%) DevOps
5 124 (16.19%) Git (software)
6 122 (15.93%) SQL
7 117 (15.27%) TDD
8 114 (14.88%) JIRA
9 109 (14.23%) Microservices
10 103 (13.45%) Finance
11 101 (13.19%) Docker
12 98 (12.79%) Jenkins
13 89 (11.62%) JavaScript
14 85 (11.10%) HTML
15 84 (10.97%) Java 8
16 79 (10.31%) Confluence
17 78 (10.18%) REST
17 78 (10.18%) Spring Boot
17 78 (10.18%) CSS
17 78 (10.18%) Python
18 76 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
19 74 (9.66%) Kanban
20 73 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
20 73 (9.53%) BDD
21 72 (9.40%) Spring
22 69 (9.01%) Microsoft
23 68 (8.88%) Linux
24 64 (8.36%) User Experience
25 63 (8.22%) Problem-Solving

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 79 (10.31%) Confluence
2 40 (5.22%) Apache Spark
3 29 (3.79%) CMS
4 23 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (2.87%) nginx
6 16 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.96%) Apache
8 11 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (1.44%) Mule
9 8 (1.04%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.39%) Drupal
12 3 (0.39%) SAS
13 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.26%) JBoss
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.70%) XMetaL
5 11 (1.44%) Camtasia
6 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.39%) Sketch
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.26%) SPSS
9 2 (0.26%) Stata
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.26%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.13%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 125 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (6.14%) GitHub
4 34 (4.44%) Slack
5 23 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.70%) Serverless
7 10 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.17%) Office 365
8 9 (1.17%) SaaS
9 8 (1.04%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.91%) Power Platform
11 6 (0.78%) Akamai
11 6 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.65%) PaaS
12 5 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.96%) HTTP
2 12 (1.57%) Internet
3 8 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.91%) SSL
4 7 (0.91%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.52%) DNS
5 4 (0.52%) FTP
6 3 (0.39%) Firewall
7 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.26%) DHCP
7 2 (0.26%) IPsec
7 2 (0.26%) Network Security
7 2 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.26%) SSH
7 2 (0.26%) VoIP
7 2 (0.26%) VPN
7 2 (0.26%) WAN
7 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.13%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.05%) MongoDB
2 46 (6.01%) SQL Server
3 43 (5.61%) Hadoop
4 39 (5.09%) NoSQL
5 36 (4.70%) Big Data
6 29 (3.79%) Apache Hive
7 28 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (3.13%) Neo4j
10 23 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (2.74%) Redis
11 21 (2.74%) Riak
12 20 (2.61%) Relational Database
13 16 (2.09%) GIS
14 13 (1.70%) Impala
14 13 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.44%) MySQL
16 10 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 124 (16.19%) Git (software)
2 114 (14.88%) JIRA
3 98 (12.79%) Jenkins
4 58 (7.57%) Cucumber
5 56 (7.31%) Mockito
6 51 (6.66%) Maven
7 44 (5.74%) Selenium
8 37 (4.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 35 (4.57%) Subversion
10 23 (3.00%) Xcode
11 20 (2.61%) JUnit
12 18 (2.35%) Mercurial
12 18 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (1.70%) Visual Studio
14 11 (1.44%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.31%) JMeter
15 10 (1.31%) SoapUI
16 9 (1.17%) Gatling
17 8 (1.04%) Bitbucket
18 7 (0.91%) Jasmine
General
1 103 (13.45%) Finance
2 57 (7.44%) Retail
3 45 (5.87%) Banking
4 15 (1.96%) Marketing
5 10 (1.31%) Legal
6 7 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 7 (0.91%) Games
6 7 (0.91%) Law
7 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.39%) Back Office
8 3 (0.39%) Publishing
8 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.26%) Front Office
9 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
10 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 291 (37.99%) Developer
2 104 (13.58%) Analyst
3 101 (13.19%) Java Developer
4 53 (6.92%) Project Manager
5 45 (5.87%) Business Analyst
6 40 (5.22%) Python Developer
7 36 (4.70%) Senior Developer
8 35 (4.57%) Designer
9 31 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 31 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 31 (4.05%) Test Analyst
10 28 (3.66%) Tester
11 27 (3.52%) Scrum Master
12 26 (3.39%) .NET Developer
13 24 (3.13%) Agile Developer
13 24 (3.13%) Architect
14 23 (3.00%) Agile Java Developer
15 21 (2.74%) iOS Developer
16 18 (2.35%) Android Developer
16 18 (2.35%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (11.10%) HTML
2 78 (10.18%) CSS
2 78 (10.18%) REST
2 78 (10.18%) Spring Boot
3 72 (9.40%) Spring
4 59 (7.70%) .NET
5 53 (6.92%) AngularJS
6 50 (6.53%) JSON
6 50 (6.53%) Node.js
7 42 (5.48%) Web Services
8 40 (5.22%) React
9 36 (4.70%) RabbitMQ
10 32 (4.18%) RESTful
11 30 (3.92%) XML
12 27 (3.52%) Kafka
13 26 (3.39%) SOAP
14 24 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
15 23 (3.00%) HTML5
16 20 (2.61%) GraphQL
16 20 (2.61%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.36%) User Experience
2 49 (6.40%) Mobile App
3 42 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (3.26%) NHS
6 18 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.44%) Video Editing
9 9 (1.17%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.17%) Wiki
10 8 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.65%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.52%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.52%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.39%) Social Media
14 2 (0.26%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.88%) Linux
2 45 (5.87%) Unix
3 42 (5.48%) Apple iOS
4 41 (5.35%) Android
5 29 (3.79%) Windows
6 27 (3.52%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.13%) pSOS
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (25.46%) Scrum
2 141 (18.41%) Test Automation
3 124 (16.19%) DevOps
4 117 (15.27%) TDD
5 109 (14.23%) Microservices
6 74 (9.66%) Kanban
7 73 (9.53%) BDD
7 73 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
9 60 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (7.31%) Waterfall
11 48 (6.27%) Project Management
12 47 (6.14%) Software Engineering
13 44 (5.74%) User Stories
14 43 (5.61%) Web Development
15 39 (5.09%) Continuous Deployment
16 36 (4.70%) E-Commerce
16 36 (4.70%) Migration
17 34 (4.44%) Analytics
18 33 (4.31%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 239 (31.20%) Java
2 122 (15.93%) SQL
3 89 (11.62%) JavaScript
4 84 (10.97%) Java 8
5 78 (10.18%) Python
6 59 (7.70%) C#
7 29 (3.79%) Scala
8 23 (3.00%) Apple Swift
9 14 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.70%) C++
11 12 (1.57%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.44%) PHP
13 10 (1.31%) Ruby
14 8 (1.04%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.91%) C
15 7 (0.91%) ES6
15 7 (0.91%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.91%) R
16 6 (0.78%) IronPython
16 6 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 20 (2.61%) Degree
3 17 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.04%) ISEB
6 7 (0.91%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.52%) CISSP
8 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.52%) PMP
9 3 (0.39%) CCNP
9 3 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) CISM
10 2 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) MCSE
10 2 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.39%) QA
2 11 (1.44%) PMO
3 7 (0.91%) WCAG
4 6 (0.78%) SLA
5 5 (0.65%) HL7
6 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.39%) Dublin Core
8 2 (0.26%) GDPR
8 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.13%) P3O
9 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 101 (13.19%) Docker
2 10 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.39%) HDFS
4 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.13%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (6.92%) Kubernetes
2 37 (4.83%) Ansible
3 28 (3.66%) Terraform
4 14 (1.83%) Puppet
5 8 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.91%) Grafana
6 7 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.91%) Rancher
7 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (0.39%) Consul
9 3 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.39%) Kibana
9 3 (0.39%) Packer
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.26%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 69 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.87%) Splunk
3 32 (4.18%) Tableau
4 30 (3.92%) AppDynamics
5 29 (3.79%) Google
6 16 (2.09%) Adobe
7 15 (1.96%) Oracle
8 11 (1.44%) SAP
9 8 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.91%) ForgeRock
10 7 (0.91%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.78%) Alteryx
11 6 (0.78%) BT
11 6 (0.78%) Dataiku
11 6 (0.78%) HP
11 6 (0.78%) Micro Focus
12 5 (0.65%) Blue Coat
12 5 (0.65%) Databricks
12 5 (0.65%) F5
12 5 (0.65%) Xamarin