Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York 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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 30 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 11.32% 16.04% 26.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 18.75% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 53
York median daily rate £375 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -5.88% +4.62%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £283
90th Percentile £466 £356 £458
North Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £330 £340
% change year-on-year +22.73% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
York median hourly rate - - £45.00
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 York with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
York
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 126 160 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 79.25% 85.56% 81.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 81 125
York median daily rate £338 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £113 £110 £235
90th Percentile £456 £488 £483
North Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
York median hourly rate £27.63 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.50% +42.86% +29.63%
10th Percentile £16.66 £13.60 £13.23
90th Percentile £39.09 £39.00 £40.80
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.81 £14.69 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.97% -8.20% +24.90%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in York

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in York.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in York

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in York.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in York

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in York

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in York over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in York

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in York.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in York

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 York region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 6 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Capybara
3 4 (22.22%) Big Data
3 4 (22.22%) Calabash
3 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Confluence
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) CSS

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Calabash
1 4 (22.22%) Capybara
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Designer
4 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) Android NDK
3 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Jest
3 1 (5.56%) Laravel
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) React
3 1 (5.56%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) ATDD
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) DSDM
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) ES6
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft