Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 48 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 29.45% 20.26% 20.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.79% 23.66% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 16
York median daily rate £450 £395 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +18.35% -13.31%
10th Percentile £371 £329 £300
90th Percentile £550 £493 £403
North Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £403 £338
% change year-on-year +11.80% +19.26% -12.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 151 131 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 92.64% 85.62% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 108 69
York median daily rate £425 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +0.74% -11.18%
10th Percentile £239 £113 £108
90th Percentile £538 £462 £448
North Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +17.86% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
York median hourly rate £11.03 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.89% +10.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £10.04 £16.65 £13.60
90th Percentile £12.22 £38.75 £39.00
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.91 £14.75
% change year-on-year +9.67% -5.73% -7.81%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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 York region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.83%) Service Design
3 9 (18.75%) User Stories
3 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.67%) Project Management
4 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 8 (16.67%) Scrum
4 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 7 (14.58%) XML
5 7 (14.58%) JSON
6 6 (12.50%) RESTful
6 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (10.42%) Java
7 5 (10.42%) ITIL
7 5 (10.42%) SOAP
7 5 (10.42%) Web Services
7 5 (10.42%) Windows
7 5 (10.42%) XML Messaging
7 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (10.42%) Degree
7 5 (10.42%) Decision-Making
7 5 (10.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (10.42%) DevOps
7 5 (10.42%) Coaching
8 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.33%) Mentoring

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 5 (10.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.67%) User Researcher
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Digital User Researcher
5 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Designer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.08%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) JSON
1 7 (14.58%) XML
2 6 (12.50%) RESTful
3 5 (10.42%) SOAP
3 5 (10.42%) Web Services
3 5 (10.42%) XML Messaging
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
4 3 (6.25%) Spring
4 3 (6.25%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
6 1 (2.08%) Dropwizard
6 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.08%) Kafka
6 1 (2.08%) Middleware
6 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Service Design
2 9 (18.75%) User Stories
3 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) Scrum
3 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.42%) Coaching
5 5 (10.42%) Decision-Making
5 5 (10.42%) DevOps
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.33%) IT Strategy
6 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.33%) SOA
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) Usability Testing
6 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) Java 8
3 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) CAPM
4 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.17%) PMP
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
1 2 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Packer
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
1 3 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle