The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 656 780 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.14% 27.85% 20.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.12% 32.27% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 611 480
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.75 - £175.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.28 - £56.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 - £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +1.47% +12.81%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1721 2417 2445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.32% 86.29% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4315 6526 6465
Median daily rate £420 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 73 141
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.71 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
West Yorkshire 0 510 £413 -2.94% 219
South Yorkshire +2 97 £450 +5.88% 48
North Yorkshire -1 17 £425 -5.55% 14
East Yorkshire -3 4 £315 -30.00% 14
Humberside - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 444 (33.92%) Java
2 325 (24.83%) JavaScript
3 324 (24.75%) Scrum
4 277 (21.16%) HTML
5 274 (20.93%) TDD
6 267 (20.40%) CSS
7 249 (19.02%) Test Automation
8 217 (16.58%) Python
9 203 (15.51%) Git (software)
10 199 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
11 189 (14.44%) User Experience
12 182 (13.90%) Linux
13 173 (13.22%) SQL
14 167 (12.76%) Finance
15 163 (12.45%) DevOps
16 150 (11.46%) RESTful
17 149 (11.38%) BDD
18 143 (10.92%) Spring
19 131 (10.01%) C#
20 128 (9.78%) MVC
20 128 (9.78%) Jenkins
21 127 (9.70%) .NET
22 125 (9.55%) Open Source
23 120 (9.17%) JIRA
24 119 (9.09%) NoSQL
25 118 (9.01%) Scala
26 117 (8.94%) Ruby
27 116 (8.86%) Relational Database
28 115 (8.79%) Configuration Management
29 112 (8.56%) Web Services

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 68 (5.19%) Confluence
2 22 (1.68%) CMS
3 20 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 17 (1.30%) Apache
5 13 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.53%) nginx
9 6 (0.46%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.38%) Drupal
10 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.38%) WordPress
11 4 (0.31%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.23%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.23%) SAS
12 3 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.46%) InVision
7 4 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.076%) HipChat
9 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.076%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.076%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.076%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.076%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.076%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.076%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (0.61%) GitHub
4 8 (0.61%) IaaS
5 7 (0.53%) SaaS
6 6 (0.46%) PaaS
6 6 (0.46%) Slack
7 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.31%) Loggly
7 4 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
8 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.23%) Office 365
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.076%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.076%) Firebase
9 1 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.80%) HTTP
2 32 (2.44%) Internet
3 16 (1.22%) Firewall
4 10 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.46%) LDAP
5 6 (0.46%) WAN
6 4 (0.31%) DNS
6 4 (0.31%) SSL
7 3 (0.23%) SMTP
7 3 (0.23%) SSH
8 2 (0.15%) Broadband
8 2 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.15%) Skype
8 2 (0.15%) SMS
9 1 (0.076%) FCoE
9 1 (0.076%) Intranet
9 1 (0.076%) LAN
9 1 (0.076%) NAS
9 1 (0.076%) SAN
9 1 (0.076%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 116 (8.86%) Relational Database
3 82 (6.26%) SQL Server
4 74 (5.65%) MongoDB
5 72 (5.50%) MySQL
6 34 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (1.76%) RDBMS
8 22 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.22%) Riak
11 13 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (0.99%) Redis
12 11 (0.84%) Couchbase
12 11 (0.84%) CouchDB
12 11 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
12 11 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.76%) SAP HANA
13 10 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 203 (15.51%) Git (software)
2 128 (9.78%) Jenkins
3 120 (9.17%) JIRA
4 75 (5.73%) Subversion
5 71 (5.42%) Selenium
6 53 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 49 (3.74%) JUnit
8 35 (2.67%) WebDriver
9 30 (2.29%) Grunt
10 26 (1.99%) Hudson
11 22 (1.68%) Visual Studio
12 20 (1.53%) Maven
13 19 (1.45%) Mercurial
14 18 (1.38%) SoapUI
15 17 (1.30%) Jasmine
16 16 (1.22%) Xcode
17 12 (0.92%) gulp
18 11 (0.84%) Android Studio
18 11 (0.84%) IntelliJ
18 11 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 167 (12.76%) Finance
2 64 (4.89%) Retail
3 50 (3.82%) Banking
4 48 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.28%) Marketing
6 21 (1.60%) Games
7 20 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.45%) Electronics
9 15 (1.15%) Publishing
10 10 (0.76%) Billing
10 10 (0.76%) Legal
11 9 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.53%) Online Betting
13 6 (0.46%) Back Office
14 3 (0.23%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Law
15 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.15%) German Language
16 1 (0.076%) Polish Language
16 1 (0.076%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 630 (48.13%) Developer
2 216 (16.50%) Java Developer
3 166 (12.68%) Analyst
4 121 (9.24%) Business Analyst
5 91 (6.95%) Architect
6 78 (5.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 73 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
8 65 (4.97%) .NET Developer
9 64 (4.89%) Project Manager
10 62 (4.74%) Scala Developer
11 59 (4.51%) Tester
12 44 (3.36%) Designer
13 43 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
14 42 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (3.13%) Technical Architect
16 38 (2.90%) Python Developer
17 37 (2.83%) User Researcher
18 35 (2.67%) Automation Tester
18 35 (2.67%) PHP Developer
19 34 (2.60%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (21.16%) HTML
2 267 (20.40%) CSS
3 150 (11.46%) RESTful
4 143 (10.92%) Spring
5 127 (9.70%) .NET
6 112 (8.56%) AngularJS
6 112 (8.56%) HTML5
6 112 (8.56%) Web Services
7 110 (8.40%) REST
8 95 (7.26%) CSS3
9 86 (6.57%) JSON
10 76 (5.81%) Node.js
11 75 (5.73%) ASP.NET
12 71 (5.42%) React
13 70 (5.35%) Hibernate
14 61 (4.66%) XML
15 60 (4.58%) jQuery
16 51 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 48 (3.67%) Ajax
18 45 (3.44%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 189 (14.44%) User Experience
2 93 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
4 67 (5.12%) Mobile App
5 29 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 28 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 21 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.45%) NHS
9 15 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 13 (0.99%) CESG
10 13 (0.99%) Data Centre
11 12 (0.92%) iPhone
12 10 (0.76%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.76%) Social Media
13 9 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
14 8 (0.61%) iPad
14 8 (0.61%) RIA
15 6 (0.46%) Minimum Viable Product
15 6 (0.46%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 182 (13.90%) Linux
2 102 (7.79%) Unix
3 59 (4.51%) Mac OS X
4 55 (4.20%) Android
5 51 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.60%) Windows
7 12 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.31%) CentOS
10 4 (0.31%) Solaris
11 3 (0.23%) AIX
11 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.076%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.076%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.076%) VMS
12 1 (0.076%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (24.75%) Scrum
2 274 (20.93%) TDD
3 249 (19.02%) Test Automation
4 199 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
5 163 (12.45%) DevOps
6 149 (11.38%) BDD
7 128 (9.78%) MVC
8 125 (9.55%) Open Source
9 115 (8.79%) Configuration Management
10 112 (8.56%) Web Development
11 111 (8.48%) Software Engineering
12 110 (8.40%) Waterfall
13 103 (7.87%) Kanban
14 98 (7.49%) Front End Development
15 95 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 95 (7.26%) User Stories
16 87 (6.65%) OO
17 81 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
18 78 (5.96%) Service Design
19 77 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 444 (33.92%) Java
2 325 (24.83%) JavaScript
3 217 (16.58%) Python
4 173 (13.22%) SQL
5 131 (10.01%) C#
6 118 (9.01%) Scala
7 117 (8.94%) Ruby
8 97 (7.41%) PHP
9 45 (3.44%) Bash Shell
10 35 (2.67%) T-SQL
11 34 (2.60%) Apple Swift
12 24 (1.83%) Objective-C
13 22 (1.68%) Groovy
14 15 (1.15%) C++
14 15 (1.15%) Go
15 12 (0.92%) PowerShell
15 12 (0.92%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.76%) C
16 10 (0.76%) Perl
17 9 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (6.80%) Degree
2 63 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.99%) ISEB
4 23 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.15%) BC Cleared
7 15 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.69%) CLAS
10 9 (0.69%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.46%) PMP
12 5 (0.38%) IIBA
12 5 (0.38%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.23%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.23%) CISM
13 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.15%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.82%) QA
2 20 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.92%) PMO
6 4 (0.31%) GDPR
7 3 (0.23%) FATCA
8 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.076%) HL7
9 1 (0.076%) P3O
9 1 (0.076%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.076%) SLA
9 1 (0.076%) WAI
System Software
1 75 (5.73%) Docker
2 6 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.38%) vSphere
4 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.23%) vCloud
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.15%) Xen
6 1 (0.076%) HDFS
6 1 (0.076%) KVM
6 1 (0.076%) NFS
6 1 (0.076%) SRDF
6 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 55 (4.20%) Puppet
2 45 (3.44%) Ansible
3 35 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.30%) Salt
5 9 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.69%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.53%) Nagios
7 6 (0.46%) vRealize
8 5 (0.38%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.38%) Rancher
9 4 (0.31%) SCCM
9 4 (0.31%) Terraform
9 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.15%) Icinga
11 2 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.15%) Packer
11 2 (0.15%) Piwik
Vendors
1 98 (7.49%) Oracle
2 48 (3.67%) Microsoft
3 47 (3.59%) Google
4 35 (2.67%) SAP
5 23 (1.76%) Zend
6 18 (1.38%) Sitecore
7 17 (1.30%) Adobe
8 14 (1.07%) VMware
9 13 (0.99%) HP
10 10 (0.76%) IBM
11 9 (0.69%) Splunk
12 6 (0.46%) Rackspace
12 6 (0.46%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.38%) SaltStack
14 4 (0.31%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.31%) hybris
14 4 (0.31%) New Relic
15 3 (0.23%) Apple
15 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.23%) Xamarin
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